Vikings schedule is out

Published 5:37 am 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.

Email newsletter signup

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

Bye Week

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