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Quick take: Giants at Cowboys

![](../teams/profile?team=NYG)![](../teams/profile?team=DAL)Series leader:Cowboys, 52-35-2
Streaks: Giamts have won two of last three matchups
On TV: 8:15 p.m. ET, NBC (Al Michaels, John Madden, Andrea Kramer)

Remember the last time? Dec. 3, 2006: Cowboys 23 at Giants 20. Dallas K Martin Gramatica kicks 46-yd FG with 1 second remaining to lift Cowboys past New York.

Inside the game:
Giants: QB Eli Manning has won three of five career starts vs. Dallas. Has TD pass in 30 of past 33 starts...Team is 9-4 (.692) when RB Brandon Jacobs rushes for TD. Has rush TD in two of past three vs. Cowboys. In career, 52 of 134 rush attempts have resulted in TD or first down (38.8 pct.). RB Reuben Droughns makes NYG debut. Has averaged 1,076.7 rushing yards per year over past three seasons...WR Plaxico Burress aims for third meeting in row with TD catch. Burress' teams are 22-10-1 (.682) when he has TD catch. Pro Bowl TE Jeremy Shockey has TD catch in five of past six meetings. Shockey has 314 receptions in career and needs 14 to pass Bob Tucker (327) for most by NYG TE...Defense has five INTs in two career games vs. Dallas QB Tony Romo. DE Michael Strahan has 17.0 sacks in career vs. Cowboys, tied for second-most vs. single opponent. DE Osi Umenyiora has recorded 1.0+ sack in five of past six games vs. Cowboys. In last meeting, DE Mathias Kiwanuka had 1.0 sack, 1 forced fumble and one INT.
Cowboys: Head coach Wade Phillips makes Dallas debut...All-Star QB Tony Romo had 95.1 passer rating last year, third highest single-season rating in franchise history behind Pro Football Hall of Famers Roger Staubach (104.8) and Troy Aikman (99.0). Romo led team to 6-4 (.600) record as starter...Cowboys are 9-3 (.750) when RB Julius Jones rushes for 90+ yards. RB Marion Barber has scored TD in 11 of past 15. Last season, led NFC with 14 rush TDs…WR Terrell Owens has caught 12 TDs in past 12 games. In 9/12/04 game vs. NYG (with Phi.), Owens tied career-high with three TDs. Owens' teams are 21-5 (.808) when he has 2+ TD catches. WR Terry Glenn expected to miss Sunday's matchup after reinjuring right knee...Jason Witten has 217 receptions and 2,491 yards since 2004, third among TEs in both categories...Pro Bowl LB DeMarcus Ware has 15.5 sacks in past 18. All-Star Roy Williams had five INTs, most by S in NFC. CB Terrence Newman had first career INT vs. NYG and had INT in last home meeting.

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