A few years ago, when Jerry Jones' awesome monument to American excess (or, as you might know it: Cowboys Stadium) was built in Arlington, Giants defensive end Justin Tuck ripped the stadium, calling it a "dump."
The logical explanation, since Cowboys Stadium is, uh, pretty amazing, is that Tuck just hates a division rival. But Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Ware, asked about Tuck's comments in advance of Sunday night's game, has a different theory, however. He believes Tuck wants to be a Cowboy and is jealous.
"He says that because maybe he wants to play here," Ware said on Wednesday, per the New York Daily News. "Everybody wants to play for the Cowboys. If I wasn’t playing for the Cowboys I would call it that too, because I want to play for them."
Ware wasn't the only one with words for the Giants -- cornerback Mike Jenkins called Giants running back Brandon Jacobs a "bully."
This is probably accurate. The Giants have won the last two times they've headed down to Dallas, and Sunday night's game holds an even greater importance because of the one-game differential between the two teams in the NFC East standings.
Momentum should be on the Cowboys side this week, but mangled clock management by Dallas in an overtime loss to Arizona resulted in the Giants, losers of four straight, heading into Cowboys Stadium with a sense that they could reclaim the division lead.
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