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NFCN Standings
Green Bay 12-4-0
Detroit 11-5-0
Minnesota 7-9-0
Chicago 5-11-0


2015 Pre Season Schedule
Date Opponent Time
8/09 Pittsburgh 7 PM
8/14-16  Tampa Bay TBA
8/21-23 Oakland TBA
8/28-29 @ Dallas TBA
9/03 @ Tennessee TBA
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 12 PM
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 3:25 PM
12/21 @ Miami 12 PM
12/28 Chicago 12 PM


NFL Off-season Calendar

April 20: Clubs with returning head coaches may begin offseason workout programs.

April 24: Deadline for restricted free agents to sign offer sheets.

April 29: Deadline for prior club to exercise right of first refusal to restricted free agents.

April 30-May 2: 2014 NFL Draft, Chicago, Illinois.

May 8-11: First weekend after the NFL draft, clubs may elect to hold their three-day post-draft rookie minicamp from Friday through Sunday or Saturday through Monday.

May 11: Rookie Football Development Program begins.

May 15-18: Second weekend after the NFL draft, clubs may elect to hold their three-day post-draft rookie minicamp from Friday through Sunday or Saturday through Monday.

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Current News

Peterson cleared to rejoin Vikings, but will he?
The Vikings’ ownership, front office, coaching staff and players all have expressed a desire for Peterson’s return from a suspension that lasted seven months. Star Tribune April 17, 2015

Vikings' prime-time outlook improving for 2015
The NFL is expected to unveil its 2015 schedule next week. says Thursday is the golden day, though it could leak out any time in the days preceding it. When it's revealed, there are two things you can count on. Pioneer Press April 17, 2015

Top earners for 2015: Matt Kalil, No. 7
Continuing our list of top-dollar pay and high expectations is left tackle Matt Kalil at No. 7. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities April 16, 2015

NFL announces that Peterson will be reinstated on Friday
One day after Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was eligible to be reinstated, the NFL issued a 211-word statement today that announced his return, effective Friday, while warning him to continue his counseling and not step out of line again. Star Tribune April 16, 2015

Full NFL, Vikings statements on Adrian Peterson
Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings was advised today that effective tomorrow he is reinstated as an active NFL player and may participate in all scheduled activities with the Vikings. Star Tribune April 16, 2015

Vikings' Adrian Peterson reinstated by NFL
Adrian Peterson has been cleared to return to the NFL. Now all that remains to be settled is where he will play next season. Pioneer Press April 16, 2015

Adrian Peterson reinstated, with conditions
The NFL reinstated Adrian Peterson, effective Friday, with the condition that he have no more violations of the Personal Conduct Policy. Viking Update April 16, 2015

Vikings stadium contribution increases again
The Vikings’ contribution to the new stadium is at $552 million and apparently still counting. Smaller Norseman suites are being planned with the latest money. Viking Update April 16, 2015

In full letter, Goodell writes 'I remain concerned' about Peterson
Adrian Peterson is reinstated effective Friday, but NFL commissioner Roger Goodell isn't convinced that he is a changed man. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities April 16, 2015

Vikings among NFL's lowest spenders through 2015 free agency
If it seemed like the Minnesota Vikings didn't make any big moves in free agency, it's because they didn't. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities April 16, 2015

Polian: Vikings hold hammer in Peterson talks
Hall of Fame general manager Bill Polian is no stranger to the business of the NFL, and he has strong opinions about who is in control of the Adrian Peterson situation. Viking Update April 15, 2015

Top earners for 2015: Brian Robison, No. 8
Continuing our list of top-dollar pay and high expectations is defensive end Brian Robison at No. 8. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities April 15, 2015

Peterson’s reinstatement date approaches
Adrian Peterson could be reinstated as early as Wednesday, but that would be just the start of the process to determining his future in the NFL. Viking Update April 14, 2015

Teddy Bridgewater tabbed as grand marshal of Kentucky Derby parade
Minnesota Vikings quarterback and former University of Louisville standout Teddy Bridgewater has been selected as grand marshal of the Kentucky Derby Festival Pegasus Parade later this month. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities April 14, 2015

Top earners for 2015: Chad Greenway, No. 9
Editor's note: In this series, we'll profile the top 10 earners slated for the 2015 season. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities April 14, 2015

Heisman hunting out of season for Vikings
The NFL success rate of Heisman winners has been terrible since the turn of the century, so having the Heisman-winning QBs go in front of the Vikings works for them. Viking Update April 13, 2015

Wide Receiver Swap Showcases Shifting In Philosophy
When a coaching change is made within an organization the most likely outcome is to see drastic changes from the previous regime. April 13, 2015

Top earners for 2015: Linval Joseph, No. 10
After a few months of tailoring the roster leading up to the NFL Draft, some Vikings players will return to work next week for the start of voluntary workouts. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities April 12, 2015

Adrian Peterson's 7-month exile could soon be over
The Adrian Peterson saga won’t be over until the most productive running back of this era squeezes his shiny, bald head into a football helmet and runs out onto an NFL practice field for the first time since last September. Whether that helmet will be purple or of another color remains to be seen, but a resolution appears to finally be close. Star Tribune April 12, 2015

11 years of 11th pick shows big talents
The Vikings’ 11th pick has produced some impressive talents over the last 11 years. What will the Vikings do with it? Viking Update April 11, 2015

Fifth-year option decisions loom for Smith, Kalil
NFL teams have started to exercise their fifth-year options on 2012 first-round picks. The headliner is Andrew Luck, the No. 1 overall pick that year and now the franchise quarterback for the Colts. Star Tribune April 9, 2015

Vikings' 2015 preseason schedule announced
The NFL has revealed the 2015 preseason schedule. The Vikings, who have already been announced as one of the two teams playing in the annual Hall of Fame game, will play five preseason games. Star Tribune April 9, 2015

Vikings' preseason schedule includes visit to Dallas
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson typically does not play preseason games. Perhaps 2015 will be different, especially if the Texan is no longer with Minnesota. Pioneer Press April 9, 2015

Vikings preseason presents reunions
The Vikings preseason schedule was announced Thursday, with several former Vikings on the agenda. Viking Update April 9, 2015

More fuel for Bridgewater-Parker connections
DeVante Parker was part of the Vikings’ “top 30” visit, further fuel for those wanting to reunite Teddy Bridgewater with his college receiver. Viking Update April 9, 2015

Vikings' 2015 preseason schedule released
Christian Ponder and Leslie Frazier are scheduled to return to Minnesota as preseason opponents of the Vikings. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities April 9, 2015

NFL asks appellate court to restore Adrian Peterson's suspension
In a 42-page brief filed on Thursday, the NFL asked the appellate court to reverse a district court's decision in February to table Adrian Peterson's suspension. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities April 9, 2015

Who won the draft trade: Revisiting the Vikings' 2008 deals
Three weeks from Thursday night, the NFL Draft speculation will end with an actual selection being made. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities April 9, 2015

Vikings Announce 2015 Preseason Schedule
The Vikings have announced their 2015 preseason schedule, with specific dates and times still to be announced. There's not much you can glean off of a preseason schedule, but there are a couple of semi-intriguing side angles. April 9, 2015

Vikings hope new stadium will be recruiting tool
The Vikings invited local media for a tour of the construction site of their new downtown stadium and the stadium preview center today. The team has taken free agents on similar tours, too. Star Tribune April 8, 2015