Former Vol Joshua Dobbs completed 23-of-34 passing attempts for 268 yards and one touchdown against the Saints. He also rushed for 44 yards and one touchdown.
Dobbs was traded to the Vikings from Arizona at the deadline on Oct. 31.
Dobbs played quarterback at Tennessee from 2013-16 under head coach Butch Jones.
He totaled 7,138 passing yards, 53 passing touchdowns, 2,160 rushing yards, 32 rushing rushing touchdowns, 62 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns for the Vols.
Arizona traded a 2024 fifth-round draft pick to Cleveland for Dobbs and a 2024 seventh-round draft selection ahead of the 2023 season.
Minnesota will next play Sunday at Denver. Kickoff is slated for 8:20 p.m. EST in Denver, Colorado.