The Minneapolis Miracle was one of the most heartbreaking moments in New Orleans Saints postseason history, to go along with plenty of other close losses.
Most New Orleans Saints’ fans will never hear the end of the Minneapolis Miracle any time the two teams match up, especially those with friends who are Minnesota fans. New Orleans can rewrite history in this matchup.
Every NOLA fan can remember the pain of believing the team was a lock to move on to the next round, only to have their hopes dashed by Stefon Diggs running down the sideline. That one play left fans devastated and careers in different directions as the Saints season was cut short.
This year’s wild card matchup will see the same teams facing off once again, but some things have changed.
Although the event is not too far removed, players, teams and the setting for the game are all different this year. Some players have changed teams, some have changed their mindset yet overall these teams look different from the ones two years ago.
When considering whether or not the Minneapolis Miracle has even the slightest chance of happening again, one must begin by looking at the players involved in the infamous play itself. That said, let’s dive into the three most important aspects of the Minneapolis Miracle.