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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

Oct. 22 – NFL London Series, Arizona Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Rams, Twickenham Stadium.

Oct. 29 – NFL London Series, Minnesota Vikings vs. Cleveland Browns, Twickenham Stadium.

Oct. 31 – All trading ends for 2017 at 4:00 p.m., New York time.

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Current News

WR Mike Wallace faces Vikings for first time since lackluster 2015 season
Wide receiver Mike Wallace returns Sunday to the site of his worst NFL season. Pioneer Press October 19, 2017

Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater says he ‘definitely’ will play this season
Teddy Bridgewater has gone from not knowing if he ever would play again to vowing he will take the field for a game this season. Pioneer Press October 19, 2017

Vikings WR Stefon Diggs: ‘Up in the air’ whether he plays Sunday
Stefon Diggs’ groin injury is less severe than the one that nagged him last year, but the Vikings’ star receiver was cautious when asked whether he expects to play Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens. Pioneer Press October 19, 2017

Bridgewater: ‘I definitely believe I’ll play this year’
Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater isn’t sure about the process moving forward, but he’s confident he will play this season. Viking Update October 19, 2017

Diggs does ‘little more,’ Barr still in protocol
While some of the injured Minnesota Vikings are getting closer to playing, they aren’t there yet. Viking Update October 19, 2017

Zimmer sees improvement in Treadwell’s game
Coming into the season, anything that wide receiver Laquon Treadwell gave the Minnesota Vikings’ offense would have been icing on a cake with weapons all over the field. But with Dalvin Cook out for the year and Stefon Diggs and Michael Floyd both dinged up, the Vikings now will be looking to Treadwell to make plays. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 19, 2017

Vikings OC Shurmur: Bridgewater has been ‘involved’ in offense all year
The No. 1 question facing Teddy Bridgewater’s return is his health. In a distant second is whether he will be able to adapt to Pat Shurmur’s offense. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 19, 2017

Barr returns to practice Thursday
The Minnesota Vikings are dinged up heading into their matchup with the Baltimore Ravens. While linebacker Anthony Barr returned on a limited basis from a concussion, receivers Stefon Diggs and Michael Floyd were still missing as well as guard Nick Easton and quarterback Sam Bradford. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 19, 2017

Teddy Bridgewater: ‘I definitely believe I’ll play this year’
When is Teddy coming back? As soon as Teddy Bridgewater was cleared for practice on Monday, the biggest question surrounding the Minnesota Vikings became when they would see their franchise quarterback back under center. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 19, 2017

Teddy Bridgewater wants to be an inspiration
During Teddy Bridgewater’s 14 months away from the field, he held onto a mantra that drove him to keep working to come back. The Vikings’ quarterback wanted to be able to share his story of beating the odds to return to the field. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 19, 2017

Vikings haven't let injuries stop them
In the Vikings’ 23-10 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, the offensive personnel was quite different from their season-opening 29-19 win over the New Orleans Saints because of injuries. Star Tribune October 19, 2017

Vikings will have their eyes on Mike Wallace come Sunday
In 22 games over two seasons with Baltimore, Wallace has 87 catches for 1,256 yards and five TDs.  Star Tribune October 19, 2017

Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater: 'I definitely believe I'll play this year'
Teddy Bridgewater says his return to the Vikings is a 'mini-milestone' and he doesn't feel rusty. Star Tribune October 19, 2017

Anthony Barr returns to Vikings practice on a limited basis
The Vikings got the two starters back at practice Thursday, a positive sign for their chances to play Sunday against the Ravens. Star Tribune October 19, 2017

A look at coach's challenge records around the NFL
Not many head coaches and their staffs maintain a winning record when it comes to challenging calls during NFL games. In fact, only a half-dozen have 'winning' records. Star Tribune October 19, 2017

Avoid Ravens' takeaway binges and Vikings should win comfortably at home
Road underdogs are killing it in the NFL over the last couple of weeks. But that shouldn't be the case when the Ravens come to U.S. Bank Stadium. Star Tribune October 19, 2017

