The Dallas Cowboys downed the New York Giants 24-17 Wednesday night in the NFL season opener.  Tony Romo threw for 307 yards and 3 touchdowns to lead the Cowboys.  Kevin Ogletree led the Cowboys with 8 catches for 114 yards and 2 touchdowns.  Demarco Murray ran for 131 yards on 20 carries for Dallas.

Eli Manning threw for 213 yards and 1 touchdown for the Giants.  The NFL has had the Super Bowl from the year before open the next season at home since 2004 and this is the first time the Super Bowl champion from a year before has lost.