New Orleans Saints at Minnesota Vikings 24 to 29

Sunday, January 14, 2018, Divisional Round

The Vikings began their playoff run at home against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, January 14, 2018. The Saints began their playoff run the previous week with a win against the Carolina Panthers. The Vikings won, 29-24, against the Saints, setting up next week's game against Philadelphia Eagles. The Saints finished their season 11-5-0 in the regular season, 1-1 in the playoffs.


New Orleans Saints offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
358 278 80 2 23

Coaches

Head Coach: Sean Payton Assistant Head Coach: Dan Campbell Offensive Coordinator: Pete Carmichael Jr. Defensive Coordinator: Dennis Allen Special Teams Coordinator: Bradford Banta Quarterbacks Coach: Joe Lombardi Wide Receivers Coach: Curtis Johnson Assistant Wide Receivers Coach: Ronald Curry Offensive Line Coach: Dan Roushar Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Brendan Nugent Running Backs Coach: Joel Thomas Tight Ends Coach: Dan Campbell Offensive Assistant Coach: Joseph Brady Senior Offensive Assistant Coach: Curtis Johnson Defensive Line Coach: Ryan Nielsen Linebackers Coach: Mike Nolan Secondary Coach: Aaron Glenn Senior Defensive Assistant Coach: Peter Giunta Pass Rush Specialist: Brian Young Defensive Assistant Coach: Leigh Torrence, Michael Hodges Assistant Special Teams Coach: Kevin O'Dea Coaching Assistant: Deuce Schwartz, Kevin Petry Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Dan Dalrymple Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Charles Byrd, Rob Wenning General Manager: Mickey Loomis Executive Vice President: Mickey Loomis Owner: Tom Benson Assistant Video Director: Joe Alley


Minnesota Vikings offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
403 308 95 1 24

Coaches

Head Coach: Mike Zimmer Offensive Coordinator: Pat Shurmur Defensive Coordinator: George Edwards Special Teams Coordinator: Mike Priefer Quarterbacks Coach: Kevin Stefanski Wide Receivers Coach: Darrell Hazell Assistant Wide Receivers Coach: Drew Petzing Offensive Line Coach: Tony Sparano Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Andrew Janocko Running Backs Coach: Kennedy Polamalu Tight Ends Coach: Clancy Barone Defensive Line Coach: Andre Patterson Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Robert Rodriguez Linebackers Coach: Adam Zimmer Defensive Backs Coach: Jerry Gray Assistant Defensive Backs Coach: Jonathan Gannon Defensive Assistant Coach: Jeff Howard Assistant Special Teams Coach: Ryan Ficken Quality Control Coach: Jonathan Gannon Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Mark Uyeyama Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Derik Keyes, Chaz Mahle, Reshard Langford General Manager: Rick Spielman Senior Personnel Advisor: Gary Kubiak Director of Sports Medicine: Eric Sugarman Coordinator of Rehabilitation: Tom Hunkele Head Athletic Trainer: Eric Sugarman Team Nutritionist: Rasa Troup Physical Therapist: David Jantzi Assistant Athletic Trainer: Tom Hunkele, Rob Roche, David Jantzi, Albert Padilla