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Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Will Cowboys take advantage of Ross' absence?

By Dan Graziano
ESPN.com


Posted by ESPN.com's Matt Mosley


From looking at the reports coming out of New York, it's hard to imagine cornerback Aaron Ross (hamstring) playing against the Cowboys on Sunday. At least one blogger believes the Cowboys could victimize Ross' backup, Terrell Thomas, on Sunday. I'm not so sure.

Tim MacMahon of DallasNews.com reports that Thomas struggled with Redskins wide receiver Antwaan Randle El, who finished with seven catches for 98 yards. I didn't really see it that way. The Giants were rolling their coverage to Santana Moss' side and they were willing to let Randle El make some catches. I don't think there's a huge dropoff from Ross to Thomas.

And if Kevin Dockery can come back and play the nickel this week, I think the Giants will be fine. Just something to think about. Do you guys think Thomas is a liability for the Giants?