On This Date 12/27/1997

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Helped by an on-side kick, the Minnesota Vikings rally to beat the New York Giants 23-22 on a cold rainy afternoon at the Meadowlands in an NFC Wild Card Game. The Giants were in control the entire game, holding a 19-3 lead at the half. Down 22-13 with two minutes left, with 1:38, Randal Cunningham completed a 30-yard pass to Jake Reed; after the on-side kick, Eddie Murray kicked a 24-yard field goal to win the game with ten seconds left.