Dalvin Cook did plenty to brace his hang on the NFL rushing lead.
The Minnesota running back might have had his greatest plays in the passing game while effectively beating double cross hurrying champion Ezekiel Elliott.
Cook ran for 97 yards, including the go-ahead touchdown on fourth down, and had 86 yards getting that helped lead to three different scores, driving the Minnesota Vikings over the Dallas Cowboys 28-24 on Sunday night.
Cook’s 183 scrimmage yards gave him the class lead that classification too at 1,415 as the Vikings (7-3) beat a triumphant group out and about without precedent for right around two years. Minnesota was 0-9-1 in its past 10 such games.
Amari Cooper had the most carnival gets on a night brimming with them for the two groups, including a toe-tapping TD for Dallas’ just lead in the second from last quarter.
Kirk Cousins tossed for two touchdown passes, both to Kyle Rudolph, for simply his second triumph in nine prime-time street games.
Elliott had 47 yards on 20 conveys after three straight 100-yard games as the Cowboys (5-4) fell into an in front of the pack tie with Philadelphia in the NFC East.
In spite of throwing for 397 yards and three touchdowns, Prescott lost to Cousins just because subsequent to going 4-0 against the previous Washington quarterback as a division rival.
Cousins, who had 220 yards passing, beat the Cowboys for the second time in eight attempts as the Vikings kept pace in the NFC North, a game behind division-driving Green Bay. Trailing by four in the last two minutes, the Cowboys had a first down at the Minnesota 19 yet demanded proceeding to compel the ball to Elliott when the Vikings had made it unmistakable they were stopping him first.
Two runs got less 3 yards, and the Cowboys went to Elliott again on fourth down despite the fact that it was a pass. Linebacker Eric Kendricks separated the sideline toss to Elliott, a double danger like Cook however not on this night. He had two gets for 16 yards.
The Cowboys got the show on the ball back with 17 seconds left, however Jayron Kearse blocked Prescott’s franticness go from close to midfield at last zone.
The Vikings thought they had proceeded on what was governed a 17-yard touchdown by Alexander Mattison, yet he was managed down at the 1 on survey. After a bogus beginning and a third-down stuff of fullback C.J. Ham from the 1, Cook scored on fourth-and-objective from the 2 on the last play of the second from last quarter.
Rudolph, who began the evening of circus gets with a one-handed grab in the back of the end zone and scored on another short TD hurl, put Minnesota up 28-21 by winning a hop ball with cornerback Chidobe Awuzie for a 2-point change.
Rudolph’s 14 were the most in 122 vocation games for the ninth-year player.
The Cowboys had a first down at the Minnesota 6, yet made due with a field objective and a 28-24 shortage after one of a few covered runs by Elliott was trailed by two incompletions.
With the Cowboys trailing 14-0, Cooper kick-began their first TD drive with a heel-hauling get on third-and-12, pursued two plays later by Michael Gallup’s 23-yard scoring grab.
At that point the player Dallas surrendered a first-round pick for at middle of the season a year ago had toe-dragging catches in a row, the second a 12-yard touchdown strike that put the Cowboys in front just because 21-20 in the second from last quarter. Cooper had 11 gets for 147 yards.
Randall Cobb made a thrusting get at last zone on a 22-yard touchdown catch to get Dallas even at 14.
Cook had gets of 29 and 27 yards on screens to get this show on the road with their initial two touchdown drives, completing the principal quarter with 69 yards accepting. He another 8-yarder for a first down from the get-go a drive to a field objective on the last play of the first half for a 17-14 lead.