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Minnesota Vikings 46 at Dallas Cowboys 36

Thursday, November 26, 1998
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Minnesota Vikings (15-1-0)21315746
Dallas Cowboys (10-6-0)66101436

Game Info
Stadium Texas Stadium
Start Time (ET) 8:00pm
Roof half
Surface astroturf
Weather 58 degrees, relative humidity 61%, wind 7 mph
Vegas Line Minnesota Vikings -3.0
Over/Under 46.5 (over)

Expected Points Summary

Expected points are an estimate of points per play based on down, distance, and yard line. Points given for offense and defense are offensive/defensive plays + penalties on which there was no play (eg, a false start). Special teams are all kicking + punting plays. Points are zeroed out at the end of halves.

Scoring

Team Stats

Passing, Rushing, & Receiving

Defense & Returns

Kicking & Punting

Pass Targets

Minnesota Vikings
No Direction (17/34, 359 yards, 4 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Cris Carter 12 7 135 1
Greg DeLong 2 2 9 0
Charles Evans 2 2 17 0
Andrew Glover 6 1 24 0
Matthew Hatchette 2 0 0
Leroy Hoard 2 2 11 0
Randy Moss 8 3 163 3
Dallas Cowboys
No Direction (34/54, 455 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Eric Bjornson 4 2 25 0
Billy Davis 9 4 70 0
Michael Irvin 17 10 137 0
Patrick Jeffers 6 3 92 1
Daryl Johnston 6 5 21 0
David LaFleur 4 3 30 0
Jeff Ogden 1 1 7 0
Emmitt Smith 5 4 30 0
Sherman Williams 2 2 43 0

Rushing

Minnesota Vikings
LE (3 rushes, 17 yards)
Att Yds TD
Leroy Hoard 1 -3 0
Robert Smith 2 20 0
LT (4 rushes, 56 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Charles Evans 2 3 0
Leroy Hoard 2 53 1
LG (2 rushes, 19 yards)
Att Yds TD
Randall Cunningham 1 6 0
Robert Smith 1 13 0
MD (3 rushes, 14 yards)
Att Yds TD
Randall Cunningham 1 3 0
Robert Smith 2 11 0
RG (0 rushes, 0 yards)RT (6 rushes, 13 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Charles Evans 1 3 0
Leroy Hoard 2 8 1
Robert Smith 3 2 0
RE (0 rushes, 0 yards)
Dallas Cowboys
LE (4 rushes, 17 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Troy Aikman 1 7 0
Emmitt Smith 3 10 1
LT (7 rushes, 23 yards)
Att Yds TD
Emmitt Smith 7 23 0
LG (1 rush, 0 yards)
Att Yds TD
Emmitt Smith 1 0 0
MD (5 rushes, 9 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Troy Aikman 1 -1 0
Emmitt Smith 3 7 1
Sherman Williams 1 3 0
RG (0 rushes, 0 yards)RT (4 rushes, 8 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Emmitt Smith 3 5 1
Sherman Williams 1 3 0
RE (1 rush, -1 yards)
Att Yds TD
Emmitt Smith 1 -1 0

