2014 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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Michael SamSep 1 08:02p

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Ryan SuccopSep 1 04:22p

The Tennessee Titans signed free-agent PK Ryan Succop (Chiefs) to an undisclosed deal and released PK Travis Coons Monday, Sept. 1.

Clay HarborSep 1 02:12p

Jacksonville Jaguars TE Clay Harbor (calf) said it's not looking good for him to play Sunday, Sept. 7.

Odell Beckham Jr.Sep 1 12:32p

New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. (hamstring) is still not ready to play and may be around three weeks away from returning, according to head coach Tom Coughlin.

Wes WelkerSep 1 12:23p

Denver Broncos WR Wes Welker (concussion) is on the practice field Monday, Sept. 1, but has not been cleared for contact or to play at this point.

Rob GronkowskiSep 1 12:23p

New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski (knee) said he will be able to play Week 1.

Brandon DixonSep 1 12:02p

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free-agent CB Brandon Dixon (Jets), SS Kimario McFadden (Falcons) and LB Carlos Fields (Raiders) to the practice squad.

Josh ScobeeSep 1 11:43a

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Allen Robinson (hamstring), DT Sen'Derrick Marks (shoulder), PK Josh Scobee (quadriceps) and OT Zane Beadles (undisclosed) are practicing Monday, Sept. 1.

Dontay MochSep 1 11:43a

The Tennessee Titans re-signed CB Ri'Shard Anderson and signed TE Orson Charles (Bengals) and DE Dontay Moch (Bengals) to the practice squad.

Larry DonnellSep 1 11:43a

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell is the starting tight end on the team's unofficial depth chart. TE Daniel Fells and Adrien Robinson are second- and third-string, respectively.

Clay HarborSep 1 11:32a

Jacksonville Jaguars TE Clay Harbor (calf), RB Storm Johnson (ankle) and OT Austin Pasztor (hand) are not practicing Monday, Sept. 1.

Cullen JenkinsSep 1 11:23a

New York Giants DT Johnathan Hankins is the starting defensive tackle alongside DT Cullen Jenkins. DT Mike Patterson is the top backup.

Quintin DempsSep 1 11:23a

New York Giants SS Quintin Demps is the lead kick returner, while WR Preston Parker is the lead punt returner.

Geoff SchwartzSep 1 11:23a

New York Giants OG Weston Richburg is the starting left guard in place of OG Geoff Schwartz (toe).

Ben TateSep 1 10:52a

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Charles BrownSep 1 10:43a

New York Giants OT Charles Brown (shoulder) and OT James Brewer (back) returned to practice Monday, Sept. 1.

Ahmad DixonSep 1 10:22a

The Dallas Cowboys released SS Ahmad Dixon.

Lonnie PryorSep 1 09:52a

The Buffalo Bills signed free-agent FB Lonnie Pryor (Buccaneers) and OG D.J. Morrell (Rams) to the practice squad.

Tony HillsSep 1 09:32a

The Miami Dolphins signed free-agent LB David Hinds (Titans), TE Jacob Maxwell (Lions), CB Lowell Rose (Chargers) and WR Tommy Streeter (Buccaneers) to the practice squad. C Sam Brenner, [ More ]

Emil IgwenaguSep 1 03:53a

In addition to the previously announced signings of TE Michael Egnew and RB George Winn, the Detroit Lions inked OG Rodney Austin, FB Emil Igwenagu, S Nate Ness, WR [ More ]

Chase FordSep 1 03:42a

Nine players were signed to the Minnesota Vikings practice squad on Sunday, Aug. 31. Players joining the squad include RB Joe Banyard, WR Kain Colter, DT Isame Faciane, TE [ More ]

D.J. SmithSep 1 03:33a

The Carolina Panthers brought 10 players onto their practice squad on Sunday, Aug. 31. Players signed were CB Carrington Byndom, LB Adarius Glanton, WR Tavarres King, SS Robert Lester, [ More ]

Trevin WadeSep 1 03:22a

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Champ BaileySep 1 02:52a

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Dee MillinerSep 1 01:02a

New York Jets CB Darrin Walls and FS Antonio Allen could start at cornerback Week 1 because of the injury to CB Dee Milliner (ankle).

Jeromey ClarySep 1 12:23a

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Ryan SuccopSep 1 12:12a

Free-agent PK Ryan Succop (Chiefs) is receiving significant interest from the Tennessee Titans and could sign with them as early as Monday, Sept. 1, according to a source.

Kenjon BarnerSep 1 12:02a

Philadelphia Eagles RB Kenjon Barner (ankle) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Sunday, Aug. 31, after he was waived/injured Saturday, Aug. 30.

Vincent BrownSep 1 12:02a

San Diego Chargers WR Vincent Brown (calf) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Sunday, Aug. 31, after he was waived/injured Saturday, Aug. 30.

DeMarcus Van DykeAug 31 11:52p

Kansas City Chiefs CB DeMarcus Van Dyke (undisclosed) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Sunday, Aug. 31, after he was waived/injured Saturday, Aug. 30.

Jake StoneburnerAug 31 11:32p

Green Bay Packers TE Jake Stoneburner (undisclosed) and OT Aaron Adams (knee) were placed on the Reserve/Injured list Sunday, Aug. 31, after they were waived/injured Saturday, Aug. 30.

M.D. JenningsAug 31 11:22p

Chicago Bears FS M.D. Jennings (undisclosed) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Sunday, Aug. 31, after he was waived/injured Saturday, Aug. 30.

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