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2016 Pre Season Schedule
Date Opponent Time
8/12 @ Cincinnati 6:30 PM
8/18 @ Seattle 9 PM
8/28 San Diego 12 PM
9/1 LA Rams 7 PM
2016 Regular Season Schedule
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
1/1 Chicago 12 PM


NFL Calendar

Oct. 23 – NFL International Series, New York Giants vs. Los Angeles Rams, London, England.

Oct. 30 – NFL International Series, Washington Redskins vs. Cincinnati Bengals, London, England.

Nov. 1 – All trading ends for 2016 at 4 p.m. Eastern.

Nov. 2 – Players with at least four previous pension-credited seasons are subject to the waiver system for the remainder of the regular season and postseason.

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Souhan: Evidence says Spielman asked right questions about Bradford
The front office held a mock draft of quarterbacks who might be available. That process helped steer a muddled, panic-inducing situation to an obvious solution. "Sam Bradford was the best quarterback out there," Spielman said. Star Tribune October 23, 2016

On the NFL: Bradford's strong play proving Shurmur a genius
The tight ends coach is right on the money about all things Sam Bradford. Star Tribune October 23, 2016

Hartman: Shurmur's ties to Bradford go back beyond Philadelphia
Shurmur was able to provide great detail on Bradford's capabilities, having coached the No. 1 overall pick in his rookie year of 2010, when Shurmur was Rams offensive coordinator, and again last year, when he was Eagles offensive coordinator. Star Tribune October 23, 2016

Eagles' Wentz on the hunt for a Vikings upset
Combine rookie Carson Wentz's faith and discipline with his stellar NFL-caliber arm and you see why he's soaring in Philadelphia. Star Tribune October 22, 2016

The Call: Vikings at Philadelphia
The Vikings, rested up and ready to roll after their bye week, resume their season in Philadelphia against a plucky Eagles team capable of pulling off an upset at home (see their beatdown of the Steelers). Star Tribune October 22, 2016

For Vikings' Eric Kendricks, it's a Battle of Brotherly Love
In the spring of 2012, Eric Kendricks woke up in the middle of the night in his dorm room at UCLA, thinking something might be wrong with his brother. Pioneer Press October 21, 2016

Tackle Jake Long could make his Vikings debut Sunday
Jake Long has participated in just four practices over the past 10 months but appears set to make his Vikings debut Sunday in Philadelphia. Pioneer Press October 21, 2016

Vikings: 'Questionable' Stefon Diggs goes full practice
While top Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs is officially listed as “questionable” for Sunday’s game at Philadelphia, he was a full participant at practice Friday, a positive sign in his recovery from a groin injury. Pioneer Press October 21, 2016

Vikings at Eagles TV time, announcers, betting line
Two months ago, Sam Bradford was the Eagles’ starting quarterback, prepping to open the season against the Cleveland Browns. Pioneer Press October 21, 2016

Vikings guard Brandon Fusco ready to return from concussion
Guard Brandon Fusco figured last week was a good time for the Vikings to have their bye week. Pioneer Press October 21, 2016

Carson Wentz has North Dakotans feeling proud, torn
Doug Burgum was too busy campaigning for governor earlier this month to bow hunt with North Dakota’s most popular sportsman, Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback Carson Wentz. Pioneer Press October 21, 2016

VIDEO: Zimmer on final preps for Eagles
Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer discusses some key players for Philadelphia, his defense and if Jake Long could play. Viking Update October 21, 2016

Minnesota Vikings have 3 receivers on injury report
The Minnesota Vikings could be getting Stefon Diggs back in the lineup, but he is among three receivers on their injury report. Viking Update October 21, 2016

VIDEO: Priefer has great respect for Eagles
Minnesota Vikings special teams coordinator Mike Priefer believes the Eagles might have the best special teams unit the Vikings have faced yet. Viking Update October 21, 2016

Minnesota Vikings notebook: Blair Walsh ‘past the bad things?’
The Minnesota Vikings are preparing to play “quite possibly the best special teams unit across the board that we've faced so far this year.” Plus, the Vikings are doing much better on the road and there are signs the running game is at least getting a little better. Viking Update October 21, 2016

NFC North has been ravaged by running back injuries
Perhaps no other division came into 2016 more dependent on strong running games to succeed as much as the NFC North. But, in just the seventh week of the season, all four teams have been forced to scramble with backup plans. Viking Update October 21, 2016

