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Dallas Cowboys 10 at Minnesota Vikings 27

Sunday, January 9, 2000
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Dallas Cowboys (8-8-0)1000010
Minnesota Vikings (10-6-0)3143727

Game Info
Stadium Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Start Time (ET) 12:35pm
Roof dome
Surface astroturf
Duration 3:03
Attendance 64,056
Weather 65 degrees
Vegas Line Minnesota Vikings -7.0
Over/Under 46.5 (under)
Officials
Referee Gerry Austin
Umpire Garth DeFelice
Head Linesman Earnie Frantz
Field Judge David Warden
Back Judge Bob Waggoner
Side Judge Tom Fincken
Line Judge Aaron Pointer

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

Starting Lineups

Pass Targets

Dallas Cowboys
No Direction (22/38, 286 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Chris Brazzell 7 2 12 0
Rocket Ismail 12 8 163 0
David LaFleur 4 3 22 0
Jeff Ogden 2 1 4 0
Emmitt Smith 2 1 14 0
Robert Thomas 2 2 0 0
Jason Tucker 6 4 67 0
Chris Warren 3 1 4 0
Minnesota Vikings
No Direction (12/24, 212 yards, 3 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Cris Carter 7 1 5 1
Andrew Glover 2 0 0
Leroy Hoard 3 2 15 0
Jim Kleinsasser 1 1 7 0
Randy Moss 6 5 127 1
Jake Reed 2 0 0
Robert Smith 3 3 58 1

Rushing

Dallas Cowboys
LE (2 rushes, -5 yards)
Att Yds TD
Emmitt Smith 2 -5 0
LT (2 rushes, 65 yards)
Att Yds TD
Emmitt Smith 2 65 0
LG (1 rush, 21 yards)
Att Yds TD
Emmitt Smith 1 21 0
MD (7 rushes, 16 yards)
Att Yds TD
Emmitt Smith 7 16 0
RG (2 rushes, 10 yards)
Att Yds TD
Emmitt Smith 1 -2 0
Chris Warren 1 12 0
RT (0 rushes, 0 yards)RE (2 rushes, 4 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Emmitt Smith 2 4 1
Minnesota Vikings
LE (2 rushes, 15 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jeff George 1 8 0
Robert Smith 1 7 0
LT (2 rushes, 20 yards)
Att Yds TD
Robert Smith 2 20 0
LG (3 rushes, 25 yards)
Att Yds TD
Robert Smith 3 25 0
MD (17 rushes, 70 yards)
Att Yds TD
Leroy Hoard 6 31 0
Robert Smith 11 39 0
RG (5 rushes, 30 yards)
Att Yds TD
Robert Smith 5 30 0
RT (6 rushes, 19 yards)
Att Yds TD
Robert Smith 6 19 0
RE (0 rushes, 0 yards)

Dallas Cowboys Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 DAL 21 7 3:51 78 Field Goal View Drive »
2 1 7:59 DAL 21 7 2:59 79 Touchdown View Drive »
3 2 13:05 DAL 20 3 1:21 3 Fumble View Drive »
4 2 9:21 DAL 20 3 1:11 2 Punt View Drive »
5 2 4:41 DAL 20 4 2:15 15 Punt View Drive »
6 2 0:28 DAL 37 4 0:25 23 Missed FG View Drive »
7 3 11:53 DAL 22 7 3:42 44 Punt View Drive »
8 3 3:10 DAL 20 3 1:41 2 Punt View Drive »
9 4 12:40 DAL 20 9 3:53 74 Fumble View Drive »
10 4 6:22 DAL 30 10 2:45 64 Interception View Drive »

Minnesota Vikings Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 11:09 MIN 31 3 1:11 3 Punt View Drive »
2 1 9:58 DAL 30 4 1:59 1 Field Goal View Drive »
3 1 5:00 MIN 10 12 6:55 53 Punt View Drive »
4 2 11:44 DAL 23 4 2:23 23 Touchdown View Drive »
5 2 8:10 MIN 31 5 3:29 21 Punt View Drive »
6 2 2:26 MIN 18 6 1:58 82 Touchdown View Drive »
7 2 0:03 MIN 48 1 0:03 0 End of Half View Drive »
8 3 15:00 MIN 20 6 3:07 20 Punt View Drive »
9 3 8:11 MIN 20 10 5:01 60 Field Goal View Drive »
10 3 1:29 MIN 33 7 3:49 67 Touchdown View Drive »
11 4 8:47 MIN 20 5 2:25 15 Punt View Drive »
