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Thursday Night Football: Cowboys vs. Vikings

The Dallas Cowboys held on to beat the Minnesota Vikings, 17-15, to improve to a league-best 11-1 in Week 13's Thursday Night Football matchup on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Terrance Williams #83 of the Dallas Cowboys is
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Terrance Williams #83 of the Dallas Cowboys is tackled while carrying the ball by Xavier Rhodes #29 of the Minnesota Vikings in the third quarter of the game on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott fumbles as he
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott fumbles as he is hit by Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison (96) during the second half of an NFL football game Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Minneapolis. The Vikings recovered the ball.

Orlando Scandrick #32 of the Dallas Cowboys breaks
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Orlando Scandrick #32 of the Dallas Cowboys breaks up a pass to Adam Thielen #19 of the Minnesota Vikings in the first half of the game on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys makes
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Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys makes a leaping catch over Andrew Sendejo #34 of the Minnesota Vikings in the third quarter of the game on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen (97) celebrates
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Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen (97) celebrates after recovering a fumble by Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, left, during the second half of an NFL football game Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Minneapolis.

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) celebrates
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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) celebrates with teammate Brice Butler (19) after catching an 8-yard touchdown pass during the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Minneapolis.

Anthony Brown #30 of the Dallas Cowboys breaks
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Anthony Brown #30 of the Dallas Cowboys breaks up a pass to Charles Johnson #12 of the Minnesota Vikings in the third quarter of the game on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten (82) is
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Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten (82) is tackled by Minnesota Vikings free safety Harrison Smith (22) after making a reception during the second half of an NFL football game Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Minneapolis.

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford runs from Dallas
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford runs from Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle David Irving, right, during the second half of an NFL football game Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Minneapolis.

Sam Bradford #8 of the Minnesota Vikings is
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Sam Bradford #8 of the Minnesota Vikings is slow to get up after taking a hit in the second quarter of the game against the Dallas Cowboys on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Bradford was replaced by backup quarterback Shaun Hill for the rest of the possession.

Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys drops
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Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys drops back to pass the ball in the first half of the game against the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Sam Bradford #8 of the Minnesota Vikings on
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Sam Bradford #8 of the Minnesota Vikings on the line of scrimmage in the first half of the game against the Dallas Cowboys on Dec. 1, 2016 at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys carries
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Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys carries the ball in the first half of the game against the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Sam Bradford #8 of the Minnesota Vikings is
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Sam Bradford #8 of the Minnesota Vikings is hit by DeMarcus Lawrence #90 of the Dallas Cowboys while throwing the ball in the second quarter of the game on Dec. 1, 2016 at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Backup quarterback Shaun Hill entered the game for the rest of the possession.

Shaun Hill #13 of the Minnesota Vikings is
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Shaun Hill #13 of the Minnesota Vikings is sacked in the first half of the game against the Dallas Cowboys on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Sam Bradford #8 of the Minnesota Vikings drops
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Sam Bradford #8 of the Minnesota Vikings drops back to pass the ball in the first half of the game against the Dallas Cowboys on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Cordarrelle Patterson #84 of the Minnesota Vikings carries
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Cordarrelle Patterson #84 of the Minnesota Vikings carries the ball in the first half of the game against the Dallas Cowboys on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys drops
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Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys drops back to pass the ball in the first half of the game against the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys catches
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Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys catches the ball for a 56-yard reception in the second quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys rolls
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Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys rolls out to pass as Dez Bryant #88 runs downfield in the second quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford, second from left,
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford, second from left, is helped off the field with an injury during the first half of the team's NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Minneapolis.

Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys lies
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Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys lies in the end zone with a touchdown in the second quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford kneels on the
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford kneels on the field after being injured during the first half of the team's NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Minneapolis.

Eric Kendricks #54 of the Minnesota Vikings celebrates
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Eric Kendricks #54 of the Minnesota Vikings celebrates with his teammates and coaches after recovering a fumble in the second quarter of the game against the Dallas Cowboys on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys catches
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Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys catches the ball for a 56-yard reception in the second quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys is
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Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys is tackled with the ball on a 56-yard reception in the second quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys leaps
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Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys leaps into the end zone for a touchdown in the second quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) scores
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Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) scores on a 1-yard touchdown run in front of Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Chad Greenway (52) during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Minneapolis.

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant, right, falls
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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant, right, falls to the turf after catching a pass in front of Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes (29) during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Minneapolis.

