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Vikings 2014 schedule to be unveiled Wednesday

Posted by: Master Tesfatsion Updated: April 22, 2014 - 4:26 PM

The announcement to the announcement we’ve all been waiting for finally happened on Tuesday.

The NFL regular season schedule will be released on Wednesday at 7 p.m. CT on ESPN and NFL Network.

It was expected the schedule would be released sometime this week. The announcement of course is worthy of primetime television because, hey, it’s the NFL.

As a refresher, here’s the preseason schedule and regular season teams the Vikings will play:

Preseason

Week 1: vs. Oakland Raiders (Aug. 8 at 7 p.m.)

Week 2: vs. Arizona Cardinals (Aug. 16 at 7:30 p.m.)

Week 3: at Kansas City Chiefs (Aug. 23 at 7 p.m.)

Week 4: at Tennessee Titans (Aug. 28 at 7 p.m.)

Regular season

HOME

NFC North (Bears, Lions, Packers)

New England Patriots

New York Jets

Atlanta Falcons

Carolina Panthers

Washington Redskins

AWAY

NFC North (Bears, Lions, Packers)

Buffalo Bills

Miami Dolphins

New Orleans Saints

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

St. Louis Rams

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Boston - LP: R. De La Rosa 0 FINAL
Toronto - WP: M. Stroman 8
San Francisco - LP: T. Hudson 1 FINAL
Philadelphia - WP: C. Hamels 2
Texas - LP: C. Lewis 2 FINAL
NY Yankees - WP: B. McCarthy 4
Houston - LP: S. Feldman 1 FINAL
Oakland - WP: J. Samardzija 13
Miami - WP: H. Alvarez 3 FINAL
Atlanta - LP: C. Kimbrel 2
San Diego - WP: T. Ross 13 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - LP: E. Jackson 3
NY Mets - LP: D. Gee 1 FINAL
Milwaukee - WP: M. Garza 9
Chicago WSox - WP: H. Noesi 5 FINAL
Minnesota - LP: P. Hughes 2
Cleveland - LP: M. Rzepczynski 1 FINAL
Kansas City - WP: A. Crow 2
Detroit 5 Bottom 7th Inning
LA Angels 3
Baltimore 4 Top 9th Inning
Seattle 0
Montreal 1 FINAL
Real Salt Lake 3
Calgary 26 FINAL
Edmonton 22
Winnipeg 7/25/14 9:00 PM
Brt Columbia
Ottawa 7/26/14 6:00 PM
Hamilton
Toronto 7/26/14 9:00 PM
Saskatchewan
Winnipeg 7/31/14 6:00 PM
Hamilton
Toronto 8/1/14 6:00 PM
Montreal
Brt Columbia 8/1/14 9:00 PM
Calgary
Saskatchewan 8/2/14 6:00 PM
Ottawa
New York 84 FINAL
Seattle 80
Phoenix 93 FINAL
Los Angeles 73

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