12 4 3:37 MIN 35 5 3:37 14 End of Game View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail DAL MIN EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 15:00 MIN 30 Mitch Berger kicks off 70 yards, returned by Jason Tucker for 21 yards (tackle by Harold Morrow) 0 0 0 -0.34 69.0
1 15:00 1 10 DAL 21 Troy Aikman pass complete to Chris Brazzell for 5 yards (tackle by Robert Tate) 0 0 0.34 0.48 68.6
1 15:00 2 5 DAL 26 Emmitt Smith left end for 1 yard (tackle by Robert Griffith) 0 0 0.48 -0.1 70.1
1 15:00 3 4 DAL 27 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Chris Brazzell. Penalty on Duane Clemons: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 -0.1 1.07 67.0
1 15:00 1 10 DAL 32 Emmitt Smith left tackle for 65 yards (tackle by Kenny Wright) 0 0 1.07 6.51 51.5
1 15:00 1 3 MIN 3 Emmitt Smith up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Joe Phillips) 0 0 6.51 5.91 53.2
1 15:00 2 1 MIN 1 Emmitt Smith left tackle for no gain (tackle by Ed McDaniel) 0 0 5.91 5.17 55.4
1 11:15 2 1 MIN 1 Timeout #1 by Dallas Cowboys 0 0 0 0
1 11:15 3 1 MIN 1 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for David LaFleur. Penalty on Emmitt Smith: Illegal Motion (Declined) 0 0 5.17 3.55 59.1
1 11:15 4 1 MIN 1 Eddie Murray 18 yard field goal good 3 0 3.55 3 60.8
1 11:15 4 1 DAL 30 Toby Gowin kicks off 53 yards, returned by Robert Tate for 14 yards (tackle by Darren Woodson) 3 0 -1.37 -1 63.7
1 11:09 1 10 MIN 31 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Andrew Glover (defended by Darren Woodson) 3 0 1 0.46 62.1
1 11:09 2 10 MIN 31 Robert Smith right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Ebenezer Ekuban and Chad Hennings) 3 0 0.46 0.17 61.2
1 11:09 3 7 MIN 34 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Cris Carter (defended by Charlie Williams) 3 0 0.17 -1.11 57.4
1 11:09 4 7 MIN 34 Mitch Berger punts 40 yards, muffed catch by Deion Sanders, recovered by Dwayne Rudd and returned for no gain 3 0 -1.11 3.58 70.8
1 9:58 1 10 DAL 30 Jeff George up the middle for 1 yard. Penalty on Todd Steussie: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 3 0 3.58 2.92 68.8
1 9:58 1 20 DAL 40 Robert Smith up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Chad Hennings) 3 0 2.92 2.09 66.5
1 9:58 2 17 DAL 37 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Jake Reed (defended by Deion Sanders) 3 0 2.09 1.42 64.6
1 9:58 3 17 DAL 37 Jeff George left end for 8 yards (tackle by Darren Woodson) 3 0 1.42 1.5 64.9
1 9:58 4 9 DAL 29 Gary Anderson 47 yard field goal good 3 3 1.5 3 69.1
1 9:58 4 9 MIN 30 Mitch Berger kicks off 68 yards, returned by Jason Tucker for 19 yards (tackle by Antonio Banks) 3 3 -1.37 -0.34 68.1
1 7:59 1 10 DAL 21 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Emmitt Smith (defended by Jerry Ball) 3 3 0.34 -0.2 69.3
1 7:46 1 10 DAL 21 Timeout #2 by Dallas Cowboys 3 3 0 0
1 7:46 2 10 DAL 21 Troy Aikman pass complete to Rocket Ismail for 45 yards (tackle by Jimmy Hitchcock) 3 3 -0.2 3.31 58.9
1 7:46 1 10 MIN 34 Troy Aikman pass complete to David LaFleur for 5 yards (tackle by Dwayne Rudd and Ed McDaniel) 3 3 3.31 3.45 58.5
1 7:46 2 5 MIN 29 Emmitt Smith up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Duane Clemons) 3 3 3.45 2.61 61.1
1 5:44 2 5 MIN 29 Timeout #3 by Dallas Cowboys 3 3 0 0
1 5:44 3 6 MIN 30 Penalty on Erik Williams: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 3 3 2.61 1.95 62.6
