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Sunday’s Matchup: Cowboys (7-3) at Giants (3-7)

Sunday’s Matchup: Cowboys (7-3) at Giants (3-7)

nytimes.com nydailynews.com Updated 13 hours ago
The Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, who may be the healthiest he has been in weeks, will be asked to stop Dez Bryant, who caught nine passes for 151 yards against the Giants in Week 7.
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  • Sports Briefing | Pro Football: Giants Waive a Lineman and Prom…

    Sports Briefing | Pro Football: Giants Waive a Lineman and Promote a Linebacker

    nytimes.com 7 hours ago
    The Giants signed linebacker Justin Anderson from their practice squad and waived offensive tackle Charles Brown a day before a game against the Dallas Cowboys.
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  • On Pro Football: Giants and Tom Coughlin Near a Crossroads

    On Pro Football: Giants and Tom Coughlin Near a Crossroads

    nytimes.com 13 hours ago
    The Giants’ 3-7 record has raised questions about the job security of Coach Tom Coughlin and General Manager Jerry Reese.
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  • Sunday Morning QB: Tony Romo or Eli Manning? Both are great, bu…

    Sunday Morning QB: Tony Romo or Eli Manning? Both are great, but with game on the line I'm taking the Giants QB

    nydailynews.com 16 hours ago
    The anti-Eli Manning vocal minority in Big Blue Nation needs to chill out and consider the alternatives.
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  • Sports of The Times: In Redskins’ Comic Opera, an Owner Bellows…

    Sports of The Times: In Redskins’ Comic Opera, an Owner Bellows Sour Notes

    nytimes.com 18 hours ago
    Heading in to Sunday’s game against the 49ers, the Redskins are 3-7 and in the midst of another losing season. Since Daniel Snyder bought the team in 1999, the Redskins have gone 109-147.
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  • Gruden: 'Clock's ticking' on struggling RG III

    Gruden: 'Clock's ticking' on struggling RG III

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden delivered some of his most pointed comments yet about Robert Griffin III, telling NFL.com earlier this week that it's time for the third-year quarterback to elevate his play.
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  • Redskins' Jordan Reed, Chris Baker out for Sunday

    Redskins' Jordan Reed, Chris Baker out for Sunday

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed and nose tackle Chris Baker won’t play Sunday at San Francisco, but tackle Trent Williams still has a chance to play – though whether or not it’s realistic remains to be seen. Williams said his s…
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  • Rolando McClain, Tyrone Crawford good for Sunday

    Rolando McClain, Tyrone Crawford good for Sunday

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    IRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys will welcome back middle linebacker Rolando McClain and defensive tackle Tyrone Crawford to the starting lineup Sunday against the New York Giants. McClain and Crawford went through their third straight day of a full p…
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  • Chip Kelly doesn't believe in trap games

    Chip Kelly doesn't believe in trap games

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles play the Tennessee Titans, AFC South strangers with a 2-8 record, on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. About 96 hours after that game ends, the ball will be kicked off for the Eagles’ Thanksgiving Day matchup wit…
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  • Justin Pugh ruled out for Giants

    Justin Pugh ruled out for Giants

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    The Giants will have a different look on the offensive line on Sunday night. Right tackle Justin Pugh has been ruled out of the game because of the quad injury that knocked him out of last week’s loss to the 49ers. It’s the first time that the 2013 firs…
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  • Cowboys remember when Jason Garrett took over

    Cowboys remember when Jason Garrett took over

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    IRVING, Texas -- When Jason Garrett replaced Wade Phillips as head coach in the middle of the 2010 season, the Dallas Cowboys were a mess. A 45-7 loss at Green Bay the previous week forced owner Jerry Jones to do something he never wanted to do: fire a …
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  • Terrance Williams' big plays have disappeared from offense

    Terrance Williams' big plays have disappeared from offense

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    IRVING, Texas - Terrance Williams has made some of the Cowboys’ biggest plays this season, but lately he has been a non-factor in the offense. Against Jacksonville, Williams didn’t catch either of the passes directed his way. It marked the first time in…
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  • Mark Sanchez ready to rebound from loss

    Mark Sanchez ready to rebound from loss

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    PHILADELPHIA -- For a game-and-three-quarters, Mark Sanchez was golden. His first action as the Philadelphia Eagles' starting quarterback had gone about as smoothly as possible, and Sanchez was riding high. Then came the Eagles’ 53-20 defeat in Green Ba…
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  • Dez Bryant: We didn’t work hard enough during 8-8 seasons

    Dez Bryant: We didn’t work hard enough during 8-8 seasons

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    The Cowboys return from their bye with a game against the Giants on Sunday night and they’ll be trying to take another step toward the playoffs when the game kicks off. If the Cowboys can make it to the postseason, it will snap a three-year run of 8-8 r…
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  • Giants vs. Cowboys preview

    Giants vs. Cowboys preview

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (2 days ago)
    When: 8:30 p.m. ET Sunday Where: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford TV: NBC The 7-3 Dallas Cowboys have a chance to mathematically eliminate the 3-7 New York Giants from the NFC East race on Sunday night. ESPN Cowboys reporter Todd Archer and ESPN Giants …
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  • Titans vs. Eagles preview

    Titans vs. Eagles preview

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (2 days ago)
    When: 1 p.m. ET, Sunday Where: Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia TV: CBS The Philadelphia Eagles are bouncing back from a 53-20 trouncing in Green Bay last week. They need to regain their sense of confidence as they enter the part of their schedule …
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  • Redskins vs. 49ers preview

    Redskins vs. 49ers preview

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (2 days ago)
    When: 1:25 p.m. PT Sunday Where: Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara TV: CBS The San Francisco 49ers and Washington Redskins meet for the second time in Week 12 in as many years. And just like last season, both teams appear to be heading in opposite directions.…
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  • Ben McAdoo defends Giants play-calling down the stretch

    Ben McAdoo defends Giants play-calling down the stretch

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21 (2 days ago)
    The Giants raised a lot of eyebrows when they ran three straight fades from the 4-yard line last week, but offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo wasn’t backing down. “I’m not going to stand here and apologize for the play-calling,” McAdoo said, via Kevin Arm…
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  • Video - Gruden On RG III: He's Auditioned Long Enough 01:52

    Gruden On RG III: He's Auditioned Long Enough

    Nov 22
    Herm Edwards discusses Redskins coach Jay Gruden's comments about QB Robert Griffin III's playing status and whether Griffin is the quarterback of the future for the Redskins.
  • Video - Challenge Flags: Week 12 01:53

    Challenge Flags: Week 12

    Nov 21
    NFL Live OT: Find out why Robert Griffin III, the Colts and the citizens of Detroit deserve the guys' Week 12 challenge flags.
  • Video - 'Tools for Victory': Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten blocking the run game 00:58

    'Tools for Victory': Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten blocking the run game

    Nov 21
    Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten should be a huge tool to victory for the Cowboys in Week 12.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Dallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants 03:07

    'Playbook': Dallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants

    Nov 21
    The "Playbook Primetime" crew previews the Dallas Cowboys Week 12 matchup against the New York Giants.

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