Tarvaris Jackson, expected to open the season as the Vikings' starting quarterback, could complete only one of five passes for 13 yards. Ryan Longwell was good on all three of his field goal attempts for Minnesota (2-2) , which will be at home against Atlanta in its season opener.
The Cowboys (2-2) will be at home against the New York Giants in the first Sunday night game of the regular season.
One of the Cowboys' touchdowns came on a 95-yard punt return by Jerheme Urban in the first period.
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