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Dallas 20, Minnesota 16
When: 8:20 PM ET, Sunday, October 31, 2021
Where: U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Temperature: Dome
Head Official: Scott Novak
Attendance: 66633
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Dallas 0310720
Minnesota 733316
1st Quarter
1Q 15:00 Minnesota
DAL 35 2-G. Zuerlein kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - MIN 25 15:00 8-K. Cousins rush for 6 yards.
2 and 4 - MIN 31 14:23 33-D. Cook rush for 2 yards.
3 and 2 - MIN 33 13:42 8-K. Cousins pass to 83-T. Conklin for 31 yards, forced out of bounds. PENALTY on Dallas, Defensive Holding (declined).
1 and 10 - DAL 36 13:22 8-K. Cousins pass to 18-J. Jefferson for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - DAL 33 12:50 18-J. Jefferson pass incomplete to 19-A. Thielen.
3 and 7 - DAL 33 12:41 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 18-J. Jefferson. PENALTY on Dallas, Defensive Pass Interference, 14 yards, enforced at DAL 33 - No play.
1 and 10 - DAL 19 12:36 33-D. Cook rush for -1 yard.
2 and 11 - DAL 20 11:55 8-K. Cousins pass to 19-A. Thielen for 20 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
1-G. Joseph extra point is GOOD.
DAL 0    MIN 7    Plays: 7    Possession: 3:06
1Q 11:49 Dallas
MIN 35 1-G. Joseph kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - DAL 25 11:49 21-E. Elliott rush for 8 yards.
2 and 2 - DAL 33 11:16 10-C. Rush rush for 5 yards.
1 and 10 - DAL 38 10:40 21-E. Elliott rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - DAL 40 10:05 10-C. Rush pass to 21-E. Elliott for 8 yards.
1 and 10 - DAL 48 9:20 10-C. Rush pass incomplete to 89-B. Jarwin. PENALTY on Minnesota, Defensive Offside, 5 yards, enforced at DAL 48 - No play.
1 and 5 - MIN 47 9:16 20-T. Pollard rush for 6 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 41 8:35 20-T. Pollard rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - MIN 39 7:54 10-C. Rush pass to 88-C. Lamb for 17 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 22 7:18 PENALTY on Dallas, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at MIN 22 - No play.
1 and 15 - MIN 27 6:57 10-C. Rush pass incomplete to 19-A. Cooper.
2 and 15 - MIN 27 6:53 10-C. Rush pass to 88-C. Lamb for 8 yards.
3 and 7 - MIN 19 6:08 10-C. Rush, sacked for 6 yards (54-E. Kendricks).
4 and 13 - MIN 25 5:24 2-G. Zuerlein 43 yard field goal is NO GOOD.
1Q 5:19 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 33 5:19 33-D. Cook rush for 15 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 48 4:52 8-K. Cousins pass to 19-A. Thielen for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - DAL 49 4:13 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 18-J. Jefferson.
Minnesota timeout at 4:04
3 and 7 - DAL 49 4:04 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 83-T. Conklin.
4 and 7 - DAL 49 3:59 3-J. Berry punts 44 yards, out of bounds.
1Q 3:50 Dallas
1 and 10 - DAL 5 3:50 21-E. Elliott rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - DAL 8 3:06 21-E. Elliott rush for 5 yards.
3 and 2 - DAL 13 2:37 21-E. Elliott rush for 4 yards.
1 and 10 - DAL 17 1:56 10-C. Rush pass to 88-C. Lamb for 20 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - DAL 37 1:33 10-C. Rush rush for 2 yards, ran out of bounds.
2 and 8 - DAL 39 1:01 20-T. Pollard rush for 7 yards.
3 and 1 - DAL 46 0:23 20-T. Pollard rush for 2 yards, forced out of bounds.
END QUARTER 1
2nd Quarter
Dallas continued...
1 and 10 - DAL 48 15:00 21-E. Elliott rush for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - MIN 47 14:27 10-C. Rush pass intended for 89-B. Jarwin, INTERCEPTED by 23-X. Woods at MIN 28, returned for 12 yards.
2Q 14:17 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 40 14:17 8-K. Cousins pass to 30-C. Ham for 3 yards. PENALTY on Dallas, Illegal Contact, 5 yards, enforced at MIN 40 - No play.
1 and 10 - MIN 45 14:03 33-D. Cook rush for no gain.
2 and 10 - MIN 45 13:20 8-K. Cousins pass to 83-T. Conklin for 5 yards.
3 and 5 - 50 12:49 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 17-K. Osborn.
4 and 5 - 50 12:44 3-J. Berry punts 37 yards, 1-C. Wilson returns for 7 yards.
2Q 12:34 Dallas
1 and 10 - DAL 20 12:34 21-E. Elliott rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - DAL 22 11:53 10-C. Rush pass to 19-A. Cooper for 29 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 49 11:20 21-E. Elliott rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - MIN 47 10:38 21-E. Elliott rush for 2 yards.
