How every Week 17 game affects the Saints’ draft position

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Nov 22, 2015; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) and Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) talk following the game at TCF Bank Stadium. The Packers defeated the Vikings 30-15. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota Vikings (10-5) at Green Bay Packers (10-5)  

Though this game has serious playoff implications, it doesn’t impact where the Saints may pick in the draft.  It’ll be one to watch for the talent and coaches involved alone, especially on Minnesota head coach Mike Zimmer’s tenacious defense.

Who to root for:  Minnesota, because Zimmer is a model of modern progressive coaching practices and needs more national attention.  Hosting a playoff game as the NFC North leader would help that.

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