Time for Vikings running game to break out
Since Adrian Peterson went down with a torn meniscus, the Minnesota Vikings’ offense has succeeded on the back of Sam Bradford’s quick release, accuracy and ability to read defenses at the line of scrimmage. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 21, 2016

Diggs questionable for Sunday vs. Eagles
Stefon Diggs has practiced all week for the Minnesota Vikings, which would indicate there’s a good chance he plays against the Phiadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Diggs is listed as questionable on the official injury report. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 21, 2016

Zimmer: Jake Long could see action on Sunday
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said recently-signed offensive lineman Jake Long could make his Vikings debut on Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 21, 2016

Don’t call Terence Newman old; leave it to Vikings teammates
Terence Newman is 38 years old and has started every game for one of the NFL’s top-echelon defenses. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 21, 2016

Vikings Ready For Eagles High-Flying Rushing Attack
Much of the talk going into Sunday's game between the Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles has been about the two quarterbacks. October 21, 2016

Focus On Fletcher: Vikings Must Slow Down Eagles Defensive Tackle
In the NFL, it's never a good thing to face off against one of the best defensive tackles in the league when your offensive line is struggling to remain healthy. Unfortunately for the Minnesota Vikings, that will be the case on Sunday. October 21, 2016

Vikings QB Bradford has been incredible this season
Sam Bradford has been both steady and spectacular, leading the league in completion percentage while connecting on highlight-reel throws. Star Tribune October 21, 2016

Vikings' Diggs expected to play against Eagles after practicing again
Diggs, who is dealing with a groin injury, was a full participant Friday after being limited the past two days. He’s officially listed as questionable. Star Tribune October 21, 2016

Taking on new work, Robison could be a difference maker vs.Eagles
The evolution of 33-year-old Brian Robison is one of the reasons for the Vikings defensive line’s success this season. Star Tribune October 21, 2016

Vikings preview: Bradford vs. Wentz
The Vikings take on Sam Bradford's former team, the Eagles, and his replacement Carson Wentz on Sunday. Star Tribune October 21, 2016

Vikings safety Sendejo controlling his aggressiveness
Sendejo's more patient approach this season has kept him out of highlights of opposing players and in the good graces of coach Mike Zimmer, who openly stated back in February that he felt the Vikings could find a better fit next to Harrison Smith, their star safety, and then acted on it by signing Michael Griffin, a two-time Pro Bowler, in free agency. Star Tribune October 21, 2016

Eagles Quarterback Carson Wentz Was Supposed to Sit the Year
The Philadelphia Eagles were a week away from  starting the regular season and Sam Bradford was slated to start. October 21, 2016

Don't Underestimate the Philadelphia Eagles
On Sunday afternoon, the Minnesota Vikings will take on the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia - where the Eagles are 2-0 this season -  in a match-up filled with storylines. October 21, 2016

Vikings have gone from weaklings to warriors on the road
The Vikings have been getting warnings this week about Philadelphia’s notorious fans. Pioneer Press October 20, 2016

Vikings QB Taylor Heinicke 'impressive,' even with scout team
Quarterback Taylor Heinicke waited three months to get back on the field for the Vikings only to spend his first two workouts this week portraying Eagles signal caller Carson Wentz. Pioneer Press October 20, 2016

Vikings punt team focused on Eagles' Darren Sproles
Forgive Vikings special-teams coordinator Mike Priefer for hoping he was finished playing cat and mouse with shifty Eagles punt returner Darren Sproles. Pioneer Press October 20, 2016

Vikings' Sharrif Floyd to miss hometown game in Philadephia
For the first time in Sharrif Floyd’s four-year NFL career, the Vikings are playing a game in his native Philadelphia. And he’s going to miss it. Pioneer Press October 20, 2016

A 315-pound Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman as Peter Pan? For Sirles
Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Jeremiah Sirles is quite certain him in his emergency Halloween costume of Peter Pan will make it out on social media. We look forward with anticipation as he sheepishly awaits. Viking Update October 20, 2016

Stefon Diggs appears on track to return for Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings appear to be on track to get their leading receiver back for their Sunday matchup with the Philadelphia Eagles. Viking Update October 20, 2016

VIDEO: Norv Turner on offensive success
Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner talks about the success of Sam Bradford, the return of Taylor Heinicke and the variety of receivers on the team. Viking Update October 20, 2016

