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March 27, 2012

Giants and Cowboys to Kickoff 2012 Season Wednesday Sept. 5

If things weren't already interesting in the longstanding bitter rivalry between the Cowboys and Giants, over the $10 million cap hit imposed on Dallas by the league and spearheaded by New York owner John Mara, another caveat was added on Tuesday.

The NFL announced that the defending Super Bowl champion Giants will host the Cowboys in the 2012 season-opening kickoff game Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 7:30 p.m. It will be televised by NBC.

The Cowboys played the Giants in the 2011 season finale with the winner winning the NFC East title and making the playoffs and the loser going home. The Giants won, securing a season sweep of the Cowboys, launching their run to a second Super Bowl title since 2007.

Ironically, the last time the two teams opened the season against each other was in 2007 when the Cowboys hosted the Giants.

The last time the Cowboys opened the season at New York against the Giants was in 1995.

This is the first time the Cowboys have ever played in a season kickoff game since they were instituted in 2004, with the previous year's Super Bowl winner hosting an opponent.

The game is usually held on Thursday prior to the traditional Sunday season openers. It was moved to Wednesday to accommodate President Obama accepting the nomination to run for re-election at the Democratic National Convention.

-- Clarence Hill 



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Hopefully a full off-seasn and better personell will get our defense whipped into shape enough to jam a big super bgowl hangover loss on that miserable Mara and his midgets.

Oh yeah! Our new and improved(?) defense against Eli and the Giants. Cowboys 27; Giants 20.

Now they start on a Wednesday?? What is that loser Goddell trying to book another game on Thursday?? Bottom line this is a joke and when is the last time the Cowboys started a season at home? The league hates us, uses us for $$$ and our popularity..puts us in the worst situations...I bet the eagles have a cake schedule again.

Hopefully we win and immediately afterwards Mara goes into cardiac arrest.

our improved defense will be hungry for that giant offense ! >;D

What a way to start the seasson! Eli vs Romo!! Bring it on!!! Giants 27 Cowboys 20...lol.......


i would love to start the season off with a victorious defeat against them wackk asss giants !!

i would love to start the season with a win over the wackk ass giants !!

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