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Cowboys Pick Up 27-23 Win Over Vikings

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Tony Romo had a big day passing, leading the way to a win for the Cowboys against the Vikings, 27-23, at home.

Romo was a respectable 34 for 51 with 337 yards passing, two touchdowns and one pick. In comparison, Christian Ponder went 25 of 37 with 236 yards passing, two touchdowns (1 pass, 1 rush), one pick and one fumble for the Vikings.

DeMarco Murray ran for 31 yards on four carries while adding six receptions for 19 yards. Jason Witten was a top receiver, catching eight balls for 102 yards with a touchdown.

The Dallas defense had a decent day, highlighted by giving up 169 yards rushing and 236 passing while taking back one fumble for a touchdown. They brought down Ponder for two sacks.

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson had a big day with 140 yards rushing, 37 receiving and one touchdown. Tight end Kyle Rudolph also had a noteworthy performance with 35 receiving yards and one touchdown.

The Cowboys travel to New Orleans next week to meet the Saints (6-1) while the Vikings are at home to take on the Redskins (2-5).

Vikings Passing Leaders
C+78C. Ponder253723611

Cowboys Passing Leaders
B87T. Romo345133721

Vikings Rushing Leaders
A+100A. PetersonRB251405.61
C+78C. PonderQB4297.31

Cowboys Rushing Leaders
C+79D. MurrayRB4317.80
B87T. RomoQB188.00
--J. RandleRB133.00

Vikings Receiving Leaders
C+79G. JenningsWR6569.30
A+100A. PetersonRB33712.30
B84K. RudolphTE23517.51

Cowboys Receiving Leaders
A+100J. WittenTE810212.81
C+80C. BeasleyWR66811.30
C+79D. BryantWR66410.70

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