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Dallas Defeats New York 36-31 - Recap

Dallas got 2 scoring strikes from Tony Romo en route to a 36-31 victory over New York on Sunday in Week 1 action at AT&T Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Cowboys were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 49.5.

DeMarco Murray rushed for 86 yards, while Phillip Tanner added 2 yards in the win. Miles Austin and Jason Witten added 72 and 70 receiving yards respectively.

Da'Rel Scott rushed for 23 yards for New York, while David Wilson added 19 yards. Eli Manning threw for 450 yards for the Giants, while receivers Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks had 118 and 114 yards respectively.

Dallas lost the offensive yardage battle to New York 478-331 yards in Sunday's game. Dallas had more first downs as that total ended up 22-21.

The time of possession battle favored Dallas as their offense was on the field for 37:10, longer than the 22:50 of their opponents.

Next game, Dallas takes its act on the road to face Kansas City looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Denver.