Found September 04, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
We are amazingly only a day away from the opening game of the 2012 NFL season featuring the Cowboys and defending Super Bowl champion Giants. Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora made an appearance on NFL Network’s “NFL AM” Monday morning, and while he wouldn’t divulge any secrets about the best ways to stop the Giants’ defensive line, he did say what they’re aiming to do to Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo.
“He has a very quick release, we know he’s not going to sit there and hold the ball he’s going to try and get the ball out quick the receivers are going to run shorter routes they are going to throw quick passes and try to run the ball,” he said. “As many times as we can get back there, I think the key is getting back there and harassing him and pressuring him. Sacks are going to come sometimes they come sometimes they don’t, but the key is getting pressure on him and I think we are going to try our best to do that.”
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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...