With game day nearing, we delve into the scouting report to break down the Giants' Week 7 opponent, the Dallas Cowboys
Here are some numbers that tell the story about the Cowboys, including how they have fared so far in the 2015 season and the Giants' history against them…
1: Matt Cassel will make his first start for Dallas Sunday. In the quarterback's career, he's 0-1 in one start against the Giants. In that game, Cassel threw for 127 yards and two touchdowns.
2: The Giants will be minus cornerback Prince Amukamara for a 2nd consecutive game as he tends to a pectoral injury.
3: The Giants allowed a season-high 3 sacks Monday night in Philadelphia. The Giants allowed only four through the first five games of the season.
5: The Cowboys sacked Tom Brady 5 times in their Week 4 tilt against New England, their last game before the bye week. Greg Hardy was responsible for 2 of those sacks in his 2015 season debut.
6: The Cowboys will have rookie pass rusher Randy Gregory back in the fold after missing 6 weeks. The second-round pick out of Nebraska suffered a high-ankle sprain earlier this season.
10: The Dallas rush defense ranks 10th in the NFL. After holding the Giants and Eagles to under 100 yards in the first two games of the year, the Cowboys have allowed 370 yards on the ground in their last three games.
18: The Cowboys rank 18th in the league in total offense. With injuries to Dez Bryant and Tony Romo, the offense has been on the decline each week since the opener against the Giants.
21: Rookie left tackle Ereck Flowers tipped an Eli Manning pass Monday against the Eagles. In doing so, Flowers became the first Giants offensive lineman to catch a pass in 21 years. The last was Kevin Belcher who had a 4-yard reception on Dec. 8, 1984.
30: Expect to see the Cowboys spark their offense with another change in the form of No. 30, Christine Michael. The former Seattle back is expected to have a larger role to spark Dallas' 18th-ranked rushing attack.
97: After receiving 97 snaps in two games this season, the Cowboys will turn to rookie left guard La'El Collins. It's one of three expected lineup changes the Cowboys are making. Collins, anticipated as a first-round pick out of LSU, will be making his first career start in the replace of Ronald Leary.