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2016 Pre Season Schedule
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8/12 @ Cincinnati 6:30 PM
8/18 @ Seattle 9 PM
8/28 San Diego 12 PM
9/1 LA Rams 7 PM
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9/25 @ Carolina 12 PM
10/3 NY Giants 7:30 PM
10/9 Houston 12 PM
10/16 Bye N/A
10/23 @ Philadelphia 12 PM
10/31 @ Chicago 7:30 PM
11/6 Detroit 12 PM
11/13 @ Washington 12 PM
11/20 Arizona 12 PM
11/24 @ Detroit 11:30 AM
12/1 Dallas 7:25 PM
12/11 @ Jacksonville 12 PM
12/18 Indianapolis 12 PM
12/24 @ Green Bay 12 PM
1/1 Chicago 12 PM

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Aug. 30 – Prior to 4 p.m. Eastern, clubs must reduce their rosters to a maximum of 75 players on the Active List.

Sept. 1 – Final Preseason Games.

Sept. 3 – Prior to 4 p.m. Eastern, clubs must reduce rosters to a maximum of 53 players on the Active/Inactive List.

Sept. 3 – Simultaneously with the cut-down to 53, clubs that have players in the categories of Active/Physically Unable to Perform or Active/Non-Football Injury or Illness must select one of the following options: place player on Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform or Reserve/Non-Football Injury or Illness, whichever is applicable; request waivers; terminate contract; trade contract; or continue to count the player on the Active List.

Sept. 4. – Claiming period for players placed on waivers at the final roster reduction will expire at noon Eastern.

Sept. 4 – Upon receipt of the Personnel Notice at approximately 1 p.m. Eastern, clubs may establish a Practice Squad of 10 players.

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Current News

Vikings looking to trade center John Sullivan
The Vikings are looking to trade veteran center John Sullivan, an NFL source confirmed to the Star Tribune. Star Tribune August 29, 2016

Scoggins: 'Let's not revisit the Teddy Twilight Zone again'
His final three throws of the preseason put to rest the mysterious shoulder issue that snowballed into an awkward dance between coach Mike Zimmer and the media. Star Tribune August 29, 2016

Rookie Alexander proving to be a worthwhile 'handful' for Vikings
Confidence from the 54th-overall draft pick should come as no surprise to anyone who has followed Mackensie Alexander’s career -- or simply asked him about his abilities. Star Tribune August 2298, 2016

Vikings looking to trade John Sullivan with Joe Berger having won center job
With Joe Berger apparently having won the starting job at center, the Vikings are seeking to trade John Sullivan. Pioneer Press August 29, 2016

Report: Minnesota Vikings looking to trade John Sullivan
The Minnesota Vikings are looking to make a move, but money could be a big factor in the decision. Viking Update August 29, 2016

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater goes lethal on San Diego
With the precision of a cold-blooded assassin, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater executed his first two-minute drill of the year and it was hard to deny the results. Viking Update August 29, 2016

Report: Vikings looking to deal veteran center John Sullivan
The Vikings are attempting to trade veteran center John Sullivan, according to Tom Pelissero of USA Today. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities August 29, 2016

REPORT: Vikings Waive Quarterback Brad Sorenson
According to Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press, the Minnesota Vikings have reportedly waived quarterback Brad Sorenson. KFAN.com August 29, 2016

REPORT: Vikings are looking to trade John Sullivan
Eyebrows were raised on Sunday afternoon when the Minnesota Vikings didn't start center John Sullivan. Heck they didn't even play him. KFAN.com August 29, 2016

REPORT: Vikings Waive DT Claudell Louis
According to Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press, the Minnesota Vikings have parted ways with rookie defensive tackle Claudell Louis. KFAN.com August 29, 2016

REPORT: Vikings Waive Austin Shepherd
The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly waived offensive tackle Austin Shepherd, according to Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press. KFAN.com August 29, 2016

Vikings' Alexander Shows Both Talent and Youth Against Chargers
When the Minnesota Vikings selected MacKensie Alexander in the second round of this year's draft, two things were evident about the Clemson cornerback. KFAN.com August 29, 2016

