Weather Forecast

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Ray Edwards sacks Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and forces him to fumble in the first half on their NFL divisional playoff game Sunday at the Metrodome in Minneapolis. (Associated Press)

Vikings shoot down Cowboys; will face Saints in NFC championship


By Dave Campbell, AP Sports Writer

MINNEAPOLIS -- "This is what I came back for."

For the adrenaline rush. For the in-your-face touchdown. For another shot at the Super Bowl.

Brett Favre wanted all of it, and now he's got it.

Four -- count 'em, four -- touchdown passes from Minnesota's 40-year-old quarterback sent the Vikings to the NFC championship game with a determined 34-3 rout of the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.