In the first Sunday Night Football matchup of the season, the Dallas Cowboys conquered their division rivals, the New York Giants, 36-31. It was the first time the Cowboys beat the Giants in their new home stadium. The Giants remain winless against the Cowboys in season-openers.
Tony Romo overcame injury to lead his Cowboys to victory, as the Giants sputtered with six turnovers. Manning and the Giants had a chance to pull out yet another last-minute drive, but Brandon Carr sealed the deal with a game-clinching pick-six.
Final: Cowboys 36, Giants 31.