The Giants jumped out to a quick 23-0 lead with Tony Romo tossing three interceptions, including a pick-six to Jason Pierre-Paul, in a series of four possessions. With Dez Bryant also putting a punt return on the ground, the Giants scored 20 points off Cowboys turnovers as Dallas' defense was forced to set up camp on the field.
But as Romo began to focus in on Miles Austin, the Cowboys offense was finally able to get back on track. Felix Jones capped off their best drive of the day with a four-yard rushing touchdown to put Dallas on the board for the first time.
After the Cowboys defense held strong once again, Bryant broke wide open on a blown coverage. But instead of hitting him in stride, Romo lofted up a duck that forced Bryant to turn all the way around, wasting an easy touchdown opportunity. The Cowboys were then forced to settle for a 51-yard field goal from Dan Bailey to put the score at 23-10.
The Cowboys will look to build on their late surge when they get the ball coming out of the locker room to start the second half.