Stefon Diggs gives Twins an inside look at the Vikings’ Minneapolis Miracle

(Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) Stefon Diggs
(Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) Stefon Diggs /

On SKOL Night, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs gave a ‘no cameras’ version of the Minneapolis Miracle to Twins staff and scouts.

By now, fans of the Minnesota Vikings have likely watched the Webby Award-winning Minneapolis Miracle hundreds of times. The amazing play that won the team the Divisional Round playoff game against the New Orleans Saints is so much fun to watch and re-live any time of day.

The excitement still hasn’t worn off on Minnesota. Recently, the Minnesota Twins held SKOL Night, where professional football players from the state threw out the first pitch, hit the batting cages, and visited with each other.

Watch Stefon Diggs talking to the Twins staff and scouts about the Minneapolis Miracle and giving a little deeper look into the play, including the feeling from the sidelines as shared on the team’s YouTube channel:

Like many fans watching the game at home, it appears as though the Viking sideline knew the probability of Minnesota coming back to win the playoff game against the Saints was quite low, meaning the team felt defeated on the sideline.

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Diggs went on to say that quarterback Case Keenum was going to give a receiver a chance on the play, but he didn’t think the ball was going to come his way until some eye contact made him believe it could come his way.

Stating that his route is usually covered and used to open up his teammates on 9 out of 10 plays, the ball did come his way. Then came the tough decision: make a run for the end zone or get out of bounds to set up a field goal.

Thankfully, Diggs made the right choice. Expecting to be tackled immediately, the receiver felt the defender dive at his legs and miss. Braced for contact, Diggs hit the ground and nearly fell over before running to the end zone.

Listening to Diggs tell this story is a lot of fun. Not only do fans not usually get to hear about the mood on the sidelines but to get an in-depth look at one of the most exciting plays in franchise history is amazing.

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What did you think of the re-telling of the Minneapolis Miracle by Stefon Diggs to the Twins staff? Did the way he told the story make you appreciate the play even more?  And can the Vikings have an even more successful season this year? Let us know what you think in the comments section below.