Turnovers dooms Cowboys comeback attempt.


In a game where turnovers plagued the Dallas Cowboys all game their huge comeback attempt comes up short as the New York Giants held on for a 29-24 victory in Cowboys Stadium. The stunning loss drops the Cowboys to overall record of 3-4 and are currently 1-1 in their division with four NFC East games remaining.

The Cowboys defense led by nose tackle Jay Ratliff was stellar most of the game only allowing the Giants offense a total of 293 yards and 13 points (five FG’s, 1 touchdown).

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo finished the game with 437 yards passing with a touchdown and four interceptions he also rushed for a touchdown. Cowboys tight end Jason Witten had a record-setting  day with 18 receptions for 167 yards. Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin had nine receptions for 133 yards, and troubled wide receiver Dez Bryant chipped in with 5 receptions for 110 yards but he also had one costly fumble on a punt return.

Game Notes

  • Cowboys had a season-high six turnovers, five of them leading to New York scores.
  • Lance Dunbar had 142 yards for an average of 23.7 yards per return on kickoff returns.
  • Giants remain a perfect 4-0 in Cowboys Stadium.
  • Eli Manning was 15 for 29 for 192 yards and one interception.
  • Game attendance: 94,067

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