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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

July 24  – Signing period ends for Transition Players with outstanding tenders. After this date and until 4:00 p.m., New York time, on the Tuesday following the 10th weekend of the regular season, prior club has exclusive negotiating rights.

July 24* – Signing period ends for Unrestricted Free Agents to whom a “May 9 Tender” was made by prior club. After this date and until 4:00 p.m., New York time, on the Tuesday following the 10th weekend of the regular season, prior club has exclusive negotiating rights.  

* or the first scheduled day of the first NFL training camp, whichever is later.

Training Camp Schedule

July 23: 3–5 p.m., rookies check in

July 24: 10:30–11:30 a.m., walk-through; 2:45-4:30 p.m., helmets/shorts*

July 25: 10:30–11:30 a.m., walk-through; 2:45-4:30 p.m., helmets/shorts*

July 26: 9-10:45 a.m., helmets/shorts*; 10 a.m.-1 p.m., veterans check in

July 27: 10:30-11:30 a.m., walk-through; 3-5 p.m., helmets/shorts

July 28: 10:30-11:30 a.m., walk-through; 3-5 p.m., helmets/shorts

July 29: 10:30-11:30 a.m., walk-through; 3-5 p.m., full pads

July 30: 10:30-11:30 a.m., walk-through; 3-5 p.m., full pads

July 31: 10:30-11:30 a.m., walk-through; 3-5 p.m., full pads

*rookies only

The Kansas Viking

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Current News

Vikings' Sam Bradford feeling better prepared than last year
The past 10 seasons the Vikings ran their offense through Adrian Peterson, a once-in-a-generation talent at running back. But this season will be different,… Star Tribune July 22, 2017

Charley Walters: Bradford is key to more than his own future with Vikings
The biggest question surrounding the Minnesota Vikings franchise as it opens training camp this week is who their quarterback will be going forward. Pioneer Press July 22, 2017

Minnesota Vikings training camp guide
Links to the Minnesota Vikings training camp schedule, autograph schedule, directions, NFL calendar and more. Viking Update July 22, 2017

Minnesota Vikings training camp autograph schedule
The Minnesota Vikings have announced their training camp autograph schedule for 2017. Viking Update July 22, 2017

Changing times in the NFC North on the O-lines
In 2015, all four teams in the NFC North thought they had the pieces on their offensive line to carry them to the end of the decade. A lot has changed the last two years. Viking Update July 22, 2017

Training camp preview: Your guide to the Minnesota Vikings' defense
The Minnesota Vikings open training camp with high expectations for 2017 and plenty of questions at each position. Here is a collection of all 1500ESPN’s positional previews on defense: 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 22, 2017

Training camp preview: Your guide to Minnesota Vikings’ offense
Yes, it’s that time of year already. The Minnesota Vikings open training camp with high expectations for 2017 and plenty of questions at each position. Here is a collection of all 1500ESPN’s positional previews on offense: 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 22, 2017

The most important Vikings player of 2017 is ... quarterback Sam Bradford
How Bradford plays in 2017 will not only factor significantly into whether the Vikings make the playoffs, but his performance is also likely to impact how they proceed at quarterback beyond this season. Star Tribune July 21, 2017

New luxury suite dispute: Vikings say stadium agency can't sell seats
The team says the suites were "gifted" by the team to the MSFA for the agency's use only. The MSFA disagrees. Star Tribune July 21, 2017

Vikings sign rookie defensive tackle Chunky Clements
To make room for Clements, the Vikings waived rookie defensive end Caleb Kidder, who was with the team throughout spring workouts. Star Tribune July 21, 2017

Vikings RB Latavius Murray expected to report to training camp Sunday
Latavius Murray could be on the field with rookie Dalvin Cook as soon as Monday in the battle to be the Vikings’ starting running back. Pioneer Press July 21, 2017

Tom Powers: For Vikings fans, Mankato was fun while in lasted
In the old days, having the Vikings do anything at all in Eagan – let alone conduct training camp — spelled trouble for many of us here in Dakota County. Pioneer Press July 21, 2017

