The New Orleans Saints emerged victorious over the Minnesota Vikings, 31 to 24, on September 3, 1978.

Final

MIN

Vikings

0-1-0

24

NO

Saints

1-0-0

31

Team

MIN

NO

1

7

14

2

10

10

3

0

0

4

7

7

Total

24

31

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

MIN

NO

Saints

Chuck Muncie 3-yard run (Richie Szaro kick)

0

7

Vikings

Rickey Young 7-yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Rick Danmeier kick)

7

7

Saints

Chuck Muncie 7-yard run (Richie Szaro kick)

7

14

2nd quarter

MIN

NO

Vikings

Rick Danmeier 44-yard field goal

10

14

Saints

Tony Galbreath 6-yard run (Richie Szaro kick)

10

21

Vikings

Chuck Foreman 1-yard run (Rick Danmeier kick)

17

21

Saints

Richie Szaro 32-yard field goal

17

24

4th quarter

MIN

NO

Saints

Tom Myers 97-yard interception return (Richie Szaro kick)

17

31

Vikings

Rickey Young 10-yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Rick Danmeier kick)

24

31