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2014 Pre Season Schedule
Date Opponent Time
8/08 Oakland 7 PM
8/16  Arizona 7:30 PM
8/23 @ Kansas City 7 PM
8/28 @ Tennessee 7 PM
2014 Regular Season Schedule
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9/7 @ St. Louis 12 PM
9/14 New England 12 PM
9/21 @ New Orleans 12 PM
9/28 Atlanta 3:25 PM
10/2 @ Green Bay 7:25 PM
10/12 Detroit 12 PM
10/19 @ Buffalo 12 PM
10/26 @ Tampa Bay 12 PM
11/2 Washington 12 PM
11/9 Bye Week N/A
11/16 @ Chicago 12 PM
11/23 Green Bay 12 PM
11/30 Carolina 12 PM
12/7 NY Jets 12 PM
12/14 @ Detroit 3:25 PM
12/21 @ Miami 12 PM
12/28 Chicago 12 PM

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NFL Off-season Calendar

March 7: NFL Regional Combine, Halas Hall, Lake Forest, Illinois.

March 7-10: Clubs are permitted to contact, and enter into contract negotiations with the certified agents of players who will become unrestricted free agents upon the expiration of their 2014 contracts at 3 p.m. Central on March 10. However, a contract cannot be executed with a new club until 3 p.m. Central on March 10.

March 10: Prior to 3 p.m. Central, clubs must exercise options for 2015 on all players who have option clauses in their 2014 contracts.

March 10: Prior to 3 p.m. Central, clubs must submit qualifying offers to their restricted free agents with expiring contracts and to whom they desire to retain a right of first refusal/compensation.

 March 10: Prior to 3 p.m. Central, clubs must submit a minimum salary tender to retain exclusive negotiating rights to their players with expiring 2014 contracts and who have fewer than three accrued seasons of free agency credit.

March 10: Top-51 salary cap compliance begins. All clubs must be under the 2015 salary cap prior to 3 p.m. Central.

March 10: All 2014 player contracts expire at 3 p.m. Central.

March 10: The 2015 league year and free agency period begin at 3 p.m. Central.

March 10: The first day of the 2015 league year will end at 10:59:59 p.m. Central on March 10. Clubs will receive a personnel notice that will include all transactions submitted to the league office during the period between 3 p.m. Central and 10:59:59 p.m. on March 10.

March 10: Trading period for 2015 begins at 4:00 p.m., New York time, after expiration of all 2014 contracts.

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Vikings' linemen Johnson, Berger looking for significant raises
Vikings linemen Tom Johnson and Joe Berger played last season on one-year contracts for minimum-base salaries. Their agents want significant raises for the impending unrestricted free agents. Pioneer Press March 3, 2015

Minnesota Vikings' free-agent needs: Defensive end
We're continuing our look at the Minnesota Vikings' free-agent needs today, with a look at the defensive end position. ESPN.com March 3, 2015

Free agency shopping list: Safeties
This is a post in a week-long series previewing free agency options at seven different positions for the Vikings, looking at the team's current situation, their level of need at the position and the assortment of options available. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities March 3, 2015

Lower-tier alternatives to top-dollar free agents
General Manager Rick Spielman probably rained on the parade of Vikings fans who are hoping for a splash this offseason when he said yesterday that he expects the team to be patient in free agency. Star Tribune March 3, 2015

Vikings notes: Free agency looms
Rick Spielman and a deep Vikings contingent made time to pop into the University of Minnesota’s pro day on Monday morning. Star Tribune March 2, 2015

Nasty breakup with Adrian Peterson coming? Nothing we haven't seen before
You can call Adrian Peterson's possible impending divorce with the Vikings a lot of things. But you can't call it a first. Pioneer Press March 2, 2015

Vikings’ adjusted cap at $149.6 million
The Vikings are carrying over more than $5 million in unused 2014 salary cap space and currently have an adjusted cap of almost $150 million for 2015. Viking Update March 2, 2015

Could long ex-Packers tradition continue?
The Vikings have already signed one ex-Packer before free agency and another one might make sense. Viking Update March 2, 2015

Spielman says Vikings want Chad Greenway to finish career in Minnesota
It's hardly a secret that linebacker Chad Greenway wants to finish his career in Minnesota, and is open to restructuring his 2015 contract to help make that happen. But it's looking more likely the Minnesota Vikings will be willing to do business with the 32-year-old. ESPN.com March 2, 2015

Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings in 'open dialogue,' according to GM Rick Spielman
The Minnesota Vikings have wasted little time taking advantage of the fact they're able to communicate with Adrian Peterson again. ESPN.com March 2, 2015

Vikings' free-agent needs: Wide receiver
We're continuing our look at the Minnesota Vikings' free agent needs today, with an analysis of the position that has commanded plenty of attention in early draft projections for the Vikings. ESPN.com March 2, 2015

Minnesota Vikings see patience as a virtue in free agency
It's been a while since the Minnesota Vikings were among the NFL's movers and shakers in the early stages of free agency, and coach Mike Zimmer had already indicated they weren't likely to be terribly active on the open market this season. ESPN.com March 2, 2015

