Vikings schedule is outPublished 5:37am Friday, April 19, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings will play their final game at the Metrodome against Detroit Dec. 29.
The NFL schedule was unveiled Thursday. The Vikings will also play the Lions to start the season Sept. 8. They have one Monday night game, at the New York Giants Oct. 21; one Sunday night, against Green Bay Oct. 27; and one Thursday night, against Washington Nov. 7.
The Vikings play at the Packers Nov. 24 and at Chicago Sept. 15, before hosting the Bears Dec. 1. The home opener is Sept. 22 against Cleveland. One of Minnesota’s home games this year is in London, against Pittsburgh Sept. 29. The Vikings have their bye after that.
They’ll face former teammates Percy Harvin and Antoine Winfield in Seattle Nov. 17.
2013 schedule (all times Central)
Sept. 8 at Detroit Lions, noon
Sept. 15 at Chicago Bears, noon
Sept. 22 vs. Cleveland Browns, noon
Sept. 29 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (London), noon
Oct. 13 vs. Carolina Panthers, noon
Oct. 21 at New York Giants (Mon), 7:40 p.m.
Oct. 27 vs. Green Bay Packers 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 3 at Dallas Cowboys, noon
Nov. 7 vs. Washington Redskins (Thu), 7:25 p.m.
Nov. 17, at Seattle Seahawks, 3:25 p.m.
Nov. 24 at Green Bay Packers. noon
Dec. 1 vs. Chicago Bears. noon
Dec. 8 at Baltimore Ravens, noon
Dec. 15 vs. Philadelphia Eagles, noon
Dec. 22 at Cincinnati Bengals, noon
Dec. 29 Detroit Lions, noon