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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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9/11 @ Tennessee 12 PM
9/18 Green Bay 7:30  PM
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
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NFL Calendar

March 26-29: Annual League Meeting, Phoenix, Ari.

April 17: Clubs with returning head coaches may begin offseason workout programs.

April 21: Deadline for Restricted Free Agents to sign Offer Sheets.

April 26: Deadline for prior club to exercise Right of First Refusal to Restricted Free Agents.

April 27-29: NFL Draft (Philadelphia, Penn.).

April 29: After the final selection in the Draft has been made, clubs may begin signing Undrafted Free Agents who were eligible for the 2016 Draft.

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Bridgewater video shines light on Vikings' complicated quarterback situation
One day after Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer told XMNFL radio that Teddy Bridgewater is only doing “non-weight bearing” activities in his rehab, the Vikings’ quarterback posted a video of himself throwing a football. Nothing could have been more emblematic of Minnesota’s murky quarterback situation. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities March 29, 2017

Wilfs jumpstart campaign to get Jim Marshall into the Hall of Fame
Marshall, a two-time Pro Bowler, held the record for consecutive games played for a position player at 282 until Brett Favre broke the record in 2009 en route to 299. Star Tribune March 28, 2017

Bridgewater update: Vikings staff encouraged by look at rehabbing quarterback
General manager Rick Spielman, at the NFL owners’ meetings, said he watched quarterback Teddy Bridgewater work out last week and was impressed with what he saw. Star Tribune March 28, 2017

Video surfaces appearing to show Teddy Bridgewater throwing again
Teddy Bridgewater gave the appearance he is throwing on land again, but Mike Zimmer's words on Monday painted a different picture. Viking Update March 28, 2017

Recent history shows lowered market value for former Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson
Former Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson remains unsigned. A former agent lays out the landscape for players of A.P.'s age and the recent trends that point downward on contract offers. Viking Update March 28, 2017

Did Teddy Bridgewater post a video of himself throwing on Instagram?
We may need Mulder and Scully to look into this one. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities March 28, 2017

Zimmer hints at moving Berger to guard, does a move make sense?
When the Minnesota Vikings released guard Brandon Fusco, they immediately shot to the top of everyone’s list to sign the best free agent guards – players like Kevin Zeitler, Ronald Leary and TJ Lang. But the Vikings didn’t make a big splash at guard, instead they signed two starting tackles. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities March 28, 2017

Teddy Bridgewater Posted Video Of Him Throwing A Football
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is taking steps towards getting back on the football field and he posted video proving that on Tuesday. KFAN.com March 28, 2017

Vikings GM Spielman hasn't lost faith in himself or his system
Rick Spielman is "very confident" the Vikings are on the right course to end a playoff victory drought dating to 2010. Star Tribune March 27, 2017

Updates: Vikings predraft visits, private workouts for 2017
While free agency recently garnered the headlines, the Vikings also have been quietly gathering more information on the prospects they are eyeing for April’s NFL draft. Star Tribune March 27, 2017

The Loop’s Super Bowl LII Countdown: Worst drops
With Minnesota’s next Super Bowl less than 45 weeks away, Kevin Cusick is counting down the best and brightest, and the worst and darkest, from the past 51 games. Today, he ranks the worst drops in Super Bowl history. Pioneer Press March 27, 2017

Adrian Peterson, 'in no rush' to find new NFL team
While he remains unsigned more than two weeks from the start of NFL free agency, longtime Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said he’s “in no rush” to sign with a new team. Pioneer Press March 27, 2017

Latavius Murray’s deal with Minnesota Vikings could play out several ways
Latavius Murray's contract with the Minnesota Vikings sounds pretty straightforward, but in the NFL that's not always the case. Viking Update March 27, 2017

Statistical study hints at possible sleeper QB in the draft - and he's met with the Vikings
A deep dive into the statistics of quarterbacks’ college statistics by FanRagSports.com points to Virginia Tech quarterback Jerod Evans as possibly the sleeper QB in this year’s NFL Draft. Evans is the only reported quarterback to have met with the Vikings at the NFL Combine. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities March 27, 2017

Which defensive draft prospects have met with the Vikings?
With needs on each side of the ball, the Minnesota Vikings will have plenty of options when they finally pick at No. 48 overall in the NFL Draft (or trade up?). So as we countdown to draft day, it’s worth keeping an eye on which prospects meet with the Vikings. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities March 27, 2017

Which offensive draft prospects have met with the Vikings?
With needs on each side of the ball, the Minnesota Vikings will have plenty of options when they finally pick at No. 48 overall in the NFL Draft (or trade up?). So as we countdown to draft day, it’s worth keeping an eye on which prospects meet with the Vikings. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities March 27, 2017

Where Do The Vikings Rank In Post-Free Agency Power Rankings?
With free agency slowly fading into the rearview, teams in the NFL have turned their attention to the upcoming Draft. KFAN.com March 27, 2017

Minnesota Vikings’ lack of new outside veterans may be tipping their hand
Are the Minnesota Vikings looking to get younger in a hurry? The lack of older outside veterans brought in is silently speaking volumes. Viking Update March 26, 2017

5 pre-draft goals for the Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings have (mostly) accomplished their biggest offseason goal of making big improvements to the offensive line. But there are still a few gaps that need to be filled and decisions to be made before the Vikings make a selection with the 48th overall pick. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities March 26, 2017

Hartman: Zimmer expecting a boost from Vikings' new faces
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is aware of how difficult replacing 12 players on a 53-man roster can be but won't get caught up in who's gone. Star Tribune March 25, 2017

Super Bowl hosts share the wealth statewide
Worthington is the latest town to win a grant from the legacy fund. Star Tribune March 25, 2017

