4:15 PM ET, December 6, 2009
Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ
Jacobs, Hixon lead way as Giants sweep Cowboys in preparation for Eagles
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Ten days ago against Denver, there were no signs that New York would be able to flip the switch and make a final push toward the playoffs. But it's amazing how much embarrassment -- and even hatred -- can motivate a team, writes Matt Mosley. Blog
The Cowboys lost another December game, but their problems run well beyond Wade Phillips, Calvin Watkins writes. Story
• The Giants swept the season series against the Cowboys for the first time since 2004.
• This was New York's first win in regulation since Week 5 vs. the Raiders.
• Brandon Jacobs compiled 113 total yards and scored both a rushing and receiving TD in the same game for the first time in his career.
• Domenik Hixon had a 79-yard punt return for a touchdown, becoming the second Giants player this decade with a punt return TD -- the first since Chad Morton in 2005.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Cowboys tackle Flozell Adams, who injured Giants DE Justin Tuck in Week 2 and has a history of run-ins with New York, drew a personal foul penalty at the end of the half for a late hit out of bounds. ... Giants guard Chris Snee injured his knee and coach Tom Coughlin had no updates after the game, nor would the team say which knee. ... Witten now is second in Dallas receiving to Michael Irvin and has 502 receptions.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||5.3||6.9|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||3-4||1-2|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||1|
|FG||8:57||Nick Folk 34 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 13 plays, 64 yds, 7:04
|TD||3:25||Roy Williams 4 Yard Pass From Tony Romo (Nick Folk Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 7 plays, 26 yds, 4:05
|TD||1:54||Hakeem Nicks 21 Yard Pass From Eli Manning (Lawrence Tynes Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 4 plays, 74 yds, 1:28
|TD||0:23||Brandon Jacobs 1 Yard Run (Lawrence Tynes Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 4 plays, 28 yds, 0:45
|TD||4:04||Roy Williams 5 Yard Pass From Tony Romo (Nick Folk Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 8 plays, 56 yds, 4:02
|TD||3:52||Brandon Jacobs 74 Yard Pass From Eli Manning (Lawrence Tynes Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 1 plays, 74 yds, 0:19
|FG||7:27||Lawrence Tynes 23 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 8 plays, 63 yds, 3:15
|TD||5:58||Domenik Hixon 79 Yard Punt Return (Lawrence Tynes Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 1 plays, 79 yds, 0:00
|TD||1:05||Miles Austin 22 Yard Pass From Tony Romo (Nick Folk Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 77 yds, 1:27