6 biggest takeaways from the Vikings loss vs. Cowboys in Week 11

(Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images) Kirk Cousins
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The Minnesota Vikings got embarrassed by the Dallas Cowboys in Week 11, but there were some things to learn from the disappointing loss.

Folowing up on a highly-emotional win over the Buffalo Bills last week was bound to be a major challenge for the Minnesota Vikings. The fact that their opponents were the 6-3 Dall as Cowboys made Sunday’s game even more ingeresting.

Sadly, the Vikings never really seemed to show up for this game and “America’s Team” walked all over the purple and gold for the entire duration of the game while showing absolutely no mercy during the contest.

Minnesota ended  up on the bad side of a 3-40 score, leaving q bad taste in the mouth of fans everywhere, especially those in attendance at U.S. Bank Stadium, bringing many fans back down to earth after winning seven straight.

There were some important things to learn about the Minnesota Vikings from their epic Week 11 collapse against the Dallas Cowboys. Here are six of the biggest takeaways from that highly anticipated matchup.