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Giants Week 12: About the Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo calls a play

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo calls a play during a game against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Nov. 10, 2013) Photo Credit: Getty

The Giants (4-6) host the Cowboys (5-5) with a chance to move into a share of second place in the NFC East on Sunday. Get to know the Giants' Week 12 opponent.

The Cowboys are ranked 32nd in the league
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The Cowboys are ranked 32nd in the league in total defense, giving up 439.8 yards per game. The Giants have averaged 320.7 ypg. |

The Cowboys have allowed four different 400-yard passers
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The Cowboys have allowed four different 400-yard passers this season, including Eli Manning in Week 1. Manning threw for a season-high 450 yards that game, which the Giants lost, 36-31. |

Amid another injury-ridden season, running back DeMarco Murray
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Amid another injury-ridden season, running back DeMarco Murray only has one 100-yard rushing game. It came against the Rams in Week 3. In the first meeting with the Giants, Murray rushed for 86 yards on 20 carries and had eight catches for 39 yards. The Cowboys are coming off a bye, so Murray has had added time to let his knee injury heal. |

The past three seasons, the Cowboys are 0-3
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The past three seasons, the Cowboys are 0-3 coming off their bye week. |

Tony Romo has thrown at least one touchdown
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Tony Romo has thrown at least one touchdown pass in every game this season for a total of 21. Opposing quarterbacks during the Giants’ four-game winning streak have combined for just 13 passing touchdowns this season and had zero against the Giants. |

Linebacker Sean Lee is expected to miss at
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Linebacker Sean Lee is expected to miss at least another three weeks with a hamstring injury. October’s NFC Defensive Player of the Month is ranked fourth in the NFL with 93 tackles and leads the Cowboys with four interceptions. |

Rookie wide receiver Terrance Williams didn’t see much
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Rookie wide receiver Terrance Williams didn’t see much action in the first meeting with the Giants, but he has a touchdown catch in five of the Cowboys’ past six games. |

The Cowboys are 3-0 in the NFC East
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The Cowboys are 3-0 in the NFC East this season — they defeated the Giants, 36-31 in Week 1 at AT&T Stadium. |

The Cowboys are 2-1 all time at MetLife
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The Cowboys are 2-1 all time at MetLife Stadium. |

The Giants are 1-2 in the past three
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The Giants are 1-2 in the past three meetings with the Cowboys. Dallas leads the all-time series 58-42-2. |

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