Cowboys fans experienced an all too familiar feeling on Sunday night, as the Giants came back late to defeat Dallas, 37-34.
The Cowboys got off to an inauspicious start Sunday night. Jason Pierre-Paul sacked Tony Romo in the end zone for a safety to give New York an early 2-0 lead in the first quarter. Lawrence Tynes added a field goal to extend the Giants’ lead to 5-0 before the Dallas offense woke up.
Late in the first quarter, Dallas drove 80 yards, a drive that finished with a 12-yard touchdown reception by John Phillips, from Tony Romo, to give Dallas the lead.
In the second quarter, the Giants and Cowboys traded scores.
The Giants scored a touchdown, on a one-yard run by Brandon Jacobs; then the Cowboys scored a touchdown, on a nine-yard pass from Romo to Laurent Robinson. Tynes kicked a 26 yard field goal; then Dallas’ Dan Bailey kicked a 49 yard field goal.
Bailey added a 49-yarder in the third quarter to extend the Dallas lead to 20-15, but in a game with eight lead cha...