facebook
twitter
search
search

NFL: Dallas 23, Minnesota 17

Aug. 28, 2011 at 1:15 AM

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Alan Ball set the tone with a touchdown on a blocked field goal try in the second quarter Saturday and the Dallas Cowboys bested Minnesota 23-17.

Ball's 20-yard scoring scamper off a blocked Ryan Longwell attempt put Dallas ahead to stay less than a minute into the second period.

Tony Romo went 15-of-20 through the air for 141 yards and Felix Jones added a 5-yard scoring run for Dallas.

Minnesota's Donovan McNabb completed 12-of-18 for 164 yards, one touchdown and one interception for the Vikings, who were playing in their first game at the Metrodome since the roof collapsed during a December snowstorm.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Eric Hosmer, Kansas City Royals continue to have a blast
Golden State Warriors' Steve Kerr having back surgery
Chicago White Sox continue surge with win vs. Boston Red Sox
Andres Blanco's double keeps Philadelphia Phillies rolling
New York Mets' Noah Syndergaard shuts down San Diego Padres