Eagan, Minnesota – The rivalry between the Vikings and the saints has been fierce for a decade.
The NFL announced Wednesday morning on the NFL Network Good morning football The Vikings will play the Saints at Tottenham Hotspur in Week Four as part of the 2022 International Series.
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“We need the support of all of our fan base, obviously from here, but I’d love to see a lot of you in the stands, supporting us in London,” Vikings coach Kevin O’Connell said in a message to fans. .
The Vikings-Saints game will be one of five total competitions in the 2022 International Series.
The Packers (Tottenham Hotspur Stadium) and Jaguar (Wembley Stadium) were previously announced as participants in the other two London Olympics. It was also previously announced that Cardinals (Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, Mexico) and Buccaneers (Munich, Germany) will participate.
New Orleans, Green Bay, Jacksonville, Arizona and Tampa Bay would be the hosts for these competitions if they were played in the United States, but the NFL has confirmed it views the international series locations as neutral.
Minnesota was due to visit New Orleans in 2022 based on the NFL’s scheduling formula for a match it determines where the Vikings and Saints finished in their divisions last season (second in the NFC North and NFC South).
Our fellow Vikings, Harrison Phillips and Eric Kendricks, recently joined Saints quarterback Demario Davis in Giving Back to the Minneapolis Community. They were already anticipating the match between the two teams before knowing the venue.
When it’s game time, we’ll talk,” Davis told Vikings.com. “There are no friends in the field. But after it’s over? It’s all family.”
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