Everything is closer in Texas.
With their 29-24 victory against Dallas on Sunday, the Giants improved to 4-0 in the new Cowboys Stadium since it opened for business in 2009.
The win column may be lopsided, but the margin of victory isn’t. The Giants have outscored the Cowboys 140-124 in Arlington, which comes out to an average advantage of four points per contest. Meanwhile, the largest victory came in 2010 when the Giants won 41-35, while the closest was the first in 2009, a 33-31 win.
“These games down here, it’s got to be something in the water,” said
It nearly turned out differently, though.
Despite jumping out to a 23-0 lead early in the second quarter, the Giants had to sweat it out to the bitter end as Dallas had a chance to win the game in the final seconds.
The Giants put themselves in that situation partly due to their inability to find the end zone. Rather,
“You like the fact that you’re getting points and you’re getting into scoring position, but our defense set us up with some great field position,”