Last season, during Dallas' incredible run to the top seed in the NFC, the Giants beat their bitter division rivals twice and will hope to Dak Prescott and company once again this year. The second meeting was in the midst of a mini end-of-year slump.
The longest Giants win streak was September 1988 to September, 1990 during the Phil Simms, Bill Parcells, Lawrence Taylor era and it spanned six games. He is arguably the best wide receiver in the National Football League, and the Cowboys defense would catch a huge break if they only have worry about Brandon Marshall and Sterling Shepard.
The early rivalry was dominated by the Giants as you'd expect. Beckham has caught at least 90 passes, 1,300 yards and 10 touchdowns in his first three seasons. Cowboys won NFC East, Giants made playoffs for first time since 2011 as wild card. Bryant had a total of two catches for 18 yards in the team's two matchups a year ago. Even if Beckham Jr. does play, he'll be limited due to his injured ankle and his ability to cut on a dime is the strength of his game. NY made a splash last season thanks in large part to their defense and they are among a handful of teams that are considered to be a contender for the Lombardi Trophy this season as they have the personnel and pedigree to win a championship.
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Questions continue to surround the Giants running game. Last season, during two victories against Dallas a quarterback notorious for turning the ball over threw just two picks. That report also stated that Beckham is undergoing constant rehab and will "give it a shot on the field tonight". The Giants' offense is what it is.
But the availability of Ezekiel Elliott, along with the momentum it brings the Cowboys may be just too much to overcome.
The Dallas Cowboys suffered only two meaningful losses in the 2016 regular season (excluding the meaningless loss to Philadelphia in Week 17).