The Cowboys might have sensed Allen's injury because they threw his way often. Considering he couldn't really push off as well as usual, he did a good job.
The Giants decided that they wanted to leave Jason Sehorn in his nickel role so Ralph Brown came in to replace Peterson. Several Giants believed that Sehorn should have offered – or even insisted – to take on a larger role.
"I didn't want to put him out there," Head Coach Jim Fassel said. "But he probably could have done it."