There also is no debating the fact that one reason the 13-3 Vikings will play the Saints on Sunday in an NFC Divisional playoff game is because they were willing to jettison Peterson last spring. The Vikings' defense has feasted off the noise and encouragement of their fans, holding opponents to just 12.5 per game in their building and holding them to 23 conversions on 99 third-down opportunities, or just 23.2 percent. And the team's suffocating defense, tops in the league in yards allowed per game and nearly the best in every other category, lived up to its own high standards to have Minnesota favored for a trip to the NFC Championship.
On Sunday, the elder Jordan will be in the U.S. Bank Stadium crowd for the playoff game between the Vikings and the New Orleans Saints. Should you want to watch this game on your Xbox, be sure to use the FOX Go app on your gaming console.
"I would very surprised if (Zimmer) dresses three quarterbacks for this game, " said Joe Theismann, a longtime National Football League analyst who won a Super Bowl as Washington's starting quarterback in the 1982 season. No. 5 game in the NFC Wild Card round on Sunday of last week.
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"They have been running well together, and it opens it up for Drew to do his thing", Johnson said. Thomas, in just his second year in the league out of Ohio State, finished sixth in the league in receiving with 1245 yards. Lattimore has five interceptions on the season and feels much more confident than he did when he faced the Vikings in the season opener. Drew Brees and Case Keenum are both pocket passers, but is any of those guys break into the pocket, look out. Payton was the offensive coordinator in Dallas while Zimmer was the defensive coordinator.
"I enjoyed the time I spent with those teams", he said of his interviews, "but you quickly get back into preparing for the Saints". QB Case Keenum: 67.5 comp. pct.
After last year's upsetting overtime loss at the Super Bowl against the Patriots, the Falcons enter this playoff season with one objective: don't repeat last year.
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Minnesota has its own quarterback issues, with the journeyman Keenum filling in for injured Sam Bradford who was filling in for injured Teddy Bridgewater. Stylistically the schemes are diametric opposites and Zimmer's offense is closer to the throwback version reliant on winning at the line of scrimmage and controlling the ball and the clock while playing punishing defense. "He's working back in, getting his feet wet".
The duo of Latavius Murray and Jerick McKinnon might not get you out of your seat with their moves, but they are far more reliable and complete.
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The final drive was alive in part from a big catch by Jones on fourth-and-six from Atlanta's 42-yard line with 3:30 to play. That success running the football set up one of the things Foles has excelled at in his NFL career: play action.