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Giants RB Devontae Booker Bursts For Touchdown Against Panthers

Oct 24, 2021, 3:09 PM

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Devontae Booker #28 of the New York Giants rushes for a touchdown during the second half in the game against the Carolina Panthers at MetLife Stadium on October 24, 2021 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Utah and current Giants running back Devontae Booker broke free for a touchdown run during New York’s win over the Carolina Panthers.

The Giants hosted the Panthers on Sunday, October 24.

With 4:46 left in the fourth quarter, Giants quarterback Daniel Jones handed the ball off to Booker.

The former Utah standout burst through the Carolina defense for 19 yards and a touchdown.

Booker’s score stretched New York’s lead to 25-3.

The Giants held on for the 22-point win.

Booker finished the game with 14 carries for 51 yards and a touchdown. He also had two catches for 15 yards.

The former Ute has scored two rushing touchdowns this season.

With the victory, the Giants improved to a record of 2-5 this season.

New York’s next game is against the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday, November 1 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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