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Minnesota Vikings Advance to NFC Championship on Dramatic Game-Ending Touchdown Pass

There was just ten seconds remaining in the NFC Divisional Playoff game on Jan. 14. On a 3rd down-and-ten play, the Minnesota Vikings — down 24-23 to the New Orleans Saints — were on their own 39-yard line and looking to get into at least field goal range.

But time was running out.

But then Vikings quarterback Case Keenum found wide receiver Stefon Diggs on the sideline. Diggs caught the pass and ran it into the endzone for a 61-yard touchdown to win it for the Vikings 29-24.

It is the first-ever “walk-off” touchdown (with no time remaining) in NFL postseason history.

Fox Sports play-by-play Joe Buck called: “Keenum steps into it. Pass is CAUGHT! DIGGS! SIDELINE! TOUCHDOWN! UNBELIEVABLE! VIKINGS WIN IT!

View the game-ending moment:

Hear the Vikings radio call:

Hear the radio call from Kevin Harlan on Westwood One:

Written by Douglas Pucci

Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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