Saints film room: What happened on the final play against Minnesota?

The bottom line is the Saints didn’t make a play. There has been plenty of re-scheming and questioning of what happened on the final play of Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings. Maybe there was a way to stop Stefon Diggs from scoring the game-winning 61-yard touchdown, but the real answer

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Kyle Rudolph's view of Vikings' success runs deeper than 'Minneapolis Miracle'

Kyle Rudolph saw the “Minneapolis Miracle” from the best view possible. The Vikings tight end was about 30 yards behind Stefon Diggs, whose 61-yard touchdown catch gave Minnesota a 29-24 victory against New Orleans and put the franchise in position to reach Super Bowl LII. Minnesota meets Philadelphia

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Over 40 years after Hail Mary in Minnesota, Roger Staubach and Drew Pearson pulling for Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings appear to have a pair of unexpected supporters following their miracle victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Roger Staubach and Drew Pearson. The former Dallas Cowboys duo authored one of several crushing blows to Vikings fans through the decades with a 50-yard Hail Mary

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'Seven Heaven' – the miracle play that answered the Vikings' prayers

Then there was a “Let’s Go Vikings” but it didn’t last. The scoreboard read New Orleans 24, Minnesota 23 with 10 seconds left. The Vikings had blown leads of 17-0 and, most painfully, 23-21, and now Case Keenum was trying to orchestrate some kind of miracle but he was mostly throwing ducks around U.S

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Packers’ Jason Spriggs injures left knee, carted off after first snap

The Green Bay Packers had five starters inactive for Saturday night’s game against the Minnesota Vikings. It took just one play to lose another to injury. Right tackle Jason Spriggs was carted off the field after injuring his left knee on the first snap of the game. Spriggs engaged with Vikings defensive

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Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears: Second Quarter Open Thread

To get things started in their Monday Night Football matchup with the Chicago Bears, the Minnesota Vikings won the coin toss and elected to defer to the second half, giving the home team the football first. The kickoff from Kai Forbath went into the end zone for a touchback, and rookie quarterback Mitchell

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Week 2 fantasy wrap: Early picks continue to disappoint

Le’Veon Bell is one of many early fantasy picks failing to live up to expectations (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). It’s early, but the theme to the start of the 2017 season has to be the amount of disappointing performances from early fantasy picks. Vikings vs. Steelers: Le’Veon Bell went either No. 1 or

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NFL QB power rankings, Week 1: : Sam Bradford looks like a top-tier QB

TIER 1 1. Aaron Rodgers, Packers 2. Tom Brady, Patriots 3. Drew Brees, Saints The rest of these rankings have been shaken up quite a bit after Week 1, but we’re going to keep the top tier untouched … for now. None of these quarterbacks had particularly good days. Brady struggled on perimeter throws

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Bradford, Diggs spoil Adrian Peterson's return to Minnesota

Sam Bradford started his second season with Minnesota in style, passing for 346 yards and three touchdowns to help the Vikings beat New Orleans 29-19 on Monday night and spoil Adrian Peterson’s first game with the Saints. Stefon Diggs had seven receptions for 93 yards, two for scores, and Adam Thielen

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Saints vs. Vikings 2017: Start time, TV schedule for ‘Monday Night Football’

If the Saints are playing, expect fireworks. In 2016, the Minnesota Vikings ran out to a 5-0 start before falling back to earth like a malfunctioning satellite, ending their year at 8-8 and outside the playoffs. On Monday, they’ll look to recapture that early season matchup against the New Orleans

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Quotes from Coach Sean Payton's teleconference, Thur., Sept. 7

New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Payton Conference Call with New Orleans Media Thursday, September 7, 2017 When you look at this Vikings defense, what sticks out? “Number one, I think they’re extremely good tacklers. That’s from the safety position to the corner position down to the defense

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