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Takeaways From The Cowboys-Giants Opener

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Tony Romo and the Cowboys' offense could've done more with six Giant turnover, but they played with few mistakes and secured a huge win for coach Jason Garrett. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images.
Tony Romo and the Cowboys' offense could've done more with six Giant turnover, but they played with few mistakes and secured a huge win for coach Jason Garrett. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images.

The Dallas Cowboys beat the New York Giants 36-31 in the season opener, kicking off 2013 in a dramatic game riddled with equal parts sloppiness and efficiency — not to mention dullness and excitement. But preseason notions are waiting to be validated or dismissed, so let’s skip the summarizing and dive right into the biggest takeaways from Week 1.