Vikings free agency tracker for 2017
Which Vikings free agents are staying? Who is going? And who are the new guys? We will update this blog post throughout the offseason as the Vikings build their roster for 2017. Star Tribune March 25, 2017

'Unfiltered' NFL exec tees off on Vikings' offseason in ESPN article
Last week, ESPN’s Mike Sando gathered analysis of every team’s offseason from fellow team executives and coaches. While the consensus in Minnesota is that the Vikings made a significant improvement on their offensive line one team executive that Sando interviewed said he doesn’t see much of an upgrade. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities March 25, 2017

Vikings: Brian Robison agrees to pay cut in one-year contract extension
Brian Robison, the Vikings’ durable defensive end who has started every game the past four seasons, has agreed to a pay cut and signed a contract extension, according to an ESPN report. Pioneer Press March 24, 2017

Minnesota Vikings release 2014 3rd-round pick Scott Crichton
After a lackluster three years with the Minnesota Vikings, Scott Crichton is out on the open market. Viking Update March 24, 2017

Minnesota Vikings create space with Brian Robison's new deal
The Minnesota Vikings and Brian Robison reached a deal that will extend him for one year with advantages and disadvantages. Viking Update March 24, 2017

Should the Vikings consider signing Michael Floyd?
When it comes to making a decision on Floyd, the player and his past cannot be separated. But on the football side, adding him to the Vikings roster would make a lot of sense. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities March 24, 2017

Vikings release former third-round pick Crichton
The Minnesota Vikings announced they have waived former third-round pick Scott Crichton. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities March 24, 2017

Report: Most teams think Adrian Peterson is 'effectively done'
The Minnesota Vikings chose to acquire free agent running back Latavius Murray rather than re-sign future Hall of Famer Adrian Peterson. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities March 24, 2017

Report: Vikings sign Robison to contract extension
According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Minnesota Vikings have signed defensive end Brian Robison to a one-year contract extension. Overthecap.com reports the deal will create $1.8 million in cap space. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities March 24, 2017

Vikings Waive Former Third-Round Pick DE Scott Crichton
Although there was no official press release, the Minnesota Vikings have waived defensive lineman Scott Crichton. KFAN.com March 24, 2017

REPORT: Vikings Give Brian Robison A One-Year Contract Extension
The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly extended veteran defensive end Brian Robison through the 2018 season. KFAN.com March 24, 2017

What Is Going On With The Vikings' Sharrif Floyd?!
Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd missed 15 of the team's 16 games last season and 20 of the team's last 48 games due to injuries and that has drawn frustration and confusion from both coaches and fans. KFAN.com March 24, 2017

Will Bradford's backup be Heinicke, a veteran addition or a draft pick?
The Vikings at some point figure to add another quarterback to their roster because they only have three and Teddy Bridgewater's status is in doubt. Star Tribune March 23, 2017

Minnesota Vikings largely focusing on draft to improve team
The Minnesota Vikings have plugged some holes in free agency, but will the draft be the focus of restocking the shelves? If so, what shelf gets stocked first? Viking Update March 23, 2017

With hype growing, Vikings might not have to make a decision on Joe Mixon
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer, general manager Rick Spielman and running back’s coach Kennedy Polamalu all attended Oklahoma’s pro day, presumably to take a close look at running back Joe Mixon. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities March 23, 2017

Is Mackensie Alexander ready to take over at nickel corner?
Mike Zimmer knows cornerbacks like Andrew W.K. knows partying. There isn’t a position in which you would trust the Minnesota Vikings’ head coach’s opinion more than cornerback. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities March 23, 2017

New Vikings RB Murray has ankle surgery; team was aware before signing
The Vikings say they knew Latavius Murray needed surgery when he was signed. He is expected to fully recover in time for this summer's training camp. Star Tribune March 22, 2017

Five ways Latavius Murray is an upgrade over Adrian Peterson
It’s nice to have a running back with big-play potential — such as Peterson — but an overlooked thing is having a running back who doesn’t put you in bad down-and-distance situations. Star Tribune March 22, 2017

Zimmer excited about Murray's potential, several backs in NFL draft
While he didn't mention Adrian Peterson by name, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said that “not having to substitute [for Latavius Murray] on third downs” will be “big.” Star Tribune March 22, 2017

New Vikings: RB Latavius Murray has ankle surgery
Less than a week after being signed by the Vikings, running back Latavius Murray had ankle surgery Wednesday. Pioneer Press March 22, 2017

Newly signed Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray has surgery
Latavius Murray, the Minnesota Vikings’ replacement for Adrian Peterson had surgery, the team acknowledged Wednesday. Viking Update March 22, 2017

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer gets grilled with various team questions
Mike Zimmer made an appearance on KFAN Tuesday and got hit with questions from all sides about the state of his Minnesota Vikings. Viking Update March 22, 2017

Vikings Announce Latavius Murray's Successful Ankle Surgery
The Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday that newly-signed running back Latavius Murray underwent successful ankle surgery. KFAN.com March 22, 2017

Zulgad: If Packers end up pursuing Peterson, it will be all about payback
Two weeks after NFL free agency opened, Adrian Peterson still has not found a new team and it appears that might remain the case for a while. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities March 22, 2017

Vikings announce ankle surgery for new RB Latavius Murray
The Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday that recently-signed running back Latavius Murray underwent surgery on his ankle, but will be ready to go in time for training camp. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities March 22, 2017

Zimmer, Spielman present at DT McDowell's pro day
If you were an oddsmaker, you might move the line on the Minnesota Vikings’ odds of selecting a defensive tackle. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities March 22, 2017

Ranking Vikings draft needs by position
Most of the NFL’s best free agents have found homes, so now it’s time to start turning our attention to the NFL draft. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities March 22, 2017