Burning questions for Cowboys vs Giants on 'Monday Night Football'
Capping off the action in Week 9, the New York Giants are hosting the Dallas Cowboys for the NFC Monday Night Football. There are five burning questions for this NFC matchup.The Cowboys currently hold a tenuous lead atop the division, coming into Week 9 with a half-game lead over the Philadelphia Eagles. However, despite just two wins, the Giants are only two games outside of first in the win column.
9, 1969, a black cat ran in front of the Chicago Cubs’s dugout during their game against the Mets. In the weeks that followed, Chicago With 5:32 left to go in the second quarter of Monday night ’s Giants - Cowboys game , a black cat ran onto the MetLife Stadium turf, scampering around the field
A black cat ran onto the field during the Monday Night Football game between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys . — New York Giants (@ Giants ) November 5, 2019. The announcers couldn’t control their laughter when they were watching replays of the cat scurrying about.
Cue the Halloween jokes — even if they’re a few days late.
The Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants got an unexpected break during their “Monday Night Football” matchup when an uninvited visitor made its way into MetLife Stadium.
Play stopped in the second quarter when a black cat showed up and made itself at home after arriving near midfield during a break in a Giants drive.
It made a run for the end zone before members of the orange-clad security team attempted to corral the feline friend.
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Black cat interrupts play during Dallas Cowboys -New York Giants Monday Night Football game . The Giants drive eventually ended with an Adrick Rosas field goal that put the Giants up 12-3. Perhaps the black cat helped the Cowboys overcome their sluggest start.
The black cat appeared on the field while the New York Giants were playing the Dallas Cowboys on their home field . The NFL experienced a bit of a cat -astrophe during Monday Night Football ! The cat then ran back down onto the perimeter of the field before he made his dramatic exit through
Halloween isn't over yet ????— New York Giants (@Giants)
Of course anyone who’s attempted to harness a cat that does not want to be caught knows that this can be a fruitless effort. The cat eventually found an exit down a tunnel out of sight of television cameras, hopefully to be found by somebody willing to give it a home.
Sports Illustrated and MSG reporter Madelyn Burke got the scoop that the cat might be part of a local group of strays that hangs out in the bleachers.
Asked building security about the black cat on the field: Apparently there are some resident stray cats at MetLife— they usually come out after the game, people feed them, etc. They live in the bleachers, I’m told this one must have gotten startled out by fan noise
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Dak Prescott shook off an interception on his first pass of the game and threw three touchdown passes, leading the Dallas Cowboys to a 37-18 victory over the New York Giants in a Monday night game briefly delayed by an elusive black cat. © Getty EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY - NOVEMBER 04: Quarterback Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys delivers a pass over the defense of the New York Giants during the game at MetLife Stadium on November 04, 2019 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) BOX SCORE: COWBOYS 37, GIANTS 18 Prescott hit Blake Jarwin for a much-needed 42-yard touchdown late in the second quarter.— Madelyn Burke (@MadelynBurke)
New York Giants fans do not see things running into the end zone as often as they would like, so they’ll take what they can get. A black cat ran onto the field during a Monday Night Football game at MetLife Stadium, flummoxing would-be corrallers as it danced along the goal line and, eventually
A few days after Halloween, a black cat visited the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants in the middle of their primetime football game on Monday night . I have no idea if these numbers from NFL Game Day are real or for “the goofs” but I’m into it, regardless
SNY’s Ralph Vacchiano reports that stadium officials intend to search for the cat to capture it.
The animal invasion made for plenty of opportunity for radio and TV broadcasters alike to show off their improv skills.
Kevin Harlan's Westwood One radio call of the cat on the field is, as you might expect, an all-time great call. How much of a pro is Harlan? He worked a sponsor read into it.— Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog)
Don’t blame the cat
It also raised memories of a black cat that showed to a Friday the 13th baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and New York Mets in 1969. That cat made a visit to the Cubs dugout and has been blamed as bad luck for a Chicago team that eventually fell out of playoff contention.
Of course, no feline has such powers. Any misfortune that befalls the Giants or the Cowboys after Monday can likely be blamed on management.
Dallas Cowboys overcome another slow start to top New York Giants on Monday Night Football
The Dallas Cowboys overcame an early deficit to defeat the New York Giants and remain in first place in the NFC East. But Prescott’s first miscue was indicative of a problem that the Cowboys just can’t seem to mend: slow starts. It’s an issue that the Cowboys can seemingly overcome against weaker opponents — the Giants stumbled to 2-7 with the loss — but it presents a question as the team turns its focus toward a push to the postseason.
Topping today's sports news, the Cowboys overcame a shaky start and a black cat interrupting the game , to defeat the Giants on Monday Night Football . The Cowboys opened the game up in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Giants 21-3 to close out their sixth consecutive win against their division
During the Monday Night Football contest between the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants , a black cat prowled across the field and caused stoppage in the game , and With roughly five and a half minutes remaining in the first half, and the Giants leading, 9-3, a black cat was spotted on the turf.
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