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IRVING, Texas -- Most of the country noticed on the second-to-last day of July, when Jerry Jones grabbed a microphone a half-hour before the first training camp practice in Oxnard, Calif., smiled big and invited everyone in the crowd to come to Cowboys Stadium and watch the Cowboys "kick the Giants' ass!" But that wasn't when the Cowboys started thinking about the Giants. That was only when everybody noticed. The Cowboys have been thinking about the Giants since the Giants won the Super Bowl. The Cowboys geared their offseason to doing two things – beating the Giants and keeping the window open for their own Super Bowl chances. The Cowboys signed the top cornerback in free agency and drafted the best cornerback available in the draft with the aim of slowing down Giants quarterback Eli Manning. They signed two free agent guards with the aim of giving their own quarterback, Tony Romo, protection against injury and time to throw. Two years ago, the Giants ende...
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Cowboys QB Tony Romo proved he's still one of fantasy's best second-tier QBs with 307 yards and three touchdowns Wednesday in the season opener against the Giants.Fantasy Spin:Romo spread the ball around and the Cowboys offense produced three excellent fantasy receiver lines from Kevin Ogletree, Dez Bryant and Miles Austin. Romo should continue to put up big numbers, especially...
It’s America’s Champion vs. America’s Team. The G-Men vs. the ‘Boys. Ahhh, the 2012 NFL season is upon us!
Typically when the year starts there are a few overwhelming conclusions from the media and gambling world: The Patriots are Super Bowl favorites (New England is tied with Green Bay at 23/4) and there is a good chance this is Tony Romo and the Cowboys’ year. Interestingly...
The NFL kicked off in dramatic rivalry fashion with the returning Superbowl Champion Giants taking on their NFC East foe Dallas Cowboys. Much maligned Quarterback Tony Romo came, saw and conquered while in MetLife Stadium as he threw for 307 yards including three TD’s and came up bigger than Eli in the 24-17 victory.
The hero of the night props goes...
Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys face a tough schedule, but history shows that teams that do not make the playoffs one year can always make a deep, unexpected run the following year. Here are the four keys to the 'Boys making the 2012 playoffs.
The excitement of opening day can bring many different feelings to an NFL player like Dez Bryant, Tony Romo, or Morris Claiborne. For some, it is the first time they strap on a helmet and hit the battle field. This time everything counts. For others, it’s just another game and fresh start to an NFL [...]
The Dallas Cowboys kick off the highly-anticipated 2012 NFL regular season on the road at MetLife Stadium against the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants.
This will be the third consecutive battle between these two teams aired in prime time (8:30pm ET) on NBC and the ninth straight season the defending champs will have hosted the season opener. The defending champions...
Finally NFL football is back! A late rally by Eli Manning and the defending champion New York Giants came up short on this opening Wednesday kickstart to the 2012 campaign.The long awaited divisional matchup began in lackluster fashion, the only touchdown in a yawner of a first half coming on a Tony Romo toss to Kevin Ogletree from ten yards out with 2:33 left before intermission...
I know exactly how I hope Wednesday's NFL regular-season opener at MetLife Stadium will go. I want the New York Giants to start by pounding the ball on the ground, getting at least one rushing touchdown, hopefully by Ahmad Bradshaw. I want the Giants to be up by, say, 14 points at half so the Dallas Cowboys are forced to pass the ball in the second half. I want Tony Romo to throw...
Comments on the Dallas Cowboys by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):
DALLAS COWBOYS (15)
Chris Berman (ESPN, 18) - Romo not the problem: How about protecting lead?
Clifton Brown (Sporting News, 15) - Even if Dez Bryant avoids trouble, playoff hopes in trouble if they don't keep pass rushers away from Tony Romo.
Cris Collinsworth (NBC Sports, 12) - Jason Witten...
The defending super bowl champions New York Giants open up the season hosting the Dallas Cowboys on Wednesday night football live from MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ.
The game starts at 8:30 pm on NBC (TV) and WFAN (Radio).
Giants favorites over Cowboys.
Spread is -3.5 points.
My pick is the Giants.
Finally! Football is back! The New York Giants will open...