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On Pro Football: Small Victory for the Cowboys: Their Rivals Don’t Win Much, Either

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Dwayne Harris returned a kick for a touchdown in the fourth quarter to give the Giants a victory over the Cowboys.

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Just outside the Dallas Cowboys’ locker room, Jerry Jones was truly blue, from his conservative sport coat to his dotted tie, to his lighter shirt and darker mood.

“The task is daunting,” said Jones, the Cowboys’ owner, after his team made a bagful of regretful second-half plays that made 27-20 winners of the Giants on Sunday at MetLife Stadium.

A water bottle dangled from his left hand. A frown creased his craggy face when the subject turned to Dwayne Harris and his decisive 100-yard kickoff return 13 seconds after Dallas had tied the score in the fourth quarter.

Harris, a former Cowboy, said he had signed with the Giants when they promised him time at wide receiver that he couldn’t get with Dallas. This was probably not a good sign for Jones from an authority much higher…

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