1 5:44 3 11 MIN 35 Troy Aikman pass complete to Rocket Ismail for 25 yards (tackle by Robert Griffith) 3 3 1.95 4.91 53.2
1 5:44 1 10 MIN 10 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Rocket Ismail 3 3 4.91 4.19 55.6
1 5:44 2 10 MIN 10 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Rocket Ismail. Penalty on Jerry Ball: Roughing the Passer, 5 yards (no play) 3 3 4.19 6.06 49.5
1 5:44 1 5 MIN 5 Emmitt Smith right end for 5 yards, touchdown 9 3 6.06 7 49.7
1 5:44 1 5 MIN 5 Eddie Murray kicks extra point good 10 3 0 1.34 46.5
1 5:44 1 5 DAL 30 Toby Gowin kicks off 63 yards, returned by Robert Tate for 13 yards (tackle by Jason Kaiser). Penalty on Corbin Lacina: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 10 3 1.34 0.38 45.3
1 5:00 1 10 MIN 10 Robert Smith right tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Randall Godfrey and Dexter Coakley) 10 3 -0.38 -0.23 45.5
1 5:00 2 4 MIN 16 Robert Smith right guard for 10 yards (tackle by Leon Lett) 10 3 -0.23 0.67 48.4
1 5:00 1 10 MIN 26 Robert Smith up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Ebenezer Ekuban) 10 3 0.67 0.54 48.0
1 5:00 2 7 MIN 29 Robert Smith up the middle for 8 yards (tackle by Randall Godfrey) 10 3 0.54 1.4 50.8
1 5:00 1 10 MIN 37 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Cris Carter 10 3 1.4 0.86 49.0
1 5:00 2 10 MIN 37 Leroy Hoard up the middle for 10 yards (tackle by Ebenezer Ekuban) 10 3 0.86 2.06 52.9
1 5:00 1 10 MIN 47 Robert Smith up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Brandon Noble) 10 3 2.06 2.06 52.9
1 5:00 2 6 DAL 49 Robert Smith up the middle for -2 yards (tackle by Randall Godfrey) 10 3 2.06 1.09 49.8
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail DAL MIN EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 3 8 MIN 49 Jeff George pass complete to Leroy Hoard for 5 yards (tackle by Dexter Coakley and Dat Nguyen) 10 3 1.09 0.2 44.7
2 15:00 4 3 DAL 46 Mitch Berger punts 46 yards, touchback. Penalty on DAL: Defensive 12 On-field, 5 yards (no play) 10 3 0.2 2.85 53.8
2 15:00 1 10 DAL 41 Robert Smith left tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Chad Hennings and Alonzo Spellman) 10 3 2.85 2.85 53.8
2 15:00 2 6 DAL 37 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Andrew Glover 10 3 2.85 2.15 51.4
2 15:00 3 6 DAL 37 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Cris Carter (defended by Dat Nguyen) 10 3 2.15 0.79 46.7
2 15:00 4 6 DAL 37 Mitch Berger punts 37 yards, touchback 10 3 0.79 -0.28 43.1
2 13:05 1 10 DAL 20 Emmitt Smith up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Duane Clemons) 10 3 0.28 0.27 42.2
2 13:05 2 6 DAL 24 Emmitt Smith up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Dwayne Rudd and Tony Williams) 10 3 0.27 0.1 42.8
2 13:05 3 2 DAL 28 Troy Aikman pass complete to Robert Thomas for -5 yards (tackle by Dwayne Rudd). Robert Thomas fumbles (forced by Dwayne Rudd), recovered by Anthony Bass at DAL-23 10 3 0.1 -4.04 57.2
2 11:44 1 10 DAL 23 Robert Smith right guard for 12 yards (tackle by Randall Godfrey) 10 3 4.04 4.84 59.5
2 11:44 1 10 DAL 11 Robert Smith up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Darren Hambrick). Penalty on Andrew Jordan: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 10 3 4.84 4.17 57.2
