The Vikings hadn’t won a playoff game since they advanced to the NFC Championship in an eventual defeat against — guess who? — the Saints in 2010. Lifting their own curse, the Vikings had a lot to celebrate.
Here’s how they did in the moments after the play:
for as terrible as this NFL season has been, the Vikings are one of the best stories in sports. a journeyman quarterback. a fanbase that has been through so much. amazing moment. pic.twitter.com/zvurGyLtHV— Joon Lee (@iamjoonlee) January 15, 2018
when you bet against the spread (-5.5) and the Vikings don’t kick the PAT pic.twitter.com/rS5x6nQUPc— The Sports Quotient (@SportsQuotient) January 15, 2018
HELLO WORLD I AM STEFON DIGGS pic.twitter.com/HjCBWS6OR9— SB Nation GIF (@SBNationGIF) January 15, 2018
tfw when you get like 9 RT’s and bunch of likes pic.twitter.com/0oR4E2GnwD— Tommy Beer (@TommyBeer) January 15, 2018
Stefon Diggs picks up Vikings owner Zygi Wilf in celebration. pic.twitter.com/lOjHt4WvPJ— Dave Schwartz (@Dave_Schwartz) January 15, 2018
Many, many more videos will surface that capture the essence of Minnesota’s wild, wild win over New Orleans. None of them will do the moment justice.