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Vikings-Cowboys Capsule

By The Associated Press
    2013-10-31 12:59

MINNESOTA (1-6) at DALLAS (4-4)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Cowboys by 10 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Minnesota 2-5, Dallas 7-1

SERIES RECORD - Tied 14-14.

LAST MEETING - Vikings beat Cowboys 24-21, Oct. 17, 2010.

LAST WEEK - Vikings lost to Packers 44-31; Cowboys lost to Lions 31-30

AP PRO32 RANKING - Vikings No. 30, Cowboys, No. 13

VIKINGS OFFENSE - OVERALL (29), RUSH (17), PASS (27)

VIKINGS DEFENSE - OVERALL (30), RUSH (21), PASS (29)

COWBOYS OFFENSE - OVERALL (14), RUSH (27), PASS (8)

COWBOYS DEFENSE - OVERALL (32), RUSH (17), PASS (32)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Vikings RB Adrian Peterson plays at team he grew up watching in East Texas for second time, and first in Cowboys' $1.2 billion stadium. He rushed for 63 yards and touchdown in 24-14 Dallas win at Texas Stadium his rookie year, 2007. ... Vikings DE Jared Allen had two sacks and forced fumble in 2007 game. Allen has at least half a sack in team-record 11 straight games. ... Vikings KR Cordarrelle Patterson set NFL record with 109-yard kickoff return against Packers. Cowboys are one of three teams to allow 108-yard return, to Jacoby Jones of Baltimore last season. ... Vikings WR Greg Jennings has at least 100 yards receiving in three of four games against Cowboys, all with Packers. He won Super Bowl on Dallas' home field in 2010 season. ... Vikings QB Christian Ponder played high school football in Dallas suburb of Colleyville. ... Cowboys QB Tony Romo has best winning percentage in November in Super Bowl era at .840 (21-4). ... In only home start against Vikings, Romo completed 79.5 percent of passes (31 of 39). Cowboys are 7-0 when he completes at least 75 percent. Last week against Lions, Romo completed less than 50 percent for first time since 2009. ... Cowboys WR Dez Bryant tied for NFC lead with eight touchdowns receiving. He has 95 catches for 1,520 yards and 18 TDs in past 16 games. ... Cowboys WR Terrance Williams set club rookie record against Lions with TD catch in fourth straight game. ... DT Jason Hatcher is second in NFC with seven sacks. ... Since 2010, Cowboys LB Sean Lee leads NFL linebackers with 11 interceptions and 305 return yards. He led league with 122 return yards in October.

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