- Vikings DT Pat Williams and CB Antoine Winfi eld played for the Buffalo Bills when Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips was
Buffalo’s head coach.
- Vikings LB Ben Leber played for the Chargers when Phillips was San Diego’s defensive coordinator.
- Phillips and Vikings WR coach George Stewart coached on Atlanta’s staff together in 2003.
- Vikings head coach Brad Childress and G Artis Hicks were in Philadelphia with Cowboys WR Terrell Owens.
- Vikings WR coach George Stewart tutored Cowboys WR Terrell Owens for his fi rst 7 seasons in San Francisco (1996-02).
- Vikings S Dwight Smith was a teammate of Cowboys offensive coordinator Jason Garrett and QB Brad Johnson in Tampa
- Garrett also played with Vikings TE Visanthe Shiancoe with the Giants in 2003.
- Vikings S Darren Sharper, K Ryan Longwell, WR Robert Ferguson, and offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell were in Green
Bay with Cowboys WR Terry Glenn and WR coach Ray Sherman.
- Vikings WR Bobby Wade was tutored by Cowboys WR coach Ray Sherman in Tennessee.
- Vikings G Steve Hutchinson played with Cowboys S Ken Hamlin in Seattle.
- Vikings WR Bobby Wade was a teammate of Cowboys T Marc Colombo in Chicago.
- Vikings TE coach Jimmie Johnson was a teammate of Cowboys secondary coach Todd Bowles with the Washington
- Vikings LB coach Fred Pagac and Cowboys RB coach Skip Peete coached on the Raiders staff together.
- Vikings DL coach Karl Dunbar and Cowboys QB coach Wade Wilson coached on the Bears staff together in 2004.
- Vikings offensive line coach Pat Morris tutored Cowboys G Kyle Kosier when he played for the 49ers and was on the staff
when Cowboys WR Terrell Owens played there.