North Charleston's Corey Washington scores game-winning TD for Giants - again

New York Giants wide receiver Corey Washington, left, catches a touchdown pass for 73-yards under pressure form Buffalo Bills defensive back Michael Carter (47) during the fourth quarter at the Pro Football Hall of Fame exhibition NFL football game Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Corey Washington is making a strong case for a New York Giants roster spot. For the second straight NFL preseason game, the North Charleston High School graduate scored the game-winning touchdown for the Giants with the latest big play coming in Saturday night's 20-16 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers at MetLife Stadium.

Backup quarterback Curtis Painter hit Washington with a 3-yard pass with 2:50 remaining. Washington caught three passes for 23 yards in the game.

A 6-4 undrafted rookie from Newberry College, Washington also scored the game-winning touchdown in New York's 17-13 victory over Buffalo in the Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio.

Against the Bills, Washington and quarterback Ryan Nassib combined on a 73-yard pass play. He dedicated the touchdown to his late cousin G-Vonne Washington, a 6-year-old who drowned at a North Charleston apartment complex in 2010.

The Giants' next game is against the Colts in Indianapolis on Saturday night.

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