3 and 6 - MIN 45 9:51 20-T. Pollard rush for 6 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 39 9:04 20-T. Pollard rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - MIN 37 8:24 10-C. Rush pass to 86-D. Schultz for 4 yards.
3 and 4 - MIN 33 7:40 10-C. Rush pass to 1-C. Wilson for 9 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 24 7:03 21-E. Elliott rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - MIN 20 6:20 10-C. Rush pass incomplete to 21-E. Elliott.
3 and 6 - MIN 20 6:16 10-C. Rush pass incomplete to 19-A. Cooper.
4 and 6 - MIN 20 6:13 2-G. Zuerlein 38 yard field goal is GOOD.
DAL 3    MIN 7    Plays: 12    Possession: 6:21
2Q 6:09 Minnesota
DAL 35 2-G. Zuerlein kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - MIN 25 6:09 33-D. Cook rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - MIN 27 5:39 33-D. Cook rush for 3 yards.
3 and 5 - MIN 30 4:59 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 19-A. Thielen.
4 and 5 - MIN 30 4:56 3-J. Berry punts 27 yards, ball out of bounds. PENALTY on Dallas, Defensive Offside, 5 yards, enforced at MIN 30 - No play.
1 and 10 - MIN 35 4:49 8-K. Cousins pass to 35-L. Stocker for 7 yards.
2 and 3 - MIN 42 4:14 33-D. Cook rush for 2 yards.
3 and 1 - MIN 44 3:34 30-C. Ham rush for no gain.
4 and 1 - MIN 44 2:49 8-K. Cousins pass to 19-A. Thielen for 32 yards.
1 and 10 - DAL 24 2:05 33-D. Cook rush for no gain, forced out of bounds.
Two minute warning
2 and 10 - DAL 24 1:59 8-K. Cousins pass to 25-A. Mattison for -2 yards.
Dallas timeout at 1:53
3 and 12 - DAL 26 1:53 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 33-D. Cook.
4 and 12 - DAL 26 1:49 1-G. Joseph 45 yard field goal is GOOD.
DAL 3    MIN 10    Plays: 11    Possession: 4:20
2Q 1:44 Dallas
MIN 35 1-G. Joseph kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - DAL 25 1:44 10-C. Rush pass to 21-E. Elliott for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - DAL 28 1:21 10-C. Rush pass to 19-A. Cooper for 7 yards.
1 and 10 - DAL 35 0:57 10-C. Rush pass intended for 86-D. Schultz, INTERCEPTED by 27-C. Dantzler at MIN 49, returned for 8 yards. Official challenged the ruling, and the play was REVERSED, 10-C. Rush pass incomplete to 86-D. Schultz.
2 and 10 - DAL 35 0:53 10-C. Rush pass incomplete to 86-D. Schultz.
3 and 10 - DAL 35 0:49 10-C. Rush pass incomplete to 85-N. Brown.
Minnesota timeout at 0:43
4 and 10 - DAL 35 0:43 5-B. Anger punts 50 yards, fair catch by 17-K. Osborn.
2Q 0:37 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 15 0:37 8-K. Cousins pass to 15-I. Smith-Marsette for 6 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 4 - MIN 21 0:32 8-K. Cousins rush for 13 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 34 0:05 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 19-A. Thielen.
2 and 10 - MIN 34 0:01 8-K. Cousins kneels for -1 yard.
END QUARTER 2
3rd Quarter
3Q 15:00 Dallas
MIN 35 1-G. Joseph kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - DAL 25 15:00 21-E. Elliott rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - DAL 27 14:22 10-C. Rush pass incomplete to 86-D. Schultz.
3 and 8 - DAL 27 14:18 10-C. Rush pass to 1-C. Wilson for 73 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
2-G. Zuerlein extra point is GOOD.
DAL 10    MIN 10    Plays: 3    Possession: 0:43
3Q 14:07 Minnesota
DAL 35 2-G. Zuerlein kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - MIN 25 14:07 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 18-J. Jefferson. PENALTY on Dallas, Illegal Contact, 5 yards, enforced at MIN 25 - No play.
1 and 10 - MIN 30 14:00 33-D. Cook rush for 19 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 49 13:27 33-D. Cook rush for 8 yards. PENALTY on Minnesota, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at MIN 49 - No play.
1 and 20 - MIN 39 13:09 33-D. Cook rush for 4 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 16 - MIN 43 12:37 8-K. Cousins pass to 83-T. Conklin for 11 yards.
3 and 5 - DAL 46 11:54 8-K. Cousins, sacked for 8 yards (94-R. Gregory), forced fumble by 94-R. Gregory, fumble by 8-K. Cousins, RECOVERED by 8-K. Cousins returned for no gain.
