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
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
C+ 78 C. Ponder 25 37 236 1 1


Cowboys Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
B 87 T. Romo 34 51 337 2 1


Vikings Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
A+ 100 A. Peterson RB 25 140 5.6 1
C+ 78 C. Ponder QB 4 29 7.3 1


Cowboys Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
C+ 79 D. Murray RB 4 31 7.8 0
B 87 T. Romo QB 1 8 8.0 0
- - J. Randle RB 1 3 3.0 0


Vikings Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
C+ 79 G. Jennings WR 6 56 9.3 0
A+ 100 A. Peterson RB 3 37 12.3 0
B 84 K. Rudolph TE 2 35 17.5 1


Cowboys Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
A+ 100 J. Witten TE 8 102 12.8 1
C+ 80 C. Beasley WR 6 68 11.3 0
C+ 79 D. Bryant WR 6 64 10.7 0