PASSING OFFENSE: A -- They didn't make any big plays but Tony Romo was as efficient as he's ever been completing 31 of 39 passes, including 28 of 32 in the first half.
RUSHING OFFENSE: B -- The Cowboys averaged 4.4 yards per carry
against the vaunted Vikings rush defense, which had only allowed 2.7
yards per carry through the first five games. Marion Barber led the way
with 96 yards.
PASS DEFENSE: A -- The Cowboys notched three sacks and held the
Vikings to 72 yards passing. Greg Ellis led the way with two sacks.
RUSH DEFENSE: B -- The Cowboys gave up 131 yards on the ground but 62
came on the first series of the game. It also helped that Adrian
Peterson got just 12 carries.
SPECIAL TEAMS: A -- Mat McBriar downed three punts inside the 10-yard
line. Chris Canty had a blocked field goal that Pat Watkins returned 68
yards for a touchdown.
COACHING: A -- The goal was to bounce back from the loss to the
Patriots and get a win going into the bye. It was mission accomplished
for the Cowboys, who are off to their best start since opening 6-1 in
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