Detroit entered the game as the No. 1 defensive in the league on third down, holding opponents to just a 30.1 conversion percentage. The New York Giants, however, are converting at a 63 percent clip (5 of 8) in the first half. Three of those have come on third downs of 10 yards or longer.
The Giants lead 13-3 at halftime.
The Lions pass rush has been mostly neutralized, as well, as Giants quarterback Eli Manning has been able to get the ball out of his hands quickly to open Giants receivers early in their routes.
Manning has completed 12 of 20 passes for 137 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions in the first 30 minutes.
Bentley suffered a head injury in the second quarter and his return is questionable. That’s rushed second-year cornerback