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The defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants host the Dallas Cowboys in the first game of the 2012 NFL season

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A general overall view of the Metlife Stadium as the New York Giants host the Dallas Cowboys in the opening game of the NFL season in East Rutherford, New Jersey, September 5, 2012.

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Former New York Giants players (L to R), Ottis Anderson, Michael Strahan and Phil Simms are introduced with Super Bowl Trophies in a pre game ceremony before the start of the Giants season opening NFL game against the Dallas Cowboys in East Rutherford, New Jersey, September 5, 2012.

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The New York Giants take to the field against the Dallas Cowboys in their season opening NFL game in East Rutherford, New Jersey, September 5, 2012.

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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) gets away from New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (90) during their NFL game in East Rutherford, New Jersey, September 5, 2012.

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New York Giants defensive tackle Rocky Bernard (95) sacks Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) during the first half of an NFL game, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, in East Rutherford, N.J.

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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) passes under pressure from Dallas Cowboys defensive end Jason Hatcher (97) in the first quarter during their NFL game in East Rutherford, New Jersey, September 5, 2012.

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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) scrambles to get away from Dallas Cowboys free safety Gerald Sensabaugh (43) and linebacker DeMarcus Ware (94) in the first half during their NFL game in East Rutherford, New Jersey, September 5, 2012.

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Dallas Cowboys running back Lawrence Vickers (47) is hit by New York Giants linebacker Keith Rivers (55) on a first half running play during their NFL game in East Rutherford, New Jersey, September 5, 2012.

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New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz (80) looks for an interference call from the officials after missing a catch in the Dallas Cowboys' endzone in the first half during their NFL game in East Rutherford, New Jersey, September 5, 2012.

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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) makes a 38 yard catch past New York Giants cornerback Corey Webster (23) in the first half during their NFL game in East Rutherford, New Jersey, September 5, 2012.

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New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks (L) catches a pass against Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne in the first half during their NFL game in East Rutherford, New Jersey, September 5, 2012.

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New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw (44) gets past Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne (24) for a second half touchdown during their NFL game in East Rutherford, New Jersey, September 5, 2012.

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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Kevin Ogletree (85) scores a touchdown as New York Giants strong safety Kenny Phillips (21) defends during the second half of an NFL football game, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, in East Rutherford, N.J.

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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Kevin Ogletree (85) celebrates his second touchdown of the game as New York Giants strong safety Kenny Phillips sits on the ground during their NFL game in East Rutherford, New Jersey, September 5, 2012.

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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Kevin Ogletree (85) celebrates his second touchdown of the game against the New York Giants during their NFL game in East Rutherford, New Jersey, September 5, 2012.

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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Kevin Ogletree (85) celebrates his first half touchdown catch against the New York Giants with teammate Miles Austin (19) during their NFL game in East Rutherford, New Jersey, September 5, 2012.

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Dallas Cowboys linebacker Bruce Carter (54) tackles New York Giants tight end Martellus Bennett (85) during the first half of an NFL game, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, in East Rutherford, N.J.

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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin (19) catches a pass against New York Giants defensive back Justin Tryon (30) and Antrel Rolle (26) and takes it in for a touchdown during their NFL game in East Rutherford, New Jersey, September 5, 2012.

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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin (19) scores a touchdown past New York Giants defensive back Justin Tryon (30) during the second half of an NFL game, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, in East Rutherford, N.J.

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Replacement NFL Umpire Bob Shoulders adjusts his belt as he works the season opening NFL game between the New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys in East Rutherford, New Jersey, September 5, 2012.

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John Sova (R) and his father Robert watch pre-game team warm-ups before the start of the NFL season opening game between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys in East Rutherford, New Jersey, September 5, 2012.

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