By INIGO 'NAUGHTY' ZENICAZELAYA
DON’T GET TRAPPED
BEWARE, it’s Halloween weekend, anything can happen. The Dallas Cowboys, who are presently 3-0 in their division - the NFC East - and looking to improve to 4-0 in the division with a season series sweep of the New York Giants on Monday, on Monday Night Football.
The Cowboys dismantled the Giants in the 2019 season opener, careful though, bare in mind this is a totally different Giants team than in Week 1.
This matchup has all the makings of a “trap game.”
Unfortunately, the Dallas Cowboys have already suffered this fate before, losing already in New York this season at the hands of the lowly New York Jets.
Now another trip to New York?
The Giants have made quite a few significant changes to their roster since these two teams squared off last, the two biggest changes are on the offence.
Rookie QB Daniel Jones has replaced Eli Manning and the WR Golden Tate, fresh off suspension, has rejoined the Giants.
The Cowboys know all too well how dangerous Golden Tate can be. He’s ‘daggered’ the Cowboys side on numerous occasions before for multiple teams.
He undoubtedly will give the Cowboys secondary all they can handle.
The Cowboys also have to account for the Giants other playmakers.
RB Saquon Barkley, WR Sterling Shepard (if healthy), TE Evan Engram, and the newcomer rookie WR Darius Slayton, can all make plays and create a tough day for Dallas’ defence.
Nonetheless, if the Cowboys remain focused, I like their chances.
The Cowboys will give the Giants’ porous secondary the fits this week, with their stellar passing attack.
Dallas QB Dak Prescott had a career day, throwing for 405 yards and 4 touchdowns in week one and look for that to continue this week in the big apple.
Look for Prescott to be joined by Cowboys WRs Amari Cooper and Michael Gallup in having a big day in New York. I see both receivers topping 100 yards receiving and each scoring a touchdown.
And leading the Cowboys to a 31-17 win.
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