By Francisco Romero
It was not instead, yet the Dallas Cowboys defeated the Minnesota Vikings 17– – 15 thus winning its eleventh game straight. The Thursday evening video game was dipped into U.S. Bank Arena in Minneapolis before 66,860 fans.
The Cowboys shed the first computer game of the period 20– – 19 versus the New York Giants, nonetheless have really been unstoppable after that.
Thursday night’s video clip game was a battle for the Cowboys as they dropped short to rack up on their hand 2 residential properties of the computer game and messed up on their 3rd drive.
The Vikings gotten on the board initially with a basket with a Kai Forbath 48 yard basket with 2:28 to get in the first quarter.
The Cowboys took the lead in the second quarter on an 8-play drive (84 yards) that upright an Ezekiel Elliott 1 grass thrill goal with 5:29 to enter the quarter; which is the means the initial half finished with a Cowboys 7– – 3 lead.
The Cowboys had the capability to include a goal along with a basket in the 2nd fifty percent that helped them win the computer game.
The Cowboys defense made the difference at the end of the video game as the Vikings acquired a goal; a 3-yard pass to Jerick McKinnon from Sam Bradford for with: 25 secs to enter the Fourth quarter. The Vikings cannot rack up a two-point conversion to link the computer game along with send it right into overtime.
It was the 7th video game for the Cowboys permitting 20 aspects or much less to the resistance this duration.
Returning to simply how the accomplishment was not an extremely one for the Cowboys, as they were punished for 10 times for 78 lawns.
The Vikings protection additionally did their work, nonetheless was not virtually sufficient to prevent the loss. The
Cowboys ended up the computer game with 264 complete backyards as well as simply converted 1-of-9 third down opportunities.
Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott finished the video game with 139 passing yards on 12-for-18; while Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford tried 45 passes, completing 32 as well as ended up the night with 247 passing backyards.
The Cowboys enhance to 11-1, while the Vikings’ file stands at 6-6.