Dallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings Tickets
About Dallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings
Between 1969 and 1978, these two teams have taken turns representing the NFC in the Super Bowl. The Vikings made it to Super Bowls IV, VIII, IX and XI. On the other hand, the Cowboys have appearances in Super Bowls V, VI, X, XII and XIII.
With such a rich history, a rivalry between these two teams was inevitable. Let’s take a look at some of the notable moments between these two teams.
Notable Moments - Dallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings
The ‘Hail Mary’ Game - In December of 1975, with only seconds remaining in the NFC Divisional Playoffs game, NFL witnessed one of its greatest comebacks. Roger Staubach, under desperate circumstances threw an aimless touchdown pass in hopes that someone at the other end would catch it. Drew Pearson was the person who took the catch to upset a highly-favored Vikings team at the Metropolitan Stadium. The game ended in a 17-14 win for the Cowboys.
The Moss Game - In week 5 of the 1998 season, rookie Randy Moss of the Vikings had begun to show good form – against the Green Bay Packers for 190 yards and two touchdowns. But it wasn’t until eight weeks later that the true star in Moss really came out. The player caught three touchdown passes, helping the Vikings beat the Cowboys, 46-36. Even though Moss has had some pretty big games since, this particular game is still referred to as one of the best moments of his career.
Head to Head Records
Let’s take a look at how the two teams have fared against each other. The following head to head record is for the Dallas Cowboys against the Minnesota Vikings:
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As for the post season results, the two teams have met a total of 7 times. The Dallas Cowboys have won 4 out of these 7 games, while the Vikings have won 3.
Hall of Famers - Dallas Cowboys & Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings have several players inducted into the Pro-Football Hall of Fame. James Lawrence Marshall is one of them. The now retired defensive end player graduated from Ohio State and has the second most consecutive regular-season starts. Cris Carter is another Hall of Famer for the Minnesota Vikings. Carter completed his education from Ohio State and started playing football at an early age. He played as a wide receiver. Linebacker Matt Blair is another inductee into the Hall of Fame from the Minnesota Vikings. He played all his 12 seasons with the Vikings, between 1974 and 1985.
On the other hand, the Dallas Cowboys also have several Hall of Fame inductees on their roster. Cliff Harris is one of them. Now retired, this 6’1” safety played for the Dallas Cowboys for ten seasons. Another Hall of Famer for the Vikings is defensive tackle Bob Lilly, who played 196 games and was inducted in 1980. Another defensive tackle on the Vikings’ honor roll, is Randy White. He was inducted in 1994 and wore the number 54 jersey.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Cowboys vs Vikings
How many times have the Vikings beat the Cowboys?
As of 2021, the Minnesota Vikings and Dallas Cowboys have played each other over 30 times. The series is close with Dallas having more wins than the Vikings with 17 wins.
How often do the Vikings play the Cowboys?
The Minnesota Vikings are in the NFC North while the Dallas Cowboys are in the NFC East. The teams only play each other every few years during the regular season and have met seven times during the postseason.