Friday September 11th, 2015

In the first Sunday night matchup of the 2015 season, the Giants and Cowboys will pick up their rivalry in Dallas in a meaningful early-season conference matchup.

The Cowboys won both games between the teams last season and have won four straight against the Giants. With star running back DeMarco Murray gone to Philadelphia, Joseph Randle should lead a committee approach on the ground while Tony Romo and the always-dangerous Dez Bryant headline the passing attack. Dallas lost top cornerback Orlando Scandrick for the season, which could cause major problems in Sunday's game against a Giants offense primed to expose that weakness.

The reason for that is star second-year wideout Odell Beckham Jr., who should resume his role as a focal point of New York's offense and Eli Manning's favorite target. The Giants will be without injured receiver Victor Cruz as well as linebacker Jon Beason, the latter of which won't hurt a defense that was fourth-worst in yardage allowed last season. This could be a high-scoring game for both teams as they look to get an early leg up in the NFC East. 

How to watch

Kickoff: 8:30 p.m ET
Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.
TV coverage: NBC

Team schedules:

Giants

Sept. 13: at Dallas Cowboys, 8:30 p.m. EST

Sept. 20: vs. Atlanta Falcons, 1 p.m. EST

Sept. 24: vs. Washington Redskins, 8:25 p.m. EST

Oct. 4: at Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. EST

Oct. 11: vs. San Francisco 49ers, 8:30 p.m. EST

Oct. 19: at Philadelphia Eagles, 8:30 p.m. EST

Oct. 25: vs. Dallas Cowboys, 4:25 p.m. EST

Nov. 1: at New Orleans Saints, 1 p.m. EST

Nov. 8: at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 4:05 p.m. EST

Nov. 15: vs. New England Patriots, 4:25 p.m. EST

Nov. 29: at Washington Redskins, 1 p.m. EST

Dec. 6: vs. New York Jets, 1 p.m. EST

Dec. 14: at Miami Dolphins, 8:30 p.m. EST

Dec. 20: vs. Carolina Panthers, 1 p.m. EST

Dec. 27: at Minnesota Vikings, 1 p.m. EST

Jan. 3: vs. Philadelphia Eagles, 1 p.m. EST

Cowboys

Sept. 13: vs. New York Giants, 8:30 p.m. EST

Sept. 20: at Philadelphia Eagles, 4:25 p.m. EST

Sept. 27: vs. Atlanta Falcons, 1 p.m. EST

Oct. 4: at New Orleans Saints, 8:30 p.m. EST

Oct. 11: vs. New England Patriots, 4:25 p.m. EST

Oct. 25: at New York Giants, 4:25 p.m. EST

Nov. 1: vs. Seattle Seahawks, 4:25 p.m. EST

Nov. 8: vs. Philadelphia Eagles, 8:30 p.m. EST

Nov. 15: at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 1 p.m. EST

Nov. 22: at Miami Dolphins, 1 p.m. EST

Nov. 26: vs. Carolina Panthers, 4:30 p.m. EST

Dec. 7: at Washington Redskins, 8:30 p.m. EST

Dec. 13: at Green Bay Packers, 4:25 p.m. EST

Dec. 19: vs. New York Jets, 8:25 p.m. EST

Dec. 27: at Buffalo Bills, 1:00 p.m. EST

Jan. 3: vs. Washington Redskins 1:00 p.m. EST 

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