Giants blow 23-point lead, but win 29-24 at Dallas

Giants blow 23-point lead, but win 29-24 at Dallas
October 28, 2012, 8:00 pm
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New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (90) celebrates with Stevie Brown (27) after intercepting a pass from Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and returning it for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Sharon Ellman)

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Lawrence Tynes kicked two of his five field goals in the fourth quarter as Eli Manning and the New York Giants remained undefeated at Cowboys Stadium with a 29-24 win Sunday after blowing a 23-point lead.

The Giants overcame a fourth-quarter deficit to win for the 20th time in Manning's career. None were quite like this one.

New York (6-2) led 23-0 just 2 minutes into the second quarter when defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul returned an interception 28 yards for a touchdown. That was the third interception thrown by Tony Romo, among six turnovers by Dallas (3-4).

The NFC East-leading Giants didn't score again until Tynes kicked a 43-yard field goal with 10:20 left for a 26-24 lead. He added a 37-yarder after Stevie Brown recovered a fumble.

Dallas celebrated what seemed to be a 37-yard touchdown catch by Dez Bryant with 10 seconds left. But the play was reviewed, showing that Bryant's hand touched out of bounds first.

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