Vikings To Cut Roster To 75 On Monday
While many teams around the NFL trimmed their roster down to 75-men over the weekend, the Vikings third preseason game was pushed back to Sunday so the team could get a dress rehearsal in their new home. KFAN.com August 29, 2016

Predicting the Vikings 53-Man Roster
In an attempt to play the game and see how many we can get right, today as cuts are looming we take a look and do our best to piece together our own 53-man roster for the Minnesota Vikings. KFAN.com August 29, 2016

THE MORNING AFTER: 5 Observations From The Vikings Preseason Win Over the Chargers
While there were some bumps in the road, the Vikings walked away victorious with a 23-10 win over the San Diego Chargers. As we do each and every week, here come 5 hot and heavy observations from yesterday’s third preseason game. KFAN.com August 29, 2016

Bridgewater helps power Vikings to 23-10 preseason win over San Diego
Quarterback's arm looks fine in victory over Chargers. Star Tribune August 28, 2016

Vikings notes: Sendejo doesn't stop working to keep his job
The safety appears to have locked up the starting job next to Harrison Smith. Star Tribune August 28, 2016

Vikings fans fill new stadium, help work out the kinks
First preseason game in new stadium sold a record number of tickets. Star Tribune August 28, 2016

Craig: Vikings' battle for No. 1 center job takes a turn
Joe Berger played in Sunday's preseason game while John Sullivan sat out. Star Tribune August 28, 2016

Oh yeah, about that Vikings game
Add another check mark to the list of firsts at U.S. Bank Stadium. Star Tribune August 28, 2016

Vikings make U.S. Bank Stadium home in 23-10 win over San Diego
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said the team must improve its red zone offense if it hopes to win more games this season. Star Tribune August 28, 2016

Vikings' MVP: Bridgewater; least valuable: this sad piece of pizza
Teddy Bridgewater was sharp Sunday in the "all-important" third preseason game, putting to rest the controversy of sitting out the "less-important" second preseason game. Star Tribune August 28, 2016

NFL Boxscore - Chargers v Vikings
Statistics from Sunday's preseason game. Star Tribune August 28, 2016

MyCole Pruitt, Antone Exum Jr. set for further testing on injured legs
A few Vikings starters with nagging injuries were held out of Sunday's preseason game as a precaution. Star Tribune August 28, 2016

Day 1 unfolds for Vikings' debut at new stadium
Inside and out, the buildup was evident before the preseason game's kickoff. Star Tribune August 28, 2016

Bridgewater starts, Kalil and Rhodes don't play at U.S. Bank Stadium
Teddy Bridgewater lofted three consecutive 35-yard throws and started running toward the locker room before the final ball found its target. Star Tribune August 28, 2016

Growing Pains Aside, U.S. Bank Stadium Shines At First Vikings Game
It was certainly a sight to be seen as the Minnesota Vikings (unofficially) opened up their new home at U.S. Bank Stadium for a preseason game against the San Diego Chargers. KFAN.com August 28, 2016

Mackensie Alexander dropped the ‘baby,’ then made harder interception for Minnesota Vikings
Mackensie Alexander experienced an up-and-down day, getting a little too excitable on two occasions, but making a big play when needed. Viking Update August 28, 2016

VIDEO: Minnesota Vikings highlights from 23-10 win
Watch the highlights for both the Minnesota Vikings offense and defense, as well as the plays that hurt, in their 23-10 win over the San Diego Chargers. Viking Update August 28, 2016

VIDEO: Stefon Diggs highlights
Watch the highlights of Stefon Diggs’ five-catch, 71-yard performance in the Minnesota Vikings’ 23-10 win. Viking Update August 28, 2016

VIDEO: Teddy Bridgewater highlights
Watch the highlights of Teddy Bridgewater’s 12-for-16 performance with one touchdown in the Minnesota Vikings’ 23-10 win. Viking Update August 28, 2016

VIDEO: Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has fun with fans, assesses win
Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer had some fun with fans who could watch his postgame press conference, but he also analyzed the Minnesota Vikings' preseason home opener. Viking Update August 28, 2016

VIDEO: Minnesota Vikings OL Brandon Fusco talks red zone offense
Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Brandon Fusco discusses the team's struggles with the red zone offense. Viking Update August 28, 2016

