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January 19, 2018
New Orleans Saints kicker Wil Lutz (3) celebrates with punter Thomas Morstead (6) after kicking a field goal against the Minnesota Vikings during the fourth quarter in the NFC Divisional Playoff football game at U.S. Bank Stadium last weekend. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
Saints punter wants to meet fourth-grade class from Thielen's hometown
7 hours 44 min ago
Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Mike Remmers (74) celebrates after the game against the New Orleans Saints at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, Jan. 14. (Brad Rempel / USA TODAY Sports)
Remmers revels in his late-blossoming career
8 hours 23 min ago
The evolution of Vikings fans' fatalism is no theory
8 hours 26 min ago
Minnesota Vikings kicker Kai Forbath (2) kicks a fourth quarter field goal against the New Orleans Saints at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, Jan. 14. (Mark J. Rebilas / USA TODAY Sports)
Forbath not bothered by Vikings' wobbly kicking history
8 hours 29 min ago
Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph (82) celebrates his touchdown by playing duck, duck, goose with teammates during the second half against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. The Vikings won 20-17.  Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sportsplay button
The NFL's best touchdown celebrations of the season - as picked by a theater critic  
15 hours 2 min ago
Philadelphia Eagles fans cheer during the fourth quarter against the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Divisional playoff game Sunday, Jan. 13, 2018, at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. Brad Penner / USA TODAY Sports
Vikings gird for Eagles fans' arsenal, be it eggs, snowballs or vulgarities
20 hours 15 min ago
Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur prior to the Dec. 31, 2017, game against the Chicago Bears at U.S. Bank Stadium. Brace Hemmelgarn / USA TODAY Sports
With Giants job looming, Pat Shurmur is locked in on coaching Vikings
20 hours 26 min ago
Minnesota Vikings cornerback and kickoff and punt returner Marcus Sherels (35) is shown here against the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Divisional Playoff football game at U.S. Bank Stadium last weekend. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Vikings returner Marcus Sherels knows now would be a good time to score
20 hours 39 min ago
January 18, 2018
Minnesota Vikings defensive back Terence Newman (23) celebrates his interception with defensive lineman Brian Robison (96) in the fourth quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals at U.S. Bank Stadium on Dec. 17. (Brad Rempel / USA TODAY Sports)
If Vikings' Terence Newman wins a Super Bowl, he might return at 40 to 'try to get two'
January 18, 2018 - 10:15pm
South Dakota State's Dallas Goedert carries the Dakota Marker to the Jackrabbit fan section as his teammates celebrate Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at the Fargodome. David Samson / Forum News Service
McFeely: In southeast North Dakota's Bison country, SDSU's Goedert has many fans
January 18, 2018 - 4:28pm
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) celebrates with safety Harrison Smith after catching the game-winning touchdown against the New Orleans Saints at U.S. Bank Stadium Sunday, Jan. 14, in Minneapolis. Mark J. Rebilas / USA TODAY Sports
Take 5: Keys to the NFC Championship game
January 18, 2018 - 9:18am
New Orleans Saints wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. (19) is tackled by Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith (22) at U.S. Bank Stadium Sunday, Jan. 14. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Vikings counting on ‘D’ in NFC Championship
January 18, 2018 - 9:08am
January 17, 2018
Sep 11, 2016; New Orleans, LA, USA;  New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead (6) consoles kicker Will Lutz (3) after a missed 61 yard field goal attempt by Lutz as time expires in  a game against the Oakland Raiders at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Raiders defeated the Saints 35-34. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
Vikings fans raise over $105,000 and counting for Saints punter Morstead's charity
January 17, 2018 - 5:39pm
Minnesota Vikings cornerback Mackensie Alexander (20) dives trying to intercept the pass intended for Green Bay Packers wide receiver Michael Clark (89) during a Dec. 23 game at Lambeau Field. Jeff Hanisch / USA TODAY Sports
Vikings corner Mackensie Alexander not worried about being picked on by Eagles
January 17, 2018 - 5:36pm
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Ben Gedeon (42) checks on defensive back Andrew Sendejo in the third quarter against the New Orleans Saints Sunday, Jan. 14, at U.S. Bank Stadium. Brad Rempel / USA TODAY Sports
Vikings hopeful for Sendejo's return, Thielen misses practice with back issue
January 17, 2018 - 5:35pm