We're just two weeks away from the first preseason game for the 2021 Minnesota Vikings.

The NFL has has expanded the regular season fo 17 games this year, the first change since the league expanded the schedule from 14 to 16 games in 1978. As a result, the number of preseason games is dropping from four to three. Each team will still have one bye week during the regular season. For the Vikings, that will come in week 7.

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Minnesota Vikings 2021 Preseason Schedule

  • WEEK 1:  August 13th or 14th - Denver at Minnesota (Time TBA)
  • WEEK 2:  August 20th or 21st - Indianapolis at Minnesota (Time TBA)
  • WEEK 3:  August 27th or 28th - Minnesota at Kansas City (Time TBA)

The Vikings will open the regular season on Sunday, September 12th against the Bengals in Cincinnati.

Minnesota Vikings 2021-22 Schedule

  • WEEK 1:  SUN 9/12 - Minnesota at Cinncinati (Noon CT)
  • WEEK 2:  SUN 9/19 - Minnesota at Arizona (3:05 pm CT)
  • WEEK 3:  SUN 9/26 - Seattle at Minnesota (3:25 pm CT)
  • WEEK 4:  SUN 10/3 - Cleveland at Minnesota (Noon CT)
  • WEEK 5:  SUN 10/10 - Detroit at Minnesota (Noon pm CT)
  • WEEK 6:  SUN 10/17 - Minnesota at Carolina (Noon CT)
  • WEEK 7:  Bye
  • WEEK 8:  SUN 10/31 - Dallas. at Minnesota (7:20 pm CT)
  • WEEK 9:  SUN 11/7 - Minnesota at Baltimore (Noon CT)
  • WEEK 10:  SUN 11/14 - Minnesota at LA Chargers (3:05 pm CT)
  • WEEK 11:  SUN 11/21 - Green Bay at Minnesota (Noon CT)
  • WEEK 12:  SUN 11/20 - Minnesota at San Francisco (3:35 pm CT)
  • WEEK 13:  SUN 12/5 - Minnesota at Detroit (Noon CT)
  • WEEK 14:  SUN 12/12 - Pittsburgh at Minnesota (7:20 pm CT)
  • WEEK 15:  MON 12/20 - Minnesota at Chicago (7:15 pm CT)
  • WEEK 16:  SUN 12/26 - LA Rams at Minnesota (Noon CT)
  • WEEK 17:  SUN 1/2 - Minnesota at Green Bay (7:20 pm CT)
  • WEEK 18:  SUN 1/9 - Chicago at Minnesota (Noon CT)

Will the Vikings be a contender in 2021? Will Aaron Rodgers still be wearing a Packers uniform? Will Justin Fields make an impact as Chicago's new quarterback? Will Detroit still be Detroit?

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