The 10-3 Saints have plenty of reasons to go all-out on this emaciated Vikings team that has long been eliminated from playoff contention. Among those reasons are multiple passing records that are within reach for their elite play-caller Drew Brees.
The Saints are within a breath of playoff contention, and a win over the Vikings will all but lock a first-round bye in the playoffs.
Despite the fact that the Vikings have been so affected by injuries and off-field issues, the return of Adrian Peterson and a healthy Christian Ponder could spell surprise for the Saints if utilized correctly.
In a game that has been all but marked as a win for New Orleans, the Vikings may be able to upset the Saints by abiding by a few keys and limiting the production of a very intimidating opponent.
Here are five keys for the Vikings against the New Orleans Saints.