Home Loss To Giants Named No. 2 Game Of 2011 Season

This one may sting a little. The Cowboys' Week 14 loss to the Giants in Arlington has been named the second-best game of the entire 2011 season, according to NFL.com's ongoing countdown.

Remember, that's the one where New York overcame a 12-point deficit with a little over three minutes to play.

You know, this was the game when Tony Romo missed Miles Austin by, oh, six inches, on what would've been a game-sealing deep ball. In this game, you'll recall, Romo had the highest quarterback rating (141.3) in a losing effort of any signal-caller last year.

And don't forget, Jason Pierre-Paul blocked Dan Bailey's potential game-tying kick as time expired.

Come to think of it, this was the game the Giants took back control of the NFC East, taking over a tiebreaker lead from the Cowboys, who had been two games up entering Week 13. A few weeks later, they would knock off the Cowboys at the Meadowlands to claim the division title en route to their Super Bowl XLVI march.

Yeah, how could you forget?

If you can stomach it, check out Elliot Harrison's recap here.

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