By The Associated Press
Dec. 07, 2017
DALLAS (6-6) at NEW YORK GIANTS (2-10)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox
OPENING LINE — Cowboys by 5
RECORD VS. SPREAD — Dallas 6-6, New York 4-8
SERIES RECORD — Cowboys lead 63-46-2
LAST MEETING — Cowboys beat Giants 19-3, Sept. 10
LAST WEEK — Cowboys beat Redskins 38-14; Giants lost to Raiders 24-14
AP PRO32 RANKING — Cowboys No. 16, Giants No. 31
COWBOYS OFFENSE — OVERALL (T18), RUSH (4), PASS (29).
COWBOYS DEFENSE — OVERALL (21), RUSH (12), PASS (21).
GIANTS OFFENSE — OVERALL (28), RUSH (27), PASS (22).
GIANTS DEFENSE — OVERALL (32), RUSH (32), PASS (30).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Debut of Steve Spagnuolo as New York's interim coach and return of Eli Manning as Giants' starting quarterback highlight latest game of 2017 between NFC East rivals. ... Cowboys won six of last nine in series, but are without suspended RB Ezekiel Elliott. ... QB Dak Prescott had two touchdowns passes last week, and five TD passes, zero interceptions, three rushing TDs in last four on road. ... RB Alfred Morris had first 100-yard game (127) with Dallas last week. ... RB Rod Smith aims for third straight with rushing touchdown. ... WR Dez Bryant has eight TDs in last nine on road against NFC East. ... DE Demarcus Lawrence leads NFL with 13 1/2 sacks and is tied for second with four forced fumbles. He had two sacks and forced fumble last week. ... DL David Irvin has three sacks and forced fumble in last three on road. ... CB Anthony Brown has three interceptions in last six games in division. ... Manning has 10 touchdowns and two interceptions in last six at home against Dallas. He was benched last week by then-coach Ben McAdoo, ending second-longest string of QB starts. ... Giants fired McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese earlier in week. ... Rookie TE Evan Engram has five touchdown catches in last seven outings. His six TD catches lead NFL rookies. ... DE Olivier Vernon has sacks in three straight against division foes. ... S Landon Collins has 18 tackles, sack, interception and fumble recovery in last two at home against NFC East. ... LB B.J. Goodson had career-high 18 tackles in last meeting, most in single game by NFL player in 2017. ... Fantasy Tip: Cowboys TE Jason Witten has 153 receptions and 14 TDs against Giants, his most versus any opponent. He had TD catch in season opener.
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