New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys: Full Report Card Grades for New York

September 12, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As the fourth quarter began to tick down, it looked like the New York Giants were going to experience some deja vu. 
Fortunately for the organization, the universe had other plans. 
Due to converting in key moments and a huge mental lapse, the Giants were able to escape "Jerry World" with a win, as they defeated the Dallas Cowboys in a nail-biting 20-19 game.
This was the first time the Giants have defeated the Cowboys on opening night in team history, as Big Blue lost the first eight contests. 
A huge part of the game was to see if the $200 million retooled defense could live up to its paychecks, and for the most part, it did. The defensive line held its own against the Cowboys' league-best O-Line, as it forced the Dak Prescott-led offense to take three field goals. While the young quarterback did have a good showing, the defense was able to come up when things mattered most. 
And when the ball was put into Eli Manning's hands, he, too...

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