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ESPN Analyst: Dallas Cowboys Are "In Trouble" This Weekend

Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy on the field.

INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 19: Head coach Mike McCarthy of the Dallas Cowboys on the sideline in the game against the Los Angeles Chargers at SoFi Stadium on September 19, 2021 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The Dallas Cowboys have a pivotal game this weekend against the Minnesota Vikings. It's very possible these two teams will meet in the playoffs.  

While on ESPN's "Get Up" this Friday morning, Ryan Clark shared his thoughts on this upcoming Cowboys-Vikings game.

Clark believes the Cowboys' defense will have a tough time containing the Vikings' dynamic duo of Dalvin Cook and Justin Jefferson. 

"This is a conundrum and the Dallas Cowboys are in all heaps of trouble defensively if they think they can stop the Minnesota Vikings," Clark declared

Clark added that Dallas won't be able to stack the box against Minnesota. If Dan Quinn elects to go that route, he'll leave his defense vulnerable to big plays in the passing game. 

"How do you suggest they stop Dalvin Cook, though? Do you truly think you're going to put eight men in the box when Kirk Cousins walks up to the line staring at Justin Jefferson," Clark said. "He doesn't look off - ever. Kirk Cousins is staring at Justin Jefferson. They got safeties rolled over there, he snaps the ball - he doesn't even look at the snap, y'all, because he's staring at Justin Jefferson." 

Dallas' defense will be put to the test this Sunday, that's for sure.

The Vikings are on a seven-game winning streak, whereas the Cowboys are coming off an overtime loss to the Packers. 

Kickoff for this game is at 4:25 p.m. ET on CBS.