Giants Stay Alive by Sweeping Cowboys

Posted: 6th December 2009 by Ryan Maloney in NFL
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Domenik Hixon became the first Giants player to return a punt for a touchdown since 2005 as New York swept the regular season series from Dallas for the first time since 2004. The Giants scored all of their points in the game's final 32 minutes as they beat the Cowboys 31-24 Sunday afternoon at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, NJ. Hixon's 79-yard special-teams score served as a dagger to the heart of Wade Phillips' Cowboys. It came late in the fourth quarter with Dallas already trailing by a touchdown. Hixon ran into a crowd, broke free, then hustled four-fifths of the field down the right sideline to put the Giants up 31-17 with 5:33 left in the game.

"It's a credit to the 10 guys up front," Hixon said. "They knew we were close, and today we finally broke it."

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