2 11:44 1 20 DAL 21 Penalty on Todd Steussie: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 10 3 4.17 3.84 56.0
2 11:44 1 25 DAL 26 Jeff George pass complete to Robert Smith for no gain 10 3 3.84 2.26 50.5
2 11:44 2 25 DAL 26 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Cris Carter 10 3 2.26 1.62 48.2
2 9:28 2 25 DAL 26 Timeout #1 by Minnesota Vikings 10 3 0 0
2 9:28 3 25 DAL 26 Jeff George pass complete to Robert Smith for 26 yards, touchdown 10 9 1.62 7 62.9
2 9:28 3 25 DAL 26 Gary Anderson kicks extra point good 10 10 0 -1.29 66.3
2 9:28 3 25 MIN 30 Mitch Berger kicks off 73 yards, touchback 10 10 -1.29 -0.28 65.4
2 9:21 1 10 DAL 20 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Chris Brazzell 10 10 0.28 -0.27 67.2
2 9:21 2 10 DAL 20 Emmitt Smith up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Kailee Wong and Ed McDaniel) 10 10 -0.27 -0.69 68.6
2 9:21 3 8 DAL 22 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Chris Brazzell 10 10 -0.69 -1.9 72.4
2 9:21 4 8 DAL 22 Toby Gowin punts 56 yards, returned by Randy Moss for 9 yards (tackle by Lemanski Hall) 10 10 -1.9 -1 69.6
2 8:10 1 10 MIN 31 Jeff George pass complete to Jim Kleinsasser for 7 yards (tackle by Darren Hambrick) 10 10 1 1.41 70.7
2 8:10 2 3 MIN 38 Robert Smith up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Leon Lett and Brandon Noble). Penalty on Leon Lett: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 10 10 1.41 1.8 72.0
2 8:10 1 10 MIN 43 Jeff George pass complete to Randy Moss for 17 yards (tackle by George Teague) 10 10 1.8 2.92 75.4
2 8:10 1 10 DAL 40 Robert Smith up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Darren Woodson) 10 10 2.92 2.78 75.0
2 8:10 2 7 DAL 37 Jeff George sacked by Michael Myers for -2 yards 10 10 2.78 1.82 72.0
2 8:10 3 9 DAL 39 Jeff George sacked by Chad Hennings for -9 yards 10 10 1.82 0.07 66.3
2 8:10 4 18 DAL 48 Mitch Berger punts 48 yards, touchback 10 10 0.07 -0.28 65.1
2 4:41 1 10 DAL 20 Troy Aikman pass complete to Jason Tucker for 13 yards (tackle by Anthony Bass) 10 10 0.28 1.14 61.2
2 4:41 1 10 DAL 33 Emmitt Smith right guard for -2 yards (tackle by John Randle and Duane Clemons) 10 10 1.14 0.32 64.2
2 4:41 2 12 DAL 31 Troy Aikman pass complete to David LaFleur for 4 yards (tackle by Kenny Wright) 10 10 0.32 0.17 64.8
2 4:41 3 8 DAL 35 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Chris Warren 10 10 0.17 -1.04 69.0
2 4:41 4 8 DAL 35 Toby Gowin punts 47 yards, fair catch by Randy Moss 10 10 -1.04 -0.04 65.5
2 2:26 1 10 MIN 18 Robert Smith right tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Kavika Pittman and Darren Hambrick) 10 10 0.04 0.28 65.9
2 2:00 2 5 MIN 23 Robert Smith left guard for 7 yards (tackle by Michael Myers) 10 10 0.28 0.94 68.3
2 1:23 1 10 MIN 30 Jeff George pass complete to Cris Carter for 23 yards (tackle by George Teague). Replay Assistant challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned. Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Cris Carter 10 10 0.94 0.39 66.1
2 1:21 2 10 MIN 30 Jeff George sacked by Michael Myers for -2 yards 10 10 0.39 -0.56 62.5
2 0:46 3 12 MIN 28 Robert Smith up the middle for 14 yards (tackle by George Teague and Brandon Noble) 10 10 -0.56 1.73 70.9
2 0:36 3 12 MIN 28 Timeout #2 by Minnesota Vikings 10 10 0 0
