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Video Vault: Super Bowl IX highlights (Vikes-Steelers, 1975)

All this week, we're taking quick peeks at the Vikings' four Super Bowl appearances. Here are the highlights from Jan. 12, 1975, at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans where the Purple People Eaters clashed with the Steel Curtain.
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