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  • When: 3:35 PM CST, Saturday, January 11
  • Where: Levi's Stadium
  • Watch: NBC
  • Opposition Research: San Francisco 49ers

Vikings vs 49ers: 1987 NFC Divisonal Playoff Game

By David Erickson | January 9, 2020

The 1987 Minnesota Vikings were complete underdogs against the San Francisco 49ers dynasty, even after they shocked everyone with a victory over the heavily-favored New Orleans Saints the week before. Sound familiar?

Vikings vs 49ers: 1970 NFC Divisional Playoff Game

By David Erickson | January 9, 2020

The 1970 NFC Divisional Playoff Game was the Vikings’ first playoff matchup with the San Francisco 49ers. It took place on December 27, 1970 at Metropolitan Stadium.

Savoring The Steal In The Superdome

By David Erickson | January 7, 2020

No one believed in the Vikings but the Vikings themselves. The offense shined and so did defensive mastermind Mike Zimmer. On to San Francisco.

Vikings vs Saints NFC Wildcard Game

By David Erickson | January 4, 2020

No one is giving the Vikings any respect, not the media, not their opponent, not even the league. Can the team pull off an upset in the Superdome?

1987 NFC Wildcard: Vikings vs Saints

By David Erickson | January 2, 2020

After a disasterous start, the Vikings settled in and dominated the New Orleans Saints in the 1987 NFC Wildcard game, which was held on January 3, 1988 at the Louisana Superdome.