Giants beat Steelers, 21-14


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The New York Giants came from behind to beat the Steelers, 21-14, tonight at Heinz Field.

The Giants scored three times in the quarter on a John Carney field goal, a safety and a touchdown pass from Eli Manning to Kevin Boss.

The field goal came after Ben Roethlisberger threw his third interception of the game. The safety came when linebacker James Harrison, replacing injured Greg Warren, snapped the ball over punter Mitch Berger's head and through the end zone.

The Steelers dropped to 5-2, one game ahead of Baltimore in the AFC North. The Giants are 6-1.

The Steelers lead the Giants, 14-9, entering the fourth quarter.

Nate Washington caught a 65-yard touchdown pass from Ben Roethlisberger five minutes into the third quarter to put the Steelers back on top.

A 53-yard touchdown reception by Washington later in the quarter was canceled by a holding penalty.

The Giants lead the Steelers 9-7 at halftime.

John Carney kicked two field goals for the Giants, his second and third of the game, for the only scoring in the second quarter.

The Steelers held a 7-3 lead over the Giants at the end of the first quarter.

Mewelde Moore ran 32 yards for the Steelers touchdown, and the Giants' John Carney kicked a 26-yard field goal for the Giants.

Postgame notes and comments at Blog 'n' Gold

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More details in tomorrow's Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Ed Bouchette can be reached at ebouchette@post-gazette.com .


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