Saints vs Vikings Tickets and History for Week 16 on December 25, 2020

Minnesota Vikings at New Orleans Saints: Week 16 - December 25, 2020

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The New Orleans Saints and Minnesota Vikings battle it out in the Wild Card matchup at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

New Orleans will close out its home schedule when they play Minnesota (3:30 p.m. CST) in the first NFL game played on a Friday since a December 25, 2009 meeting between the Tennessee Titans and the San Diego Chargers. A familiar foe, the Saints and Vikings will faceoff either in the regular season or the postseason for the fourth consecutive season.

WEEK 16 • FRI 12/25 • 3:30 PM CST

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New Orleans Saints 1 - 1

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The New Orleans Saints and Minnesota Vikings battle it out in the Wild Card matchup at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

History: New Orleans Saints vs. Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota has a 19-11 edge in the regular season series and 4-1 in the postseason, after the Vikings defeated New Orleans in the NFC Wild Card Playoff on January 5, 2020, 26-20 in overtime. Including two playoff games, the Christmas contest will be the fifth consecutive nationally televised contest between the Saints and Vikings. New Orleans has a 7-7 regular season home record vs. Minnesota. The game will be the first matchup scheduled on a Friday since a December 25, 2009 meeting between the Tennessee Titans and the Chargers.

Players and Coaches to Know

Minnesota Vikings

Head Coach: Mike Zimmer
Quarterback: Kirk Cousins
Key Position Players: RB Dalvin Cook, WR Adam Thielen, WR Justin Jefferson, TE Irv Smith Jr.

New Orleans Saints

Head Coach: Sean Payton
Quarterback: Drew Brees
Key Position Players: RB Alvin Kamara, WR Michael Thomas, DE Cameron Jordan