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2018 Pre Season Schedule
Date Opponent Time
8/11 @ Denver 8 PM
8/18 Jacksonville 12 PM
8/24 Seattle 7 PM
8/30 @ Tennessee 7 PM
2018 Regular Season Schedule
9/9 San Francisco 12 PM
9/16 @ Green Bay 12 PM
9/23 Buffalo 12 PM
9/27 @ Los Angles 7:20 PM
10/7 @ Philadelphia 3:25 PM
10/14 Arizona 12 PM
10/21 @ NY Jets 12 PM
10/28 New Orleans 7:20 PM
11/4 Detroit 12 PM
11/11 Bye N/A
11/18 @ Chicago 7:20 PM
11/25 Green Bay 7:20 PM
12/2 @ New England 3:25 PM
12/10 @ Seattle 7:15 PM
12/16 Miami 12 PM
12/23 @ Detroit 12 PM
12/30 Chicago 3:25 PM

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NFL Calendar 

Jan. 14 Deadline for college players that are underclassmen to apply for special eligibility. A list of players who are accepted into the NFL Draft will be sent to clubs on Jan. 18.

Jan. 19 East-West Shrine Game, Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Jan. 20 AFC and NFC Championship Games.

Jan. 26 Senior Bowl, Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama.

Jan. 27 NFL Pro Bowl, Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida.

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Current News

Super Bowl winner Gary Kubiak joins Mike Zimmer's Vikings staff
The former Denver Broncos coach will be assistant head coach and offensive advisor. Star Tribune January 14, 2019

Report: Vikings hire veteran coach Gary Kubiak as offensive advisor
A few days after formally introducing Kevin Stefanski as offensive coordinator, the Vikings appear to have added additional expertise on that side of the ball. Pioneer Press January 14, 2019

Report: Vikings hire Gary Kubiak as offensive advisor
The Kubiaks are trading the Mile High City for the Land of 10,000 Lakes. 24/7 Sports January 14, 2019

Report: Vikings hiring Gary Kubiak in offensive advisory role
The Minnesota Vikings are adding a highly-accomplished offensive mind to their staff. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 14, 2019

On second-generation pros, Nick Foles and Vikings' draft woes
A few loosely connected thoughts with local angles as the NFL playoffs wind down to the final four teams. Star Tribune January 13, 2019

What the Vikings can learn from the final four
The Minnesota Vikings and 28 other teams will be watching championship Sunday next week and looking for things they can take away from this year’s group of successful clubs. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 13, 2019

Remembering John Michels: 'You didn't want to mess with Johnny'
John Michels had 'it' as the Vikings offensive line coach over 26 seasons. Star Tribune January 12, 2019

How much balance should Stefanski have in new Vikings offense?
The Minnesota Vikings’ run-pass ratio seemed to drive head coach Mike Zimmer crazy throughout the 2018 season. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 12, 2019

Vikings’ Kevin Stefanski: ‘I am exactly where I want to be’
If there was disappointment for Kevin Stefanski in not getting Cleveland’s head coaching job, it evidently didn’t last long. Pioneer Press January 11, 2019

Special teams coordinator Mike Priefer turns down Vikings’ offer to join Browns
Special teams coordinator Mike Priefer told NFL Media on Friday he has left the Vikings for the Cleveland Browns. Priefer, whose contract expired Tuesday, said in a statement to the outlet that the Vikings offered him a contract but he elected to move on after eight seasons to join the staff of new Browns coach Freddie Kitchens. Pioneer Press January 11, 2019

The Sean McVay Effect: How does Vikings’ Mike Zimmer stay relevant amid seismic shift in NFL?
Mike Zimmer has a reputation of being one of the most stubborn head coaches in the NFL, a trait that should serve him well as the league continues its seismic shift away from his area of expertise. Pioneer Press January 11, 2019

Longtime Vikings assistant coach John Michels dies at 87
John Michels, a college football hall of famer whose 27 seasons as a Minnesota Vikings assistant coach included all four of their Super Bowl appearances, has died. He was 87. Pioneer Press January 11, 2019

