Dallas hasn't played a meaningful game since the defeat in New Jersey. On Wednesday night, they are back again. So what is different about these teams since they last played?
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New York is even faster on offense
Dallas overhauled its secondary
The Cowboys remade their defense to counter the receiver depth in the NFC, especially in New York. First-round draft pick Morris Claiborne will be tested early and often Wednesday night. Free-agent pickup Brandon Carr will try to live up to the billing. Dallas' safety situation still looks shaky with Barry Church and Gerald Sensabaugh starting.
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Last year's Giants secondary was banged up, but most of the injuries happened early in training camp. By Week 17, the team had adjusted with their "big nickel" three-safety package that featured Deion Grant.
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Dallas' receiver crew is thinner than ever
Laurent Robinson is gone to Jacksonville. A collection of players with almost no NFL experience battled to replace him all training camp to mixed results. Jason Witten is doubtful for the opener because of his spleen injury. Dez Bryant and Miles Austin are both coming off injuries. Throw in a shaky interior offensive line, and Tony Romo is fighting an uphill battle.