Victor Cruz breaks away for a long touchdown in the first quarter.
The playoffs began a week early for the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants. Bleacher Report's live coverage of the Sunday night showdown at MetLife Stadium will have you covered from the ramp-up to kickoff all the way to the final gun...and beyond.
The Giants have claimed the NFC East title, beating the Cowboys 31-14 to complete a season sweep of Dallas.
Both teams came into the game with 8-7 records, so it's wasn't about arcane tiebreakers such as total net points against common opponents. No, it's winner-take-all, loser-go-home.
Hakeem Nicks scored a four-yard touchdown pass from Eli Manning with 3:41 to play to give the Giants a stranglehold on the game.
Final score: Giants 31, Cowboys 14