After trailing 20-7 midway through the second quarter, the Giants outscored the Cowboys 34-15 the rest of the way en route to a 41-35 win Monday night. The loss dropped Dallas to 1-5 this season, their worst start since 1989 when they finished 1-15.
To make matters worse, the Cowboys also lost quarterback Tony Romo to injury. Romo broke his collarbone after being hit by linebacker Michael Boley. He reportedly will be out 6-8 weeks. The Giants defense has made a habit of injuring the opposing quarterback this season. Romo became the fifth quarterback to leave the game with an injury against the Giants.
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FROM THE ELIAS SPORTS BUREAU: The Giants' 41 points Monday tied their highest point total in any of their 96 regular-season games against the Cowboys. New York scored 41 against their long-time rival two other times, and both were in the same season: 41–10 at the Cotton Bowl and 41–31 at Yankee Stadium in 1962.
FROM THE ELIAS SPORTS BUREAU: Eli Manning’s career won-lost record in his October starts, after Monday's win, is 20–4. Eli has an October winning percentage of .833, the second-highest among quarterbacks who have made at least 15 October starts since 1950, behind Hall of Famer Otto Graham, who went 22–4 (.846).