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2015 Pre Season Schedule
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2015 VIKINGS TRAINING CAMP

Wednesday, July 29 10:30 - 11:30 am (Walk-Thru) 2:45 – 5:00 pm (Practice)

Thursday, July 30 Players Day Off

 Friday, July 31 10:30 - 11:30 am (Walk-Thru) 2:45 – 5:00 pm (Practice)

Saturday, August 1 10:30 - 11:30 am (Walk-Thru) 7:15 - 9:15 pm (Practice at Blakeslee Stadium)

Sunday, August 2 2:00 - 5:00 pm (Walk-Thru / Practice)

Monday, August 3 10:30 - 11:30 am (Walk-Thru) 2:45 – 5:00 pm (Practice)

Tuesday, August 4 10:30 - 11:30 am (Walk-Thru) 7:15 - 9:15 pm (Practice at Blakeslee Stadium)

Wednesday, August 5 Players Day Off 

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Vikings backup QB is no ordinary 'Hank'
Shaun Hill has built a name for himself heading into his 14th NFL season. That wasn’t the case during his first go-round with the Vikings. Star Tribune July 29, 2015

Vikings safety Harrison Smith willing to wait on new contract
It likely won't happen soon, but safety Harrison Smith is primed to eventually re-sign with the Vikings. Pioneer Press July 28, 2015

VIDEO: Mark Wilf excited for season
Minnesota Vikings owner and president Mark Wilf talks about his excitement for the team moving forward. Viking Update July 28, 2015

Watch: Settling the Vikings’ offensive line
The Vikings are searching for answers at right guard, and the offensive line has a lot riding on their performance. Viking Update July 28, 2015

VIDEO: Peterson back in pads again
After missing almost an entire season, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson thinks it feels good to get back out onto the field in pads. Viking Update July 28, 2015

Notebook: Sharrif Floyd's focus is on shedding the 'little things'
Sharrif Floyd's shirt says it all. As Floyd joined Ndamukong Suh, Leonard Williams and other NFL bigwigs at Nike's fifth-annual 'The Opening' in Beaverton, Ore. earlier this month, where high school players receive instruction from current and former NFL players and coaches, the words 'can't coach speed' read across Floyd's chest. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 28, 2015

In next step to normal, Adrian Peterson wraps first padded practice
Adrian Peterson took the next step Tuesday toward normal with the Vikings. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 28, 2015

Zulgad: Mr. Mankato favorite has chance to make a long-term impact
My radio partner, Phil Mackey, and I were wrapping up a recent interview presenting Adam Thielen with the less-than-glamorous items that came from being named the inaugural Mr. Mankato for 2014, when Mackey handed the wide receiver the list of odds for the 2015 candidates. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 28, 2015

Zimmer calls rule limiting some contact during training camp passing 'ridiculous'
Per the NFL labor agreement, no heavy contact is permitted when players aren’t wearing pads. But it’s a rule that’s bent pretty frequently. Star Tribune July 28, 2015

Jarius Wright ready for bigger role in the slot
The Vikings will be looking for someone to take over for Greg Jennings in the slot in their three-wide sets. The front-runner is Wright. Star Tribune July 28, 2015

Barr on the mend, one funny (or dumb) rookie and an impressive stat for Locke
Highlights from the media sessions held Tuesday morning with coach Mike Zimmer and special teams coordinator Mike Priefer. Star Tribune July 28, 2015

Vikings: Mark Wilf 'most excited I've been' in decade of ownership
Adrian Peterson is back. Teddy Bridgewater has plenty of potential. And Mark Wilf is fired up. Pioneer Press July 28, 2015

Vikings: Nickel or outside, Captain Munnerlyn vows to be at his best
When the Vikings acquired Terence Newman and Trae Waynes in the offseason, many immediately assumed Captain Munnerlyn's days as a starter were over. Pioneer Press July 28, 2015

Vikings, Anthony Barr ready for padded practice
Thumping commences this afternoon at Vikings training camp, rain or shine, and second-year linebacker Anthony Barr is scheduled to participate after nursing a knee injury throughout the off-season. Pioneer Press July 28, 2015

Bridgewater improves, Vikings get feisty
Teddy Bridgewater looked better on the second day of camp, but practice brought out some tension among linemen. Viking Update July 28, 2015

VIDEO: Coaches discuss evaluations to date
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer and special teams coordinator Mike Priefer discuss the team's progression heading into their first padded practice. Viking Update July 28, 2015

Kalil looking better in Zimmer’s eyes
Matt Kalil put on a little weight but is moving well. The key for him, according to Mike Zimmer, is to finish his blocks. Viking Update July 28, 2015

VIDEO: Players at Day 3 of training camp
Linval Joseph and Jarius Wright speak before the team's first session of padded practice. Viking Update July 28, 2015

Vikings join tech trend by embracing virtual reality practice tools
A lot has changed from Shaun Hill's first training camp to his 14th. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 28, 2015

Zimmer: Rules limiting offseason press coverage are 'ridiculous'
Tuesday's afternoon practice will mark the first time Vikings players don pads and begin playing actual football. For coach Mike Zimmer's aggressive man coverage schemes, it's also the first time his defensive backs can practice press and bump-and-run coverage. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 28, 2015

