I've read almost every account of the Cowboys' 24-7 win over the Raiders and the Giants' 26-6 loss to the Broncos. Here's a look at what folks around the country are saying about those games:
Randy Galloway of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and 103.3 FM ESPN said the cold reality of December is about to arrive, but he praised the Cowboys for their work against the Raiders.
Tim Cowlishaw said that December wouldn't be nearly as important if the Cowboys had not taken care of business in October and November.
Todd Archer talks about how Jason Witten and Tony Romo both played through pain against the Raiders.
Jacques Taylor of the Dallas Morning News says that Miles Austin is the guy who makes this offense go.
Gil Lebreton of the Star-Telegram focuses on the Witten angle.
Tim MacMahon of ESPNDallas.com says that everything clicked on offense -- and it couldn't have happened at a better time.
Calvin Watkins from ESPNDallas.com was impressed that the Cowboys put away an inferior opponent early.
Tim Smith of the Daily News says the Giants looked "disinterested" to him.
Paul Schwartz of the Post says the Giants' playoff hopes took a tumble following a 26-6 loss to the Broncos.
I'm sure you saw footage of Osi Umenyiora screaming at his teammates on the sideline.
Matt Gagne of the Daily News says Danny Ware's fumble had huge repurcussions for the Giants.
Here's what a neck specialist said about Antonio Pierce's injury.
The NFL Network got more than it bargained for when it listened to Josh McDaniels visit with his offense.
Joe LaPointe of the New York Times is a little gentler in describing the loss.