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Chicago 8-8-0
Detroit 7-9-0
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2014 Pre Season Schedule
Date Opponent Time
8/08 Oakland 7 PM
8/16  Arizona 7:30 PM
8/23 @ Kansas City 7 PM
8/28 @ Tennessee 7 PM
2014 Regular Season Schedule
9/7 @ St. Louis 12 PM
9/14 New England 12 PM
9/21 @ New Orleans 12 PM
9/28 Atlanta 3:25 PM
10/2 @ Green Bay 7:25 PM
10/12 Detroit 12 PM
10/19 @ Buffalo 12 PM
10/26 @ Tampa Bay 12PM
11/2 Washington 12 PM
11/9 Bye Week N/A
11/16 @ Chicago 12 PM
11/23 Green Bay 12 PM
11/30 Carolina 12 PM
12/7 NY Jets 12 PM
12/14 @ Detroit 12 PM
12/21 @ Miami 12 PM
12/28 Chicago 12 PM

Important NFL Dates 

July 22 - Signing Period ends for Unrestricted Free Agents to whom a "June 1 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.)

July 22 - 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.

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Current News

Going camping: Vikings defensive line preview
It was an offseason of change for the Vikings, from the coaching staff to the stadium in which they will play their home games in 2014. Star Tribune July 22, 2014

Training camp primer: Griffen, Floyd have the most to prove in 2014
Coming off the third losing season in the previous four years, the Minnesota Vikings have plenty to prove to avoid another last-place finish in the NFC North. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 22, 2014

Vikings single-game tickets going on sale
Single-game tickets for Vikings games go on sale Tuesday, with two games requiring the purchase of more than just a single game. Viking Update July 22, 2014

Vikings' Christian Ponder names daughter after former coach Bobby Bowden
Bobby Bowden has had baby boys and all sorts of animals named after him. But what happened recently was a first. Pioneer Press July 22, 2014

Vikings: Single-game and two-game package tickets on sale Tuesday
The Vikings are putting tickets for single games and two-game packages on sale Tuesday. Pioneer Press July 21, 2014

10 camp-time storylines for Vikings
The Vikings have a lot of questions to answer in the coming weeks. Here are 10 to chew on is we prepare for the first practice on Friday. Viking Update July 21, 2014

M&J Camp Preview: How many passes will Adrian Peterson catch?
The countdown is on as the Vikings prepare to report to training camp at Minnesota State on Thursday and then start practicing under new coach Mike Zimmer on Friday. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 21, 2014

Bridgewater's No. 5 tops Clowney, Bortles in jersey sales to date
Outside of Cleveland, Minnesota fans are buying in the most to their rookie quarterback as Teddy Bridgewater's No. 5 ranks 13th among all NFL players during the first quarter of the league's fiscal year, per ESPN. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 21, 2014

Going camping: Vikings offensive line preview
The returning offensive line starters combine for 28 years of experience. It’s a veteran group led by Sullivan, who ranked as the third best center in the league last season according to Pro Football Focus. Star Tribune July 21, 2014

Vikings' offensive coordinator Turner: Family man, football man
Norv Turner tries to take after his late mother — grace under pressure -- as he enters his 30th season in the NFL. Star Tribune July 19, 2014

Turner's offense is a soup of influences
Norv Turner has picked the brains of great offensive minds to shape his coaching philosophy. Star Tribune July 19, 2014

Vikings training camp: Mike Zimmer has big decisions to make
Back to work for the Vikings means back to Mankato, Minn., their preseason home away from home for almost five decades. Pioneer Press July 19, 2014

Vikings training camp: Key dates and information
Thursday: Players report to training camp in Mankato, Minn. Pioneer Press July 19, 2014

Minnesota Vikings' projected roster
The Vikings could free up some roster space if they carried only two QBs and traded Ponder for a late-round pick at some point, but it seems likely they'll carry three into the season. July 18, 2014