New deal for Vikings safety Smith will wait for now
Vikings safety Harrison Smith said there are no plans in place to discuss a long-term contract extension until after the 2015 season. Star Tribune July 27, 2015

Vikings talking with MSU Mankato to extend agreement
Their contract with Minnesota State Mankato expires after this summer, the team’s 50th in Mankato. But the Vikings are negotiating with the university to possibly extend the contract and keep the relationship going for at least a couple more years. Star Tribune July 27, 2015

Vikings going high tech with virtual reality cameras
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer might be regarded as old school, but he's embracing the team having gone high tech. Pioneer Press July 27, 2015

Vikings looking forward to first day in pads
Fans love the first day of training camp that players don pads. Defensive players love it. So does Mike Zimmer. Pioneer Press July 27, 2015

Bridgewater improves, Vikings get feisty
Teddy Bridgewater looked better on the second day of camp, but practice brought out some tension among linemen. Viking Update July 27, 2015

Notebook: Xavier Rhodes knows there's hype, but prefers not to listen
Another reporter asked Xavier Rhodes the same question he's heard far too many times, and training camp just started. How good do you think you can be? "I guess that's the question of this year," Rhodes exclaimed with a wide grin. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 27, 2015

Zulgad: Wide receiver Wallace has good reason to be a changed man
Mike Wallace quit on the Miami Dolphins. He caused problems in the locker room. He wasn't happy to be traded to the Vikings. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 27, 2015

If Only For Today, Cordarrelle Came To Play
Here I was, sitting on day two of Training Camp already convinced that it was time to write a scathing article about how embattled Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson just doesn’t “get it.” KFAN.com July 27, 2015

Turner ranks Bridgewater highly -- and doesn't care what others think
Offensive coordinator Turner didn’t name any names, but he made it clear that he puts no stock on where the NFL’s talking heads are ranking his QB, Teddy Bridgewater. Star Tribune July 27, 2015

Vikings are 'hopefully on top of' the rash of pectoral injuries
When a fourth player, cornerback Josh Robinson, was sidelined by a pectoral injury in June, coach Mike Zimmer had seen enough. Star Tribune July 27, 2015

Vikings longer, deeper at defensive end this summer
The Vikings added a trio of defensive ends this offseason. And while they all took much different paths to Minnesota, they have one thing in… Star Tribune July 27, 2015

Wallace vows to be 'a better person'
Mike Wallace spent two controversial years with the Miami Dolphins, becoming the center of attention for what he often said, and often didn't say. Pioneer Press July 27, 2015

Vikings' Norv Turner on ESPN QB rankings: Who cares?
Listicles are the rage in click-bait journalism, and a recent quarterback ranking by ESPN's Ron Jaworski of ESPN left some Vikings fans foaming at the mouth. Pioneer Press July 27, 2015

Vikings: Adrian Peterson 'way ahead of everybody else'
Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner has a full toolbox again, including a trusty hammer that is hardly rusty. Pioneer Press July 27, 2015

'Always bring your own toilet paper:' Vikings training camp in their own words
The NFL's ever-shrinking offseason breathed its last this weekend as a horde of muscles and motivation descended on Mankato for the start of Vikings training camp. What did the players have to say about it? Pioneer Press July 27, 2015

Edwards appreciates the veteran mix
Coordinator George Edwards has a veteran presence at each level and appreciates their selfless efforts. Viking Update July 27, 2015

VIDEO: Coordinators speak at training camp
Minnesota Vikings offensive and defensive coordinators address the media during the team's second day of practices. Viking Update July 27, 2015

Turner: Teddy’s a ‘top-flight QB’
Norv Turner doesn’t care about rankings or outside analysis. In his mind, Teddy Bridgewater is a top-flight quarterback but has to continue to progress. Viking Update July 27, 2015

After missing time, Adrian Peterson is 'way ahead of everybody else'
There are a couple schools of thought on how a year off might affect a 30-year-old running back. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 27, 2015

Healthy Brandon Fusco adjusting to left guard, working with Matt Kalil
Brandon Fusco has waited more than 10 months, and tomorrow he'll finally get the chance to put pads back on and play football. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 27, 2015

Turner dismisses ranked QB lists, calls Bridgewater a 'top-flight' QB
Among a portion of the Vikings fan base there's been some hand-wringing concerning the rankings from various outlets that have been none too kind to second-year quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 27, 2015

Vikings rookies get first taste of training camp
Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks had a smorgasbord of emotions during his first day of training camp on Sunday in Mankato. Pioneer Press July 26, 2015

Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater sets bar high for Year 2
Teddy Bridgewater emerged from the players' parking lot and sauntered toward Julia A. Sears Residence Hall on Saturday afternoon, unknowingly cutting Andrew Sendejo's autograph session short. Pioneer Press July 26, 2015

Vikings' Audie Cole keeping his cool in first shot at starting middle linebacker job
Audie Cole was feeling comfortable on the first official day of Vikings training camp. Both physically and mentally. Pioneer Press July 26, 2015