2 0:36 1 10 MIN 42 Jeff George pass complete to Randy Moss for 58 yards, touchdown. Penalty on Kevin Mathis: Defensive Pass Interference (Declined) 10 16 1.73 7 84.0
2 0:36 1 10 MIN 42 Gary Anderson kicks extra point good 10 17 0 0.94 86.4
2 0:36 1 10 MIN 30 Gary Anderson kicks off 42 yards, returned by Ryan Neufeld for 9 yards (tackle by Antonio Banks) 10 17 0.94 -1.4 83.0
2 0:22 1 10 DAL 37 Troy Aikman pass complete to Rocket Ismail for 13 yards (tackle by Kenny Wright) 10 17 1.4 2.26 80.6
2 0:16 1 10 50 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Chris Brazzell 10 17 2.26 1.71 82.2
2 0:12 2 10 50 Troy Aikman pass complete to Jason Tucker for 10 yards (tackle by Kenny Wright) 10 17 1.71 2.92 78.7
2 0:08 1 10 MIN 40 Eddie Murray 57 yard field goal no good 10 17 2.92 -2.13 90.7
2 0:03 1 10 MIN 48 Jeff George pass incomplete 10 17 2.13 1.58 86.5
End of Half10171.580
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail DAL MIN EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 15:00 1 10 DAL 30 Toby Gowin kicks off no gain, touchback 10 17 3.58 0.28 87.1
3 15:00 1 10 MIN 20 Robert Smith right tackle for no gain (tackle by Chad Hennings) 10 17 0.28 -0.27 85.9
3 15:00 2 10 MIN 20 Robert Smith left guard for 6 yards (tackle by Darren Hambrick and Michael Myers) 10 17 -0.27 -0.16 86.1
3 15:00 3 4 MIN 26 Jeff George pass complete to Randy Moss for 12 yards (tackle by Deion Sanders) 10 17 -0.16 1.47 89.6
3 15:00 1 10 MIN 38 Robert Smith right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Randall Godfrey) 10 17 1.47 1.19 89.0
3 15:00 2 8 MIN 40 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Randy Moss 10 17 1.19 0.5 87.6
3 15:00 3 8 MIN 40 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Leroy Hoard (defended by Dat Nguyen) 10 17 0.5 -0.72 84.8
3 15:00 4 8 MIN 40 Mitch Berger punts 38 yards, out of bounds 10 17 -0.72 -0.41 85.5
3 11:53 1 10 DAL 22 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Chris Brazzell 10 17 0.41 -0.13 87.3
3 11:53 2 10 DAL 22 Troy Aikman pass complete to Rocket Ismail for 24 yards (tackle by Jimmy Hitchcock) 10 17 -0.13 1.99 81.7
3 11:53 1 10 DAL 46 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Rocket Ismail 10 17 1.99 1.45 83.2
3 11:53 2 10 DAL 46 Troy Aikman pass complete to Jason Tucker for 31 yards (tackle by Anthony Bass) 10 17 1.45 4.04 75.1
3 11:53 1 10 MIN 23 Emmitt Smith left end for -6 yards (tackle by Kailee Wong) 10 17 4.04 2.69 79.6
3 11:53 2 16 MIN 29 Troy Aikman pass complete to Rocket Ismail for 7 yards (tackle by Robert Tate). Penalty on Rocket Ismail: Offensive Pass Interference, 10 yards (no play) 10 17 2.69 1.34 83.5
3 11:53 2 26 MIN 39 Troy Aikman pass complete to Robert Thomas for 5 yards (tackle by Kenny Wright) 10 17 1.34 1.35 83.5
3 11:53 3 21 MIN 34 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Chris Warren 10 17 1.35 1.06 84.3
3 11:53 4 21 MIN 34 Toby Gowin punts 34 yards, touchback 10 17 1.06 -0.28 87.6
3 8:11 1 10 MIN 20 Robert Smith left tackle for 16 yards (tackle by Darren Woodson and George Teague) 10 17 0.28 1.33 90.6
3 8:11 1 10 MIN 36 Robert Smith up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Darren Hambrick and Peppi Zellner) 10 17 1.33 1.06 90.1
3 8:11 2 8 MIN 38 Jeff George pass complete to Randy Moss for 24 yards (tackle by Randall Godfrey) 10 17 1.06 3.05 93.6