Doug Pederson, Carson Wentz recount Philly side of trade
Any Vikings fan is familiar with the nuts and bolts of the Sam Bradford trade. On Wednesday, Eagles head coach Doug Pederson and quarterback Carson Wentz explained their version of the drama. Viking Update October 20, 2016

Diggs practices again on Thursday
Stefon Diggs participated in practice for the second straight day as he recovers from a groin injury that kept him out of the Minnesota Vikings’ last game against the Houston Texans. While the Vikings succeeded in the passing game against the Texans without their No. 1, Diggs’ return would be welcome as Minnesota takes on the No. 3 defense in the NFL in points against. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 20, 2016

Tom Johnson is one of the most underrated players in the NFL at his position
The Minnesota Vikings have not just struggled through adversity this year, but have succeeded in spite of it. The undefeated Vikings might be the poster child for “Next Man Up”—so much so that fans may already be sick of reading the phrase—and as a result have a bevy of players on the team that aren’t familiar faces or names. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 20, 2016

Scouting the Eagles: Philly was sloppy, sloppy, sloppy in Washington loss
Let’s put it this way: The Eagles got an interception return for a touchdown and a kickoff return for a touchdown and still never once had control of the game. Star Tribune October 20, 2016

Yes, some panels are supposed to be off U.S. Bank Stadium this week
Inspectors are checking a fix to the building's moisture barrier. Star Tribune October 20, 2016

Access Vikings: The maturity of Sendejo
No longer focused on making splashy plays, Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo has evolved into a solid player. Star Tribune October 20, 2016

Sharrif Floyd does not appear close to returning from latest knee injury
It's been four weeks since Sharrif Floyd underwent his latest knee surgery, one that cleaned up cartilage issues in his right knee. Star Tribune October 20, 2016

Somehow for Vikings-Eagles, it's Bradford vs. Wentz
Sam Bradford, the Eagles starter 52 days ago, leads the surprising 5-0 Vikings into Philadelphia to play the Eagles (3-2) and rookie No. 2 overall draft pick Carson Wentz on Sunday. Star Tribune October 20, 2016

Craig: Zimmer pushing Vikings defense to be the best
Through five games this season, the Vikings haven't allowed more than 16 points in a game. Every other team in the league has given up 20 points or more at least once. Star Tribune October 19, 2016

Jake Long to be a second-stringer in his first padded Vikings practice
The Vikings will start the week of practice with the same offensive line configuration they had before the bye, with T.J. Clemmings and Jeremiah Sirles manning the tackle spots. Star Tribune October 19, 2016

Zimmer: It's Vikings vs. Eagles, not Bradford vs. Wentz
Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer and Sam Bradford discuss their team's matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles. Star Tribune October 19, 2016

Stefon Diggs returns to Vikings practice as only two players sit out
The banged-up Vikings appear to have benefited from their bye week. In addition to Diggs, quarterback Taylor Heinicke practiced for the first time since July. Star Tribune October 19, 2016

Special teams keep scoring, but is Vikings red-zone defense a concern?
The Cardinals and Ravens are the only teams allowing fewer red-zone trips per game. But the Vikings have allowed touchdowns 7 of the 11 times opponents have advanced inside the 20 yard line. Star Tribune October 19, 2016

Vikings QB Sam Bradford eager to see friends in Philadelphia
Sam Bradford never got a chance last month to say goodbye to his former Philadelphia teammates. At least he can say hello to them Sunday. Pioneer Press October 19, 2016

Vikings: Fox apologizes for Bradford-Bridgewater head swap
Fox Sports has apologized to the Vikings for Photoshopping Sam Bradford’s head onto Teddy Bridgewater’s body for a graphic used during NFL broadcasts. Pioneer Press October 19, 2016

Vikings: Stefon Diggs' return to practice 'smooth'
Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs returned to practice Wednesday, his first since being injured in the Oct. 3 victory over the New York Giants. Pioneer Press October 19, 2016

Vikings need offensive line to stabilize, and soon
Because the Vikings’ spackled-together offensive line is the undefeated team’s central question mark, scrutiny spares no one. Pioneer Press October 19, 2016

Stefon Diggs returns, Minnesota Vikings healthier post-bye
The Minnesota Vikings are getting more players back from injury after their bye week. Viking Update October 19, 2016

VIDEO: Mike Zimmer evaluates Sam Bradford
Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer discusses Sam Bradford's success in the offense as he prepares to return to Philadelphia and talks about George Edwards, Terence Newman and Stefon Diggs. Viking Update October 19, 2016