Live from TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. August 8th @ 7 PM.
|2014 Pre Season Schedule|
|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|
|10/2||@ Green Bay||7:25 PM|
|10/19||@ Buffalo||12 PM|
|10/26||@ Tampa Bay||12PM|
|11/16||@ Chicago||12 PM|
|11/23||Green Bay||12 PM|
|12/7||NY Jets||12 PM|
|12/14||@ Detroit||12 PM|
|12/21||@ Miami||12 PM|
Important NFL Dates
April 29-May 1 - Vikings voluntary pre-draft minicamp.
May 2 - Deadline for Restricted Free Agents to sign Offer
May 7 - Deadline for Prior Club to exercise Right of First Refusal to Restricted Free Agents.
May 8-10 - 2014 NFL Draft, New York City, New York.
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could play some chilly games this season
The Vikings will play five open-air games in November and December. The NFL schedule was released Wednesday night.
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The Vikings are ready to move outside for two years, and the NFL has given them a home game to close the regular season.
2014 schedule announced
The NFL announced its 2014 schedule Wednesday and, after concerns that scheduling demands at TCF Bank Stadium would potentially limit the number of prime time games the Vikings could have, the worst-case scenario came true -- 15 of their 16 games will be at noon Minnesota time on Sundays, with their only prime time game being at Lambeau Field.
Minnesota Vikings schedule analysis
The Vikings' efforts to improve their defense under new coach Mike Zimmer will get a firm test early in the season; the team will have faced Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers by Oct. 2, with two of those three games coming on the road.
The Vikings' two-year move to the great outdoors at TCF Bank Stadium did not cause the NFL schedule-makers to load them up with home games early in the 2014 season.
One writer says Vikings got 'hosed' with early schedule. Agree?
The opponents have been known since January. Now, we have the dates and times of every team's NFL schedule.
NFL releases all complete schedules
Here it is, Vikings fans:
Vikings Release 2014 Schedule
Despite the feelings that most of us had last season, not everything that comes out of a 5-10-1 season is bad.
The NFL unveiled the 2014 regular season schedule Wednesday night. The Vikings kick off the season in St. Louis on Sept. 7 and play their first game at TCF Bank Stadium, their temporary home, against the New England Patriots the following week.
Peterson, few others to receive 2013 team awards
Adrian Peterson, Chad Greenway, Cordarrelle Patterson, John Sullivan and a Vikings rookie to be announced -- maybe Patterson again? -- will pick up some shiny hardware next weekend.
Super Bowl team returns from NYC meeting with NFL
The crew putting together a bid for the 2018 Super Bowl has returned from a NYC visit with the NFL.
Decision on Ponder's option may not be easy
The Vikings have until May 3 to decide whether to exercise their fifth-year option on Christian Ponder, and while the team’s 2011 top pick has not met expectations and could see the Vikings draft a new quarterback of the future next month, the decision could be tougher than you think.
Vikings 2014 schedule to be unveiled on Wednesday
The announcement to the announcement we’ve all been waiting for finally happened on Tuesday.
Griffen wants to be a leaner
Everson Griffen is working on his body and his mind as he anticipates his best opportunity as a pro.
Stadium contract limits
The NFL schedule is expected to be released this week and the Vikings aren’t likely to have any Thursday or Monday night games at TCF Bank Stadium. The stadium contract isn’t conducive to that.
Minnesota Vikings have incentives to work out
Minnesota Vikings players are on a one-week break from the team's offseason workout program, and many of them will return next week for the team's voluntary veteran minicamp.
Vikings could find reasons to wait on QB
There are just 16 days to go until the 2014 NFL draft, meaning we're firmly in the time of year when general managers are more likely to top off their draft preparations with a dollop of misdirection than a scintilla of truth.
NFL announces it will announce schedule tomorrow
In a sign of just how popular the league has become, the NFL announced on Tuesday that it will announce its schedule on Wednesday, creating a day's worth of anticipation and drama before the final product is unveiled.
Head-to-head: CBs Gilbert vs.
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Stadium deal makes Vikings' schedule tricky
It appears likely we'll see the 2014 NFL schedule this week, possibly as soon as Tuesday night. When the 256-game slate is made public, fans will be able to get their hands on the Minnesota Vikings' calendar for their first season at TCF Bank Stadium.
Rick Spielman, in the MMQB, agrees drafting a QB is 'torturous'
Rick Spielman is in a tough spot. His job demands he finds a quarterback for the Vikings and yet if he gambles and whiffs on a quarterback high in the draft he likely will not get to pick the one after that.
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Hartman: Don't count on Vikings selecting a quarterback eighth overall
Rick Spielman believes they will pick the best player on the board, and it’s unlikely that will be a quarterback.
case for Bortles or Bridgewater at No. 8 to the Vikings
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Charley Walters: Vikings' likely aim at top of draft is trade or defense
With the NFL draft just 18 days away, it now looks like the Vikings will do one of two things with their No. 8 overall pick: Trade down to accumulate more picks or take the best defensive player available. No quarterback.
Lookback reveals major
The Vikings might only have five starters this year that were starters at the same position in 2011. It’s all part of Rick Spielman’s great roster overhaul.
Head-to-head: The ‘other’ QB
What if the Vikings don’t take a QB at No. 8? There are plenty of other quarterback options from the middle of the first round through the end of the second round.
Computers, markers and mind power coordinate stadium construction
The Dome demolition and construction of the supersized $1 billion Minnesota Multipurpose Stadium are being orchestrated with state-of-the-art computer programs and the mind of the impishly gruff project manager.
Vikings will pay to supersize stadium video screens
The Minnesota Vikings will pay $1.2 million to get bigger and better video screens in the stadium being built in downtown Minneapolis.
Will the Vikings exercise 2015 option for Christian Ponder?
The Vikings have yet to exercise quarterback Christian Ponder’s fifth-year option for the 2015 season, according to the NFL Players Association’s records. The deadline to do so for 2011 first round picks is on May 3.
Cole discusses benefits that two-week head start had for Vikings linebackers
As teams starting anew at head coach, the Vikings, Lions, Browns, Buccaneers, Texans, Titans and Redskins were given a two-week head start on their offseason conditioning programs. That head start is coming to an end this week, so we talked with Vikings linebacker Audie Cole about the importance of being allowed to get a jump on most of the league.