Dallas Cowboys’ Penalties and Turnovers Lead to Minnesota Vikings Win

October 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Today’s game was considered by many to be a must win game for both the Minnesota Vikings and the Dallas Cowboys. Despite playing with banged up quarterback Brett Favre, the Vikings edged the penalty-prone Cowboys 24-21 at the Metrodome on Sunday.
In the first quarter the questions about Cowboys running back Marion Barber were answered as the first three plays of the game for the Cowboys were rushing plays.  The Cowboys achieved one first down on their first possession, and then the drive stalled. 
On the Vikings first series of the game, quarterback Brett Favre showed no signs of the tendinitis in his elbow as he completed his first pass of the game to wide receiver Percy Harvin.  Favre followed this pass with a short dump off to recently acquire from the New England Patriots wide receiver Randy Moss. 
On the ensuing play, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson fumbled the ball.  Brett Favre placed the ball right in Peterson’s s...

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