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2017 Pre Season Schedule
Date Opponent Time
8/10 @ Buffalo 6 PM
8/18 @ Seattle 9 PM
8/27 San Francisco 7 PM
8/31 Miami 7 PM
2017 Regular Season Schedule
9/11 New Orleans 6:10 PM
9/17 @ Pittsburgh 12 PM
9/24 Tampa Bay 12 PM
10/1 Detroit 12 PM
10/9 @ Chicago 7:30 PM
10/15 Green Bay 12 PM
10/22 Baltimore 12 PM
10/29 Cleveland (London) 8:30 AM
11/5 Bye N/A
11/12 @ Washington 12 PM
11/19 LA Rams 12 PM
11/23 @ Detroit 11:30 AM
12/3 @ Atlanta 12 PM
12/10 @ Carolina 12 PM
12/17 Cincinnati 12 PM
12/23 @ Green Bay 7:30 PM
12/31 Chicago 12 PM

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NFL Calendar

Jan. 20 – East-West Shrine Game, Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Jan. 21 – AFC and NFC Championship Games.

Jan. 27 – Senior Bowl, Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama.

Jan. 28 – NFL Pro Bowl, Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida.  An assistant coach, whose team is participating in the Super Bowl, who has previously interviewed for another club’s head coaching job may have a second interview with such club no later than the Sunday preceding the Super Bowl.

Feb. 4 – Super Bowl LII, U.S. Bank Stadium, Minnesota.

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Quicker thinking made Stefon Diggs the Vikings' hero
Diggs' thoughts as the play unfolded allowed him to succeed where Williams failed. Star Tribune January 17, 2018

Who's the MVP of the Vikings' defense? Argue away ...
Is it Harrison Smith or Xavier Rhodes? Everson Griffen or Linval Joseph? Good luck figuring out the MVP of the Vikings' defense. Star Tribune January 16, 2018

History says Vikings struggle outside; recent history says otherwise
If you’re a Vikings fan but also a fatalist looking for things to worry about regarding Sunday’s NFC title game at Philadelphia, you can find all sorts of statistics to latch onto. Star Tribune January 16, 2018

Saints coach Sean Payton taunted fans with a 'Skol clap' just before the Vikings won
Sean Payton's move was first pointed out by former Vikings linebacker Ben Leber, who works as an analyst for KFAN radio, and corroborated by photo evidence on Twitter. Star Tribune January 16, 2018

The Vikings, the Saints and the 10 seconds of 'Seven Heaven'
Minnesotans have a new "Where were you when …" sports moment. All across the state and beyond, hearts pounded, words escaped, tears streaked — right into Monday. Star Tribune January 16, 2018

Film review: Vikings' third-down success faces tall task in Eagles
The Vikings tore up the Saints on third down during Sunday’s 29-24 win, but Philadelphia's defense should present a much stiffer challenge. Star Tribune January 16, 2018

Gophers coach Don Lucia on Vikings: 'You play to the end, that's the bottom line'
Sunday's improbable finish in the NFC playoff game brought back plenty of memories for Lucia, a die-hard Vikings fan. Star Tribune January 16, 2018

Now, about that Hail Mary… Minneapolis church's Vikings post goes viral
Our Lady of Lourdes gets in the spirit of game's miraculous finish. Star Tribune January 16, 2018

Bill Parcells ‘all in’ for Mike Zimmer’s Vikings after being conflicted vs. Saints
Bill Parcells will be “all in” for Mike Zimmer’s Vikings in Sunday’s NFC championship game at Philadelphia. That wasn’t the case in Minnesota’s dramatic playoff win last Sunday over New Orleans. Pioneer Press January 16, 2018

If Vikings make Super Bowl, season-ticket holders will learn Monday if they, too, have a shot
If the Vikings defeat the Eagles in Sunday’s NFC championship game in Philadelphia, season-ticket holders will find out Monday if they are lucky enough to score Super Bowl tickets. Pioneer Press January 16, 2018

Vikings’ dramatic win overshadowed defense’s worst second half of the season
The Vikings’ defense might still be taking heat for blowing a 17-0 halftime lead if not for Stefon Diggs’ miraculous, game-winning touchdown in last Sunday’s NFC divisional playoff game against the New Orleans Saints. Pioneer Press January 16, 2018

Vikings sign TE Nick Truesdell to practice squad, release tackle Storm Norton
The Vikings on Tuesday signed tight end Nick Truesdell to the practice squad and released tackle Storm Norton from the squad. Pioneer Press January 16, 2018

Saints coach Sean Payton taunted Vikings fans — seconds before losing the playoff game
Saints head coach Sean Payton taunted Vikings fans after New Orleans took a 24-23 lead with 25 seconds remaining in the NFC divisional-round playoff game Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium. Pioneer Press January 16, 2018

Kyle Rudolph speaks on Minneapolis Miracle, matchup with Eagles
Kyle Rudolph is not shying away from speaking the Vikings in their home Super Bowl into existence. Viking Update January 16, 2018

