Their season was 10 seconds from the brink 17 hours earlier. You’ve probably got to keep it reeled in.
Williams, unfortunately, went down in playoff infamy after his failure to tackle Vikings’ receiver Stefon Diggs on the completion that became the walk-off touchdown. Alvin Kamara’s 14-yard scoring grab put New Orleans ahead for the first time, but the Vikings went back on top when Kai Forbath drilled a 53-yard field goal with 1:29 to play.
Jenkins also made sure to note that there is respect there with the Vikings and Case Keenum, who beat the Saints on the last play of the game.
No matter, it was happy Monday in Minny. She suffered through four Super Bowl losses in the 1970s, and agonized when Dallas’ Drew Pearson seemed to push off Vikings defender Nate Wright to catch a Hail Mary touchdown pass in a 1975 playoff game to give the Cowboys a shocking victory. “We were all paying attention in here as we got ready”.
Kendricks’ favorite angle was his own. With Minnesota trailing the San Francisco 49ers 24-20, Favre made magic happen – connecting with Greg Lewis in the back of the end zone on a 32-yard touchdown pass with just two seconds remaining. “A lot of chaos and a lot of jumping around”. It was unbelievable. My daughter grabbed me and we hugged. The slumping Vikings were underdogs in New Orleans, but took control of the game in the first half and already led 24-10 with the ball near midfield just before halftime. “We threw a bad interception”. Cornerback Xavier Rhodes is a shutdown defender and safety Harrison Smith rarely allows plays to get behind him. We took a sack in field-goal range on third down, which knocked us out of field-goal range. “I’m not going to talk about [my status on the team]”.
Sam Bradford served as the backup quarterback Sunday while Teddy Bridgewater was inactive. The defense to shut down the Nick Foles-led Philadelphia Eagles if they rise to the challenge. “Like Vin Diesel said, you win by an inch or mile, winning is winning and we won the game”.
“We still can’t believe it in the locker room”, wide receiver Adam Thielen said.
According to an article at Vikings.com, Case first asked out his then future wife, Kimberly, at a Fellowship of Christian Athletes event during her senior year of high school. And they’re pretty much the same defense this year if not better.
Even as Diggs celebrated, other players and coaches were hesitant.
“Look, he jumped and went for the tackle”, Payton said, per ESPN. All we know is the fight.