“We won the game but we kind of leave a little bit unsatisfied because I think offensively we could have exploded for a little bit more,” Cutler said.
Robbie Gould kicked two field goals, including a 52-yarder in the third quarter that gave him 12 straight conversions from 50 or longer, and the Bears eased at least a few nerves, even if this win came against one of the NFL’s four winless teams
Manning, the owner of two championship rings, completed 14 of 26 passes for 239 yards and a touchdown, but he ran his league-leading total to 15 interceptions while matching last season’s number. He had passes picked off on the first two possessions, with Jennings’ 48-yard TD coming on the second one.
“I feel bad for my teammates, I feel bad for my coaches and everybody, fighting every day, and I’m fighting too,” Manning said. “I am trying to get a win for these guys.”
It’s not easy when he keeps throwing it to the other team. But the Giants aren’t about to go away from him.
“You’re not going to go back to not throwing the football. That’s not something that’s going to happen,” Coughlin said. “He’s been too successful for so many years throwing the ball.”