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Turning Point: Red Zone Frenzies

E.J. Henderson

The Vikings defense preaches about creating a frenzy. While the defense allowed a half-dozen Dallas drives into the red zone, an opportunistic defense and missed opportunities by the Cowboys helped define a preseason tie.

The fact that the Vikings finished their game with Dallas in a 10-10 tie was an unfitting conclusion to a game that, prior to Dallas scoring in the final seconds of regulation, had been dominated by the Vikings defense in the first half, creating their own Turning Point of the Game. The need for overtime could have been averted as the Vikings defense stepped up in a big way to maintain... Recommended Stories