…Against the Green Bay Packers. According to reports from ESPN’s Rob Demovsky and Ben Goessling, the Minnesota Vikings will host the Packers in a Sunday Night Football matchup on September 9th.
The Packers will play at Minnesota in Week 2. That's expected to be the opener for the Vikings at the new U.S…. https://t.co/YgO2dcl6sK
— Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky) April 14, 2016
Although many fans speculated the Vikings would open the season in their brand new stadium, it looks as though Minnesota will start 2016 on the road. Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press, long a source for Vikings tidbits and breaking news, reported on Twitter that he’d heard “whispers” of the potential Week 2 game a few weeks ago.