Minnesota Vikings Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result

Dallas Cowboys Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail MIN DAL EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 15:00 DAL 30 Toby Gowin kicks off 57 yards, returned by Moe Williams for 10 yards. Moe Williams fumbles (forced by Darren Hambrick), recovered by David Palmer at MIN-20 0 0 0 -0.28 0.0
1 15:00 1 10 MIN 20 Robert Smith up the middle for 15 yards (tackle by Darren Woodson) 0 0 0.28 1.27 0.0
1 1 10 MIN 35 Randall Cunningham pass complete to Charles Evans for 8 yards 0 0 1.27 1.8 0.0
1 2 2 MIN 43 Randall Cunningham pass complete to Cris Carter for 6 yards (tackle by Charlie Williams) 0 0 1.8 2.19 0.0
1 1 10 MIN 49 Randall Cunningham pass complete to Randy Moss for 51 yards, touchdown 6 0 2.19 7 0.0
1 Gary Anderson kicks extra point good 7 0 0 0 0.0
1 MIN 30 Mitch Berger kicks off 73 yards, out of bounds 7 0 0 -0.28 0.0
1 13:03 1 10 DAL 20 Troy Aikman pass complete to Emmitt Smith for 8 yards (tackle by Jerry Ball). Emmitt Smith fumbles (forced by Jerry Ball), recovered by Billy Davis at DAL-29 7 0 0.28 0.95 0.0
1 2 1 DAL 29 Troy Aikman pass complete to Michael Irvin for 43 yards (tackle by Jimmy Hitchcock). Penalty on Jimmy Hitchcock: Face Mask (PerFoul-15 yrds), 14 yards 7 0 0.95 4.65 0.0
1 1 10 MIN 14 Emmitt Smith right tackle for no gain (tackle by Ed McDaniel) 7 0 4.65 4 0.0
1 2 10 MIN 14 Troy Aikman pass complete to Daryl Johnston for 2 yards 7 0 4 3.43 0.0
1 3 8 MIN 12 Troy Aikman pass complete to Eric Bjornson for 5 yards (tackle by Corey Fuller). Penalty on Erik Williams: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 7 0 3.43 2.35 0.0
1 3 18 MIN 22 Troy Aikman pass complete to Daryl Johnston for 9 yards (tackle by Dwayne Rudd) 7 0 2.35 2.57 0.0
1 4 9 MIN 13 Richie Cunningham 30 yard field goal good 7 3 2.57 3 0.0
1 DAL 30 Toby Gowin kicks off 62 yards, returned by David Palmer for 15 yards (tackle by Robert Thomas) 7 3 0 -0.48 0.0
1 9:35 1 10 MIN 23 Randall Cunningham pass complete to Charles Evans for 9 yards (tackle by Fred Strickland) 7 3 0.48 1.15 0.0
1 2 1 MIN 32 Robert Smith left guard for 13 yards (tackle by Darren Woodson) 7 3 1.15 1.93 0.0
1 1 10 MIN 45 Robert Smith left end for 6 yards (tackle by Charlie Williams) 7 3 1.93 2.19 0.0
1 2 4 DAL 49 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Randy Moss (defended by Leon Lett) 7 3 2.19 1.49 0.0
1 3 4 DAL 49 Randall Cunningham pass complete to Randy Moss for 6 yards (tackle by Darren Woodson). Penalty on David Palmer: Illegal Motion, 5 yards (no play) 7 3 1.49 0.83 0.0
1 3 9 MIN 46 Randall Cunningham pass complete to Cris Carter for 54 yards, touchdown 13 3 0.83 7 0.0
1 Gary Anderson kicks extra point good 14 3 0 0 0.0
1 MIN 30 Mitch Berger kicks off 65 yards, returned by Jeff Ogden for 20 yards. Jeff Ogden fumbles (forced by Chris Walsh), recovered by Singor Mobley at DAL-30 14 3 0 -0.94 0.0
1 7:17 1 10 DAL 30 Emmitt Smith left tackle for 11 yards (tackle by Orlando Thomas) 14 3 0.94 1.66 0.0
1 1 10 DAL 41 Troy Aikman pass complete to Billy Davis for 28 yards (tackle by Dwayne Rudd) 14 3 1.66 3.51 0.0
1 1 10 MIN 31 Emmitt Smith right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Orlando Thomas) 14 3 3.51 3.37 0.0
1 2 7 MIN 28 Sherman Williams right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Derrick L. Alexander) 14 3 3.37 3.07 0.0
1 3 4 MIN 25 Penalty on Flozell Adams: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 14 3 3.07 2.41 0.0
1 3 9 MIN 30 Troy Aikman pass incomplete. Penalty on Erik Williams: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 14 3 2.41 1.75 0.0
1 3 14 MIN 35 Troy Aikman pass complete to Jeff Ogden for 7 yards (tackle by Ramos McDonald and Ed McDaniel) 14 3 1.75 1.59 0.0
1 4 7 MIN 28 Richie Cunningham 46 yard field goal good 14 6 1.59 3 0.0
1 DAL 30 Toby Gowin kicks off 70 yards, returned by David Palmer for 44 yards. David Palmer fumbles (forced by Singor Mobley), recovered by Moe Williams at MIN-44 14 6 0 -1.86 0.0
1 3:04 1 10 MIN 44 Randall Cunningham pass complete to Randy Moss for 56 yards, touchdown 20 6 1.86 7 0.0
1 Gary Anderson kicks extra point good 21 6 0 0 0.0
1 MIN 30 Mitch Berger kicks off 66 yards, returned by Jeff Ogden for 17 yards (tackle by Kivuusama Mays) 21 6 0 -0.34 0.0
1 2:41 1 10 DAL 21 Troy Aikman pass complete to Michael Irvin for 8 yards (tackle by Jimmy Hitchcock) 21 6 0.34 0.88 0.0
1 2 2 DAL 29 Troy Aikman pass complete to David LaFleur for 18 yards 21 6 0.88 2.06 0.0
1 1 10 DAL 47 Emmitt Smith right end for -1 yards (tackle by Jimmy Hitchcock) 21 6 2.06 1.38 0.0
1 2 11 DAL 46 Troy Aikman pass incomplete 21 6 1.38 0.7 0.0
1 3 11 DAL 46 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Michael Irvin 21 6 0.7 -0.32 0.0
1 4 11 DAL 46 Toby Gowin punts 43 yards 21 6 -0.32 0.37 0.0
1 0:28 1 10 MIN 11 Robert Smith left end for 14 yards (tackle by Omar Stoutmire) 21 6 -0.37 0.61 0.0
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail MIN DAL EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 1 10 MIN 25 Robert Smith right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Fred Strickland) 21 6 0.61 0.33 0.0
2 2 8 MIN 27 Randall Cunningham pass complete to Cris Carter for 18 yards (tackle by Charlie Williams) 21 6 0.33 1.93 0.0
2 1 10 MIN 45 Robert Smith right tackle for no gain (tackle by Omar Stoutmire) 21 6 1.93 1.38 0.0
2 2 10 MIN 45 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Matthew Hatchette is intercepted by Kevin R. Smith at MIN-45. Penalty on Todd Steussie: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 21 6 1.38 0.71 0.0
2 2 15 MIN 40 Robert Smith right tackle for no gain (tackle by Leon Lett) 21 6 0.71 0.04 0.0
2 3 15 MIN 40 Randall Cunningham sacked by Charlie Williams and Chad Hennings for -6 yards 21 6 0.04 -1.11 0.0
2 4 21 MIN 34 Mitch Berger punts 65 yards 21 6 -1.11 0.38 0.0
2 11:59 1 10 DAL 1 Emmitt Smith left tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Dixon Edwards) 21 6 -0.38 -0.34 0.0
2 2 4 DAL 7 Emmitt Smith up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Dwayne Rudd) 21 6 -0.34 -0.35 0.0
2 1 10 DAL 12 Emmitt Smith left end for 11 yards (tackle by Jimmy Hitchcock) 21 6 -0.35 0.48 0.0
2 1 10 DAL 23 Troy Aikman pass complete to Michael Irvin for 31 yards (tackle by Robert Griffith). Michael Irvin fumbles, recovered by Jimmy Hitchcock at MIN-46. Penalty on Jerry Ball: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 21 6 0.48 1.21 0.0
2 1 5 DAL 28 Troy Aikman pass complete to Michael Irvin for 6 yards 21 6 1.21 1.2 0.0
2 1 10 DAL 34 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Emmitt Smith 21 6 1.2 0.66 0.0
2 2 10 DAL 34 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Billy Davis. Penalty on Dwayne Rudd: Illegal Contact, 5 yards (no play) 21 6 0.66 1.53 0.0
2 1 10 DAL 39 Emmitt Smith left end for -2 yards (tackle by John Randle) 21 6 1.53 0.72 0.0
2 2 12 DAL 37 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Eric Bjornson 21 6 0.72 0.04 0.0
2 3 12 DAL 37 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Michael Irvin 21 6 0.04 -0.91 0.0
2 4 12 DAL 37 Toby Gowin punts 46 yards, out of bounds. Penalty on Robert Tate: Unnecessary Roughness, 9 yards 21 6 -0.91 0.38 0.0
2 7:55 1 10 MIN 8 Randall Cunningham pass complete to Cris Carter for 13 yards (tackle by Charlie Williams) 21 6 -0.38 0.34 0.0
2 1 10 MIN 21 Robert Smith up the middle for -4 yards (tackle by Darren Woodson) 21 6 0.34 -0.86 0.0
2 2 14 MIN 17 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Cris Carter 21 6 -0.86 -1.59 0.0
2 3 14 MIN 17 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Matthew Hatchette 21 6 -1.59 -2.32 0.0
2 4 14 MIN 17 Mitch Berger punts 38 yards, out of bounds 21 6 -2.32 -1.93 0.0
2 6:30 1 10 DAL 45 Troy Aikman pass complete to Billy Davis for 10 yards (tackle by Orlando Thomas) 21 6 1.93 2.59 0.0
2 1 10 MIN 45 Emmitt Smith left tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Ed McDaniel) 21 6 2.59 1.91 0.0
2 2 11 MIN 46 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Billy Davis 21 6 1.91 1.22 0.0
2 3 11 MIN 46 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Michael Irvin 21 6 1.22 0.2 0.0
2 4 11 MIN 46 Toby Gowin punts 46 yards, touchback 21 6 0.2 -0.28 0.0
2 4:58 1 10 MIN 20 Randall Cunningham pass complete to Leroy Hoard for 9 yards (tackle by Randall Godfrey) 21 6 0.28 0.95 0.0
2 2 1 MIN 29 Leroy Hoard left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Dexter Coakley) 21 6 0.95 1.07 0.0
2 1 10 MIN 32 Randall Cunningham pass complete to Greg DeLong for no gain 21 6 1.07 0.53 0.0
2 2 10 MIN 32 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Cris Carter. Penalty on Greg Ellis: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 21 6 0.53 1.2 0.0
2 2 5 MIN 37 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Randy Moss 21 6 1.2 0.5 0.0
2 3 5 MIN 37 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Randy Moss 21 6 0.5 -0.91 0.0
2 4 5 MIN 37 Mitch Berger punts 41 yards, returned by Kevin R. Smith for 11 yards (tackle by Kailee Wong) 21 6 -0.91 -1.14 0.0
2 2:52 1 10 DAL 33 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for David LaFleur 21 6 1.14 0.59 0.0
2 2 10 DAL 33 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Michael Irvin 21 6 0.59 -0.1 0.0
2 3 10 DAL 33 Troy Aikman pass complete to Patrick Jeffers for 67 yards, touchdown 21 12 -0.1 7 0.0
2 Two Point Attempt: Troy Aikman pass complete to Daryl Johnston, conversion fails 21 12 0 -1 0.0
2 DAL 30 Toby Gowin kicks off 67 yards, returned by David Palmer for 19 yards. Penalty on Chris Walsh: Illegal Block Above Waist, 10 yards 21 12 0 0.35 0.0
2 2:32 1 10 MIN 12 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Cris Carter (defended by Greg Ellis) 21 12 -0.35 -0.78 0.0
2 2 10 MIN 12 Randall Cunningham pass complete to Andrew Glover for 24 yards 21 12 -0.78 1.33 0.0
2 2:00 1 10 MIN 36 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Andrew Glover 21 12 1.33 0.79 0.0
2 1:56 2 10 MIN 36 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Andrew Glover 21 12 0.79 0.1 0.0
2 1:51 3 10 MIN 36 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Cris Carter (defended by Darren Woodson). Penalty on Darren Woodson: Defensive Pass Interference, 10 yards (no play) 21 12 0.1 1.99 0.0
2 1:47 1 10 MIN 46 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Matthew Hatchette 21 12 1.99 1.45 0.0
2 1:42 2 10 MIN 46 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete. Penalty on Kavika Pittman: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 21 12 1.45 2.13 0.0
2 2 5 DAL 49 Randall Cunningham up the middle for 3 yards 21 12 2.13 1.82 0.0
2 1:18 3 2 DAL 46 Randall Cunningham left guard for 6 yards (tackle by Dexter Coakley) 21 12 1.82 2.92 0.0
2 0:50 1 10 DAL 40 Randall Cunningham pass complete to Cris Carter for 13 yards (tackle by George Teague) 21 12 2.92 3.78 0.0
2 0:34 1 10 DAL 27 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Andrew Glover (defended by Greg Ellis) 21 12 3.78 3.23 0.0
2 0:30 2 10 DAL 27 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Cris Carter (defended by Terry Billups) 21 12 3.23 2.54 0.0
2 0:24 3 10 DAL 27 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete 21 12 2.54 1.67 0.0
2 0:21 4 10 DAL 27 Gary Anderson 45 yard field goal good 24 12 1.67 3 0.0
2 MIN 30 Mitch Berger kicks off 65 yards, returned by Sherman Williams for 18 yards (tackle by Harold Morrow) 24 12 0 -0.48 0.0
2 0:11 1 10 DAL 23 Troy Aikman up the middle for -1 yards 24 12 0.48 -0.2 0.0
End of Half2412-0.20
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail MIN DAL EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 15:00 MIN 30 Mitch Berger kicks off 65 yards, returned by Sherman Williams for 19 yards (tackle by Harold Morrow) 24 12 0 -0.54 0.0
3 15:00 1 10 DAL 24 Troy Aikman pass complete to Daryl Johnston for 5 yards 24 12 0.54 0.67 0.0
3 2 5 DAL 29 Emmitt Smith left guard for no gain (tackle by Jerry Ball) 24 12 0.67 -0.03 0.0
3 3 5 DAL 29 Troy Aikman pass complete to Patrick Jeffers for 11 yards (tackle by Dwayne Rudd) 24 12 -0.03 1.6 0.0
3 1 10 DAL 40 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Daryl Johnston 24 12 1.6 1.05 0.0
3 2 10 DAL 40 Troy Aikman pass complete to Michael Irvin for 19 yards (tackle by Jimmy Hitchcock) 24 12 1.05 2.85 0.0
3 1 10 MIN 41 Troy Aikman pass complete to Daryl Johnston for no gain 24 12 2.85 2.31 0.0
3 2 10 MIN 41 Emmitt Smith up the middle for -2 yards (tackle by Jerry Ball) 24 12 2.31 1.35 0.0
3 3 12 MIN 43 Troy Aikman pass complete to Billy Davis for 19 yards (tackle by Orlando Thomas) 24 12 1.35 3.97 0.0
3 1 10 MIN 24 Troy Aikman pass complete to David LaFleur for 5 yards (tackle by Ed McDaniel) 24 12 3.97 4.12 0.0
3 2 5 MIN 19 Troy Aikman left end for 7 yards. Penalty on Derrick L. Alexander: Illegal Use of Hands, 5 yards 24 12 4.12 5.6 0.0
3 1 7 MIN 7 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Billy Davis. Penalty on Ed McDaniel: Defensive Pass Interference, 5 yards (no play) 24 12 5.6 6.74 0.0
3 1 2 MIN 2 Emmitt Smith right tackle for 2 yards, touchdown 24 18 6.74 7 0.0
3 Richie Cunningham kicks extra point good 24 19 0 0 0.0
3 DAL 30 Toby Gowin kicks off 58 yards, returned by David Palmer for 18 yards (tackle by Darren Hambrick) 24 19 0 -0.94 0.0
3 8:55 1 10 MIN 30 Leroy Hoard right tackle for -4 yards (tackle by Darren Woodson) 24 19 0.94 -0.15 0.0
3 2 14 MIN 26 Randall Cunningham pass complete to Cris Carter for 20 yards 24 19 -0.15 1.99 0.0
3 1 10 MIN 46 Randall Cunningham pass complete to Leroy Hoard for 2 yards (tackle by Kevin R. Smith) 24 19 1.99 1.72 0.0
3 2 8 MIN 48 Randall Cunningham pass complete to Leroy Hoard for 6 yards (tackle by Darren Woodson). Penalty on Jeff Christy: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 24 19 1.72 0.37 0.0
3 2 18 MIN 38 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Andrew Glover 24 19 0.37 -0.3 0.0
3 3 18 MIN 38 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Randy Moss. Penalty on Kenny Wheaton: Defensive Pass Interference, 50 yards (no play) 24 19 -0.3 4.78 0.0
3 1 10 DAL 12 Leroy Hoard right tackle for 12 yards, touchdown 30 19 4.78 7 0.0
3 Two Point Attempt: Randall Cunningham pass complete to Randy Moss, conversion succeeds 32 19 0 1 0.0
3 MIN 30 Mitch Berger kicks off 67 yards, returned by Sherman Williams for 40 yards (tackle by Pete Bercich) 32 19 0 -1.8 0.0
3 6:27 1 10 DAL 43 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Michael Irvin 32 19 1.8 1.25 0.0
3 2 10 DAL 43 Troy Aikman pass complete to Michael Irvin for 16 yards (tackle by Corey Fuller) 32 19 1.25 2.85 0.0
3 1 10 MIN 41 Emmitt Smith left tackle for no gain (tackle by Ed McDaniel) 32 19 2.85 2.31 0.0
3 2 10 MIN 41 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Billy Davis 32 19 2.31 1.62 0.0
3 3 10 MIN 41 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Michael Irvin 32 19 1.62 0.53 0.0
3 4 10 MIN 41 Toby Gowin punts 41 yards, touchback 32 19 0.53 -0.28 0.0
3 4:40 1 10 MIN 20 Charles Evans left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Greg Ellis) 32 19 0.28 0 0.0
3 2 8 MIN 22 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Randy Moss 32 19 0 -0.69 0.0
3 3 8 MIN 22 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Cris Carter is intercepted by Izell Reese at MIN-39 and returned for 6 yards (tackle by Leroy Hoard) 32 19 -0.69 -3.38 0.0
3 3:42 1 10 MIN 33 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Michael Irvin 32 19 3.38 2.84 0.0
3 2 10 MIN 33 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Billy Davis 32 19 2.84 2.15 0.0
3 3 10 MIN 33 Troy Aikman pass complete to Michael Irvin for 16 yards (tackle by Jimmy Hitchcock) 32 19 2.15 4.44 0.0
3 1 10 MIN 17 Troy Aikman pass incomplete 32 19 4.44 3.85 0.0
3 2 10 MIN 17 Troy Aikman pass complete to Billy Davis for 10 yards (tackle by Orlando Thomas). Penalty on Flozell Adams: Chop Block, 15 yards (no play) 32 19 3.85 1.87 0.0
