EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Cowboys had plenty of highlights in their 36-31 win over the Giants, thanks in large part to six turnovers Sunday night at AT&T Stadium.
Like always, there are some hidden plays that will get overlooked, but yet played a big part in the final outcome. And you know you’ve had a lot of turnovers when some of them might get lost in the shuffle. Here are a handful of plays that changed this game.
1. Church’s Strip – Most of the turnovers were memorable, but David Wilson’s first fumble cost the Giants some points. Trailing 3-0, a 57-yard pass to Hakeem Nicks had New York in a great position score, but Wilson was stripped by
2. Romo’s Pick/ Murray’s Hustle – Somehow, this play changed the game. You can focus on the interception part, which likely prevented at least three points and maybe seven for the Cowboys when Romo threw a pick to Ryan Munday, who raced 91 yards down the sideline. But
3. Escobar’s Recovery – This is a play that is easily forgotten.
4. Giants RB Stuffed For No Gain – On a third-and-1 at the Cowboys’ 47, Da’Rel Scott was stopped short of the sticks by
5. Scott Drop/Hatcher Sack – Here’s a two-for-one but the Cowboys had to punt the ball back to the Giants with a 30-24 lead with 5:49 to play. New York started with the ball at its own 45. But on first down, it looked like the Giants caught the defense on a blitz, but Manning’s pass to Scott bounced off his hands when it looked like he had plenty of room to run. Two plays later, Manning was sacked by