Cowboys Pick Up 27-23 Win Over Vikings

Automated Insights

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


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