Cowboys are drama kings; Giants are kings of NFC -- for now

A year ago, the Cowboys descended upon Giants Stadium as the NFC's top dogs. Now the roles are reversed, as the Giants have the swagger -- and the clear upper hand on Sunday, writes John Clayton.

Originally Published: October 30, 2008
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

What a difference a year makes.

Despite a 6-2 record, the Giants were considered a disappointment at this stage of the 2007 season. Eli Manning was struggling at quarterback. Fans were frustrated. Critics were everywhere. Then, on Nov. 11, the Giants lost a 31-20 home game to the Cowboys, giving the Cowboys the sweep in the series and making the Giants feel as though they were afterthoughts in the playoff race.

On Sunday, the Cowboys return to Giants Stadium, and it's ...

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