Notebook: 'Sit back' in free agency? Spielman offers a familiar caveat
Two years ago, the Vikings had 'no intent' of trading Percy Harvin before trading him and signing receiver Greg Jennings to a big free agency contract. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities March 2, 2015

Spielman: 'We have had open dialogue' with Adrian Peterson
On hand as part of the Minnesota Vikings contingency at the University of Minnesota for Gophers Pro Day, Rick Spielman stepped aside and held session with the media before leaving for the day. KFAN.com March 2, 2015

Spielman says Vikings have spoken with Peterson
General Manager Rick Spielman said this morning at the University of Minnesota’s pro day that the Vikings have spoken to running back Adrian Peterson since last Thursday and that they plan to continue to have an “open dialogue” with Peterson while he is on the commissioner’s exempt list. Star Tribune March 2, 2015

Sid Hartman: Spielman still has praise for Peterson
The Vikings GM is free to talk with his superstar running back again after last week’s court ruling. Star Tribune March 1, 2015

Pay Peterson and he'll play as if possessed
Our guy Sid insists the Wilfs plan to handle the Adrian Peterson situation by “paying him the money.’’ Sid also added “that comes straight from the horse’s mouth,’’ which presumably would be principal owner Zygi Wilf. Star Tribune March 1, 2015

Receiver conundrum: Production vs. potential
Many analysts have the Vikings drafting a receiver in the first round. If they do, will college production be more important than raw-skills potential? Viking Update March 1, 2015

Free agency shopping list: Quarterbacks
This is a post in a week-long series previewing free agency options at seven different positions for the Vikings, looking at the team's current situation, their level of need at the position and the assortment of options available. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities March 1, 2015

Hartman: Tarkenton's return made biggest impact
Bud Grant recalled that the return of Tarkenton at the old Metropolitan Stadium made the crowd go wild when he was introduced in the 1972 season opener, a Monday night game against the Redskins. Star Tribune March 1, 2015

Free agency shopping list: Defensive linemen
This is a post in a week-long series previewing free agency options at seven different positions for the Vikings, looking at the team's current situation, their level of need at the position and the assortment of options available. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities February 28, 2015

Replacing Charlie: The Preferred Path To Filling The Gap At LG
After placing most of their offseason attention on Adrian Peterson and the little situation he’s got going on with the league, the Minnesota Vikings made their first offseason splash on Friday releasing veteran guard Charlie Johnson. KFAN.com February 28, 2015

Minnesota Vikings release veteran guard Charlie Johnson
The Minnesota Vikings will have a new starting left guard next season. They released veteran Charlie Johnson on Friday. The ninth-year pro had spent the last four seasons as a starter in Minnesota. ESPN.com February 27, 2015

Vikings' free-agent needs: Left guard
We're continuing our look at the Vikings' free agent needs today with our first trip to the offensive side of the ball. The Vikings' offensive line struggled last season, even before it was decimated by injuries. ESPN.com February 27, 2015

Adrian Peterson: 'Pleased' with judge's decision, 'focused on family'
Adrian Peterson released a statement on Friday after a federal judge's decision brought him closer to playing football again. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities February 27, 2015

Vikings cut guard Charlie Johnson
Johnson, 30, started 61 games in four seasons in Minnesota, the last three years at left guard. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities February 27, 2015

Craig: Peterson, Vikings need face-to-face talk
Let’s play amateur family counselor with six words that could bring a merciful solution to the Adrian Peterson saga and a rebirth in the relationship between the running back, the Vikings, Minnesota and a passionate fan base. Star Tribune February 27, 2015

Three 'do's' for NFL free agency
Wednesday, we took a look at three of one man’s the many, many, many “Don’ts” in NFL free agency. Today, let’s look at three of the “Do’s.” Star Tribune February 27, 2015

Zimmer on Sharrif Floyd and the 'big man's game'
It was about time for head coach Mike Zimmer to wrap up his official NFL scouting combine press conference last Thursday. Star Tribune February 27, 2015

Craig: Peterson, Vikings need face-to-face talk
Let’s play amateur family counselor with six words that could bring a merciful solution to the Adrian Peterson saga and a rebirth in the relationship between the running back, the Vikings, Minnesota and a passionate fan base. Star Tribune February 26, 2015

Peterson's future still in NFL limbo
It could be months before league’s appeal is heard. Star Tribune February 26, 2015

Vikings: Ruling, appeal further complicate Adrian Peterson case
When a federal judge overturned Adrian Peterson's NFL suspension Thursday, it appeared the months-long battle between the Vikings running back and Commissioner Roger Goodell was nearing an end. Pioneer Press February 26, 2015

Peterson wins appeal, but fight isn’t over
A federal court judge overturned Adrian Peterson’s suspension, but the NFL is appealing. Viking Update February 26, 2015

NFL will appeal decision; Vikings say they want to welcome back AP
The Vikings have spent most of the offseason publicly sending a clear message that they'd like to have Adrian Peterson back on the team next year. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities February 26, 2015

Zulgad: Ruling means closure should be coming in Peterson case
Adrian Peterson wasn't the only one who should have been pleased Thursday when a court ruled in the running back's favor and paved the way for him to be reinstated by the NFL in the coming days. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities February 26, 2015