The firsts from the new Cowboys Stadium

Sep 21, 2009 - 1:22 AM ARLINGTON, Texas(AP) -- A list of notable firsts from the opening regular-season game at the Cowboys Stadium on Sunday night between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys:

-Roof opening: 5:50 p.m. CDT.

-Coin toss: Performed by former President George W. Bush.

-Players out of the tunnel: Cowboys safety Ken Hamlin and linebacker Bradie James.

-National Anthem singer: Jordin Sparks, daughter of former Giants and Cowboys defensive back Phillippi Sparks.

-Play from scrimmage: Tony Romo completed a 5-yard pass to Marion Barber.

-Tackle: Linebacker Michael Boley.

-First down: Eli Manning completed a 32-yard pass to Steve Smith with 13:28 left in the first quarter.

-Points: Lawrence Tynes' 30-yard field goal with 8:59 left in the first quarter.

-Touchdown: Marion Barber's 2-yard run with 4:11 left in the first quarter.

-Turnover: New York's Bruce Johnson returned an interception 34 yards for a touchdown with 2:46 left in the first quarter.






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