Giants at Cowboys NFL Week One Capsule

NEW YORK GIANTS AT DALLAS COWBOYS

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

  GIANTS COWBOYS
SERIES LEADER   62-43-2
STREAKS   5 of past 6
COACHES VS. OPP. Ben McAdoo: 0-0 Jason Garrett: 7-5
LAST GAME 10/25/15: Cowboys 20 at Giants 27. New York KR Dwayne Harris has 100-yard KR-TD. Giants CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie records 2 INTs, including 58-yard TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 09/13/15: Giants 26, Cowboys 27. Dallas QB Tony Romo throws for 356 yards & 3 TDs, including GW 7-yard TD to TE Jason Witten with seven seconds remaining.
REFEREE Ronald Torbert
BROADCAST FOX (4:25 PM ET): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 93 (NYG), 82 (Dal). XM: 380 (NYG), 82 (Dal).

2015 STATS

PASSING Eli Manning: 387-618-4436-35 (T2L)-14-93.6 Dak Prescott (R) (Pre.): 39-50-454-5-0-137.8
RUSHING Rashad Jennings: 195-863-4.4-3 Ezekiel Elliott (R) (Pre.): 7-48-6.9-0
RECEIVING Odell Beckham: 96-1450-15.1-13 Jason Witten (TE): 77-713-9.3-3
OFFENSE 372.3 335.1
TAKE/GIVE +7 -22
DEFENSE 420.3 348.1
SACKS Olivier Vernon (Mia.): 7.5 Tyrone Crawford: 5
INTs Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie: 3 Jeff Heath: 2
PUNTING Brad Wing: 44.5 Chris Jones: 45.2
KICKING Randy Bullock (Hou./NYJ): 79 (22/25 PAT; 19/23 FG) Dan Bailey: 115 (25/25 PAT; 30/32 FG)

NOTES

GIANTS: BEN MC ADOO makes debut as NYG head coach…QB ELI MANNING has started 183 consecutive games, longest active streak in NFL. In 2015, passed for 4,000+ (4,432) yards for franchise-record 5th time. Threw 35 TDs last season, 2nd most in season in franchise history (HOFer Y.A. TITTLE, 36 in 1963). Has 100+ rating in 3 of past 6 games vs. Dal…RB RASHAD JENNINGS had career-high 1,159 scrimmage yards (863 rush, 296 rec.) with 4 TDs last year…WR ODELL BECKHAM, JR. had 96 receptions last year, 2nd most in season in franchise history. Has 2,755 career rec. yards (1,305 in 2014 & 1,450 in 2015), most by player in 1st 2 seasons in NFL history…DE OLIVIER VERNON makes NYG debut. Had 7.5 sacks last year with Mia. CB DOMINIQUE RODGERS-CROMARTIE has 7 career TDs (6 INTs, 1 FR) & averages 56.9 yards per TD. Had 2 INTs, incl. 58-yard TD, in last meeting. S LANDON COLLINS tied for 2nd among NFC S with 108 tackles last season…COWBOYS: QB DAK PRESCOTT was selected in 4th Round (No. 135 overall) by Dal. in 2016 NFL Draft. Is all-time leading passer in Mississippi St. history with 9,376 yards & 70 TDs. Led NFL with 137.8 rating & 5 pass TDs in preseason…RB EZEKIEL ELLIOTT was selected No. 4 overall by Dal. in 2016 NFL Draft. Was named 2015 Big Ten Offensive Player of Year & RB of Year. RB ALFRED MORRIS makes debut with Dal. Since entering NFL in 2012, ranks 2nd in league with 4,713 rush yards & tied for 5th with 29 TDs….Since 2012, WR DEZ BRYANT ranks 2nd with 44 rec. TD. Has 1,200+ rec. yards in 3 of past 4 seasons. WR TERRANCE WILLIAMS had career-highs in catches (52) & rec. yards (840) last season with 3 TDs…TE JASON WITTEN (1,020) is 1 of 2 TEs in NFL history with 1,000+ catches. Ranks 2nd in NFL history among TEs with 11,215 rec. yards…LB SEAN LEE led team with 128 tackles last season. Has 12 INTs since entering NFL in 2010, most by LB. S BARRY CHURCH has 100+ tackles in 2 of past 3 seasons…K DAN BAILEY has highest FG pct. (90.6) in franchise history (min. 100 FG made).


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