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Friday, October 22, 2010 - 3:31pm

Pokes host Giants Monday night

NFL Capsule: NY Giants at Dallas
Eds: Starting time EDT.
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK GIANTS (4-2) At DALLAS (1-4)
Monday, 8:30 p.m., ESPN
OPENING LINE - Cowboys by 3
RECORD VS. SPREAD - New York 3-3, Dallas 1-4
SERIES RECORD - Cowboys lead 55-39-2
LAST MEETING - Giants beat Cowboys 31-24, Dec. 16, 2009
LAST WEEK - Giants beat Lions 28-20; Cowboys lost to Vikings
24-21
GIANTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (7), RUSH (5), PASS (12)
GIANTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (7), PASS (2)
COWBOYS OFFENSE - OVERALL (3) RUSH (23), PASS (4)
COWBOYS DEFENSE - OVERALL (4), RUSH (10), PASS (4)
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Cowboys and Giants have both
regular-season meetings in four-week span. They play again Nov. 14
in New York. ... For Giants, their next road game (Monday) and
their next home game (Nov. 14) are both against Dallas. Their open
date is Oct. 31 and they play Nov. 7 at Seattle. ... This will be
97th meeting in series. Cowboys have played only two teams more -
Philadelphia and Washington. New York has also played Eagles and
Redskins more, along with Cardinals. ... Dallas making 72nd
appearance on Monday Night Football, second only to Miami's 76. But
the Cowboys' 42 MNF wins are most, two more than Dolphins. ...
Giants 6-16 vs. NFC East teams on Monday Night Football. ... Giants
RB Ahmad Bradshaw leads NFC with 582 yards rushing (second in NFL
to Houston's Arian Foster). Bradshaw leads NFL with eight carries
of at least 20 yards. ... Giants DE Osi Umenyiora second in NFL
with eight sacks. He has also already forced seven fumbles, a
career high. ... Eli Manning 19-4 in October starts. ... Cowboys
trying to avoid first three-game losing streak since November 2004.
... Of Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware's 71½ career sacks, his most
against any team or any quarterback are eight against Manning and
Giants. ... Ware has seven sacks, six tackles for losses and 40
tackles (second on team behind Bradie James' 45). ... Tony Romo has
thrown TD passes in 17 consecutive games, matching Cowboys record
he set three years ago. ... Romo threw three TDs last weekend
against Minnesota, his 19th career three-TD game. Danny White's
team record is 20.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
 

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