* This will be the 26th meeting between the two teams. The Vikings
trail the all-time series with the Cowboys 12-13.
* The Vikings hold a 7-4 advantage in games played in Dallas.
* This will be the Vikings’ fi rst trip to Dallas since Thanksgiving
Day on November 23, 2000, when the Vikings beat the Cowboys,
27-15.
* The teams met for the NFC Championship in 1973 and 1976.
The Vikings won the NFC title in ’73 and the Cowboys won the
title in ’76.
* The Vikings played the Cowboys in the 1st game in franchise
history in a preseason game in Sioux Falls, SD, on August 5,
1961. The Cowboys defeated the Vikings, 38-13.