PHOTOS: Minnesota Vikings at New Orleans Saints FOX Sports North Aug 9, 2019 at 11:12p ET Head coaches Mike Zimmer and Sean Payton chat prior to a preseason matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints. Chuck Cook Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports Minnesota Vikings wide receivers, including Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs, warm up prior to Friday's preseason game in New Orleans. Stefon Diggs is tackled after making a catch during the Minnesota Vikings' opening drive. Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins runs away from New Orleans Saints defensive tackles Malcom Brown and David Onyemata in the first quarter. Adam Thielen points back to quarterback Kirk Cousins after hauling in a 35-yard reception to set Minnesota up first-and-goal from the 1-yard line. Chuck Cook Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports Kirk Cousins threw a one-yard pass to rookie Alexander Mattison to give the Minnesota Vikings a 7-0 lead in the first quarter. Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. AP Former Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, now serving as Drew Brees' backup in New Orleans, threw for 134 yards and one touchdown on 14-of-19 passing. Former Minnesota Vikings running back Latavius Murray, now with New Orleans, leaps over linebacker Eric Kendricks. Brandon Zylstra signals a touchdown as teammate Bisi Johnson lands in the end zone after hauling in an 18-yard reception from Sean Mannion. Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Laquon Treadwell gets in a scuffle with New Orleans Saints safety Chris Banjo. Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. AP Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Wilson and defensive tackle Jalyn Holmes celebrate a big stop in the second quarter.