Everson Griffen #97 of the Minnesota Vikings and
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Everson Griffen #97 of the Minnesota Vikings and Xavier Rhodes #29 scramble for a loose ball after a fumble in the second quarter of the game on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Eric Kendricks #54 of the Minnesota Vikings recovers
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Eric Kendricks #54 of the Minnesota Vikings recovers a fumbled ball for a turnover as his teammates celebrate in the second quarter of the game on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Kai Forbath #2 of the Minnesota Vikings celebrates
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Kai Forbath #2 of the Minnesota Vikings celebrates with teammates after kicking a field goal to go ahead 3-0 in the first quarter of the game against the Dallas Cowboys on Dec. 1, 2016 at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, left, is
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Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, left, is tackled by Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen (97) during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Minneapolis.

Kai Forbath #2 of the Minnesota Vikings kicks
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Kai Forbath #2 of the Minnesota Vikings kicks a field goal to go ahead 3-0 in the first quarter of the game against the Dallas Cowboys on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Lucky Whitehead #13 of the Dallas Cowboys and
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Lucky Whitehead #13 of the Dallas Cowboys and Everson Griffen #97 of the Minnesota Vikings scramble for a loose ball after a fumble in the second quarter of the game on Dec. 1, 2016 at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

A Dallas Cowboys fan in the stands during
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A Dallas Cowboys fan in the stands during the game against the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph (82) runs
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Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph (82) runs from Dallas Cowboys free safety Byron Jones (31) after catching a pass during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Minneapolis.

Adam Thielen #19 of the Minnesota Vikings is
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Adam Thielen #19 of the Minnesota Vikings is tackled by Leon McFadden #23 of the Dallas Cowboys after catching the ball in the first quarter of the game on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys carries
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Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys carries the ball in the first quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead (13) fumbles
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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead (13) fumbles the ball as he is hit by Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen, left, during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Minneapolis. The Vikings recovered the ball.

Cordarrelle Patterson #84 of the Minnesota Vikings catches
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Cordarrelle Patterson #84 of the Minnesota Vikings catches the ball over defender Anthony Brown #30 of the Dallas Cowboys in the first quarter of the game on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The play was flagged for offensive pass interference.

A pregame pyrotechnical display shoots a fireball before
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A pregame pyrotechnical display shoots a fireball before the Dallas Cowboys and Minnesota Vikings play on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Minnesota Vikings kicker Kai Forbath (2) celebrates with
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Minnesota Vikings kicker Kai Forbath (2) celebrates with teammates after making a 48-yard field goal during the first half of an NFL football game against Dallas Cowboys on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Minneapolis.

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott throws a pass
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott throws a pass during the first half of the team's NFL football game against Minnesota Vikings on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Minneapolis.

Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph (82) catches
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Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph (82) catches a pass under Dallas Cowboys defenders Sean Lee (50) and Anthony Hitchens, rear, during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Minneapolis.

Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys warms
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Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys warms up before the game against the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Brice Butler #19 of the Dallas Cowboys warms
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Brice Butler #19 of the Dallas Cowboys warms up before facing the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys catches
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Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys catches the ball with one hand during pregame warmups before facing the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Brandon Carr #39 of the Dallas Cowboys warms
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Brandon Carr #39 of the Dallas Cowboys warms up before facing the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys on
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Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys on field during pregame warmups before facing the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys throws
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Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys throws the ball during pregame warmups before facing the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys carries
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Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys carries the ball during pregame warmups before facing the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Minnesota Vikings interim coach Mike Priefer walks on
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Minnesota Vikings interim coach Mike Priefer walks on the field before the team's NFL football game against Dallas Cowboys on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Minneapolis. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer missed the game following emergency surgery to repair a detached retina.

Kyle Rudolph #82 of the Minnesota Vikings speaks
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Kyle Rudolph #82 of the Minnesota Vikings speaks with Teddy Bridgewater before the game against the Dallas Cowboys on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Bridgewater has been recovering from an ACL tear on Aug. 30, 2016.

Kyle Rudolph #82 of the Minnesota Vikings speaks
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Kyle Rudolph #82 of the Minnesota Vikings speaks with Teddy Bridgewater before the game against the Dallas Cowboys on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Tyrone Crawford #98 of the Dallas Cowboys warms
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Tyrone Crawford #98 of the Dallas Cowboys warms up before the game against the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Kevin McDermott #47 and interim head coach Mike
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Kevin McDermott #47 and interim head coach Mike Priefer of the Minnesota Vikings during pregame warmups before facing the Dallas Cowboys on Dec. 1, 2016 at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Priefer is replacing head coach Mike Zimmer who underwent emergency eye surgery.

Jarius Wright #17 of the Minnesota Vikings and
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Jarius Wright #17 of the Minnesota Vikings and Charles Johnson #12 on field during pregame warmups before facing the Dallas Cowboys on Dec. 1, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

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