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Video Vault: Vikings beat Redskins in 1976 playoffs

The Vikings' road to the Super Bowl in 1976 started with the Washington Redskins at Metropolitan Stadium. In this recap, the best sentence: "If ever there was a rookie of the year, it was Sammy White -- the NFC's leader in touchdown catches."
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