Dates and times set for Vikings' preseason schedule
Get the 1500 ESPN SportsWire delivered to your inbox daily, and keep up with all the news in Twin Cities Sports
The Minnesota Vikings' preseason opponents were announced this month. Now the dates and times have been set.
The Vikings will open their exhibition schedule at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9 against Houston at the Metrodome and then travel to Buffalo for a 6 p.m. kickoff on Friday, Aug. 16.
The Vikings' third preseason game will be played at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25 in San Francisco and will be shown nationally by NBC. Coach Leslie Frazier's team will close its exhibition season on Thursday, Aug. 29 against Tennessee at the Metrodome.