The Giants (3-7) hope to stop a five-game losing streak when they face one of their top rivals, the 7-3 Dallas Cowboys in front of a nationally-televised audience.
Kickoff: 8:30PM Eastern
Site: MetLife Stadium
Surface: Field Turf
Weather: Cloudy, Mid 40's
TV: NBC Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya
Radio: WFAN 660AM and 101.9FM Bob Papa, Carl Banks and Howard Cross Westwood One: Kevin Kugler, James Lofton, Ross Tucker SIRIUS: 88 (WW1) 93 (Dal), 92 (NYG) XM: 88 (WW1), 225 (Dal), 226 (NYG)
Referee: Bill Vinovich
The Line: Dallas by 3 1/2; OU 47 1/2
The Series: Cowboys lead, 60-42-2, and have won past three.
Last Game: 10/19/14: Giants 21 at Cowboys 31. Dallas RB DeMarco Murray rushes 28 times for 128 yards & TD. Cowboys TE Gavin Escobar adds two TD catches.
Last Game at Site: 11/24/13: Cowboys 24, Giants 21. Dallas QB Tony Romo passes for 234 yards & 2 TDs, both to TE Jason Witten. Cowboys S Jeff Heath records 50-yard FR-TD.
The Latest: The Cowboys are coming off a bye. In their last game (Week 10), they defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars, 31-17, in London. The Giants lost at home last Sunday to the San Francisco 49ers, 16-10.
Cowboys: OUT: CB Tyler Patmon (knee, ankle) PROBABLE: DE Tyrone Crawford (knee), T Doug Free (foot), DT Nick Hayden (shoulder), LB Rolando McClain (knee), DT Josh Price-Brent (groin), QB Tony Romo (back)
Giants: OUT: DT Cullen Jenkins (calf), T Justin Pugh (quadricep), LB Jacquian Williams (concussion) PROBABLE: DE Mathias Kiwanuka (knee), CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (back, hamstring), G Geoff Schwartz (toe)
QB Tony Romo has won 3 in row vs. NYG. Had 3 TDs & 135.7 rating in Week 7 vs. Giants. Has 100+ rating in 8 of past 12 starts vs. NYG (min. 10 att.). Has won 7 of past 8 starts with 114.6 rating (17 TDs, 3 INTs)…
RB DeMarco Murray is 1st ever with 100+ rush yards in 9 of team’s 1st 10 games. Has rushed for 431 yards (107.8 per game) & TD in past 4 meetings…
WR Dez Bryant had 9 catches for 151 yards in Week 7. Has 31 rec. TDs in past 34. Since 2011, has 42 rec. TDs, most by NFL WR. WR Terrance Williams has 5 TDs in past 8...
TE Jason Witten has 4 TDs in past 3 meetings. Had career-high 18 catches & 167 yards vs. NYG (10/28/12)…
In past 4 vs. NYG, S Barry Church has 30 tackles, 2 FRs (1 TD) & 2 FFs. Leads team with 54 tackles. CB Brandon Carr had INT-TD vs. NYG on 9/8/13.
CB Orlando Scandrick had FF in last game at NYG. DT Henry Melton has 3.5 sacks in past 3…
QB Eli Manning has 104.1 rating (9 TDs, 3 INTs) in past 3 meetings. Has started 161 consecutive games, longest active streak…
Last year vs. Dal. (11/28/13 with Oak.,) RB Rashad Jennings rushed for 2 TDs. Rookie RB Andre Williams leads NFC rookies with 4 rush TDs. Ranks 3rd among NFC rookies with 337 rush yards…
Rookie WR Odell Beckham, Jr. had career-high 2 TDs in Week 7. In past 3, has 21 catches for 357 yards (119 per game). WR Rueben Randle had 7 catches for 112 yards last week. Has 9 rec. TDs in past 14 at home.
TE Larry Donnell had 7 catches for career-best 90 yards in Week 7. Had TD last week…
In past 7 meetings, DE Jason Pierre-Paul has 7 sacks, INT-TD & FF. Had 2 sacks in Week 7. Is only DE in NFL with 2 INT-TDs since 2012. S Antrel Rolle has INT in 2 of past 3 home games vs. Dal.