It took them six games, but the New York giants finally found a way to win. On Sunday night, the team battled it out with the Denver Broncos on the road. With Odell Beckham Jr. still sidelined, the Giants were able to win behind a decent performance from Eli Manning and an intercepted pass run back for a touchdown. Here's the latest on the Giants vs. Broncos game including top performers, game stats, a standings update, and what's next for the teams.

NFL game recap

After a slow start, the New York Giants were able to grab a field goal to take the 3-0 lead in the first quarter.

Early on in the second quarter, Eli Manning lit up the scoreboard again for the Giants, throwing a five-yard touchdown pass to Evan Engram. That capped off a seven-play 75 yard series down the field for the visitors. Denver added a field goal to get on the board, but towards the end of the quarter Janoris Jenkins picked off a Trevor Siemian pass and ran it 43 yards for the score. The Giants led 17-3 at the half.

The second half as less exciting. New York tacked on another field goal in the third while holding the home team scoreless. In the fourth, the Denver Broncos' Trevor Siemian finally found Jeff Herman for a 13-yard touchdown play to make it a 20-10 game in New York's favor. However, the Giants weren't done as Aldrich Rosas kicked another field goal, this time a 40-yarder, to make it 23-10 before the game had ended.

For today's game, Eli Manning was 11-for-19 with just 128 yards but had the one early touchdown pass for his team. On the opposing side, Siemian threw for an impressive 376 yards on 29-for-50 passing but had two interceptions along with his only touchdown. Denver's rushing attack was held to just 46 yards, while New York received 148 from their ground game.

Most of that was achieved by Orleans Darkwa who had 21 carries for 117 yards. Receiver Evan Engram finished with five catches for 182 yards and a touchdown while Demaryius Thomas had 10 catches for 133 yards but no scores.

Standings & what's next

Today's win didn't move the New York Giants into a division lead or anything, but it was their first victory of the season which could build momentum.

The team is now 1-5 overall with a 1-3 away record. The Giants are last in the NFC East, but the Dallas Cowboys have just two wins and are the team above them, while Washington has a 3-2 record. Next up for New York is a home game on next Sunday when they'll host Russell Wilson and the Seahawks at 4:25 p.m. Eastern Time.

The Denver Broncos fall to 3-2 overall with a 3-1 home record. For the NFL standings, they're currently second in the AFC West with the Kansas City Chiefs (5-1) leading the division. Next up for Denver is an away game against the Los Angeles Chargers next Sunday at 4:25 p.m. Eastern Time.