Live from Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. August 12th, 6:30 PM.
|2016 Pre Season Schedule|
|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|
|10/23||@ Philadelphia||12 PM|
|10/31||@ Chicago||7:30 PM|
|11/13||@ Washington||12 PM|
|11/24||@ Detroit||11:30 AM|
|12/11||@ Jacksonville||12 PM|
|12/24||@ Green Bay||12 PM|
Vikings Training Camp Schedule
Saturday, July 30: 10:30-11:30 AM Walk-Thru. 2:45-5:10 PM Shells. Autographs: Offensive Line
Sunday, July 31: 10:30-11:30 AM Walk-Thru. 2:45-5:10 PM Full Pads. Autographs: Quarterbacks/Specialists
Monday, August 1: 10:30-11:30 AM Walk-Thru. 2:45-5:10 PM Full Pads. Autographs: Defensive Backs
Tuesday, August 2: No Practice
Wednesday, August 3: 10:30-11:30 AM Walk-Thru. 2:45-5:10 PM Full Pads. Autographs: Tight Ends
Thursday, August 4: 10:30-11:30 AM Walk-Thru. 2:45-5:10 PM Full Pads. Autographs: Linebackers
Friday, August 5: 10:30-11:30 AM Walk-Thru. 2:45-5:10 PM Full Pads. Autographs: Running Backs
Saturday, August 6: 10:30-11:30 AM Walk-Thru. 7:30-9:30 PM Full Pads.
Sunday, August 7: No Practice
Monday, August 8: 10:30-11:30 AM Walk-Thru. 2:45-5:10 PM Full Pads. Autographs: Wide Receivers
Tuesday, August 9: 8:00-10:00 AM Full Pads.
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