3 reasons Cowboys will beat the Giants, 2 reasons they lose

- Too many playmakers?

- Overwhelming pass rush?

- Cowboys advantages over Giants

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Cowboys could lose if they can't contain the Giants' new-look weapons

I think the Dallas Cowboys have a clear advantage in this game when it comes to the quarterback position (with all due respect to Daniel Jones) but the Giants have seriously upgraded their offensive weaponry over the last two offseasons.

They obviously found a way to bring back Saquon Barkley at the running back position, but players like Darren Waller, Jalin Hyatt, and Parris Campbell have come in and made some noise in the offseason.

In particular, the Giants seem rather ecstatic about what they're seeing from Waller and Hyatt, who add a tremendous amount of speed to the skill positions. Hyatt, specifically, is a burner, and with the feast or famine approach from cornerback Trevon Diggs, Giants fans are salivating at a matchup that looks like an advantage for the Cowboys on paper, but could go in favor of their talented rookie on the field.

Cowboys will win against the Giants because of their playmakers in the secondary

Just like the Giants are stoked about their playmakers offensively, the Cowboys have to be thrilled with their playmakers in the secondary. Dallas kept a whopping six safeties on this roster, as well as six cornerbacks. You've got to have a decent level of confidence in your defensive backfield if you're keeping that many, right?


The Cowboys invested in the secondary, trading for Stephon Gilmore, re-signing Trevon Diggs, re-signing Malik Hooker, and bringing in a host of other guys, and they've got a big number to follow up from last season: 33. As in 33 turnovers. The Cowboys ranked No. 1 in the NFL with 33 turnovers forced last season, and averaging nearly 2 per game, this defense will look to pick up where it left off last year.

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