Vikings know Ravens get (and give) their share of turnovers
The Vikings turned the ball over twice and won against the Packers on Sunday, marking the first time they’ve done both in a game this season. Star Tribune October 19, 2017

Victories over Packers, Bears improve Vikings' chances to win division
Beating the Packers and Bears, tight end Kyle Rudolph said, jump-started the Vikings' quest for another NFC North title. Star Tribune October 19, 2017

Mike Zimmer on Teddy Bridgewater's return: 'We still don't know where it's going to go'
Before quarterback Teddy Bridgewater suited up for his first practice in nearly 14 months on Wednesday, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer wanted to temper expectations. Star Tribune October 18, 2017

All eyes on Teddy Bridgewater in Vikings practice, but entire quarterback situation worth watching
Teddy Bridgewater used virtual reality technology and sat in on all Vikings' quarterbacks meetings to keep up. Star Tribune October 18, 2017

QB Kyle Sloter confident would ‘have a job’ if waived by Vikings
If the Vikings were to waive quarterback Kyle Sloter to create room on the roster for Teddy Bridgewater, the rookie is confident he would find a job. Pioneer Press October 18, 2017

Vikings’ ‘high level’ of play equal parts offense, defense
Tight end Kyle Rudolph said the Vikings have discovered a winning formula on offense, part of which is doing no harm to their stingy defense. “We just try not to screw it up for those guys,” Rudolph said Wednesday. “They’re pretty good on that side of the ball.” Pioneer Press October 18, 2017

Players rave about Teddy Bridgewater’s first practice, but coach Mike Zimmer tempers expectations
Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater returned to practice Wednesday after a 14-month absence, and head coach Mike Zimmer sought to temper expectations. Pioneer Press October 18, 2017

Diggs, Floyd injuries offer prove-it chance for Treadwell
Back in August, Laquon Treadwell held court following a training camp practice, telling several reporters that he’d seen the light. He’d learned from stars Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen how to “win” against NFL corners and spent this offseason focusing on technique and route running. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 18, 2017

Vikings, Ravens both missing key starters in Wednesday’s practice
Sunday’s game between the Minnesota Vikings and Baltimore Ravens is shaping up to be a matter of which team’s second string is stronger. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 18, 2017

Teddy Bridgewater returns to practice, Sam Bradford still absent
It’s been nearly 14 months since Teddy Bridgewater has stepped on the field at Winter Park for a real practice. On Wednesday, he was back. No longer is Bridgewater forced to work out on the side or run through the practice script after his teammates are all off the field. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 18, 2017

Zimmer, Harbaugh both enduring rollercoaster seasons
Every team in the NFL goes through injuries and the ups and downs of a regular season, but the Minnesota Vikings and Baltimore Ravens are at the top of the list of teams that have face peaks and valleys. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 18, 2017

Zimmer preaches patience with Bridgewater
Mike Zimmer is probably at the top of the list of people thrilled to see Teddy Bridgewater back on the practice field, but the Minnesota Vikings’ head coach emphasized Wednesday that his quarterback has hurdles remaining before he can get back under center in a game. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 18, 2017

VIDEO: Bridgewater returns to practice
Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater returned to practice 13 months after a devastating knee injury. Viking Update October 18, 2017

Vikings start week without 4 starters practicing
The Minnesota Vikings started their practice week for the Baltimore Ravens without four starters, three on offense and one on defense. Viking Update October 18, 2017

Zimmer preaches patience on Bridgewater’s return
Teddy Bridgewater is practicing Wednesday for the first time in 13 months, but the Minnesota Vikings will take it slow with him. Viking Update October 18, 2017

Lessons learned from the past?
A year ago today, the Minnesota Vikings were coming off their bye week as the NFL's lone unbeaten team. A year later, the Vikings would be wise to learn from mistakes of 2016. Viking Update October 18, 2017