Stefanski tearing apart Vikings offense before rebuilding it
After 13 years as an assistant coach in the NFL, Kevin Stefanski finally has a job as a full-time offensive coordinator. 24/7 Sports January 11, 2019

Mike Priefer will not return to Vikings coaching staff
Mike Priefer and his coaching career with the Minnesota Vikings appears to be over after his contract expired earlier this week the the team he has called home since the 2011 season. 24/7 Sports January 11, 2019

Dalvin Cook looking forward to more touches under Stefanski
Dalvin Cook crossed another checkmark off the career list this year when he (mostly) made it through a full NFL season despite missing five games due to a hamstring issue. 24/7 Sports January 11, 2019

Vikings 2019 opponents finalized
The Minnesota Vikings are still finishing up the 2018 season with hopes to get into the playoffs once again, but their 2019 slate of games is set with the dust clearing on the regular season. 24/7 Sports January 11, 2019

Tension still in the air during Stefanski’s uncomfortable introduction
If nobody told you different and you only heard the tone of Friday’s press conference to introduce Kevin Stefanski as the Minnesota Vikings’ offensive coordinator, you would have guessed it was a Week 13 presser after a loss to a division foe. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 11, 2019

Reports: Mike Priefer departs as Vikings’ special teams coordinator, will join Browns
The Minnesota Vikings will have a new special teams coordinator in 2019. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 11, 2019

Overrated! Kirk Cousins takes a hit from NFL defensive players in poll
Kirk Cousins finished atop a recent poll conducted by The Athletic, but it’s not a good thing the Vikings quarterback got the most votes. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 11, 2019

Mike Priefer leaves Vikings to be Browns special teams coordinator
The Vikings will have a new special teams coordinator in 2019 as Mike Priefer is going home. Star Tribune January 11, 2019

2018 Vikings grades: Safety Harrison Smith leads a deep secondary
The Vikings defense became the NFL’s first since the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1998 and 1999 to force the fewest passing touchdowns in back-to-back seasons. Star Tribune January 11, 2019

John Michels, a Vikings assistant for 27 seasons, dies at 87
The former Tennessee standout was the longest serving coach in team history. Star Tribune January 11, 2019

Longtime NFL coach Joe Philbin a candidate to rebuild Vikings’ struggling O-line
The Vikings have settled on an offensive coordinator. Now, they have turned their attention toward an offensive line coach. On Wednesday, the day the Vikings removed the interim tag from offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski, BobMcGinnFootball.com reported they received permission from the Green Bay Packers to interview Joe Philbin. Pioneer Press January 10, 2019

Report: Joe Philbin to interview with Vikings for OL coach job
Joe Philbin could be seeking other opportunities across the NFL with the Green Bay Packers hiring Matt LaFleur as their head coach, but he may not have to look all that far to find a new home. 24/7 Sports January 10, 2019

Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph excited to see former coach serve as O.C.
Since 2011 Kyle Rudolph has served as the Vikings primary passing target as a tight end. Along that ride with him through Bill Musgrave, Norv Turner, Pat Shurmur and John DeFilippo Kevin Stefanski was studying and working the intricacies of the Minnesota Vikings offense. KFAN.com January 10, 2019

Vikings WR Stefon Diggs looking forward to stability with offense in 2019
Over the past four seasons, the Minnesota Vikings have seen four different offensive coordinators come and go and with that, little pieces of the offense have come and gone as well. Sprinkle in new players each year including a new quarterback last season and you've had a lot of change over the past few years for the Vikings offense. KFAN.com January 10, 2019

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins "Thrilled" to Have Kevin Stefanski Back at O.C.
Of all the players on the Minnesota Vikings 53-man roster, there's about three of them that know Kevin Stefanski more than anybody else. KFAN.com January 10, 2019

Vikings RB Dalvin Cook on O.C. Stefanski, "He let us play free..."
Stability is not a luxury that the Minnesota Vikings have had the chance to experience over the past few years. Some of that it is good and some of it is bad. You'll lose coordinators when you're team has a high level of success (Pat Shurmur) and you'll lose coordinators when you have troubles along the way (Norv Turner). KFAN.com January 10, 2019

