Cowboys at Vikings

Dallas Cowboys at Minnesota Vikings, Oct. 31, 2021

Minnesota will face Dallas in a third consecutive season for the first time since 1998-2000. The Vikings won all three of those contests, including a pair of Thanksgiving matchups, but the teams have split the two most recent meetings.

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History: Minnesota Vikings vs Dallas Cowboys

  • All-Time Record: The Vikings are 15-17 against the Cowboys, which includes going 3-4 in postseason games. The Vikings are 7-11 in home games against Dallas.
  • Series Notes: The teams have played against each other just nine times since 2000, which includes a 34-3 Vikings victory in the Divisional Round of the NFC Playoffs after the 2009 season.
  • Current Streak: The Vikings lost last season after edging the Cowboys in 2019.
  • Last time in Minnesota (2020): The Cowboys defeated the Vikings 31-28.

Facts to Know

Dallas Cowboys

  • The Cowboys ranked 28th in points against after allowing a franchise-high 473 in 2020. 
  • RB Ezekiel Elliott had the fewest rushing yards (979) and tied for his fewest rushing touchdowns (six) of his career.
  • DE DeMarcus Lawrence led Dallas with 6.5 sacks and four forced fumbles.

Minnesota Vikings

  • Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer began his NFL career as a Cowboys assistant in 1994.
  • Minnesota promoted Klint Kubiak to the role of offensive coordinator for the 2021 season.
  • RB Dalvin Cook ranked second in the league last season with 1,557 rushing yards and tied for second with 16 rushing touchdowns.

Look back at photos over the course of time featuring games between the Vikings and the Cowboys.