Cowboys Squeeze Past Giants, 24-21

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The Cowboys nipped the Giants, 24-21, at MetLife Stadium.

Tony Romo found the end zone for two touchdowns against the Giants on 23 of 38 passing for 234 yards and one pick. On the Giants side, Eli Manning went 16 for 30 with 174 yards passing, two touchdowns and no interceptions.

DeMarco Murray was a standout player for the Cowboys, rushing for 86 yards on 14 attempts while adding three receptions for 40 yards. Jason Witten was a top receiver, catching four passes for 37 yards with two touchdowns.

The Dallas defense managed to contain the passing game, but could not slow down the rushing attack, giving up 174 yards passing and 202 rushing while taking back one fumble for a touchdown. They brought down Manning for two sacks.

Giants running back Andre Brown gave a standout effort with 127 yards rushing and 11 receiving. Tight end Brandon Myers also had a good game with 39 receiving yards and one touchdown.

The Cowboys will play host to the Raiders (4-7) next week while the Giants head to Landover to face off with the Redskins (3-7).


Cowboys Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

C+

78

T. Romo

23

38

234

2

1


Giants Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

C+

78

E. Manning

16

30

174

2

0


Cowboys Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

99

D. Murray

RB

14

86

6.1

0

C+

79

L. Dunbar

RB

3

20

6.7

0

C+

78

T. Romo

QB

3

1

.3

0


Giants Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

98

A. Brown

RB

21

127

6.0

0

B-

81

B. Jacobs

RB

9

75

8.3

0


Cowboys Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

B+

88

D. Bryant

WR

9

86

9.6

0

A+

99

D. Murray

RB

3

40

13.3

0

A+

100

J. Witten

TE

4

37

9.2

2


Giants Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

C+

78

R. Randle

WR

3

64

21.3

0

B

86

B. Myers

TE

3

39

13.0

1

D

63

V. Cruz

WR

2

27

13.5

0


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