In what was one of the oddest games in recent memory in a series that’s been a roller coaster for both teams involved, the Dallas Cowboys took down the New York Giants, 36-31, in a monumental opening-night victory—the Cowboys’ first over the Giants in "Jerry’s World."
Dallas forced six turnovers on the night, and they needed every one of them to take down New York. The Giants really had an outstanding game plan against the Cowboys offense, taking the ball out of Dez Bryant’s hands and forcing Dallas to continually check the ball down underneath.
But the turnovers were too much for the Giants to overcome, and the ‘Boys now sit atop the NFC East’s early standings. Let’s break down the Cowboys’ performance by position.