New York Giants
Ball-hawking defense was a scene that played out constantly during practice in the offseason and training camp for the Cowboys – pretty much ever since Monte Kiffin and Rod Marinelli showed up in January.
Tony Romo probably won’t escape discomfort this week. But he’s dodged a serious-injury bullet with the Cowboys saying their quarterback underwent X-rays on Monday morning looking for damage in the area of his ribs and that the results are negative.
The Dallas Cowboys defense finished their season opening game against the New York Giants with five turnovers, while playing safe on offense to pick up the big win. Here is a look at the Cowboys team grades for the first game of the season.
The Cowboys matched the most turnovers for the Giants since 1987, when they had seven against New Orleans. And it was the most Dallas has forced since 2003.
The Cowboys entered Sunday night’s season-opener against the Giants by talking gleefully about “unveiling new wrinkles” ‘and adding a “secret sauce” to help them to contention.
No Cowboy will face more scrutiny than Romo, who signed a six-year, $108 million extension in the offseason and has been given a bigger stake in the offense.
The Dallas Cowboys head into their season opener with the New York Giants with some holes on their defensive line. Here is a look at the injury report for Week 1 of the NFL season.
I hate the New York Giants. No one else comes close. A Giants loss on Sunday can single-handedly save my weekend. They could be facing Johnny Lohan and I’d still root for Manziel. They’re the luckiest team in sports history.
They’re not Super Bowl favorites, but they’re not bottom feeders either. In CBSSports.com’s initial Power Rankings, the Dallas Cowboys open the season at No. 14, four spots behind division-foe New York.
The Dallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants battle for the NFL East opens the 2013 NFL season.
Wide receiver Victor Cruz seemingly is a go for the New York Giants’ season opener at Dallas. The same can’t be said for defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul.
Spencer wasn’t on the field Monday, although it was essentially a bonus session to prepare for Sunday night’s opener against the New York Giants.