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Ben McAdoo: “Let Me Know” Who’s Playing CB For Dallas Cowboys

With all of the latest updates in the news, it barely feels like the will take the field – with Elliott – in just three days to kickoff the at home against the . Meeting their East rivals in week one for the third consecutive year, these two teams with high hopes will indeed put on a show Sunday night, with fresh faces all over the field. Perhaps most notably, the Cowboys will throw their young into the fire against and the Giants' , with the New York HC far from impressed at the turnover Dallas experienced at CB and S.

It is no secret that the Giants were the lone thorn in the side of the 2016 Cowboys through the regular season, as they won both meetings by a combined four points thanks in large part to a revamped built through .

The Cowboys chose to revamp their secondary for 2017 through the draft, letting , , Barry Church, and walk in free agency. Second round pick CB and S will be expected to make immediate impacts in replacing these veteran starters, as second-year CB , FA acquisition , and veteran will attempt to provide stability in transition at the position.

Ben McAdoo: "Let Me Know" Who's Playing CB For Dallas Cowboys 1
Dallas Cowboys Anthony Brown (30) runs off the field with his interception during a 2016 regular season game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Giants defeated the Cowboys, 10-7. (James D. Smith via AP)

Regardless the state of the Cowboys' defense, they have done well to contain and the Giants over the past seasons. Two of the Giants' worst three passing performances by total yards gained over the last two seasons have come against the Cowboys .

Star NY receiver has only reached 100 yards against the Cowboys once in his career, doing so back in 2014. His status for  remains uncertain after he missed yet another practice on Wednesday.

should be excited about having some real, meaningful football to dig into soon. The prospect of a young defensive backfield that will play with an added emphasis for getting to the football is an exciting one, as everyone from the rookies like Awuzie to “veterans” like should only improve as the season goes on.

The Giants will be a formidable test as always though, and just as Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott forced the world to take notice of them as rookies for a year ago, there are Cowboys defenders looking to do the same come Sunday. They can start by introducing themselves to Ben McAdoo at .

Sean Martin
Sean Martin
Born January 28th, 1996- Cowboys Super Bowl XXX. Point Boro Panther, Montclair State Red Hawk, and most importantly a proud member of Cowboys Nation! I host "Upon Further Review" on 90.3 WMSC FM and every Friday from 1-4 PM ET. Twitter: @SeanMartinNFL.

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