Vikings to face Saints in NFC divisional playoff game

Stefon Diggs #14 of the Minnesota Vikings makes a contested catch late in the first half of the game against the New Orleans Saints on September 11, 2017 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

It’s official, the Minnesota Vikings will be playing the New Orleans Saints for the 2018 NFL playoffs. 

The Saints sealed a 31-26 victory over the Carolina Panthers in their NFC wild-card game Sunday, propelling them to a NFC divisional playoff game in Minnesota. 

The Vikings will host the Saints at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Earlier this season, the Vikings faced the Saints at home for the opener on Sept. 11, beating them 29-19. 

The game is set to start at 3:40 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14 on FOX.