November 20, 2014

DALLAS (2-3) At NEW YORK GIANTS (3-3)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Giants by 5 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cowboys 1-4, Giants 3-3

SERIES RECORD - Cowboys lead 62-43-2

LAST MEETING - Cowboys beat Giants 27-26, Sept. 13

LAST WEEK - Cowboys had bye, lost to Patriots 30-6 on Oct. 11; Giants lost to Eagles 27-7

AP Pro32 RANKING - Cowboys No. 18, Giants No. 13

COWBOYS OFFENSE - OVERALL (18), RUSH (18), PASS (17)

COWBOYS DEFENSE - OVERALL (12), RUSH (10), PASS (17)

GIANTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (14), RUSH (28), PASS (10)

GIANTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (28), RUSH (6), PASS (30)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Cowboys have lost three in row but have won last five games against Giants. ... QB Matt Cassel making his Cowboys debut, was 41 of 71 for 425 yards, three touchdowns and four interceptions with Minnesota in 2014. Starter Tony Romo still a month away from returning, backup Brandon Weeden benched. ... Dallas' six points against New England was first time in four years it had gone without touchdown. ...TE Jason Witten had eight catches for 60 yards in season opener against Giants, including winning 11-yarder in closing seconds. ... LB Sean Lee leads team with 41 tackles. ... Cowboys' defense sacked Patriots Tom Brady five times in last game. ... DE Jack Crawford looking for sack in three straight games. ... WR Dez Bryant may return from foot injury in season opener against Giants. ... Giants QB Eli Manning has thrown nine TDs and one interception in last four against Dallas at MetLife Stadium. ... WR Odell Beckham Jr. has 10 catches for 146 yards and two touchdowns in three games against Dallas. He made spectacular one-handed catch considered by many the top play of 2014 in last meeting at Meadowlands. ... LB Uani `Unga leads club with 42 tackles. ... CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie scored on 57-yard fumble return against Dallas earlier this season. ... Fantasy Tip: Witten has seven touchdowns in last five games against Giants. Fellow tight end Gavin Escobar has three TDs in last three against New York.

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