3 8:11 1 10 DAL 38 Robert Smith up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Randall Godfrey and Michael Myers) 10 17 3.05 3.05 93.6
3 8:11 2 6 DAL 34 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Cris Carter 10 17 3.05 2.34 92.5
3 8:11 3 6 DAL 34 Jeff George pass complete to Leroy Hoard for 10 yards (tackle by Dat Nguyen) 10 17 2.34 3.97 94.9
3 8:11 1 10 DAL 24 Robert Smith right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Dat Nguyen and Randall Godfrey) 10 17 3.97 3.7 94.5
3 8:11 2 8 DAL 22 Robert Smith right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Alonzo Spellman) 10 17 3.7 3.27 93.9
3 8:11 3 6 DAL 20 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Jake Reed (defended by Charlie Williams) 10 17 3.27 2.15 92.2
3 8:11 4 6 DAL 20 Gary Anderson 38 yard field goal good 10 20 2.15 3 93.5
3 8:11 4 6 MIN 30 Mitch Berger kicks off 70 yards, returned by Jason Tucker for 20 yards (tackle by Harold Morrow) 10 20 -1.37 -0.28 93.1
3 3:10 1 10 DAL 20 Emmitt Smith right end for -1 yards (tackle by Tony Williams) 10 20 0.28 -0.46 95.5
3 3:10 2 11 DAL 19 Emmitt Smith up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Chris Doleman and Dwayne Rudd) 10 20 -0.46 -0.69 95.8
3 3:10 3 8 DAL 22 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Jeff Ogden 10 20 -0.69 -1.9 97.1
3 3:10 4 8 DAL 22 Toby Gowin punts 45 yards, fair catch by Randy Moss 10 20 -1.9 -1.14 96.3
3 1:29 1 10 MIN 33 Jeff George pass complete to Randy Moss for 16 yards (tackle by Darren Woodson and George Teague) 10 20 1.14 2.19 97.7
3 1:29 1 10 MIN 49 Robert Smith left end for 7 yards (tackle by Deion Sanders) 10 20 2.19 2.59 98.0
3 1:29 2 3 DAL 44 Robert Smith up the middle for -2 yards (tackle by Darren Woodson) 10 20 2.59 1.62 97.2
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail DAL MIN EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 3 5 DAL 46 Jeff George pass complete to Robert Smith for 32 yards (tackle by George Teague) 10 20 1.62 4.65 99.2
4 15:00 1 10 DAL 14 Leroy Hoard up the middle for 9 yards (tackle by Darren Woodson) 10 20 4.65 5.67 99.5
4 15:00 2 1 DAL 5 Leroy Hoard up the middle for no gain (tackle by Chad Hennings and Darren Woodson) 10 20 5.67 4.96 99.3
4 15:00 3 1 DAL 5 Jeff George pass complete to Cris Carter for 5 yards, touchdown 10 26 4.96 7 99.6
4 15:00 3 1 DAL 5 Gary Anderson kicks extra point good. Penalty on DAL: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 10 27 0 1.29 99.7
4 15:00 3 1 MIN 45 Mitch Berger kicks off 55 yards, touchback 10 27 1.29 -0.28 99.7
4 12:40 1 10 DAL 20 Troy Aikman pass complete to Chris Brazzell for 7 yards (tackle by Kenny Wright) 10 27 0.28 0.68 99.8
4 12:40 2 3 DAL 27 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Chris Brazzell (defended by Jimmy Hitchcock) 10 27 0.68 -0.03 99.9
4 12:40 3 3 DAL 27 Troy Aikman pass complete to Rocket Ismail for 4 yards (tackle by Kenny Wright) 10 27 -0.03 1 99.8
4 12:40 1 10 DAL 31 Emmitt Smith left guard for 21 yards (tackle by Dwayne Rudd) 10 27 1 2.39 99.5
4 12:40 1 10 MIN 48 Troy Aikman pass complete to Emmitt Smith for 14 yards (tackle by Anthony Bass) 10 27 2.39 3.31 99.3
4 12:40 1 10 MIN 34 Troy Aikman pass complete to David LaFleur for 13 yards (tackle by Robert Griffith and Kenny Wright) 10 27 3.31 4.17 98.9
4 12:40 1 10 MIN 21 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Jason Tucker (defended by Robert Tate) 10 27 4.17 3.63 99.2
