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Welcome back football fans, the 2012 regular season is right around the corner. As always, the NFL season kicks off with a prime time game with the reigning champions hosting another team from their conference. The New York Giants look to win it all again, and the road back to the Super Bowl starts with a home game against division-rival Dallas Cowboys. Super Bowls champions have a historical record of 8-0 to start the season, but Dallas looks to end the streak. Will Manning and the Giants prove that last year was no fluke? Or will Tony Romo and the Cowboys get revenge after being knocked out of the playoffs?
Last Game Recap:
The last time these two teams played, the division title was at stake. Entering the game, Dallas’s offensive line issues and QB Tony Romo’s swollen hand were questioned. They were critical factors , as the Giant’s defensive line wrecked havoc(six sacks) on an offense that had previously had success against them in the air. While the Cowboys struggled to put points on the board, Manning threw 3 TDs as the Giants went on to win 31-14. The game jump started the Giants fantastic performance in the playoffs, and the team went on to beat Tom Brady and the Patriots for their second Lombardi trophy in five years. The Cowboys were sent home once again however, with a .500 season and a desire of vengeance.
Just like in any game, there are a few aspects that both teams yearn to have the advantage in since said aspects will ultimately decide the game’s end result. Here are the keys to the game:
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