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After having their first morning walk-thru of training camp this morning, the Minnesota Vikings will take the field for their first, actual practice at 2:45pm CT. The practice is expected to end around 5:15pm CT and then the team will be finished with football activities until tomorrow.

Join us below for the latest news and updates from today’s practice as Minnesota gets closer to Week 1 of the 2016 NFL season.


2:30pm – Vikings players have begun to make their way to the practice field.

2:45pm – The first Vikings training camp practice of 2016 is officially under way!

2:50pm – A couple Vikings fan favorites are beginning to hit the practice field.

2:55pm – Many players getting an early shot at the Vikings punt return job. Can Sherels come out on top once again in 2016?


3:10pm – New Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano trying to improve an underwhelming Minnesota offensive line from a year ago.

3:20pm – Running back Adrian Peterson having his own personal training camp?

3:25pm – Vikings coaches are already in mid-season form.

3:35pm – Peterson must have just needed a little warm-up before he joined his teammates on the field.

3:40pm – The Vikings wide receivers making plenty of plays on day one.

3:45pm – And the first interception of training camp goes to Mr. Antone Exum himself. Exum is looking to compete for the Vikings starting strong-safety next to Harrison Smith this season.

3:50pm – The Vikings wide receivers may be making plays, but that probably does not make Zimmer too happy about the play of his defensive backs. Consistently getting beat by receivers in 1-on-1 drills today.

3:55pm – The 11-on-11 portion of Vikings practice has begun, with similar lineups from their walk-thru this morning.

4:00pm – Vikings first round draft pick Laquon Treadwell getting an early opportunity to shine on the first day of camp.

4:05pm – Wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson with the potential first noticeable injury in practice.

4:20pm – Make sure to follow the Minnesota Vikings official Snapchat account for even more, up to the minute training camp updates.

4:25pm – Never thought of as the best at his position on the team, but linebacker Audie Cole still seems to frequently make plays on the football field.

4:35pm – Vikings ending their first practice of training camp off with more 11-on-11 drills.

4:40pm – Coaches experimenting early in camp with different players in the defensive backfield.

4:55pm – Rookies and backups getting plenty of opportunities to make plays for the Vikings in practice today.


5:00pm – Day one of Vikings training camp has come to a close.


Be sure to check back to the site tomorrow for complete coverage of the Vikings second day at training camp!