Originally posted on Giants Football Blog  |  Last updated 12/30/11
We’re all in now. This is it. This Giants/Cowboys matchup is for all the marbles. Winner goes on to the playoffs while being crowned NFC East champs, with the loser going home and making reservations for tee times. They don’t come with more suspense, drama and appeal than on Sunday night when the Giants (8-7) host the Dallas Cowboys (8-7) in a prime time duel set before a national audience. There will no love lost as these teams generally hate each other. The game is setting up to be an intense, grueling showdown and will no doubt be entertaining. With that said, here are five things to watch for. Can Eli keep up his mastery of the Cowboys? Last time the Giants played the Cowboys, Manning passed for 400 yards and two touchdowns while coming back down 12 points in the final five minutes to win the game for the Giants. Over the years, Manning has owned the Cowboys, having gone 9-6 against them while passing for 30 touchdowns in those 15 games. Manning will have to be clutch once agai...
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