Cowboys and Vikings don't like each other
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Coach Brad Childress says the
Minnesota Vikings were not trying to run up the score late in last
season's 34-3 playoff victory over the Dallas Cowboys.
Brett Favre threw a touchdown pass to Visanthe Shiancoe with
less than 2 minutes to play in the game for the final margin. The
play prompted Dallas linebacker Keith Brooking to confront
Childress on the sideline and call it "disgusting and classless."
Childress said Thursday the team was just trying to get a first
down to keep the clock moving, and ultimately scored instead. He
says the Cowboys were still blitzing aggressively late in the game,
so the Vikings had no choice but to throw the ball.
Childress also said, "It would probably be a good idea to cover
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