4 12:40 2 10 MIN 21 Emmitt Smith up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by John Randle) 10 27 3.63 3.18 99.3
4 12:40 3 8 MIN 19 Troy Aikman pass complete to Jason Tucker for 13 yards (tackle by Ed McDaniel). Jason Tucker fumbles (forced by Ed McDaniel) 10 27 3.18 -0.28 99.9
4 8:47 1 10 MIN 20 Robert Smith up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Peppi Zellner and Dexter Coakley) 10 27 0.28 0 100.0
4 8:40 1 10 MIN 20 Timeout #1 by Dallas Cowboys 10 27 0 0
4 8:40 2 8 MIN 22 Robert Smith left guard for 12 yards (tackle by George Teague) 10 27 0 1.2 100.0
4 8:30 2 8 MIN 22 Timeout #2 by Dallas Cowboys 10 27 0 0
4 8:30 1 10 MIN 34 Leroy Hoard up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Leon Lett) 10 27 1.2 0.52 100.0
4 8:21 1 10 MIN 34 Timeout #3 by Dallas Cowboys 10 27 0 0
4 8:21 2 11 MIN 33 Robert Smith right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by George Teague and Dexter Coakley) 10 27 0.52 0.37 100.0
4 8:21 3 7 MIN 37 Robert Smith right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Darren Woodson and Michael Myers) 10 27 0.37 -0.72 100.0
4 8:21 4 4 MIN 40 Penalty on Mitch Berger: Delay of Game, 5 yards (no play) 10 27 -0.72 -1.04 100.0
4 8:21 4 9 MIN 35 Mitch Berger punts 41 yards, returned by Deion Sanders for 6 yards (tackle by Rob Holmberg) 10 27 -1.04 -0.94 100.0
4 6:22 1 10 DAL 30 Troy Aikman pass complete to Chris Warren for 4 yards (tackle by Ed McDaniel and Kenny Wright) 10 27 0.94 0.93 100.0
4 6:22 2 6 DAL 34 Troy Aikman sacked by Duane Clemons for -8 yards 10 27 0.93 -0.82 100.0
4 6:22 3 14 DAL 26 Troy Aikman pass complete to Rocket Ismail for 15 yards (tackle by Robert Griffith) 10 27 -0.82 1.66 100.0
4 6:22 1 10 DAL 41 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Rocket Ismail 10 27 1.66 1.12 100.0
4 6:22 2 10 DAL 41 Troy Aikman pass complete to Jeff Ogden for 4 yards (tackle by Dwayne Rudd) 10 27 1.12 0.96 100.0
4 6:22 3 6 DAL 45 Troy Aikman pass complete to Rocket Ismail for 30 yards (tackle by Dwayne Rudd) 10 27 0.96 3.91 99.9
4 6:22 1 10 MIN 25 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Rocket Ismail 10 27 3.91 3.36 99.9
4 6:22 2 10 MIN 25 Chris Warren right guard for 12 yards (tackle by Anthony Bass). Penalty on MIN: Encroachment (Declined) 10 27 3.36 4.71 99.8
4 6:22 1 10 MIN 13 Troy Aikman pass complete to Rocket Ismail for 7 yards (tackle by Robert Tate) 10 27 4.71 5.34 99.8
4 6:22 2 3 MIN 6 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Jason Tucker is intercepted by Robert Griffith at MIN--6. Penalty on Everett McIver: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 10 27 5.34 -1.27 100.0
4 3:37 1 10 MIN 35 Leroy Hoard up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Michael Myers and Peppi Zellner) 10 27 1.27 1.26 100.0
4 3:37 2 6 MIN 39 Leroy Hoard up the middle for 9 yards (tackle by Darren Woodson and Peppi Zellner) 10 27 1.26 2.13 100.0
4 2:00 1 10 MIN 48 Randall Cunningham for -1 yards 10 27 2.13 1.45 100.0
4 2:00 2 11 MIN 47 Penalty on Dexter Coakley: Encroachment, 5 yards (no play) 10 27 1.45 2.12 100.0
4 0:45 2 6 DAL 48 Randall Cunningham for -2 yards 10 27 2.12 1.16 100.0
4 0:24 3 8 50 Randall Cunningham for -1 yards 10 27 1.16 -0.13 100.0
End of Regulation1027-0.130
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).