Cris Carter praises Pat Shurmur as exciting, multi-faceted coach
Pat Shurmur has a big fan in Hall of Fame wide receiver Cris Carter. Viking Update January 16, 2018

Jones, first hugger of Diggs, describes the ‘surreal’ experience
Cayleb Jones is on the Minnesota Vikings practice squad, but he didn’t let that stop him from rushing the field to give Stefon Diggs a bear hug. Viking Update January 16, 2018

Holler: Vikings fans deserved miracle finish
The Minnesota Miracle finish for the Vikings took only 10 seconds, but it is a moment that will last a lifetime for Vikings fans past and present. Viking Update January 16, 2018

To beat Eagles, Case Keenum must cut down risky plays
Case Keenum’s ability to make plays outside the pocket and create on the fly has created some of the best moments of the Minnesota Vikings’ season. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 16, 2018

Vikings essay: A boy and his dad
Editor’s note: Scott Korzenowski is a longtime sports columnist and attorney in the Twin Cities area. He’s the host of Sunday Morning Sports Talk on 1500ESPN, and this is a guest column. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 16, 2018

If Vikings reach the Super Bowl, raffle will decide which season ticket holders can buy tix
If you’re a Minnesota Vikings season ticket holder, you will be holding your breath on Sunday hoping the Vikings win against the Philadelphia Eagles. And then you’ll be holding it again Monday with hopes of winning a shot to purchase tickets to the Super Bowl. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 16, 2018

Vikings-Eagles matchups to watch: Diggs/Thielen vs. Eagles DBs
As the Minnesota Vikings prepare to face the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship game, we will be highlighting one key matchup every day throughout the week. For Part 2, we look at Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen vs. the Eagles’ defensive backs.  1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 16, 2018

Zulgad: How Stefon Diggs’ touchdown catch could end up redefining Vikings’ history
Five, 10 or 20 years from now it’s not going to matter. Mention Stefon Diggs’ name to a Vikings fan and, if they saw Sunday’s win over New Orleans, their first thought is going to be the 61-yard catch the receiver made to give the Vikings that miraculous playoff victory as time expired. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 16, 2018

Ed Hochuli assigned as lead official for NFC title game; Vikings will see ref for first time this season
Prepare for several lengthy explanations on penalty calls if you are going to watch the Vikings play the Eagles on Sunday in the NFC title game in Philadelphia. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 16, 2018

Vikings C Pat Elflein named to PFWA All-Rookie team
There aren’t too many third-round picks who immediately chance the look of their team, but center Pat Elfein did that for the Minnesota Vikings. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 16, 2018

How good is Nick Foles?
Here’s a collection of words we never thought we’d be saying in 2018: The Super Bowl goes through Nick Foles. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 16, 2018

Jon Gruden with Case Keenum from an old ‘QB Camp’ is great on a number of levels
On Monday’s morning radio show on 1500ESPN, Phil Mackey & Judd Zulgad dug up an old Jon Gruden QB Camp episode with former Houston Cougar Case Keenum. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 16, 2018

Vikings-Eagles key matchups: Fletcher Cox vs. Vikings interior linemen
As the Minnesota Vikings prepare to face the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship game, we will be highlighting one key matchup every day throughout the week. We begin with Fletcher Cox vs. the Vikings’ interior offensive linemen. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 16, 2018

Vikings QB Case Keenum joins Dan Patrick to talk "Minneapolis Miracle"
If you make a throw that will go down in the historical annals of the NFL forever, you have to make the rounds and get to do all the phone calls when national media comes knocking. KFAN.com January 16, 2018

Vikings VOX Paul Allen joins The Dan Patrick Show to talk Vikings vs Saints
Our guy and the Vikings guy Paul Allen was a guest of the great one Dan Patrick yesterday to react to the Minnesota Miracle yesterday. KFAN.com January 16, 2018

Between The Lines: Vikings 29, Saints 24
The Voice of the Vikings, Paul Allen, along with vikings.com's Mike Wobschall look back on Sunday's NFC Divisional Round game between the Vikings and the Saints. KFAN.com January 16, 2018

Vikings players stay up late to watch Stefon Diggs’ miracle TD over and over
Many Vikings players stayed up until the wee hours of Monday morning watching replays of Sunday’s miraculous playoff victory over the New Orleans Saints. So, what was on tap the day after the big game? Watching game film at Winter Park, of course. Pioneer Press January 15, 2018

Cursed? Not quite. Miraculous play has Vikings feeling like a team of destiny
Mike Winchell may have best described the feeling. In the movie Friday Night Lights, the Permian Panthers quarterback is driving to an odd tiebreaker coinflip to see which two of three district teams are going to the playoffs when he asks his coach, Gary Gaines, a curious question. “You ever feel cursed, Coach?” Winchell asks. Pioneer Press January 15, 2018

