ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 11: Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants celebrates a touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys in the fourth quarter at Cowboys Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Giants Complete Huge Comeback, Earn Critical NFC East Win Over Dallas

Jason Pierre-Paul blocked Dan Bailey's field goal to end the game as the Giants hung on for a 37-34 win after being down two scores in the final minutes.

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Giants Vs. Cowboys Final Score: Eli Manning Leads New York To Comeback Victory

The Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants typically put together exciting games when the two NFC East rivals meet, but their game on Sunday Night Football was particularly entertaining. The game included eight lead changes, but it was the Cowboys that came out on top in the end as they moved closer to a spot in playoffs with a 37-34 victory.

Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey had a 47-yard field goal attempt go through on the first attempt, but Giants coach Tom Coughlin called a timeout before the snap. His second attempt was blocked by Jason Pierre-Paul, effectively ending the game with just one second left on the clock.

Pierre-Paul was impressive throughout, forcing an early-game safety and stripping Felix Jones to give the Giants an extra possession prior to halftime. The second-year pro finished the game with eight tackles and two sacks to go with his blocked field goal and strip earlier in the game.

The Giants were able to put together an impressive fourth quarter performance as Eli Manning came through in the clutch by leading the Giants to two touchdowns in the final four minutes after trailing 34-22 for a time. Manning finished the game with 400 yards passing and two touchdowns, but he was actually better than the statistics show.

The game-winning touchdown came when Brandon Jacobs rushed for his second touchdown from one-yard out with 51 seconds remaining on the game clock. Jacobs rushed rushed for 101 yards and two touchdowns including the game-winner, though his celebration on the star was probably most memorable -- if nobody remembers his early-game hurdle, that is.

Regardless, the game-winning touchdown is included below.

The Cowboys were impressive on offense as Tony Romo completed 20 of his 29 passing attempts for 296 yards and four touchdowns to four different receivers as Miles Austin, Laurent Robinson, Dez Bryant and even tight end John Phillips were on the receiving end of Romo bombs.

Dallas's last touchdown from Romo to Bryant looked similar to quite a few of their passing touchdowns as he inexplicably found himself wide open for a 50-yard touchdown. In the end, however, the kicker couldn't come through as the Giants came back to win.

The two teams will meet again in the final week of the season, but the Giants will host the Washington Redskins next week. The Cowboys go on the road to play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers next Saturday night.

For more on the Giants head over to Big Blue View. For more on the Cowboys, check out Blogging The Boys. Follow the rest of week 14 at SB Nation NFL.

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DeMarco Murray Injury Update: Fractured Ankle And High Ankle Sprain Bad News For Cowboys

TheDeMarco Murray injury on Sunday Night Football was a bit unclear, according to the video, when it originally happened to the Dallas Cowboys rookie running back. It appears now, however, that Murray both fractured his ankle and suffered a high ankle sprain in an injury that could cost him the season.

Murray's new injury diagnosis was first reported by ESPN Dallas's Tim MacMahon. He also reported that Murray is likely out for the season, something that isn't necessarily surprising considering the severity of the ankle injuries.

Murray rushed 159 times this season for 872 yards and two touchdowns this season after replacing Felix Jones earlier in the year after the Cowboys incumbent went down with an injury. The rookie had also caught 25 passes for 177 yards while having a large part in just six of the Cowboys games this season.

With Murray out, it's likely the Cowboys will be forced to sign another running back to back-up Jones as they released Tashard Choice earlier in the season.

For more on the Giants head over to Big Blue View. For more on the Cowboys, check out Blogging The Boys. Follow the rest of week 14 at SB Nation NFL.

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Giants Vs. Cowboys Halftime Score: Dallas Leads In Back And Forth Game

It looked like the Dallas Cowboys would head into halftime behind on the scoreboard in their Sunday Night Football game against the New York Giants, but that wasn't quite the case. The hafltime score is 17-15 with the Cowboys on top in Dallas following a late field goal from Dan Bailey.

Bailey's field goal, a 49-yard attempt, offset Lawrence Tynes' kick through the uprights on the Giants previous possession. The Giants took the lead late in the second quarter with a Lawrence Tynes field goal, but it was set up once again by Jason Pierre-Paul and the New York defense. Paul was able to strip Felix Jones as he ran up the middle and the football ended up in the hands of the Giants -- with solid field position to boot.

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That wasn't the first big play Pierre-Paul made in the game, either, as he was credited with a safety on Tony Romo earlier in the game.

The quarterback duel has been a bit one-sided as Eli Manning has completed just nine of his 19 attempts for 146 yards and a touchdown while Romo has thrown for two touchdowns and 104 yards while throwing just four incompletions. The running back battle is a bit more in sync, though, as Jacobs has rushed 13 times for 62 yards while Felix Jones has eight carries for 81 yards following the Demarco Murray injury.

For more on the Giants head over to Big Blue View. For more on the Cowboys, check out Blogging The Boys. Follow the rest of week 14 at SB Nation NFL.

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Brandon Jacobs Touchdown Gives Giants Lead Again Over Cowboys

Brandon Jacobs is the New York Giants running back of choice in the early goings of their Sunday Night Football game against the Dallas Cowboys and the big man is making the most of it. After pulling off an impressive hurdle earlier in the game, Jacobs scored a touchdown to help the Giants re-gain the lead in the second quarter.

Jacobs needed only to barrel in from one-yard out to score for New York and allow himself to be tied with Tiki Barber for the most touchdown's all-time for the Giants with 55. Following the touchdown, he completed a rather interesting touchdown celebration on top the Cowboys' star in the end zone.

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Jacobs now has nine rushing attempts for 44 yards and a touchdown to go with his awkward dance on the helmet star. That won't make any Cowboys fans happy, we're sure.

For more on the Giants head over to Big Blue View. For more on the Cowboys, check out Blogging The Boys. Follow the rest of week 14 at SB Nation NFL.

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DeMarco Murray Injury: Right Foot Could Limit Dallas Cowboys Running Back

A DeMarco Murray injury is the last thing the Dallas Cowboys need at this point in the season considering the rookie's impressiver performance over the past several weeks, but that appears to be what happened on Sunday Night Football. Murray appeared to possibly twist his right ankle while being tackled by Dave Tollefson.

Murray could have possibly hurt both of his ankles as it looked like Tollefson rolled up on his back legs as he took him down, but an actual injury update hasn't been given as of yet. For now, Felix Jones will take the remaining snaps for the Cowboys as he's the only other active running back on the team.

Murray has taken 159 carries for 872 yards and two touchdowns this season after replacing Jones earlier in the year after the Cowboys incumbent went down with an injury.

For more on the Giants head over to Big Blue View. For more on the Cowboys, check out Blogging The Boys. Follow the rest of week 14 at SB Nation NFL.

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ANIMATED: Brandon Jacobs Hurdles The Cowboys

The New York Giants ended their first possession on Sunday Night Football with a punt to the Dallas Cowboys. That doesn't mean awesome things didn't happen on that first drive, however -- we're looking at you Brandon Jacobs.

Jacobs, all 250 pounds of him, hurdled a Dallas Cowboys player to pick up the first down early on in the drive. It sounds crazy, but animated evidence is shown below.

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The Giants lead 2-0 after picking up a safety on the Cowboys ensuing drive.

For more on the Giants head over to Big Blue View. For more on the Cowboys, check out Blogging The Boys. Follow the rest of week 14 at SB Nation NFL.

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