3 2 25 MIN 32 Troy Aikman pass complete to Emmitt Smith for 2 yards (tackle by Jimmy Hitchcock) 32 19 1.87 1.49 0.0
3 3 23 MIN 30 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Eric Bjornson 32 19 1.49 1.41 0.0
3 4 23 MIN 30 Richie Cunningham 47 yard field goal good 32 22 1.41 3 0.0
3 DAL 30 Toby Gowin kicks off 71 yards, returned by David Palmer for 25 yards (tackle by Darren Hambrick) 32 22 0 -0.54 0.0
3 1:20 1 10 MIN 24 Randall Cunningham pass complete to Greg DeLong for 9 yards (tackle by Dexter Coakley) 32 22 0.54 1.21 0.0
3 2 1 MIN 33 Randall Cunningham pass complete to Cris Carter for 11 yards (tackle by Dexter Coakley) 32 22 1.21 1.86 0.0
3 1 10 MIN 44 Randall Cunningham pass complete to Randy Moss for 56 yards, touchdown 38 22 1.86 7 0.0
3 Gary Anderson kicks extra point good 39 22 0 0 0.0
3 MIN 30 Mitch Berger kicks off 75 yards, touchback 39 22 0 -0.28 0.0
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail MIN DAL EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 1 10 DAL 20 Troy Aikman pass complete to Michael Irvin for 9 yards (tackle by Dwayne Rudd) 39 22 0.28 0.95 0.0
4 2 1 DAL 29 Emmitt Smith left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Dwayne Rudd) 39 22 0.95 1.2 0.0
4 1 10 DAL 34 Troy Aikman pass complete to David LaFleur for 7 yards 39 22 1.2 1.6 0.0
4 2 3 DAL 41 Troy Aikman pass complete to Emmitt Smith for 3 yards (tackle by Jimmy Hitchcock) 39 22 1.6 1.86 0.0
4 1 10 DAL 44 Troy Aikman pass complete to Patrick Jeffers for 14 yards 39 22 1.86 2.79 0.0
4 1 10 MIN 42 Troy Aikman pass complete to Michael Irvin for 6 yards (tackle by Robert Griffith) 39 22 2.79 3.05 0.0
4 2 4 MIN 36 Troy Aikman pass complete to Billy Davis for 13 yards 39 22 3.05 4.04 0.0
4 1 10 MIN 23 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Billy Davis 39 22 4.04 3.5 0.0
4 2 10 MIN 23 Troy Aikman pass incomplete. Penalty on Erik Williams: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 39 22 3.5 2.82 0.0
4 2 15 MIN 28 Troy Aikman pass complete to Michael Irvin for 12 yards (tackle by Corey Fuller). Penalty on Corey Fuller: Defensive Holding, 5 yards (no play) 39 22 2.82 4.04 0.0
4 1 10 MIN 23 Troy Aikman pass complete to Daryl Johnston for 5 yards (tackle by Orlando Thomas) 39 22 4.04 4.21 0.0
4 2 5 MIN 18 Troy Aikman pass complete to Emmitt Smith for 17 yards 39 22 4.21 6.97 0.0
4 1 1 MIN 1 Emmitt Smith left tackle for no gain (tackle by Ed McDaniel) 39 22 6.97 5.91 0.0
4 2 1 MIN 1 Emmitt Smith left end for 1 yard, touchdown 39 28 5.91 7 0.0
4 Richie Cunningham kicks extra point good 39 29 0 0 0.0
4 DAL 30 Toby Gowin kicks off 64 yards, returned by David Palmer for 21 yards (tackle by Izell Reese) 39 29 0 -0.74 0.0
4 8:48 1 10 MIN 27 Leroy Hoard left end for -3 yards (tackle by Kavika Pittman) 39 29 0.74 -0.21 0.0
4 2 13 MIN 24 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Andrew Glover 39 29 -0.21 -0.89 0.0
4 3 13 MIN 24 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Robert Tate (defended by Charlie Williams). Penalty on Charlie Williams: Defensive Pass Interference, 26 yards (no play) 39 29 -0.89 2.26 0.0
4 1 10 DAL 50 Leroy Hoard left tackle for 50 yards, touchdown 45 29 2.26 7 0.0
4 Gary Anderson kicks extra point good 46 29 0 0 0.0
