Williams set to make National Football League debut vs. Raiders

Chargers P  R Splits

Before Sunday, they were one of two teams in the National Football League that had yet to score in the opening 15 minutes of a game this year.

They got just that with 8:53 to go in the first when a bad snap deep in Chargers territory hit the ribs of Rivers, who was calling an audible and fell into the end zone.

Sterling Shepard and Brandon Marshall both suffered ankle injuries in the second quarter, and Dwayne Harris suffered a broken foot in the third quarter. TE Hunter Henry became the sixth opposing tight end to score a touchdown against the Giants defense this season.

In his last season at Clemson, Williams played in 15 games and caught 98 passes for 1,361 yards and 13 touchdowns. His 58 yards also eclipse what the team has averaged per game over the first quarter of the season. Giants RB Orleans Darkwa's 23-yard touchdown is the longest of his career. "If it wasn't for him, I'd be playing in a soccer stadium", per Newsday's Bob Glauber. NY ranks third-to-last in the league with 3.2 yards per carry, and will be without running back Paul Perkins (ribs) today. He then took advantage of another offside penalty against defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul in the red zone to extend a 12-play, 49-yard scoring drive cumulating in a 20-yard field goal by Nick Novak to give his team a 10-9 lead at the half.

Roger Lewis and Odell Beckham Jr. were left over as the only healthy Giants receivers.

The Giants quarterback recorded all 80 yards through the air, completing 6-of-7 passes in the process. When Philip Rivers last faced the Giants, he carved up them up for 249 yards and three touchdowns on 21-of-28 passing.

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