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Antrel Rolle expects Giants to show pride vs. Cowboys

New York Giants free safety Antrel Rolle celebrates

New York Giants free safety Antrel Rolle celebrates after stopping Dallas Cowboys running back Felix Jones for a loss of two yards in the second quarter at MetLife Stadium. (Jan. 1, 2012) Photo Credit: MCT

Antrel Rolle didn't want to make any predictions about what will happen Sunday in Dallas, but he said he expects the Giants to have two things that were lacking in last week's loss to the Eagles . . . and he doesn't mean points.

"I expect us to go in and play with some pride, play with some dignity," the safety said Wednesday. "Try to get a win at all costs."

The Giants (3-3) are coming off a humbling 27-0 loss to the Eagles. Rolle said earlier in the week he was disappointed by the lack of fight from the team. They had won three straight before the blowout.

"We have to get back on track," he said. "Pick up the intensity, play with some passion, a lot of focus. It's a division game. We need this game badly."

The Cowboys (5-1) are on the other end of the spectrum, having won five straight, including an upset over the Seahawks in Seattle last week.

"They're confident," Rolle said. "They're confident in what they're doing. Confidence allows you to open up a lot of things . . . They play with a lot of excitement and passion."

So how does a team that has had its confidence shaken stop a team that is brimming with it?

"You beat a team that's confident," Rolle said. "That's the only way to stop a team that's confident. You go out there and you have to be physical and play your technique. You can't beat yourself and when the opportunity presents itself you have to make plays."

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