Postseason History: Saints: making 11th overall playoff appearance (11th since merger), 8-9 in postseason play (8-9 since merger)...Vikings: making 29th overall playoff appearance (27th since merger), 19-28 in postseason play (17-26 since merger)... 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. "We're just focusing on our game plan and getting ready to go out there and execute". For example, quick passes to running back Jerrick McKinnon out of the backfield could go a long way toward winning this game.
Pat Shurmur wanted: The Vikings' offensive coordinator is in high demand for head coaching vacancies this year.
What makes this Saints team different from the ones that have come up short since 2009 is their ability to run the ball with Mark Ingram and rookie Alvin Kamara. Drew Brees and the Saints offense can still put up points in bunches, and might be the rare team to have some favorable matchups against the Minnesota defense. Stud tight end Kyle Rudolph is still short of rude health, despite a week off on the treatment table, so the Saints will fancy limiting the production of one of the most efficient receiving troikas in the league. And as the team has talked openly of finishing the season at home, players know there's a benefit, however nebulous it might be, of being so familiar with the stadium.
Little big men: Keenum is 6-foot-1. Keenum admitted he follows Brees because he is a smaller quarterback. "I sat on the floor and I didn't move for an hour", said Johnson. "He's another Texas quarterback that has done well".
Keenum, Bradford and Bridgewater are free agents in 2018. The Vikings were third best in the NFL converting 43.5 percent of their third downs compared to a Saintsdefense that ranked 27th in the league by allowing 41.5 percent of third downs to be converted against them.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted out Saturday evening that the Journal's reporting was "fake news". Trump: I don't want to comment on it-I don't want to comment, I'm not saying I have or I haven't.
Sitting here as a batsman, the first priority is to win games but if the ball takes the upper hand, so be it. Bhuvneshwar performed well in Cape Town and excluding him like this isn't justified", Sehwag stressed.
Mr Trump has also been offered a full-blown state visit to Britain but no date has been set amid jitters over protests. Trump's secretary of state, former Exxon Mobil boss Rex Tillerson , will come to open the U.S. embassy in his place.
The cold weather will stick around through the weekend with a high of -11 C in the forecast for both Saturday and Sunday. The temperature will continue to dip into the evening just in time for rush hour, the federal weather agency says.
But he couldn't maintain Kelly's success - seasons of 11-2, 13-2, 9-4 and 4-8 - and was sacked after the 2016 season. Kelly, the newly-hired UCLA coach, had interest in adding Helfrich as his offensive coordinator, according to Jahns.
Curry , on the other hand, said he'd be happy to "usher in the new system", which would be like picking a team at the playground. Then the biggest blow of them all when Curry tweaked his ankle during the morning shootaround and was ruled out.
Finally she left, she said, and sent him a text message saying: "Last night might've been fun for you, but it wasn't for me". The publication says Ansari allegedly ignored Grace's "verbal and non-verbal" cues to not have sex.
Gogoi said this on the sidelines of a programme when asked about the way forward to resolve the present crisis with the judiciary. Judge Loya was hearing the Sohrabuddin Sheikh alleged fake encounter case when he died under "mysterious" conditions.
A body found earlier last week is believed to be another of the 32 crew members, which included 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis . Three bodies have been recovered from the sea, leaving 29 crew members still unaccounted for.
The latest spy satellite mission was ULA's fits flight of 2018, and also it was the 27th successful mission of ULA for the NRO. The office is in charge of designing, building, launching and maintaining US intelligence satellites.
The Moon Jae-in government later made a decision not to seek the renegotiation of what it called the "flawed" agreement. In the 2015 agreement Japan was forced to pay around￥1 billion (approximately $9 million) to a fund for comfort women.
The number of flu cases in Alabama is on the rise
Health professionals say one reason for the spike in cases may be that year's flu vaccine was not as effective as in other years. H3N2 is one of the strains contained in this year's flu vaccine along with two or three others, depending on the vaccine.
Republican senator asserts Trump did not say 's---hole'
Trump is claimed to have questioned why the United States was would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "sh**hole" countries. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) insists Trump made the remark during a Thursday meeting at the White House to discuss immigration reform.
Czech presidential election starts
Zeman's other rivals include ex-gambler and songwriter Michal Horacek, and former rightwing premier Mirek Topolanek. The face-off, on January 26-27, is shaping up to be a clash not only of politics, but also personalities.
Pep Guardiola: Premier League schedule is lethal
He was flawless leading the back four and has the personality to play not only with the ball but also without it. It was a comfortable win despite Gray's consolation at the end and I think Pep will be chuffed to bits.