Giants 24, Patriots 20 Patriots foiled again by Eli Manning, Giants Giants quarterback answers late TD drive by Brady ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page jim davis/globe staff Tom Brady walked off the field as the Giants celebrated their victory over the Patriots at Gillette. Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff Giants QB Eli Manning guided his team to the winning 80-yard touchdown drive. Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff The game was an unofficial rematch of Super Bowl XLII in 2008, which the Giants won, 17-14. Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff It was a fierce defensive struggle in the first half, in which neither team scored. Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff Tom Brady called out an audible in the first half. Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff In an unusual sight, Brady rushed for a first down in the opening quarter. Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff Wes Welker caught nine passes for 136 yards, with no touchdowns. Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff BenJarvus Green-Ellis rushed for 52 yards on 12 carries. matthew j. lee/globe staff Mario Manningham caught an Eli Manning pass for a touchdown in the fourth quarter. Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff Matthew Slater reacted to a pass interference call against the Patriots' Sergio Brown. jim davis/globe staff Giants tight end Jake Ballard (85) grabbed the game winning touchdown late in the fourth quarter. Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff Brady and the Patriots fell to 5-3. It was the first regular-season home loss for Brady in nearly five years. Charles Krupa/associated press Eli Manning and the Giants are now 6-2 on the season.