- Associated Press - Thursday, December 7, 2017

DALLAS (6-6) at NEW YORK GIANTS (2-10)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Cowboys by 5

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Dallas 6-6, New York 4-8

SERIES RECORD - Cowboys lead 63-46-2

LAST MEETING - Cowboys beat Giants 19-3, Sept. 10

LAST WEEK - Cowboys beat Redskins 38-14; Giants lost to Raiders 24-14

AP PRO32 RANKING - Cowboys No. 16, Giants No. 31





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Debut of Steve Spagnuolo as New York’s interim coach and return of Eli Manning as Giants‘ starting quarterback highlight latest game of 2017 between NFC East rivals. … Cowboys won six of last nine in series, but are without suspended RB Ezekiel Elliott. … QB Dak Prescott had two touchdowns passes last week, and five TD passes, zero interceptions, three rushing TDs in last four on road. … RB Alfred Morris had first 100-yard game (127) with Dallas last week. … RB Rod Smith aims for third straight with rushing touchdown. … WR Dez Bryant has eight TDs in last nine on road against NFC East. … DE Demarcus Lawrence leads NFL with 13 1/2 sacks and is tied for second with four forced fumbles. He had two sacks and forced fumble last week. … DL David Irvin has three sacks and forced fumble in last three on road. … CB Anthony Brown has three interceptions in last six games in division. … Manning has 10 touchdowns and two interceptions in last six at home against Dallas. He was benched last week by then-coach Ben McAdoo, ending second-longest string of QB starts. … Giants fired McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese earlier in week. … Rookie TE Evan Engram has five touchdown catches in last seven outings. His six TD catches lead NFL rookies. … DE Olivier Vernon has sacks in three straight against division foes. … S Landon Collins has 18 tackles, sack, interception and fumble recovery in last two at home against NFC East. … LB B.J. Goodson had career-high 18 tackles in last meeting, most in single game by NFL player in 2017. … Fantasy Tip: Cowboys TE Jason Witten has 153 receptions and 14 TDs against Giants, his most versus any opponent. He had TD catch in season opener.


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