Minnesota Vikings Vs. New Orleans Saints: Key Matchups

September 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL regular season finally kicks off tonight, with the Minnesota Vikings and the New Orleans Saints re-living the 2010 NFC Championship Game at the Louisiana Superdome on NBC.
There's certainly plenty of bad blood between these two clubs. January's 31-28 overtime thriller left behind plenty of fuel to stoke a fire on the field in New Orleans. 
As such, the match-ups for tonight's season opener go beyond just X's and O's. Throw in superstar quarterbacks, a dynamic runner or two, some late hits, a bevy of turnovers, and more than enough recent history to make things interesting, and this game is easily the juiciest and most intriguing of any during the opening weekend, and may prove to be one of the most memorable of the entire season.
That being said, here are five match-ups to watch for at the very outset of the 2010 NFL campaign.
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