Vikings’ Xavier Rhodes doesn’t believe knockout blow to Andrew Sendejo was dirty hit
Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo laid crumpled on the 11-yard line at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday. Teammate Xavier Rhodes was livid at the blindside hit levied by Saints receiver Michael Thomas during the third quarter of Minnesota’s 29-24 win over New Orleans in the NFC divisional-round playoff game. Pioneer Press January 15, 2018

NFL players react on Twitter to the Vikings’ walkoff win
In the moments after Case Keenum and Stefon Diggs combined for a 61-yard, game-winning touchdown pass that ranks among the most dramatic moments in Vikings history, professional athletes and local celebrities took to Twitter to react to Minnesota’s 29-24 win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Pioneer Press January 15, 2018

Giants closing in on Vikings’ Pat Shurmur as head coach
The New York Giants are closing in on Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur to be their head coach, a source said Monday. Pioneer Press January 15, 2018

How newspapers in Minnesota celebrated — and those in New Orleans lamented — the big Vikings win
Purple splashed across the front pages of Minnesota newspapers Monday. Here’s how papers in Skol country handled the big win — and how those in Louisiana dealt with the loss. Pioneer Press January 15, 2018

Listen to Paul Allen’s radio call of the amazing Vikings touchdown
Announcer Paul Allen did not hold back when the Vikings scored a last minute touchdown to beat the Saints. Listen to the radio call here: Pioneer Press January 15, 2018

Vikings vs. Eagles creates brother-vs.-brother matchup
Minnesota Vikings LB Eric Kendricks will be playing against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, a team that employs his brother, with the NFC Championship at stake. Viking Update January 15, 2018

Minnesota Miracle sets NFL playoff history
The Minnesota Vikings’ incredible 61-yard touchdown for the win was an NFL playoff first. Viking Update January 15, 2018

VIDEO: Mike Zimmer celebrates playoff win with fans
The normally serious Mike Zimmer let loose, smiled and did the Skol chant with Minnesota Vikings fans after the 29-24 playoff win over the Saints. Viking Update January 15, 2018

Vikings now-famous fan gets Super Bowl ticket from Roger Goodell
Millie Wall has her official invitation to Super Bowl 52 handed down from Roger Goodell himself. Viking Update January 15, 2018

Zulgad: Mike Zimmer only two wins from fulfilling goal of being covered in confetti
Vikings fans spent Monday celebrating their team’s improbable playoff victory over the New Orleans Saints still marveling at the fact that Case Keenum had found Stefon Diggs for a 61-yard touchdown on a third-down play that ended with no time on the clock. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 15, 2018

After wild win, Mike Zimmer focused on cleaning up mistakes
As Minnesota Vikings players and fans danced to the tune of one of the wildest victories in NFL playoff history, Mike Zimmer was in his office thinking about the way a 17-0 lead had disappeared in the second half. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 15, 2018

Reports: Giants expected to hire Pat Shurmur as head coach
A week ago, it appeared as if Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur was going to end up as coach of the Arizona Cardinals. It still looks as if Shurmur is going to get a head coaching job, but it might not be in the desert. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 15, 2018

Rashod Hill reflects on journey from Jags’ practice squad to starting in the playoffs
Following a career-ending injury to tackle Jake Long, the Minnesota Vikings were desperate for any kind of help along the offensive line. So they picked up Rashod Hill off the Jacksonville Jaguars’ practice squad. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 15, 2018

Meet Cayleb Jones, the first person to hug Stefon Diggs after his miracle touchdown
For a moment, Cayleb Jones thought he ruined the greatest moment in Minnesota Vikings history. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 15, 2018

Back to earth, Vikings declare it's time to move on in preparation for the Eagles, NFC Championship
It's not that the Vikings aren't relishing a major playoff victory. They just have bigger goals still ahead. Star Tribune January 15, 2018

Travel tips for Vikings fans heading to Philly for the championship game
Travel tips you need to know to paint Philadelphia purple next weekend. Star Tribune January 15, 2018

Epic sports moments like the Vikings' are rare: 'That's why you fight until the end,' says Mike Zimmer
Minnesotans woke up in a dream state Monday. The mood the day after the Vikings' dramatic finish was a beautiful blend of sleep deprivation and slap-happy. Star Tribune January 15, 2018

'It's all love' as brothers Eric and Mychal Kendricks brothers play for NFC title in Philadelphia
Brothers Eric and Mychal Kendricks, representing the Vikings and Eagles, will compete for a Super Bowl berth from opposite sidelines on Sunday. Star Tribune January 15, 2018

Did we just watch the greatest game in Vikings history?
When was the last time a single sporting event — or a single play, even — made the entire state of Minnesota so happy? Star Tribune January 15, 2018

Report from Philadelphia: Vikings, Eagles meet for NFC championship, as luck would have it
Ideally, it pays to be both lucky and good. The Eagles and Vikings can attest to that, says Philly.com columnist, Bob Ford. Star Tribune January 15, 2018