Sam Bradford will dress for Vikings vs. Saints

The New Orleans Saints rematch with the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC divisional playoffs will be the subject of Thursday's Dunc & Holder radio show

Case Keenum will start, but the Vikings haven't said whether Bradford or Teddy Bridgewater will be No. 2 on the depth chart. The latest they could make a move would be the week leading into the Super Bowl on January 24, should they still be playing.

This weekend, the Minnesota Vikings will host the New Orleans Saints in the divisional round of the National Football League playoffs. He plays a wildly different role in this Saints offense than does Coleman.

It's been a long time since Week 1, when the Vikings defeated the Saints, 29-19, that's what Drew Brees wanted everyone to know heading into this week's NFC divisional playoff matchup between the teams. Newman's experience could bring plenty to the table in terms of containing the Saints' downfield threats, but in case he won't be able to give it a go, the Vikings will increase their usages of Trae Waynes and Mackensie Alexander. It will be the first time the two teams have met in the postseason since their NFC Championship game in the 2009 season.

So, too, can the explosive rookie running back Kamara - who can turn games in a flash.

Sunday could get very interesting.

The Vikings ranked second against the run (83.6 yards allowed per game) and second against the pass (192.4 yards allowed per game). The Saints have run a no-huddle outside of a two-minute offense since that 2011 season. We'll have to take our chances when they come and make some big plays.


Vikings defensive end Tom Johnson played three season with the Saints (2011-13).

These aren't the doormat Saints defenders from years past.

Playing at Minnesota doesn't appear to be the recipe for consistently driving the ball offensively, so the Saints will need to hit on some big plays if possible. Keenum, though, has been overcoming the odds all season, let alone his career. This is Keenum's first playoff start. There was a point in the middle of the season where the only comparable player to Keenum - stat-wise - was Tom Brady.

The most hard challenge of the night falls on the Vikings defensive front who will try to slay the two-headed monster in Ingram and Kamara. Fast forward a few months, and the combination of Ingram and Kamara have become the most unsafe running back duo in the NFL. Many people have neglected to truly discuss the success of the Vikings defense.

It's a tall task over the course of a 60-minute game. The Saints have been my pick for a while now, so I am going to stick with them. "Obviously we were trying to find touches for Adrian, and yet that was taking touches away from Mark and maybe stunting the growth of Kamara a little bit".

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