After roster moves, Minnesota Vikings still have one spot open
The Minnesota Vikings made a bottom-of-the-roster release and signing on Friday, but they might not be done. Viking Update July 21, 2017

NFC North Rankings: Tight ends
The crop of tight ends in the NFC North has been formulated under two very different approaches, with varied levels of success. Viking Update July 21, 2017

Vikings training camp preview: The tight ends
Behind starter Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings’ tight end group has boom-or-bust players from top to bottom. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 21, 2017

The 17 most important Vikings in 2017: No. 2, LT Riley Reiff
Despite some limitations, Coach Mike Zimmer believes Reiff will bring both physicality and a tough mindset to an offensive line that Zimmer called “soft” at one point last season. Star Tribune July 20, 2017

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer on optimism, regrets and why he believes he didn't lose the locker room
Steaks are being readied for the grill. as Mike Zimmer settles in for a chat about his optimism for the 2017 season, regrets about 2016 and why he felt compelled to ask his players whether he lost the locker room during the Vikings’ tumultuous meltdown from 5-0 to 8-8 and out of the playoffs. Pioneer Press July 20, 2017

NFC North WRs: Packers are the kings, but Vikings a clear second
The Green Bay Packers have always had the good crew of wide receivers, dating back to the Brett Favre days, and nothing has changed, but the Minnesota Vikings are starting to develop their own in-house crew. Viking Update July 20, 2017

Vikings training camp preview: The cornerbacks
In 2016, the Minnesota Vikings had one of the league’s most impressive groups of cornerbacks. All but one significant member is returning this year, but there are questions. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 20, 2017

Vikings training camp preview: The quarterbacks
The Minnesota Vikings might have the most fascinating quarterback situation in the NFL. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 20, 2017

NFC North Rankings: Running Backs
In the post-Peterson apocalypse that is the NFC North, teams are looking to carve out a new era at running back. Viking Update July 19, 2017

Vikings training camp preview: The linebackers
The Minnesota Vikings, like many teams, have moved toward using two linebackers on the majority of plays instead of three. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 19, 2017

Vikings training camp preview: The Offensive line
The Minnesota Vikings’ injuries and struggles on the offensive line in 2016 were a major part of the team’s downfall. Some of the problems were bad luck – like Mike Harris’s mysterious absence and Phil Loadholt deciding to retire – but there were also aspects of the O-line’s downfall that were avoidable. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 19, 2017

The 17 most important Vikings for 2017: No. 3, RT Mike Remmers
Lineman Mike Remmers returns to the Vikings with 35 consecutive starts under his belt in Carolina. He’ll need even more to help fix a dire situation. Star Tribune July 19, 2017

Vikings, Mankato parting ways after one final training camp
The team will move camp to their new Eagan headquarters beginning next year. Star Tribune July 18, 2017

Photos: 52 years of Vikings training camp in Mankato
The Vikings said Tuesday that 2017 will be their last training camp in Mankato after 52 years. Here's a look back at some of those five decades of memories. Star Tribune July 18, 2017

Vikings camp leaving Mankato was inevitable, logical and a bummer
It will be a daunting challenge for the Vikings to recapture the amazing fan experience they have in Mankato, where fans swarm to get an intimate glimpse at their favorite players. Star Tribune July 18, 2017

The 17 most important Vikings in 2017: No. 4, DE Danielle Hunter
More Hunter should mean more terror from the Vikings defensive line, which combined for 34 of the team’s 41 sacks a year ago. Star Tribune July 18, 2017

Vikings training camp moving to Eagan, starting in 2018
The Vikings made it official Tuesday: They’ll be leaving Mankato and moving training camp to Eagan starting in 2018. Pioneer Press July 18, 2017

WATCH: Minnesota Vikings’ battle for final spot(s) at WR
The Minnesota Vikings will have a battle on their hands for the final spot or two, or a spot on the practice squad, among several receivers toward the bottom of the depth chart. Here's a look at them from 2017 OTAs and minicamp. Viking Update July 18, 2017

