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Giants rally from 10 down, beat Falcons on Beckham TD catch in NFL debut

  • New York Giants running back Andre Williams (44) celebrates after scoring on a touchdown run against the Atlanta Falcons during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

    New York Giants running back Andre Williams (44) celebrates after scoring on a touchdown run against the Atlanta Falcons during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)  (The Associated Press)

  • Atlanta Falcons running back Antone Smith, right, avoids the tackle of New York Giants strong safety Antrel Rolle before scoring on a touchdown reception during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

    Atlanta Falcons running back Antone Smith, right, avoids the tackle of New York Giants strong safety Antrel Rolle before scoring on a touchdown reception during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)  (The Associated Press)

  • New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) avoids the tackle of Atlanta Falcons defensive end Malliciah Goodman (93) while throwing a pass during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) avoids the tackle of Atlanta Falcons defensive end Malliciah Goodman (93) while throwing a pass during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)  (The Associated Press)

First-round draft pick Odell Beckham Jr. made his NFL debut a memorable one, catching a go-ahead 15-yard touchdown pass from Eli Manning with 10:02 left to lead the New York Giants to a 30-20 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

Fellow rookie Andre Williams scored on a 3-yard run to ignite the second-half rally that saw the Giants (3-2) come from 10-points down to win their third straight game.

Manning threw two touchdowns and Josh Brown added two late field goals.

Ryan threw for 316 yards and a touchdown playing behind a banged-up offense line that held up until the very end. Atlanta (2-3) dropped its second straight.

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