2018 Vikings grades, linebackers: Anthony Barr's contract season leaves you wanting more
At the center of the Vikings’ defensive issues to begin 2018 were a pair of linebackers either running toward or put into the wrong places at the wrong times. Star Tribune January 10, 2019

Kevin Stefanski will stay with Vikings as offensive coordinator
The team's longtime assistant was a finalist for the Cleveland Browns head coaching position. Star Tribune January 9, 2019

2018 Vikings grades, D-line: Danielle Hunter's name among the NFL's best
Danielle Hunter emerged as one of the top pass rushers in the NFL while several others on the defensive line didn't stand out during the disappointing season. Star Tribune January 9, 2019

Kevin Stefanski returning as Vikings’ offensive coordinator
Kevin Stefanski didn’t land a head coaching job Wednesday, but he got a full-time coordinator gig. Pioneer Press January 9, 2019

Kirk Cousins 'thrilled' to have Kevin Stefanski back
Kirk Cousins has had a lot of change in his career with coaches not only with the Minnesota Vikings, but dating back to his time with the Washington Redskins. 24/7 Sports January 9, 2019

Vikings offensive stars react to Kevin Stefanski hiring
Kevin Stefanski is officially the full-time offensive coordinator of the Minnesota Vikings as the team made the news official on Wednesday. 24/7 Sports January 9, 2019

Vikings announce Kevin Stefanski as offensive coordinator
Kevin Stefanski lost out on the Cleveland Browns head coaching job to Freddie Kitchens and in the aftermath of those reports, the Minnesota Vikings have their offensive coordinator back. 24/7 Sports January 9, 2019

Kevin Stefanski finally gets shot to put stamp on Vikings
Kevin Stefanski will be returning to the Minnesota Vikings as their offensive coordinator, as it was reported on Wednesday after he was passed over for the head coaching job with the Cleveland Browns. 24/7 Sports January 9, 2019

Kevin Stefanski to remain as Vikings’ offensive coordinator
Kevin Stefanski will be staying put. The Vikings’ longtime assistant coach, who replaced John DeFilippo as the team’s interim offensive coordinator for the final three games of the season, will remain as Minnesota’s offensive coordinator. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 9, 2019

It's official, Vikings name Kevin Stefanski offensive coordinator
The Minnesota Vikings have named Kevin Stefanski offensive coordinator. “Kevin is a smart young coach with a bright future,” said Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer. KFAN.com January 9, 2019

Vikings interim offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski has second interview for Browns post
As the expiration of Kevin Stefanski's contract meant he was free to talk to other teams Tuesday, the Vikings interim offensive coordinator remained a candidate for one of the NFL's more intriguing head coaching jobs. Star Tribune January 8, 2019

Offensive coordinator pick won't matter if Vikings don't fix offensive line
Looking at the last seven seasons of Vikings offensive history, there’s a strong correlation between relative offensive success and the play of the offensive line. Star Tribune January 8, 2019

Kevin Stefanski has second interview for Browns’ head position on day Vikings contract expired
Kevin Stefanski’s contract expired Tuesday, and his future with the Vikings is uncertain. Stefanski, who concluded the season as interim offensive coordinator, had a second interview Tuesday in Cleveland for the Browns’ head coaching position, a source said. NFL Media reported the two finalists for the Cleveland job are Stefanski and Browns offensive coordinator Freddie Kitchens. Pioneer Press January 8, 2019

Updated list of possible Vikings OC candidates
The Minnesota Vikings are in need of a full-time offensive coordinator under Mike Zimmer yet again with interim candidate Kevin Stefanski's contract with the team set to expire on Tuesday. He is very much in the conversation for the job, but is receiving interest for other opportunities across the league, meaning the Vikings need to flesh out a list of their own of guys to consider. 24/7 Sports January 8, 2019

Options seem slim with potential free agent linemen
The Minnesota Vikings need a revamp on the offensive line in the worst way and everybody knows it. 24/7 Sports January 8, 2019