VIDEO: Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph discusses QB Teddy Bridgewater
Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph discusses the performance of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater during Sunday's preseason game against the San Diego Chargers. Viking Update August 28, 2016

VIDEO: Minnesota Vikings DE Brian Robison talks defense, U.S. Bank Stadium
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison discusses the energy the defense played with and his impressions of U.S. Bank Stadium. Viking Update August 28, 2016

First home Minnesota Vikings crowd brings the noise
The Minnesota Vikings knew they had a state-of-the-art stadium when they practiced on Friday, but, thanks to noise provided by 66,012th man, it was a whole new ballgame in a 23-10 win over San Diego Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium. Viking Update August 28, 2016

VIDEO: Minnesota Vikings Teddy Bridgewater on U.S. Bank Stadium preseason opener
Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater talks about his performance in the red zone, confidence in Kyle Rudolph and putting concerns about his shoulder behind him. Viking Update August 28, 2016

Preseason 3 live blog: Minnesota Vikings vs. San Diego Chargers
Game notes from Sunday’s Minnesota Vikings game against the San Diego Chargers for the third preseason game. Viking Update August 28, 2016

Zulgad: First preseason game at U.S. Bank Stadium creates excitement for 'real' home opener
There was plenty of excitement and expectations surrounding the Vikings’ first-ever game in the $1.1 billion U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, but if Minnesota’s 23-10 preseason victory over San Diego did anything, it actually created more excitement and expectations. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities August 28, 2016

Zulgad: Healthy Bridgewater makes the right moves in last preseason tune-up
The shoulder soreness that kept Teddy Bridgewater on the sideline for the Vikings’ previous preseason game appeared to be long gone, and the quarterback’s feet also appeared to be in midseason form Sunday as the Vikings opened U.S. Bank Stadium with a 23-10 exhibition victory over the San Diego Chargers. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities August 28, 2016

4 thoughts: Berger starts at center, a safety look, O-line a 'work in progress'
The Vikings made their debut in the new stadium Sunday with a 23-10 win against the Chargers to move to 3-0 in the preseason, and 1-0 in the new digs. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities August 28, 2016

GALLERY:
A look around the new U.S. Bank Stadium from Vikings-Chargers. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities August 28, 2016

VIDEO: Zimmer jokes after game about onlooking fans getting him a drink
In this video, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer talks about his team’s exhibition debut in the new US Bank Stadium. And he has a joke at the ready for fans watching his press conference from the other side of the glass. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities August 28, 2016

Don't think Madden missed that Teddy Bridgewater juke
Teddy Bridgewater put a defender on roller skates during the first quarter in Sunday’s game. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities August 28, 2016

Vikings rookie’s celebration earns scolding from Zimmer
Mackensie Alexander had quite the adventure late in the fourth quarter of Minnesota’s 23-10 exhibition victory over San Diego on Sunday. Pioneer Press August 28, 2016

Murphy: Teddy Bridgewater shows Vikings fans no reason to panic
So, about Teddy Bridgewater’s wonky shoulder … Pioneer Press August 28, 2016

Tom Powers: Vikings' new stadium 'feels like home'
The ceremonial first coin has been tossed and the ceremonial first beer has been guzzled. And afterwards the “Home Sweet Home” sign was hung out front. Pioneer Press August 28, 2016

Vikings’ Joe Berger gets first preseason start at center, but still battling John Sullivan
The battle at center for the Vikings is winding down, and a decision is expected soon. Pioneer Press August 28, 2016

Andrew Sendejo in good position to again be Vikings’ starter at strong safety
Andrew Sendejo has had a solid preseason, but he also might end up being the last Vikings strong safety candidate standing. Pioneer Press August 28, 2016

Chargers like Vikings' new stadium better than new turf
The Vikings have their own thoughts about U.S. Bank Stadium. So does their first opponent in the new digs, the San Diego Chargers. Pioneer Press August 28, 2016

Vikings open U.S. Bank Stadium with win over Chargers before sellout crowd
The Vikings opened U.S. Bank Stadium in style. Minnesota defeated San Diego 23-10 Sunday in the first preseason game at the new stadium before a sellout crowd of 66,143. The regular-season opener is Sept. 18 against Green Bay. Pioneer Press August 28, 2016