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Eli Has Owned Dallas

Over his career, Giants QB Eli Manning has lit up the Cowboys' secondary



    In his 15 career games against the Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has been a giant thorn in the side of Jerry Jones & Co.

    Even before Manning was a two-time Super Bowl winner and MVP, he was owning the Cowboys. Over his career, Manning has more yards against the Cowboys than any other team (3,852), more touchdowns (31) and has completed 60.5 percent of his pass attempts.

    Jones has gone on record recently without hesitation that this year's Cowboys roster has been built around the idea of beating their fiercest NFC East rivals, the Philadelphia Eagles and most notably the Giants, who have on more than one occasion ended the Cowboys season, whether it be in the postseason or at the end of the regular season like last year.

    Jones signed free agent cornerback Brandon Carr and traded up in the draft to take LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne, who will undoubtedly get more than his fair share of targets on Wednesday when the Giants host the Cowboys in the NFL's season opener.

    All of those moves to bolster the secondary were done without a doubt to help alleviate the pressure Manning has put on the Cowboys in recent years. On Wednesday, we'll find out if they were worth it.