"We know Drew Brees is still the man of the team". Many analysts are saying this game will be much different as the Saints are much improved. In other games this season, the Vikings used Rhodes to stick top wideouts from the Steelers' Antonio Brown (four catches, 54 yards), the Buccaneers' Mike Evans (4-36) and the Falcons' Julio Jones (2-26). Scored 382 points, 40 offensive TD in 16 games in '17 (scored 327 points, 29 offensive TD in '16)...1,957 rushing yards in 16 games (122.3 YPG) in '17; NFL-low 1,205 rushing yards (75.3 YPG) in '16... Having an 11-5 record during the regular season, the Saints were an offensive juggernaut with a Top 5 ranking in points per game (28), yards per game (391.2), passing yards per game (261.8) and rushing yards per game (129.4).
Zimmer and the 2017 Vikings, of course, will never admit they are playing against history when they hit the field to take on the Saints Sunday.
Saints running back Alvin Kamara said it a recent profile that he feels like he can really express himself and show his true identity in the city of New Orleans. Blair Walsh always will take the blame for the Vikings' first-round playoff loss because of his missed field goal, but it was Peterson's fourth-quarter fumble that led to the drive that resulted in Seattle kicking the go-ahead field goal.
That's what could help the Vikings become the first team in history to play for a Super Bowl in it's own stadium.
Now for Minnesota, their defense is just as good - if not better - than the Saints offense.
"Neither one of them has played much football, " Theismann said. "But you don't know what we're going to do, because we have playmakers all over, and we can spread it around". We found out who we are and we're going to go there with confidence and a swagger and just play the ball we know how to play. "I don't think that adds any more pressure than we add on ourselves every year, that we want to get to the Super Bowl".
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"With the playoff, you lose and you go home", he said. The Ohio State product had eight catches for 131 yards last week against Carolina. When you have the best running back arguably of all-time, and definitely in our game right now, you have to give him the ball.
"I've been a fan of his for a long time", Keenum said.
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.
So who should they be rooting for?