Going camping: Vikings running backs preview
New head coach Mike Zimmer has trumpeted that competition will reign supreme during his first Vikings training camp. But if any starter has already been etched into stone onto Zimmer’s depth chart, it is Adrian Peterson at running back. Star Tribune July 17, 2014

Minnesota Vikings training camp preview
NFL Nation's Ben Goessling examines the three biggest issues facing the Minnesota Vikings heading into training camp. July 17, 2014

Vikings valuation jumps past $1 billion
With a new stadium under construction, the value of the Vikings continues to rise, according to Forbes. Viking Update July 17, 2014

Forbes now values Vikings at worth more than a billion dollars
The Vikings are now members of the billion dollar club. At least that's the case if you believe Forbes' latest rankings of the 50 most valuable sports teams in the world. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 16, 2014

Going camping: Vikings quarterbacks preview
When the Vikings open their training camp next weekend, the three players everyone will be watching closest will be the guys wearing the red jerseys. Star Tribune July 16, 2014

Black uniforms for Vikings? Reebok designed them in 2003
The one constant of Minnesota Vikings history, other than the lack of Super Bowl championships, has been their tri-color scheme. It's been all purple, gold and white since their expansion season 53 years ago. Pioneer Press July 15, 2014

All-Star Game a taste of what’s to come
Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game in Minneapolis tonight showcases the state, but two years from now the Vikings’ new stadium will be open and counting down to the Super Bowl. Viking Update July 15, 2014

Is Matt Cassel really the worst starting quarterback in the NFL?
ESPN's Ron Jaworski is unveiling his NFL starting quarterback rankings this week, and the results -- subjective as they are -- won't exactly be music to Minnesota Vikings fans ears. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 14, 2014

Adrian Peterson and the nature of celebrity
After the final out was recorded in Sunday’s Legends and Celebrities softball game at Target Field players mingled on the field while fireworks blasted overhead. Star Tribune July 14, 2014

Peterson’s red zone carries on the decline
Adrian Peterson was once the king of rushing touchdowns, but last year he wasn’t even in the top half of the NFL. His decline could have simply been a result of the play-calling. Viking Update July 14, 2014

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson fouls off Jennie Finch -- maybe
In the dozens of celebrity softball games she's pitched, like the one she played at Target Field on Sunday night, former U.S. Olympic pitcher Jennie Finch will inevitably get asked to fire her famous rising fastball in toward a hitter. July 14, 2014

Vikings' Adrian Peterson challenges Olympian Finch - and doesn't whiff
Fifteen years after he last swung a bat, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson did not give an inch Sunday night against two-time U.S. Olympic pitcher Jennie Finch. Pioneer Press July 13, 2014

Ex-Viking Daunte Culpepper talks knees, restaurants, Bridgewater
The jersey hadn't seen daylight in close to 10 years. It was still deprived of that when it finally made its way out of the closet for a cloudy afternoon at Midway Stadium. Pioneer Press July 12, 2014

Vikings top 'Making the Leap' players
The NFL spent much of the summer counting down the 25 people most likely to be “Making the Leap” in 2014 – those who will emerge as stars. The list ended this weekend with the selection of Cordarrelle Patterson as the No. 1 most likely player to make the jump to stardom, joining teammates Everson Griffen and Xavier Rhodes. Viking Update July 12, 2014

Nealy suspended four games
Second-year defensive lineman Spencer Nealy was informed that he will be suspended the first four games of the 2014 season after testing positive for an ingredient contained in a supplement that is on the NFL's banned substance list. Viking Update July 11, 2014

Minnesota Vikings most memorable play winner: Gary Anderson wide left
Well, voters, we agreed on this one. For a team that has played in four Super Bowls and has been in five NFC title games since its most recent Super Bowl appearance, there were plenty of memorable moments. July 11, 2014

Patterson tabbed as No. 1 player who will 'make the leap' in 2014
The widely held belief is that Vikings second-year wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson will take a step forward this season. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 11, 2014

Vikings DE Nealy suspended four games for violating league PED policy
Vikings defensive end Spencer Nealy has been suspended four games for violating the NFL's performance enhancing substances policy. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 11, 2014