4 and 12 - MIN 47 11:20 3-J. Berry punts 37 yards, downed by 45-T. Dye.
3Q 11:10 Dallas
1 and 10 - DAL 16 11:10 21-E. Elliott rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - DAL 18 10:27 10-C. Rush pass incomplete to 19-A. Cooper.
3 and 8 - DAL 18 10:21 10-C. Rush, sacked for 10 yards (97-E. Griffen).
4 and 18 - DAL 8 9:42 5-B. Anger punts 54 yards, 17-K. Osborn returns for 7 yards, forced out of bounds.
3Q 9:32 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 45 9:32 8-K. Cousins pass to 18-J. Jefferson for 18 yards.
1 and 10 - DAL 37 9:01 33-D. Cook rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - DAL 34 8:29 8-K. Cousins pass to 89-C. Herndon for 7 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - DAL 27 7:59 33-D. Cook rush for -2 yards.
2 and 12 - DAL 29 7:23 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete.
3 and 12 - DAL 29 7:18 8-K. Cousins pass to 83-T. Conklin for 7 yards.
4 and 5 - DAL 22 6:36 1-G. Joseph 40 yard field goal is GOOD.
DAL 10    MIN 13    Plays: 7    Possession: 2:56
3Q 6:31 Dallas
MIN 25 1-G. Joseph kicks 67 yards, 20-T. Pollard returns for 22 yards.
1 and 10 - DAL 20 6:27 21-E. Elliott rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - DAL 24 5:55 10-C. Rush pass to 19-A. Cooper for 10 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - DAL 34 5:22 10-C. Rush pass incomplete to 86-D. Schultz.
Dallas timeout at 5:15
2 and 10 - DAL 34 5:15 21-E. Elliott rush for 2 yards.
3 and 8 - DAL 36 4:36 10-C. Rush pass to 1-C. Wilson for 2 yards.
4 and 6 - DAL 38 4:01 5-B. Anger punts 36 yards, downed by 44-J. McQuaide.
3Q 3:50 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 26 3:50 33-D. Cook rush for 8 yards.
2 and 2 - MIN 34 3:05 8-K. Cousins pass to 30-C. Ham for -4 yards.
3 and 6 - MIN 30 2:26 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 33-D. Cook.
4 and 6 - MIN 30 2:21 3-J. Berry punts 39 yards, 88-C. Lamb returns for -3 yards.
3Q 2:11 Dallas
1 and 10 - DAL 28 2:11 10-C. Rush pass incomplete to 1-C. Wilson. PENALTY on Minnesota, Defensive Pass Interference, 14 yards, enforced at DAL 28 - No play.
1 and 10 - DAL 42 2:06 1-C. Wilson pass to 88-C. Lamb for 35 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - MIN 23 1:32 20-T. Pollard rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - MIN 22 0:48 10-C. Rush pass to 20-T. Pollard for 1 yard.
3 and 8 - MIN 21 0:13 10-C. Rush pass incomplete to 19-A. Cooper.
4 and 8 - MIN 21 0:08 2-G. Zuerlein 39 yard field goal is GOOD.
DAL 13    MIN 13    Plays: 5    Possession: 2:03
3Q 0:04 Minnesota
DAL 35 2-G. Zuerlein kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - MIN 25 0:04 8-K. Cousins pass to 30-C. Ham for -2 yards.
END QUARTER 3
4th Quarter
Minnesota continued...
2 and 12 - MIN 23 15:00 8-K. Cousins pass to 19-A. Thielen for 4 yards.
3 and 8 - MIN 27 14:26 8-K. Cousins pass to 17-K. Osborn for 4 yards.
4 and 4 - MIN 31 13:46 3-J. Berry punts 51 yards, fair catch by 88-C. Lamb. PENALTY on Dallas, Offensive Holding, 9 yards, enforced at DAL 18.
4Q 13:39 Dallas
1 and 10 - DAL 9 13:39 10-C. Rush pass to 88-C. Lamb for 13 yards.
1 and 10 - DAL 22 12:52 10-C. Rush pass to 19-A. Cooper for 15 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - DAL 37 12:19 10-C. Rush pass incomplete to 21-E. Elliott.
2 and 10 - DAL 37 12:13 10-C. Rush pass to 85-N. Brown for 24 yards. PENALTY on Dallas, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at DAL 37 - No play.
2 and 20 - DAL 27 11:45 10-C. Rush pass to 86-D. Schultz for 7 yards.
3 and 13 - DAL 34 11:22 10-C. Rush pass to 88-C. Lamb for 19 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 47 10:45 21-E. Elliott rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - MIN 45 10:03 10-C. Rush, sacked for 8 yards (23-X. Woods), forced fumble by 23-X. Woods, fumble by 10-C. Rush, RECOVERED by 55-A. Barr returned for no gain.
