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Giants' Collins: If Romo tests me, 'he won't be happy'

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The Sunday night showdown between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys should be full of offensive fireworks.

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The Cowboys' secondary is banged up and will need the front seven to provide pressure to ease their task covering Odell Beckham Jr.

The Giants are similarly weak on the back end, especially at safety where they are woefully inexperienced.

That inexperience, however, doesn't come with a side of fear. Second-round safety Landon Collins said he expects Tony Romo to pick on him, but isn't planning on getting burned.

"Tony Romo said he's looking for key matchups," Collins said, via the Giants' official website. "If he's going to look for key matchups, he's going to pick on me. ... I'm a rookie, but I mean, he comes towards my way, and he won't be happy."

Viewed as a box safety coming out of Alabama, there are questions about Collins' ability to cover in space. If he's asked to match up against Jason Witten or play over the top of Dez Bryant, Romo could test the rookie early and often.

The Giants staff, however, continues to talk up Collins' ability to pick up the defense.

"I'm confident in him. You bet I am," coach Tom Coughlin said. "He's a good football player. And he's demonstrated that throughout his collegiate career and he was taken in the second round."

On Sunday night, Collins will surely get a chance to prove that faith true.

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