Mike Mitchell

Stefon Diggs erased decades of Minnesota heartache

An exceptional medley of great awareness, terrific balance and deft reflexes allowed Stefon Diggs to ad lib and seize both the ball and the moment in the Vikings' demon-exorcising "Minneapolis Miracle ."

Diggs was supposed to go out of bounds if Case Keenum threw his way on the play dubbed "Seven Heaven," although in countless rehearsals at practice never did the pass go to the deep receiver, according to teammate Jarius Wright.

Ten seconds and no timeouts remained when Keenum dropped back from his 39 on third-and-10 in the hushed U.S. Bank Stadium, another haunting playoff heartbreak looming for Minnesota . New Orleans had taken a 24-23 lead just 15...

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