EAGAN, Minn. – The Vikings (4-5) are hosting the Cowboys (2-7) at U.S. Bank Stadium for the 32nd overall meeting between the franchises. Kickoff is 3:25 p.m. (CT) Sunday.
Here are the ways to watch the action.
FOX (KMSP FOX 9 in the Twin Cities)
Kickoff: 3:25 p.m. (CT)
Play-by-Play: Kenny Albert
Analyst: Jonathan Vilma
Field Reporter: Shannon Spake
Fans who live in the blue areas shown on the map from 506sports.com will be able to watch the game on their iOS mobile devices with the VIKINGS APP or VIKINGS MOBILE SITE (Safari browser only).
KFAN 100.3-FM and KTLK 1130-AM
Play-by-Play: Paul Allen
Analyst: Pete Bercich
Sideline Reporters: Greg Coleman & Ben Leber
Pregame Show: 1 p.m. (CT) with Mike Mussman
KFAN and KTLK are the flagship stations for the five-state Vikings Radio Network.
COMPASS MEDIA NETWORKS
Play-by-Play: Kevin Ray
Analyst: Danny White
Dallas: Sirius 138 and XM 381
Minnesota: Sirius 83 and XM 225
Click here for the full bevy of options that include over-the-air, cable, satellite, over-the-top and streaming methods.
VIKINGS PREGAME ALL-ACCESS
Vikings Pregame All-Access, a new program presented by The Salvation Army, will be streamed live at 2:23 p.m. (CT) to Vikings.com, the Vikings mobile app, the Vikings Now Connected TV app, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Vikings Pregame All-Access will deliver exclusive, behind-the-scenes content that was previously only available in the stadium, including full coverage of Vikings warm-ups, live shots from the Vikings locker room and analysis in the hour leading up to kickoff.
View photos of Vikings players from the 2019 Primetime Purple game. The team will be wearing Primetime Purple uniforms for the Week 11 Dallas Cowboys matchup.
VIKINGS POSTGAME LIVE
Tune-in after each Vikings game on the team's digital and social platforms to watch Vikings Postgame Live presented by Mystic Lake. The show will feature expert analysis, highlights, Next Gen Stats and postgame sound from Head Coach Mike Zimmer.
COORDINATORS ON THE OFFENSE, DEFENSE & SPECIAL TEAMS
Below are takeaways from Thursday's media sessions with Offensive Coordinator Gary Kubiak, Co-Defensive Coordinators Andre Patterson and Adam Zimmer, and Special Teams Coordinator Marwan Maalouf.
Kubiak on Justin Jefferson's role in Minnesota's offense:
There's no denying that rookie receiver Justin Jefferson is a special player. Through his first nine NFL games, Jefferson has totaled more than 100 receiving yards four times, and in three of those contests he racked up at least 135 yards through the air.
Against Green Bay and Detroit, though, when Minnesota's ground game was humming and Dalvin Cook was the one piling up yardage, Jefferson's totals were just 26 and 64 yards, respectively. Kubiak was asked during his availability about the rookie's role in the Vikings run-first offense.
"I think the key … in this league – how are your yards per play? What do you get out of your snaps, whether it's running the ball or throwing the ball?" Kubiak said. "The thing that's happening with Justin is that he's been explosive. His yards per catch (18.1) has been exceptional. I think the thing — it didn't surprise me, but it might have surprised some people — is how well he runs after the catch. He has a plan, and you could see that in college after the play. That's very important in this league because it's hard enough to get open, and if you're a threat with the ball in your hands after you catch it, that makes you an even a better player. I think he'll continue to grow in that phase of his game, because it's definitely a strength."
Patterson on the D-line's underdog mentality:
During the media availability with Patterson and Zimmer, the former was asked about the underdog mentality held by Minnesota's defensive line group.
"That's all of us, including me," Patterson said. "Those are the guys I like. They understand that they came from nothing, you've got to fight every day to earn your keep, and you work real hard to get better and better. It's not how you came into this league that says what kind of player you are. It's what you do once you get here. Those are the guys I love to coach."
Patterson referenced defensive end Hercules Mata'afa, who spoke to media members Wednesday and pointed out that the position group is made up of late-round draft picks. Mata'afa joined Minnesota as an undrafted free agent.
"I asked them in the meeting, 'OK, how many first-round picks are in this room? Raise your hand.' And nobody raised their hand," Patterson said. " 'How many second-round picks in this room?' Nobody raised their hand. 'How many third-round picks in this room?' Nobody raised their hand. The bottom line is, 'OK, it doesn't matter what round you came in. What matters is what you do when you get here, and are you willing to pay the price every day to improve as a player?'
"That's how I see myself as a coach. I identify with those guys," he added. "I had to work the hard way to get here, I had to work the hard way to stay here. So I identify with those kinds of guys, and those are the guys I love coaching."
Zimmer on Troy Dye's progress:
With veteran linebacker Anthony Barr on Injured Reserve, the Vikings have leaned on rookie Troy Dye, whom they drafted in the fourth round, to start in Minnesota's base defense along with Eric Kendricks and Eric Wilson.
Dye played in Minnesota's first two games before being put on IR himself but returned for the Vikings Week 8 game at Green Bay. He has nine tackles (league stats), a quarterback hit and a pass defensed through six games.
"Troy's done a good job," Zimmer said. "The more he plays, the better he gets. I think he's getting a better feel for the game and feeling a little bit more comfortable out there with the communication. Obviously there's things as a rookie he needs to improve on, as far as some technique and his pad level and different areas of his game.
"I think the more he plays, the better he's going to be," Zimmer added. "He's athletic, he can run, he's a really smart kid. I think he has a high ceiling."
Maalouf on Chicago's 104-yard kickoff return:
Minnesota's special teams struggled at times in the Vikings Monday Night Football game at Soldier Field, including when they allowed former Viking Cordarrelle Patterson to return a kickoff 104 yards for a touchdown.
Maalouf reflected on the play and what went wrong.
"I mean, I'd probably start with the kick. It wasn't an ideal kick for us. We want to get that thing way more out to the left," he said. "And I think there's a lot of hesitation from some of the young guys that we're playing. I mean, [Patterson is] probably one of the best kickoff returners in the history of the league right there. Special teams is a phase where you really just have to just let loose and go, you know?
"I think that's probably the biggest emphasis that we've been making this week. You can kind of see that on film," he continued. "There was a little bit of hesitation, and when you hesitate, stuff like that happens. So we have to just keep coaching up these young guys and keep improving and finding a positive way each week to have an impact on our team."