Cowboys' D delivers for Rob Ryan

Quieter coordinator lets players' actions speak volumes as unit attacks Giants

Updated: September 6, 2012, 12:57 PM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- It took a year, but Rob Ryan's defense finally had a performance against a playoff-caliber division rival worth boasting about.

His players had a told-you-so type of game against a team that embarrassed the Dallas Cowboys twice last season. The Dallas front seven whipped the New York Giants' offensive line. The revamped secondary smothered the defending Super Bowl champions' star receivers.

But the mouth that has roared so often didn't have much to say ...

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