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Vikings to face Saints next Sunday

It’s a rematch from Week 1 next Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium

NFL: SEP 11 Saints at Vikings Photo by Stephen Lew/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

After a lot of drama at the end of the game, the Minnesota Vikings know who they will face in their Divisional Round playoff contest next week at U.S. Bank Stadium.

The New Orleans Saints defeated the Carolina Panthers by a final score of 31-26 in the final matchup of Wild Card Weekend, meaning that they will make the trip north to face the Vikings at 3:30 PM Central time next Sunday afternoon.

As we know, the Vikings defeated the Saints at U.S. Bank Stadium back in Week 1, with Sam Bradford throwing three touchdown passes and the Saints not finding the end zone until garbage time in a 29-19 Minnesota victory. Bradford has only played two quarters of football since then, but the Vikings have continued going along just fine, having finished with a 13-3 record on the season.

We will have plenty of coverage of this week’s game right here at The Daily Norseman, so make sure you keep checking us out to make sure you have all the latest news.