Minnesota Vikings announce future plans for training camp
The Minnesota Vikings announced their plan for future training camps. Viking Update July 18, 2017

Vikings training camp preview: The safeties
The Minnesota Vikings have continuity and star power at safety. Pro Bowler Harrison Smith and Andrew Sendejo have been together in the defensive backfield since 2013. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 18, 2017

Vikings announce training camp will move to new Eagan facility in 2018
The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday that 2017 will be the final year of training camp in Mankato. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 18, 2017

Vikings training camp preview: The wide receivers
The Minnesota Vikings’ wide receiver group will be one of the most fascinating to watch in training camp because there is so much yet to be determined. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 18, 2017

Vikings officially announce 2017 will be final Training Camp in Mankato
On the same day that the trucks are heading down to Mankato with loads of equipment needed for Training Camp to start this weekend, the Minnesota Vikings have announced that this will be the team's last visit down 169 with the University of Minnesota State Mankato as the full-time host of the team's preseason training camp. KFAN.com July 18, 2017

The 17 most important Vikings in 2017: No. 5, OLB Anthony Barr
Throughout his first two NFL seasons, Anthony Barr made a monster play seemingly every other week. Last season, though, those splash plays dried up and Barr got pushed around. Star Tribune July 17, 2017

Kyle Rudolph’s camp draws big numbers for Minnesota Vikings tight end
Kyle Rudolph’s youth football camp drew more than 600 kids as the Minnesota Vikings tight end headlined the two-day event. Viking Update July 17, 2017

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph praises Teddy Bridgewater’s ‘unbelievable’ work ethic
Although Teddy Bridgewater didn’t make his scheduled appearance at Kyle Rudolph’s youth camp, the Minnesota Vikings tight end praised Bridgewater’s work ethic in his comeback attempt. Viking Update July 17, 2017

NFC North teams all have reason for optimism at QB
In the positional rankings of quarterbacks, the NFC North has a strong group overall with each team having reason for their own optimism. Viking Update July 17, 2017

Vikings training camp preview: The defensive line
The Minnesota Vikings have one of the most intimidating defensive lines in the NFL. Whether they produce a third straight year of dominant defensive play under Mike Zimmer may determine if 2017 ends in success or failure. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 17, 2017

Vikings training camp preview: The running backs
The Minnesota Vikings’ running back group heads into training camp without Adrian Peterson for the first time since 2007, which might feel strange to many fans and people within the team, but it doesn’t mean the Vikings will suffer in Peterson’s absence. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 17, 2017

Rookies & QBs are reporting to Training Camp early, is this a good thing?
Can you believe it? Training Camp in Mankato is less than one week away as we sit here today. KFAN.com July 17, 2017

The Numbers
Ahh, the off season. The Dead Zone. That time between the last OTA’s and the start of Training Camp when there is no team activity allowed and almost no football news. It’s also that time of the year for vacations. Kansasviking.com July 17, 2017

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer cleared to resume flying
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has been medically cleared to resume air travel and will fly back to Minnesota next week for training camp, according to a person with direct knowledge. Pioneer Press July 16, 2017

Michael Floyd’s four-game suspension opens the door for others
There was no good news for the Minnesota Vikings in the Michael Floyd suspension, but his loss will create opportunities for others. Viking Update July 16, 2017

Minnesota Vikings base salaries
The Minnesota Vikings are now in the same realm as most teams, with their starting quarterback leading the way in base salary, but which players are next? Viking Update July 15, 2017

Big 4 wideouts from 2016 draft have more questions than answers
Laquon Treadwell is the centerpiece of Vikings’ 2017 upside discussion. He’s not the only wideout from the Class of 2016 that is being discussed similarly. Viking Update July 15, 2017

The 17 most important Vikings in 2017: No. 6, RB Dalvin Cook
The Vikings were willing to take a chance on Cook, who fell out of the first round due to character concerns, in part because they feel he can be a versatile backfield weapon. Star Tribune July 14, 2017

