'Madden 13' simulation: Cowboys at Giants

Hakeem Nicks and the Giants picked up right where they left off last year in our 'Madden' sim. Courtey of EA Sports

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Cruz Salsas twice, leads Giants to victory

With so much talk about the Jets this offseason, it’s almost like everyone forgot that it’s New York’s other team that is actually the defending Super Bowl champions. And if the “Madden” sim is to be believed, look for the G-Men to start their season like they finished the last one … with a win.

Victor Cruz ran wild in this one, catching touchdown passes of 18 and 57 yards before busting out the cyber Salsa as Manning and crew put on a show through the air. Add in Ahmad Bradshaw’s 99 yards rushing and you can see why this team exudes the kind of confidence a whole lot of hype just can’t buy.

Player of the Game: Victor Cruz

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