Cowboys vs Giants: Initial Reactions
For those who are unaware, I live in New York City. The fact that I’m fighting through this hurricane to bring you Cowboys analysis proves just how mentally tough I am as a blogger. Seriously though, they’re saying my power is going to go out any minute now, so if I don’t post anything for a day or two, that’s why. Here are my initial thoughts on yesterday’s game:
Let’s start with the good; Rob Ryan’s defense is playing magnificent football. As I predicted before the game, the Cowboys sat back in Cover 2 and Cover 2 Man-Under for the majority of the contest, daring the Giants to run the football. New York could never get anything started on the ground, rushing for 3.68 YPC. Through the air, the Cowboys held Eli Manning to just 192 yards, 6.62 YPA, no touchdowns, and an interception. Neither Hakeem Nicks nor Victor Cruz totaled more than 46 yards.
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