Vikings receiver Michael Floyd suspended four games
Vikings receiver Michael Floyd has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2017 regular season. Pioneer Press July 14, 2017

Floyd's suspension puts spotlight on Laquon Treadwell
Laquon Treadwell will have his chance to prove Mike Zimmer right. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 14, 2017

Vikings WR Michael Floyd suspended four games
The Minnesota Vikings will be without wide receiver Michael Floyd for the first four games of the 2017 season. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 14, 2017

Stadium opening boosts Vikings in ranking of most valuable pro teams
Forbes magazine released its newest list of the 50 most valuable sports teams this week and the Vikings are No. 30, tied with the NBA's Boston Celtics. Star Tribune July 13, 2017

No knee brace in latest social media pictures from Bridgewater
Just a couple months ago, when he made a surprise appearance during Vikings OTAs, Teddy Bridgewater was still wearing a bulky brace on his left leg. Star Tribune July 13, 2017

The 17 most important Vikings in 2017: No. 7, CB Xavier Rhodes
A great defense needs sound cornerback play. Entering his fifth NFL season, Xavier Rhodes has ensured that’s one box the Vikings check on whichever side of the field he takes. Star Tribune July 13, 2017

Vikings-Washington Twitter duel over Randy Moss filled with hilarity
What may have started out as a completely innocent tweet featuring Randy Moss and Washington receivers prompted a snarky retort from the Vikings…and away it went. Star Tribune July 13, 2017

Minnesota Vikings given top-10 defensive front-seven ranking
Pro Football Focus ranks the Minnesota Vikings defensive front seven in the top 10 in the NFL, a list largely devoid of playoff teams in the top eight. Viking Update July 13, 2017

Zimmer says he won't be having any more eye surgeries
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer missed a chunk of the team’s offseason program while recovering from eye surgery – his eighth since last November to repair a torn retina. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 13, 2017

ESPN lists Vikings OC Shurmur as future head coaching candidate
The success of the Minnesota Vikings’ 2017 season will likely depend on whether offseason changes to the offense result in a step forward. Offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur’s future may also depend on improved production. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 13, 2017

Vikings pre-camp 53-man roster projection
Between the beginning of training camp and the Monday Night Football opener, the Minnesota Vikings’ roster will likely morph many times over because of injuries and players emerging or fading in camp. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 13, 2017

Vikings received $244 million in national revenue from NFL for last season
There is at least one good thing about the Green Bay Packers being publicly owned. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 13, 2017

Forbes: Minnesota Vikings one of NFL’s top gainers
In Forbes’ annual ranking of sports franchise values, the Minnesota Vikings gained big ground. Viking Update July 12, 2017

Adrian Peterson claims he got a sign to go to the Saints
Was it karma or the lack of recent cleaning that brought Adrian Peterson from the Minnesota Vikings to the to the New Orleans Saints? Viking Update July 12, 2017

The 17 most important Vikings in 2017: No. 8, WR Stefon Diggs
Wide receiver Stefon Diggs has yet to establish himself as a star despite teasing the Vikings by occasionally terrorizing defensive backs. Can he up his game in 2017? Star Tribune July 12, 2017

The 17 most important Vikings in 2017: No. 9, S Harrison Smith
Perhaps the most compelling argument for Harrison Smith being the most valuable Vikings defender came near the end of 2016 season, after the star safety suffered a significant ankle injury. Star Tribune July 11, 2017

Carolina Panthers going down a road Minnesota Vikings had considered, but abandoned
The Carolina Panthers are going to charge fans to attend their Aug. 4 practice, opening a Pandora's box that the Minnesota Vikings have toyed with twice over the last 20 years. Viking Update July 11, 2017

ESPN's 'Future Power Rankings' suggest Vikings' trajectory is unclear
Summer is the perfect time for NFL fans and media to assess where each team is headed and attempt to project the future. An analysis by ESPN’s Field Yates, Louis Riddick and Mike Sando looking toward the next three years paints the Minnesota Vikings as a team whose future is difficult to predict. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 11, 2017