Darius Slayton’s leaping catch units up Giants landing

DALLAS — The New York Giants took a 10-7 lead over the Dallas Cowboys early within the second quarter because of an acrobatic leaping seize by extensive receiver Darius Slayton at AT&T Stadium.

Quarterback Daniel Jones launched a move 52.5 yards down the best sideline, per NextGen Stats. Slayton jumped instantly over cornerback Anthony Brown on a second-and-4 close to midfield for a spectacular 44-yard catch on the Dallas 1-yard line.

Two performs after Slayton’s catch, operating again Saquon Barkley rumbled up the center for a 1-yard rating. It gave the Giants a three-point lead at 9:28 of the second quarter.

Slayton’s catch was the Giants’ first completion of 40-plus air yards this season, per ESPN Stats and Data. Their first such try got here within the first quarter when Jones and Slayton didn’t convert on an analogous play down the best sideline. The Cowboys did not permit a move play of 20 yards final week in a 40-3 win over the Minnesota Vikings.