2013 DRAFT GUIDE
Cowboys-Giants Capsule

By The Associated Press
    2013-11-21 11:05

DALLAS (5-5) At N.Y. GIANTS (4-6)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Giants by 2 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Dallas 7-3, New York 4-6

SERIES RECORD - Cowboys 58-43-2

LAST MEETING - Cowboys beat Giants 36-31, Sept. 8, 2013

LAST WEEK - Cowboys had bye; Giants beat Packers 27-13

AP Pro32 RANKING - Cowboys No. 15, Giants No. 16

COWBOYS OFFENSE - OVERALL (18), RUSH (T28), PASS (13)

COWBOYS DEFENSE - OVERALL (32), RUSH (29), PASS (32)

GIANTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (T28), PASS (14)

GIANTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (11), RUSH (7), PASS (15)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Game has implications in NFC East race with Giants riding four-game winning streak after going 0-6 and Cowboys playing mediocre football. ... Tony Romo has 12 touchdowns and three interceptions with 117.7 rating in past four starts in New Jersey. ...WR Dez Bryant has 18 touchdowns receiving in his last 18 games. Since 2011, he has 29 TD catches, tied for second among NFL wideouts. ... TE Jason Witten has 26 receptions for 237 yards and two TDs in last two vs. New York. ... Rookie WR Terrance Williams has TD catch in five of six games. ... WR-KR-PR Dwayne Harris ranks second in NFL with averages of 32.3 yards on kickoff returns and 15.1 on punts. ... DE DeMarcus Ware has 12 1/2 sacks in past 13 meetings against Giants. His 116 sacks since 2005 are most in NFL. ... CB Brandon Carr scored on 49-yard interception return and S Barry Church tallied on 27-yard fumble return against Giants in opener. ... QB Eli Manning has won six of last nine vs. Dallas. He has thrown 36 career TDs against Cowboys, tied for his most (Philadelphia) against any opponent. ... Despite missing first eight games with broken leg, RB Andre Brown leads Giants with 181 yards rushing. ... RB Brandon Jacobs scored 60th TD rushing with Giants last week. ...WRs Victor Cruz (5 catches, 118 yards, 3 TDs), Hakeem Nicks (5 catches, 114 yards) and Rueben Randle 95 catches for 101 yards) each had 100-plus yards against Dallas in September ... Randle has caught six TDs in last six games. ...DE Jason Pierre-Paul was NFC defensive player of week for game-clinching 24-yard interception return for TD. ... S Antrel Rolle leads team with four interceptions and is second with 54 tackles, one behind CB Prince Amukamara. ... With win, the Giants can become only second team in NFL history to lose first six games and win next five games (Tennessee in 2009). Those Titans started 0-6 and won five in a row, finishing with 8-8 record.

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