Early Look: Ravens at Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings (4-2) will look to even the series record with the Baltimore Ravens (3-3), who are up in the series 3-2 and have won three of the past four. The last meeting between the two teams, however, came about a month before Mike Zimmer was named head coach of the Vikings and was a 29-26 win in Baltimore. Viking Update October 18, 2017

He's back?! Take a deep breath everyone, Teddy Bridgewater doesn't need to rush to playing field
It's great that Teddy Bridgewater is back, but let's keep his potential contribution, if any, in perspective. Star Tribune October 17, 2017

Vikings film review: Strong DT play helped stunt Packers' start before Aaron Rodgers injury
Linval Joseph and Tom Johnson were disrupting Green Bay's offense Sunday in the opening minutes of the game before Aaron Rodgers got hurt. Here's what they did. Star Tribune October 17, 2017

Plenty to celebrate for Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon
When the NFL relaxed its rules on touchdown celebrations last spring, Jerick McKinnon vowed to “come up with something.” It seemed a bit presumptuous at the time. In his first three seasons, the Vikings running back had scored just seven touchdowns. Pioneer Press October 17, 2017

Vikings in control, but not getting ahead of themselves
The Minnesota Vikings are back on top of the NFC North. They've been here before, as a recently as last year, and are trying to remain focused on the week-to-week grind. Viking Update October 17, 2017

Film review: Play-actions and personnel packages driving Vikings passing game
For a team that’s been missing its quarterback for all but six quarters of the season, the Minnesota Vikings have had pretty impressive production in the passing game. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 17, 2017

Not everyone is satisfied with Vikings' run game in closing minutes vs. Packers
Offensive lineman Jeremiah Sirles had a bad taste in his mouth after Sunday’s win against the Packers. Why? After all, the Vikings rushed for more than 100 yards for the fourth time this season. Star Tribune October 16, 2017

Teddy Bridgewater cleared for practice; Vikings plan to bring him along slowly
Teddy Bridgewater's long recovery from a serious knee injury takes positive turn now that he's cleared to practice. Star Tribune October 16, 2017

Reborn as a Cardinal? A look at Adrian Peterson's Arizona debut
After being unwanted in Minnesota and mostly unused in New Orleans, Adrian Peterson got another chance to be a big deal on Sunday when he made his debut with the Arizona Cardinals, who'd acquired him earlier in the week in a  trade with the Saints for a sixth-round draft choice. Star Tribune October 16, 2017

Add Teddy Bridgewater, and Vikings have interesting QB mix
The smart money would be on Case Keenum starting Sunday against the Ravens. But this being the Vikings, nothing is certain and things are about to get a lot more interesting. Star Tribune October 16, 2017

McKinnon on Bridgewater's return, Vikings' run game
Running back Jerick McKinnon talks about quarterback Teddy Bridgewater's being cleared for practice and the Vikings' run game. Star Tribune October 16, 2017

Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater to return to practice Wednesday
For the first time since tearing his ACL in August 2016, Teddy Bridgewater will be back on the practice field this week. The 24-year-old Vikings quarterback was cleared by a doctor Monday, and coach Mike Zimmer said he will practice Wednesday. Pioneer Press October 16, 2017

Zimmer: Teddy is ready, ‘it’s great’
Teddy Bridgewater will start practicing for the Minnesota Vikings this week, head coach Mike Zimmer confirmed. Viking Update October 16, 2017

Vikings, Packers disagree about hit on Rodgers
While Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer maintains that the hit on Aaron Rodgers wasn’t dirty, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy called it an “illegal act.” Viking Update October 16, 2017

Balance of power in NFC North takes seismic shift
The Minnesota Vikings may have tipped the balance of power in the NFC North with the hit by Anthony Barr that broke Aaron Rodgers' collarbone and has Green Bay scrambling. Viking Update October 16, 2017

Bridgewater reportedly gets surgeon’s clearance
Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater reportedly received clearance from his surgeon to return to practice, but team still hasn’t commented. Viking Update October 16, 2017

Counting snaps: Nickel became full-time defense
The Minnesota Vikings spent the entire game against the Green Bay Packers in the nickel defense. Viking Update October 16, 2017