Cowboys vs. Giants: Upcoming Game Info & Rivalry History
When Do the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants Play Next?
Are the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants Rivals?
Yes, the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants have an intense divisional rivalry within the National Football League. Both teams are in the National Football Conference (NFC) Eastern Division, along with the Philadelphia Eagles and the Washington Commanders. The Cowboys and the Giants play each other twice in the regular season every year, so the rivalry has several opportunities to burn deeper with each passing season.
The winner of the NFC East each year gets an automatic berth into the NFL Playoffs, but with the addition of the Wild Card slots, both the Giants and the Cowboys routinely make it into the playoffs every year.
Who are the Dallas Cowboys’ Biggest Rivals?
As winners of five Super Bowl championships, 10 Conference Championships and 24 Division Championships, the Cowboys have one of the most decorated histories in the National Football League, and as such, have developed a number of fierce rivalries both within the NFC and the NFL. The Cowboys have rivalries among all three NFC East teams: the New York Giants, the Philadelphia Eagles and the Washington Commanders. The Cowboys also have rivalries with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the San Francisco 49ers and the Green Bay Packers — three of the other most decorated franchises in football. Finally, the Cowboys also have a rivalry with the Los Angeles Rams.
Who are the New York Giants’ Biggest Rivals?
The New York Giants are also decorated champions within the NFL, with four Super Bowl championships, 11 Conference Championships and 16 Division Championships, including two Super Bowl wins since 2007. The New York Giants have fierce, competitive rivalries against all three NFC East teams: the Dallas Cowboys, the Washington Commanders and the Philadelphia Eagles. The Giants also have a pair of geographical rivalries against fellow Big Apple franchise the New York Jets and, further north, the New England Patriots. Finally, the Giants have rivalries with the San Francisco 49ers and the Chicago Bears due to the number of playoff matchups the two teams have squared off in against one another.
Dallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants History
Leading up to and through the 2022–2023 season, the Cowboys and Giants have squared off a total of 122 times. The Cowboys own the all-time series edge, winning 73 times to only 47 losses (with two ties). Despite the two teams both being in the same division and conference, the Cowboys and Giants have only met in the playoffs once, a 21–17 victory by the Giants that featured a fourth quarter comeback from Eli Manning, Marion Barber, Brandon Jacobs, and Amani Toomer.
The two teams met for the first time on December 4, 1960, and, fitting to the rivalry, ended in a 31–31 tie. However, the Cowboys own both the largest margin of victory in the series, a 52–7 win in 1966, and the current win streak, with four consecutive wins from 2021 through 2023. The two teams were also featured in the first-ever Monday Night Football game on October 11, 1971, where the Cowboys beat the Giants 20–13 in the last-ever NFL game in the Cotton Bowl. Between 2010 and 2022, the Cowboys are 18–8 against the Giants.
Where Do the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants Play?
Known commonly as “Jerry World,” named after owner Jerry Jones, the Dallas Cowboys play at AT&T Stadium. One of the most expensive and decadent stadiums not only in the United States, but the world, AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, just outside of Dallas, was erected in May 2009 and cost $1.3 billion to build. The stadium has hosted events across sports, including NBA All-Star Weekend in 2010 and the College Football Playoff National Championship in 2015, and will host games in the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
The New York Giants play at MetLife Stadium at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey just across the stateline. The stadium, which is shared between the Giants and the New York Jets, cost $1.6 billion to construct, the most expensive stadium in the United States at the time. MetLife Stadium is one of only two NFL stadiums occupied by two NFL franchises, with the other being SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, which hosts both the Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Chargers.
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