4Q 9:56 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 48 9:56 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete. PENALTY on Minnesota, Intentional Grounding, 13 yards, enforced at MIN 48. PENALTY on Minnesota, Offensive Holding (declined).
2 and 23 - MIN 35 9:50 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 18-J. Jefferson. PENALTY on Minnesota, Offensive Holding (declined).
3 and 23 - MIN 35 9:44 25-A. Mattison rush for 4 yards.
4 and 19 - MIN 39 9:13 3-J. Berry punts 29 yards, downed by 44-J. Metellus.
4Q 9:03 Dallas
1 and 10 - DAL 32 9:03 21-E. Elliott rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - DAL 33 8:24 10-C. Rush pass incomplete to 19-A. Cooper.
3 and 9 - DAL 33 8:19 10-C. Rush pass incomplete to 88-C. Lamb.
4 and 9 - DAL 33 8:15 5-B. Anger punts 41 yards, fair catch by 17-K. Osborn.
4Q 8:08 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 26 8:08 33-D. Cook rush for 8 yards.
2 and 2 - MIN 34 7:46 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete. PENALTY on Dallas, Roughing the Passer, 15 yards, enforced at MIN 34 - No play.
1 and 10 - MIN 49 7:40 8-K. Cousins pass to 30-C. Ham for 9 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 1 - DAL 42 7:07 33-D. Cook rush for 8 yards.
1 and 10 - DAL 34 6:28 33-D. Cook rush for 7 yards. PENALTY on Dallas, Unnecessary Roughness, 14 yards, enforced at DAL 27.
1 and 10 - DAL 13 6:08 25-A. Mattison rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - DAL 12 5:29 33-D. Cook rush for 4 yards. PENALTY on Dallas, Unnecessary Roughness, 4 yards, enforced at DAL 8.
1 and 4 - DAL 4 5:08 33-D. Cook rush for -4 yards.
2 and 8 - DAL 8 4:25 8-K. Cousins pass to 25-A. Mattison for -3 yards.
3 and 11 - DAL 11 3:41 8-K. Cousins pass to 19-A. Thielen for 6 yards.
4 and 5 - DAL 5 2:54 1-G. Joseph 24 yard field goal is GOOD.
DAL 13    MIN 16    Plays: 10    Possession: 5:14
4Q 2:51 Dallas
MIN 35 1-G. Joseph kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - DAL 25 2:51 10-C. Rush pass incomplete to 88-C. Lamb.
2 and 10 - DAL 25 2:46 10-C. Rush pass to 19-A. Cooper for 33 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 42 2:12 10-C. Rush pass to 19-A. Cooper for 18 yards, forced fumble by 22-H. Smith, fumble by 10-C. Rush, ball out of bounds.
1 and 10 - MIN 24 2:04 10-C. Rush pass incomplete to 86-D. Schultz.
Two minute warning
2 and 10 - MIN 24 2:00 10-C. Rush pass incomplete to 85-N. Brown, fumble by 85-N. Brown (forced fumble by 55-A. Barr), RECOVERED by 55-A. Barr returned for no gain. PENALTY on Minnesota, Illegal Use of Hands, 5 yards, enforced at MIN 24 - No play.
1 and 10 - MIN 19 1:55 10-C. Rush pass to 85-N. Brown for 7 yards.
2 and 3 - MIN 12 1:18 10-C. Rush pass incomplete. PENALTY on Dallas, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at MIN 12 - No play.
2 and 13 - MIN 22 1:11 10-C. Rush pass to 21-E. Elliott for -3 yards.
Minnesota timeout at 1:04
Minnesota timeout at 1:04
3 and 16 - MIN 25 1:04 PENALTY on Minnesota, Delay of Game, 5 yards, enforced at MIN 25 - No play.
3 and 11 - MIN 20 1:04 10-C. Rush pass to 21-E. Elliott for 15 yards.
Minnesota timeout at 0:55
1 and 5 - MIN 5 0:55 10-C. Rush pass to 19-A. Cooper for 5 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
2-G. Zuerlein extra point is GOOD.
DAL 20    MIN 16    Plays: 8    Possession: 1:57
4Q 0:51 Minnesota
DAL 35 2-G. Zuerlein kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - MIN 25 0:51 8-K. Cousins pass to 19-A. Thielen for 13 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - MIN 38 0:46 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 83-T. Conklin.
2 and 10 - MIN 38 0:42 PENALTY on Minnesota, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at MIN 38 - No play.
2 and 15 - MIN 33 0:42 8-K. Cousins pass to 17-K. Osborn for 6 yards.
Dallas timeout at 0:20
3 and 9 - MIN 39 0:20 8-K. Cousins pass to 83-T. Conklin for 3 yards.
4 and 6 - MIN 42 0:03 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete.
END OF GAME
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