Minnesota Vikings: Top 20 games in franchise history

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Dec 29, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; The Minnesota Vikings fans celebrate a 50 yard punt return against the Detroit Lions in the fourth quarter at the last game at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. The Vikings win 14-13. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

15. Vikings get first playoff win at Metrodome

Jan. 9, 1983. The Minnesota Vikings played their first-ever Metrodome playoff game and got the win over the Atlanta Falcons.

The Vikings made the playoffs in the strike-shortened 1982 season and kicked off the post-season with a home game against the Atlanta Falcons.

Minnesota would fall behind 24-23 in the fourth quarter but would answer with a Ted Brown touchdown run to take the lead 30-24.

The Vikings would hold on for their first-ever Metrodome playoff win. The following week they would fall to eventual Super Bowl champions Washington.

16 years later the Vikings and Falcons would face each other in a Metrodome playoff game once again…but the less said about that game, the better.

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