Saints headed to Super Bowl
|Saints headed to Super Bowl|
Garrett Hartley kicked a 40-yard field goal in overtime Sunday, to give the New Orleans Saints a 31-28 win over the Minnesota Vikings and advance to the Super Bowl.
The Saints were a 4-point favorite in the game and were unable to cover the spread. The combined score went OVER the posted over/under total (54).
Drew Brees passed for 197 yards with three touchdowns for New Orleans and Pierre Thomas rushed for 61 yards on 14 carries with a TD.
Brett Favre passed for 310 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions for Minnesota, while Adrian Peterson rushed for 122 yards and three touchdowns on 25 carries.