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Matt Anderson

Happy Aniversary! The Minneapolis Miracle happened 5 years ago today

Great moments don’t always happen for the Minnesota Vikings, but when they do, they hit in a big way. Five years ago today, the Vikings gave us arguably the most memorable moment of all: the Minneapolis Miracle.

Throughout the 2022 season, we’ve seen many memorable moments from the Minnesota Vikings. Whether it’s the greatest comeback in NFL history in Week 15 against the Indianapolis Colts or the amazing catch from wide receiver Justin Jefferson in Week 10 against the Buffalo Bills, these moments are what make rooting for your favorite team memorable and provide stories to share for generations to come.

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After leading 17-0 at halftime over the New Orleans Saints in the NFL Divisional round, the Vikings found themselves trailing with 10 seconds remaining and needing a miracle. Boy, did they deliver. Quarterback Case Keenum dropped back to pass and hit wide receiver Stefon Diggs, who just narrowly stayed in bounds and ran to the end zone for the game-winning touchdown in the most dramatic finish in playoff history.

“Pass is caught! Diggs! Sideline! Touchdown! Unbelieveable! Vikings win it!”

Ask any fan where they were or how they celebrated the events after this dramatic finish, and the answers will all be full of joy and disbelief. It’s a moment we, as Vikings fans, will continue to celebrate every year.

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