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 are 8-0 so far during this tradition.
Big Blue has won five of the last six meetings between these two teams, but the ‘Boys lead the all-time series, 56-41-2.
Dallas is 10-7 in prime time games against the Giants. The Cowboys have the best winning percentage (.667) with a 34-17-1 mark on the NFL’s opening day. They also rank second all time with a .574 winning percentage (448-332-6).
The Giants have won the third most games in NFL history (645), standing behind the Chicago Bears (712) and Green Bay Packers (679). New York has also won 49 home openers, tied for second all time.
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