On Monday, New York Giants offensive lineman Nick Gates called out Minnesota Vikings fans, saying that he thought U.S. Bank Stadium “would be a lot louder” when the Giants visited on Christmas Eve. On Sunday, the Vikings are set to take on the Giants in the Wild Card and left tackle Christain Darrisaw wants to ensure that the fans aren’t questioned again by opposing teams.
On Thursday, Darrisaw went to Twitter and asked for the fans’ help in making U.S. Bank Stadium as loud as possible this Sunday.
“Vikings fans, I’m going to need you to have US Bank Stadium LOUD on Sunday. I don’t wanna see anyone sitting down.”
Sunday will be the second playoff game hosted by the Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium. The last home playoff game the Vikings hosted was the infamous Minneapolis Miracle against the New Orleans Saints in January of 2018. If we use that game as a barometer for how loud U.S. Bank Stadium can get, then the Giants and Nick Gates may regret calling out Vikings fans for how “quiet” they were.
Until then, the ball is in the Vikings’ fans’ court. It’s on us to make U.S. Bank Stadium the loudest it can be on Sunday in an effort to help our favorite team.