What did the Minnesota Vikings do well against the New Orleans Saints in the Wild Card round for the NFL Playoffs and where did they struggle?
Things can get pretty wild in the playoffs. Fans already saw one big upset in the Wild Card round when the Tennessee Titans eliminated the New England Patriots and the Minnesota Vikings were hoping to follow suit and oust the New Orleans Saints.
In a game where the loser packs up their wares and heads home to prepare for next season and the winner continues in the hope of bringing home a Super Bowl LIV victory, everything was on the line.
Most experts didn’t give the Vikings a fighting chance, but they went into the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and knocked off the Saints in an overtime thriller, setting the stage for a Divisional Round game against the 49ers.
But, before looking too far ahead at their game against San Francisco, let’s take a look at the best and worst things to come from the Minnesota Vikings in their Wild Card Weekend game against the Saints.
(Note: All stats via ESPN)