By Francisco Romero
It was not rather, yet the Dallas Cowboys defeated the Minnesota Vikings 17– – 15 thus winning its eleventh game directly. The Thursday night video clip game was dipped into U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis before 66,860 fans.
The Cowboys lost the preliminary computer game of the period 20– – 19 versus the New York Giants, nonetheless have actually been unstoppable after that.
Thursday evening’s computer game was a battle for the Cowboys as they fell brief to acquire on their hand 2 residential properties of the computer game as well as messed up on their 3rd drive.
The Vikings gotten on the board originally with a basket with a Kai Forbath 48 yard basket with 2:28 to get in the preliminary quarter.
The Cowboys took the lead in the second quarter on an 8-play drive (84 lawns) that finished on an Ezekiel Elliott 1 lawn adventure goal with 5:29 to enter the quarter; which is the means the initial half ended with a Cowboys 7– – 3 lead.
The Cowboys had the capacity to include a goal as well as a basket in the Second fifty percent that assisted them win the computer game.
The Cowboys defense made the distinction at the end of the game as the Vikings racked up a touchdown; a 3-yard pass to Jerick McKinnon from Sam Bradford for with: 25 secs to go in the Fourth quarter. The Vikings cannot score a two-point conversion to connect the computer game as well as send it into overtime.
It was the 7th computer game for the Cowboys allowing 20 variables or much less to the resistance this duration.
Going back to simply exactly how the triumph was not an extremely one for the Cowboys, as they were punished for 10 times for 78 yards.
The Vikings protection in addition did their job, however was not nearly sufficient to avoid the loss. The
Cowboys finished the computer game with 264 full backyards as well as simply converted 1-of-9 third down opportunities.
Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott completed the game with 139 passing yards on 12-for-18; while Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford attempted 45 passes, finishing 32 as well as finished the evening with 247 passing backyards.
The Cowboys enhance to 11-1, while the Vikings’ record stands at 6-6.