Team Grades: Cowboys Exploit Giant Weaknesses, Beat G-men 31-28The New York Football Giants (3-8) dropped another winnable game, as New York could not hold an early lead, and then allowed a late Tony Romo to Dez Bryant touchdown, as the Dallas Cowboys (8-3) remained tied for the NFC East lead with a 31-28 victory at the Meadowlands.
No Sunday Night Magic For G-MenTony Romo threw two touchdown passes to Dez Bryant, the winner from 13 yards with 1:01 remaining, lifting the Dallas Cowboys to a comeback 31-28 victory over the New York Giants.
Injury Report: Bye Week Should Invigorate Streaking CowboysThe Dallas Cowboys (7-3) head back to work after completing their bye week. The New York Giants (3-7) begin the process of playing out the string, but they do get a player back from the injury list this week.
Opponent Profile: Balanced Offensive Attack Keys Cowboys ResurgenceThe New York Football Giants (3-7) have lost five games in a row, and the team will equal last year's six game losing streak with a loss to the visiting Dallas Cowboys (7-3). The Cowboys were on their bye last week, but actually gained ground in the division race, as the Philadelphia Eagles lost to the Packers in Green Bay.
Team Grades: Mediocre Giants Fall Flat Against Rejuvenated CowboysThe New York Football Giants (3-4) looked to restart their season against the first-Place Dallas Cowboys (6-1) after a disappointing loss last week to the Philadelphia Eagles. But New York did not particularly fare well on either side of the football in another losing effort, 31-21 at AT&T Stadium.
Cowboys Beat Giants For 6th Straight WinDeMarco Murray moved ahead of Jim Brown in the NFL record book. Tony Romo moved the Dallas Cowboys up and down the field for their sixth straight win.
Opponent Profile: Win Over Seahawks Have Cowboys Riding HighThe New York Football Giants (3-3) jump out of the frying pan and into the fire this week as the team travels to Texas to take on the Dallas Cowboys (5-1). The G-men are still smarting from a 27-0 pasting at the hands of the Philadelphia Eagles, while the Cowboys upended the reigning Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks 30-23 in Seattle.
Top 10 New Year's Resolutions For 2014 From Around The Sports WorldIt's New Year's resolution time. Here's what prominent sports figures are (or should be) saying.
Keidel: The Loneliest Star In The Lone Star StateDespite their dearth of recent success, all eyes will be on the Cowboys. For the karma and the drama, for better or worse, they are America's team. Mostly for worse. Just watch on Sunday.
Fantasy Title Week Legends: Greatest Week 16 Performances In Modern NFL HistoryFor many football fans, Week 16 of the season is even bigger than the Super Bowl because it is their personal Super Bowl. It is the week with money on the line. Week 16 is the week fantasy football champions are crowned.
Good Ground Game Not Enough, Giants Fall To CowboysWith a windy MetLife Stadium as a backdrop for a key NFC East matchup, the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys battled for a full 60 minutes. A Dan Bailey field goal from 32 yards out with no time remaining propelled the Cowboys to a 24-21 victory over the Giants.
Giants Tripped Up LateTony Romo threw two touchdowns and led a drive that set up Dan Bailey' 35-yard field goal on the final play as the Dallas Cowboys defeated the Giants 24-21 Sunday.
Resurgent Giants Ready For Division Rival CowboysThe Giants swagger has returned, courtesy of a four-game winning streak. New York dug itself a deep hole in starting the season with six straight losses, but four straight wins have placed them back in the playoff hunt. Big Blue faces an erratic Cowboys squad that beat New York 36-31 in a wild season opener at Dallas in September. The G-men would love nothing better than to return the favor to the 'Boys at MetLife Stadium this week.
Keidel: Despite Detractors Cowboys' Tony Romo RulesThe vocal, aggregate angst from Cowboys fans is quite understandable. While you would be right to direct your anger at some well-heeled Cowboys, Tony Romo isn't one of them. In fact, he is the reason you really matter.
Sloppy New York Giants Effort Hands Victory To Opportunistic Dallas CowboysThe New York Football Giants had been a perfect 4-0 in Arlington, TX, where the Dallas Cowboys moved in 2009. But New York struggled mightily offensively,turning the ball over three times in the first six minutes of the game, en route to a sloppy 36-31 loss to the Cowboys in prime time on Sunday night.