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Cowboys move ball, struggle to cash in

Aside from Vinny Testaverde's big day, not much went right for the Cowboys in their loss to Minnesota.

Updated: September 12, 2004, 11:56 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

MINNEAPOLIS -- Bill Parcells sounded concerned. He should be. The Vikings exposed several problems in the Cowboys during Sunday's 35-17 drubbing in the Metrodome.

For one, the Cowboys lack a pass rush. Despite spending $4 million a year for Marcellus Wiley and re-signing their best defensive player, defensive end Greg Ellis, they could not contain Vikings quarterback Daunte Culpepper. Culpepper threw 23 times and was sacked twice in the 54 plays the Vikings offense was on the ...

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