Giants: Backup Ryan Nassib was 8 of 18 for 79 yards.
Giants: WR Victor Cruz didn't suit up. Cruz, who is recovering from knee surgery last year, practiced for the first time on a limited basis Wednesday.
Bengals: AJ McCarron didn't play because of pulled muscles in his side, a setback to his bid to win the No. 2 QB job.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton and the rest of the Bengals' offense were so good that they got the night off after less than 3 minutes.
Giants: "I didn't like the way we started," Coughlin said. "There was no tempo, no rhythm. We had issues (pass) protecting and running the ball."
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Bengals: WR Mario Alford had one catch for 13 yards and ran a reverse for 23 yards.
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The Giants lost two rookie safeties from their reconfigured secondary. Second-round pick Landon Collins left in the first injury with a knee injury, but X-rays were negative and he said he'll be back "in a week or less."
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"We need to be a little sharper," said Manning, who was 4 of 8 for 22 yards. "We definitely have room for improvement. That's what preseason's for, to figure out what you have to improve on and go do it."
Giants: First-round pick Ereck Flowers started at left tackle and got a personal foul penalty for grabbing Will Clarke's facemask while pass blocking.
Bengals: Two reserve running backs went out: Rex Burkhead with a neck injury, Cedric Peerman with a knee injury. CB Darqueze Dennard didn't return after suffering a groin injury.
Bengals: "Really, we just played against what we saw in practice against them this week," defensive end Carlos Dunlap said, referring to the teams' combined practices. "We were fortunate that they gave us some plays we were ready for."
"I think what everybody saw just shows that we came out fully prepared," Dalton said. "It's not that much but sure, it's a good start to the season. The first-unit guys were glad we could earn ourselves a short night."
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Fifth-rounder Mykkele Thompson hurt his right Achilles tendon while covering a punt and was taken off the field on a cart. Coach Tom Coughlin said that injury "is a big concern."
Bengals: Backup Josh Johnson was 11 of 21 for 175 yards and scrambled six times for 37 yards.
Bengals: TE Tyler Eifert caught Dalton's first pass, a 12-yard reception. Eifert and Dalton have been in sync during training camp.
Bengals receiver Greg Little made a nice sideline catch for a 42-yard gain in the third quarter, then held up the ball to make sure the officials saw it. Little has a history of dropping passes.