Quick Take: Giants (11-2) at Cowboys (8-5)

Last meeting
In Week 9, Eli Manning threw three touchdown passes to lead the Giants past the visiting Cowboys, 35-14.

New York has won two in a row, including a 21-17 win to knock Dallas out of the playoffs last season. Check out the historical matchup of the last five games.

Last week
The Giants suffered their first home loss of the season, falling 20-14 to Philadelphia. ... The Cowboys took a 10-point lead into the fourth quarter, but collapsed down the stretch in a 20-13 loss at Pittsburgh.

Keep your eye on ...
Hixon on the spot:Domenik Hixon is Plaxico Burress' replacement and he had a tough outing in Sunday's loss to Philadelphia. He had just three catches for 30 yards and dropped a potential 85-yard touchdown pass. The Giants will need more production from him in Dallas.

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Dallas desperation: The team is coming off a disheartening loss to the Steelers and owner Jerry Jones called out star RB Marion Barber after the game for lacking toughness. A loss to New York could put Dallas on the tailspin it narrowly averted earlier this season.

Dueling pass rushers: Dallas is ranked first in the league with 45 sacks, while New York is fourth with 37 sacks. Whichever team is better able to rush the passer in this matchup will likely have a significant advantage.

Did you know?
Manning has a career 102.5 passer rating against Dallas in five starts. ... Giants WR Steve Smith scored his first career TD in the Week 9 meeting. ... When Marion Barber has at least 11 carries, the Cowboys are 26-4. ... Terrell Owens has a TD catch in four straight games vs. New York. ... Check out the Giants and Cowboys' playoff possibilities.

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