Disdain is the only way to describe the mutual feeling between two division rivals in the NFC East. Fortunately for the players, they won't have to wait long before getting their hands on each other.
The New York Giants have squared off against the Dallas Cowboys on six different occasions in Week 1. Big Blue has somewhat shockingly lost each of those contests. The schedule-makers have once again ungraciously greeted New York with a date in Dallas to kickoff the 2013 season.
If the Giants want to change a history that has not been kind to them, they will need to address several question marks.
This particular rivalry has been filled with animosity and wildly entertaining games in recent years. In 2012, the defending champion Giants dropped to 0-1 as Dallas spoiled their home opener in front of a national audience.
Expectations are always high for each of these storied franchises. The hatred for one another is tangible as well. For these reasons, the 2013 opener in Dallas is a highly anticipated one.
Tom Coughlin's team has critical questions facing them heading into Week 1. Success in responding to these challenges will lead the Giants to victory in a pivotal divisional matchup. Here's a look at the five biggest question marks New York faces against Dallas this Sunday night.