“We did a really good job in the second half,” Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said. “The first half, we weren’t in the rhythm we wanted, but we made some good adjustments in the second half and that last drive was great.”
Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson ran 25 times for 140 yards, but the Vikings lost for the seventh time in eight games.
Cam Newton ran for one touchdown and threw for another to spark Carolina’s 34-10 victory over Atlanta.
The Panthers (5-3) won their fourth game in a row, while the Falcons (2-6) fell to 0-4 on the road this year.
Chris Ivory ran for 139 yards and a touchdown against his former New Orleans teammates to spark the New York Jets over the Saints 26-20.
The Jets, who also had a touchdown run from Geno Smith, improved to 5-4, while the Saints fell to 6-2 and lost star rusher Darren Sproles to a first-quarter concussion.
Jason Campbell threw three touchdown passes as hosts Cleveland beat Baltimore 24-18, snapping what had been the NFL’s longest active losing streak by one team against another at 11 games. The Browns had not beaten the Ravens since Nov. 18, 2007.
Chris Johnson ran for two touchdowns to lead the Tennessee Titans over hosts the St Louis Rams 28-21.