Most years, a 13-3 record is enough to secure a first-round bye. But the Saints 13-3 are in action on the first weekend of the NFL playoffs in 2020, having lost the tiebreaker to two other NFC teams with three losses.
New Orleans’ opponent in the wild card round is 10-6 Minnesota, who won the 6th seed from the NFC North. The game is a report of a three-round match two years ago, which ended with Minnesota wide receiver Stephen Diggs scoring a touchdown in the final game of the game.
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Both teams have the top 10 offenses, but they get there with different approaches. The Saints ‘third rank is powered by 265.2 passing yards per game, while the Vikings’ eighth ranking is based on 133.3 yards per game on the ground.
Decisively, the Vikings have a slight advantage, allowing 18.9 points per game compared to New Orleans’ 21.3.
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Kickoff is scheduled for 1:05 pm ET. Live updates will then start.