PRESEASON: VIKINGS AT DALLAS

6 p.m. today • AT&T Stadium • TV: Ch. 9 • Radio: 100.3-FM, 1130-AM

 

ABOUT THE VIKINGS

Coach Mike Zimmer is 7-0 in preseason games with the Vikings (3-0 this season). … The Vikings have beaten Pittsburgh, Tampa Bay and Oakland and will finish with road games at Dallas and Tennessee. … They must cut to 75 players Tuesday and then to 53 next Saturday. … Starters, except RB Adrian Peterson, are expected to be in the lineup for the first half tonight. … QB Teddy Bridgewater has completed 78.6 percent of his passes and backup Shaun Hill 73.1. … Top rushers are two long shots to make the roster — Dominique Williams (14 carries, 68 yards) and DuJuan Harris (15-67). … Leading receiver is Adam Thielen (seven catches, 104 yards). … Rookie Stefon Diggs has returned six punts for 150 yards. … C John Sullivan (back spasms) is out.

 

ABOUT THE COWBOYS

Dallas (0-2) lost star RB DeMarco Murray to free agency (Philadelphia) and is planning on a running back by committee approach with Joseph Randle, Darren McFadden and Lance Dunbar. Gus Johnson (16 carries, 59 yards) has been the leading rusher through two games. … The Cowboys have been hit hard by injuries. Among 15 players not expected to play in this game are WR Dez Bryant (hamstring) and backup QB Brandon Weeden (concussion). … QB Tony Romo has thrown only one preseason pass but should get a longer look tonight. … The team’s leading receivers are unknowns Gavin Escobar, Geoff Swaim and Nick Harwell. … Dallas lost both of its games in California, 17-7 to the Chargers and 23-6 to the 49ers.

CHRIS MILLER