Finally, an offseason marked by scandal and major quarterback news is over, and we can all focus on what truly matters again -- the games. And the 2012 season starts with a pretty good one, as the Giants begin their Super Bowl defense against the Cowboys, the same team they beat in Week 17 last year just to qualify for the playoffs.

In celebration of the new year, SI.com's Chris Burke and Tom Mantzouranis will be chatting live with readers, providing analysis and opinion throughout the entire Cowboys-Giants game. The chat will kick off a little before the game, so make sure you have the chips and dip ready and are right here at 8:15 p.m. ET.

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