Odell Beckham Jr. had six recpetions for 149 yards and a touchdown, but one dropped pass will haunt him for the rest of the week. With 1:07 remaining in the first half, Eli Manning slung a pass for Beckham in the end zone, but Jets safety Calvin Pryor jarred the ball loose with a bone-crushing hit.
The would-be touchdown could have pushed the Giants lead to 24-10, but instead Big Blue had to settle for a 10-point advantage as they entered the tunnel at halftime.
"I should have the caught the ball in the end zone," admitted Beckham. "It could have been a touchdown then. We could have had more touchdowns by the goal line."
The Giants were granted another golden red zone opportunity with 8:50 left in the game as they faced a 4th-and-2 from the Jets 4. Tom Coughlin's decision to go for the gusto instead of the field goals has been met with harsh criticism and absorbed the blame for a major reason why Big Blue fell up short on Sunday.
Beckham refused to throw his coach under the proverbial bus for the aggressive move, but acknowledged that the team has struggled mightily in Coughlin's "green zone" this year.
"I don't think it was the wrong call," said Beckham. "We just need to execute and come out and score. We've been stuffed at the goal line all year, but I don't think it's a bad call."