REPORT CARD: Dallas falls to NY

While there were a few positives to take away Sunday night, the bottom line is a loss is a loss.

PASSING OFFENSE: D -- Tony Romo looked like the same old mistake-prone quarterback with three interceptions and a 29.7 passer rating. He made bad decisions and foolish throws with the game on the line. Simply put, that has to improve if the Cowboys are to A) get back to the playoffs and B) actually win a game once they get there. The 30+ points were nice, but the turnovers have to stop.

RUSHING OFFENSE: A -- The Cowboys rushed for 251 yards and could have gone for 300. Marion Barber and Felix Jones had 124 and 96 yards, respectively, and even Tashard Choice is becoming a factor when given the opportunity.

PASS DEFENSE: F -- Eli Manning looked like Peyton Manning completing 25 of 38 passes for 330 yards and two touchdowns. Mario Manningham and Steve Smith combined for 20 catches for 284 yards. The Cowboys didn't get a sack and couldn't cover downfield.

RUSH DEFENSE: A -- The Cowboys held the Giants to 97 yards on 26 carries. Brandon Jacobs had just 58 yards.

SPECIAL TEAMS: C -- The Cowboys were solid on special teams overall; Nick Folk just doesn't miss field goals or extra points. The Cowboys had some nice returns, but Felix Jones' fumble on a kickoff return turned into three points for the Giants.

COACHING: F -- The Cowboys didn't come to play in what was the most anticipated game of the season. They need to find a way to get to the quarterback on defense.

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