By Dave Hart
Giants 17, Lions 6 – The New York Giants snapped the Lions five-game winning streak with a victory on Sunday afternoon.
Odell Beckham caught a four-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Eli Manning with 5:51 left in the game to increase the Giants lead to 11 points.
Manning led the Giants with 201 passing yards and two touchdowns on 20-for-28 passing.
Detroit’s kicker Matt Prater nailed two field goals, while quarterback Matthew Stafford threw for 273 yards.
Detroit, which is now 9-5 on the season, will travel to face the Dallas Cowboys next Monday night.
1st Place in NFC North Division (1 game ahead of Green Bay)
Magic # to clinch a playoff spot: 2
Magic # to clinch an NFC North Division title: 2
Next Game: 12/26/2016 @ Dallas Cowboys 8:30 p.m. @ AT&T Stadium
Stats: Passing-Matthew Stafford 24/39 273 YDs 1 Int. Receiving- Golden Tate 8 Rec 122 YDs. Defense-Tahir Whitehead 10 tackles, DeAndre Levy 8 tackles. Kicking-Matt Prater 2/2 FG (48, 33 YDs).