The New York Giants had a convincing 36-7 victory at the Carolina Panthers on Thursday to begin Week 3, despite injuries to Ahmad Bradshaw, Hakeem Nicks and David Diehl.

The Giants had a +13.5 advantage in The Trench Counter, with a +5 turnover differential. New York had a +18 edge in Total Rushes/Completions.

Andre Brown was again outstanding filling in at running back for Bradshaw, carrying the ball 20 times for 113 yards and two touchdowns. Brown set the tone early in the game with his explosive running style.

Eli Manning went 27-for-35 for 288 yards and a touchdown, finding Ramses Barden for nine receptions and 138 yards.

The Giants picked off Cam Newton three times while also preventing him from effectively running the ball.

The Giants are now 2-1, while the Panthers fell to 1-2.