Game facts: Cowboys at Vikings

Next Gen Stat:Sam Bradford has not thrown a pass of 20+ air yards since Week 10 against Washington.

Elite defense: The Vikings allow 4.9 yards per play (T-3rd best in NFL) and 17.5 points per game (2nd-best).

Shurmur's impact: In four games under new offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur, the Vikings are averaging 3.9 more points per game.

No run game:The Vikings are averaging 2.8 yards per carry (last in NFL) and 71.1 rush yards per game (last).

Achilles heel: The Vikings offense averages just 4.8 yards per play (T-last in NFL). After last week's loss, Bradofrd said the offense needed more 'explosive plays' going forward.

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