4 MIN 30 Mitch Berger kicks off 66 yards, returned by Sherman Williams for 26 yards (tackle by Ramos McDonald) 46 29 0 -0.94 0.0
4 7:33 1 10 DAL 30 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Patrick Jeffers 46 29 0.94 0.39 0.0
4 2 10 DAL 30 Troy Aikman pass complete to Sherman Williams for 30 yards (tackle by Orlando Thomas) 46 29 0.39 2.92 0.0
4 1 10 MIN 40 Troy Aikman pass incomplete. Penalty on Troy Aikman: Intentional Grounding, 11 yards 46 29 2.92 0.89 0.0
4 2 21 DAL 49 Sherman Williams up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Ed McDaniel) 46 29 0.89 0.63 0.0
4 3 18 MIN 48 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Patrick Jeffers 46 29 0.63 0.07 0.0
4 4 18 MIN 48 Troy Aikman pass complete to Eric Bjornson for 13 yards (tackle by Jimmy Hitchcock) 46 29 0.07 -1.27 0.0
4 5:58 1 10 MIN 35 Charles Evans right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Fred Strickland) 46 29 1.27 1.13 0.0
4 2 7 MIN 38 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Cris Carter 46 29 1.13 0.43 0.0
4 3 7 MIN 38 Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Randy Moss 46 29 0.43 -0.85 0.0
4 4 7 MIN 38 , out of bounds 46 29 -0.85 -2.46 0.0
4 4:56 1 10 MIN 47 Troy Aikman pass complete to Michael Irvin for 5 yards 46 29 2.46 2.59 0.0
4 2 5 MIN 42 Troy Aikman pass complete to Michael Irvin for 20 yards (tackle by Robert Griffith). Penalty on tm_: Illegal Use of Hands (Offsetting), Penalty on MIN: Unnecessary Roughness (Offsetting) (no play) 46 29 2.59 2.59 0.0
4 2 5 MIN 42 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Billy Davis 46 29 2.59 1.88 0.0
4 3 5 MIN 42 Troy Aikman pass complete to Eric Bjornson for 12 yards (tackle by Corey Fuller) 46 29 1.88 3.58 0.0
4 1 10 MIN 30 Troy Aikman pass complete to Sherman Williams for 13 yards (tackle by Robert Griffith) 46 29 3.58 4.44 0.0
4 1 10 MIN 17 Troy Aikman pass complete to Michael Irvin for 9 yards 46 29 4.44 5.48 0.0
4 2 1 MIN 8 Emmitt Smith left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Robert Griffith) 46 29 5.48 5.83 0.0
4 2:00 1 6 MIN 6 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Patrick Jeffers (defended by Dwayne Rudd) 46 29 5.83 4.95 0.0
4 1:57 2 6 MIN 6 Sherman Williams for no gain (tackle by Ed McDaniel) 46 29 4.95 4.04 0.0
4 1:20 3 6 MIN 6 Sherman Williams for 2 yards 46 29 4.04 3.03 0.0
4 1:09 4 4 MIN 4 Emmitt Smith up the middle for 4 yards, touchdown 46 35 3.03 7 0.0
4 Richie Cunningham kicks extra point good 46 36 0 0 0.0
4 DAL 30 Toby Gowin kicks onside 70 yards. Penalty on Richie Cunningham: Kick Out of Bounds, 5 yards (no play) 46 36 0 0 0.0
4 DAL 25 Toby Gowin kicks onside 9 yards 46 36 0 -3.31 0.0
4 1:03 1 10 DAL 34 Charles Evans left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Artie Smith) 46 36 3.31 2.91 0.0
4 0:32 2 9 DAL 33 Randall Cunningham for -1 yards 46 36 2.91 2.08 0.0
End of Regulation46362.080
Scoring plays are highlighted in green and accepted penalties are highlighted in gray, while changes of possession are denoted by a bold line. Expected points before and after are relative to the team possessing the ball at the start of the play (though kickoffs are assumed to be in possession of the receiving team).