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Cruz Hauls In Touchdown As New York Tops Pittsburgh, 18-13

NFL via Getty Images(PITTSBURGH) -- Quarterback Eli Manning connected with wide receiver Victor Cruz on a 57-yard touchdown pass as the New York Giants defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers in their preseason opener Saturday night, 18-13.

The touchdown came late in the first quarter on third-and 4 at the Giants 43 when Cruz beat Steelers cornerback William Gay and safety Troy Polamalu to catch Manning’s pass over the middle. The score capped off a 6 play, 80-yard drive for Big Blue.

Manning finished the game 2 of 5 for 73 yards and a touchdown. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger went 4 of 8 for 36 yards and no score.

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