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Live updates: With roof open, Cowboys trail Vikings by four in fourth quarter

The Dallas Cowboys go for the their third consecutive win Sunday night against the Minnesota Vikings at A&T Stadium.

The Cowboys will play with the roof open for the 23rd time. But the end zone doors will remain closed tonight. It’s the seventh time in the stadium’s 11-year history the Cowboys are playing with the roof open and end zone doors closed. The are 2-4 in games in this scenario. The last time was against the Philadelphia Eagles Nov. 19, 2017, when the Cowboys lost 37-9.

The last time the roof was open for a game was Nov. 29, 2018, for a 13-10 Sunday night win against the New Orleans Saints. That night the end zone doors were also open.

Dallas (5-3) won the first two games with the roof open and doors closed but have lost the past four, including twice to the Eagles. Four of the seven times, including Sunday night, it has been a November game.

The Vikings (6-3) won four in a row before losing on a last-second field goal to the Kansas City Chiefs last week.

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Stefan Stevenson has been covering sports for the Star-Telegram since 1997. He spent five years covering TCU athletics, which included two BCS bowls, two trips to the college World Series and the move to the Big 12. He has covered the Texas Rangers since 2014 and started reporting on the Dallas Cowboys in 2016.
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