The 2015 regular season won’t kick off for another 147 days, but Vikings fans have plenty to look forward to until then. Minnesota will be “on the clock” Thursday April 30th, when the NFL Draft begins and Rick Spielman makes the 11th-overall selection. In late July, players will report for Training Camp in Mankato, ringing in the start of “real” football activities.
But, the fun begins in early August, when the Vikings suit up for a five-game stretch of preseason games. On Thursday afternoon, the NFL released its preseason schedule, which is outlined below: