NFL Playoffs 2018: Saints at Vikings picks; how to watch, stream Sunday's game – CBSSports.com

For the Minnesota Vikings, this could be one of the most satisfying postseasons ever. Never mind the fact that they have a very real chance to play the Super Bowl in Minnesota — which would be the first time a team has played in the Super Bowl at home — there’s a chance they’ll play against the two teams responsible for the most heartbreaking losses in their franchise’s history: the Saints and the Falcons

The Falcons, of course, have to beat the Eagles to make that a reality, but all the Vikings can do is handle their own business.

The Saints are coming into this game with a chip on their shoulder. The team just completed a three-game season sweep of the Panthers in the wild-card round, and they’re trying to get past a team that crushed them in nearly every aspect of the game in Week 1. However, these two teams are very different from when they started this season.

The Saints have adopted a ground game that is one of the most consistent in the NFL. Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara produce a dual threat that is possibly rivaled by only Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman in Atlanta. When these two teams played before, the Saints were still forcing carries to Adrian Peterson, and had no idea of the diamond in the rough that they found in Kamara. He’s added a new dimension to the Saints’ offense. And if that doesn’t work? Do what the Saints did Sunday and let Drew Brees air it out. He’s still a Hall of Fame quarterback, and with Ted Ginn having a resurgence and Michael Thomas standing among the best receivers in football, stopping the offense is a tall order.

If any team can do so, however, it’s

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