Giants need to defuse Dallas' D

ESPN analyst Merril Hoge looks at four intriguing Week 5 games, including Giants-Cowboys.

Updated: December 1, 2004, 11:54 AM ET
By Merril Hoge | ESPN Insider
Editor's Note -- ESPN analyst Merril Hoge looks at four intriguing Week 5 games.

Giants at Cowboys
The Dallas Cowboys have an excellent defense, but RB Tiki Barber can continue his success against their front seven. The Cowboys use a pressure defense and they play fast downhill. They like to attack the line of scrimmage.

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Former NFL fullback Merril Hoge is an analyst for a wide variety of NFL programs on television and ESPN Radio. An eight-year NFL veteran, Hoge spent 1987-93 with the Pittsburgh Steelers and joined ESPN in 1996.

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