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Saints players Michael Thomas and Alvin Kamara troll Vikings on Twitter after championship loss

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On Sunday, the Minnesota Vikings had the chance to become the first team in history to play a Super Bowl in their home stadium. 

With the game being played at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, Minnesota needed to beat the Philadelphia Eagles to return home in two weeks time. 

But it was one step too far, with the hosts winning 38-7 at Lincoln Financial Field, sending the Eagles to their first Super Bowl since 2005. 

It was actually Minnesota who took the lead on Sunday night. Case Keenum threw a touchdown pass to Kyle Rudolph inside the opening five minutes. 

But that, unfortunately, was as good as it got for the Vikings. Less than four minutes after his opening touchdown, Keenum threw an interception. 

Patrick Robinson cut the ball out and ran 50 yards to the house for a pick-six. And from then on, Philadelphia dominated. 

Quarterback Nick Foles threw three touchdowns, while LeGarrette Blount rushed for another and Jake Elliott kicked a field goal. 

As the Eagles were dominated on offense, they were doing the same on defense, with the Vikings unable to put anything else on the scoreboard. 

NFC Championship - Minnesota Vikings v Philadelphia Eagles

With the win, Philadelphia goes on to the Super Bowl while the Vikings are left wondering what could have been. 

And to make things worse for the team from the NFC North, a number of other NFL players took to Twitter to troll Minnesota after their heartbreaking loss. 

New Orleans Saints pair, Michael Thomas and Alvin Kamara, wasted little time in taking to Twitter to have fun at the Vikings expense. 

Atlanta Falcons vs New Orleans Saints

Thomas tweeted "Ain't no miracle #shhh" accompanied by a gif of the famous "that's all folks" Looney Tunes ending. 

And Kamara clearly enjoyed his teammate's tweet, responding with an emoji while Thomas was facing quite a backlash from Vikings fans.

Clearly, both players are still hurting over the "Minnesota Miracle" of last Sunday's game between the Vikings and the Saints. 

It looked as if New Orleans were going to make the NFC championship game and had a 24-23 lead with 25 seconds to play. 

With one last shot, on third down, Keenum threw wide to Stefon Diggs, who caught the ball and somehow evaded the challenge of safety Marcus Williams.  

Divisional Round - New Orleans Saints v Minnesota Vikings

He then had a clear run to the end zone and took the ball 61 yards to make the score 29-24 and break the hearts of Saints fans. 

No doubt, the Vikings loss yesterday will hurt just as bad as last week's loss did for Saints fans, and both Thomas and Kamara clearly want them to feel that.

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