Facts and figures -- and a few other things you should know -- as the Vikings head to Mankato:
Where: Minnesota State University in Mankato
When: Players report Thursday and are in Mankato until Aug. 15.
Daily schedule: Practices start Friday. On most days, team has a walk-through from 10:30-11:30 a.m., and practice from 2:45-5:30 p.m. There is no practice on July 29, Aug. 5 and Aug. 9-11. Full-pad scrimmage is Saturday, Aug. 4, at 7 p.m.
Fan info: Practices are free. There are scheduled autograph times for players by position. See vikings.com for details.
Preseason games: Aug. 10 at San Francisco, 8 p.m.; Aug. 17 vs. Buffalo (Mall of America Field), 7 p.m.; Aug. 24 vs. San Diego (Mall of America Field), 7 p.m.; Aug. 30 at Houston, 6 p.m.
After Mankato: The team moves to Eden Prairie for workouts, closed to the public, starting Aug. 19.
Cutdown days: Teams must cut from 90 to 75 by Aug. 27, and must get to 53 players by Aug. 31.
Regular season: The Vikings open at noon on Sept. 9 against Jacksonville at Mall of America Field.
|Chicago Cubs - LP: E. Jackson||2||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - WP: V. Mazzaro||4|
|Baltimore - LP: K. Gausman||6||FINAL|
|Toronto - WP: B. Morrow||12|
|Cleveland - WP: Z. McAllister||12||FINAL|
|Boston - LP: R. Dempster||3|
|Minnesota - LP: J. Burton||6||FINAL|
|Detroit - WP: J. Benoit||7|
|LA Angels - WP: J. Blanton||5||FINAL|
|Kansas City - LP: E. Santana||4|
|Aug 9 - vs. Houston||7 pm|
|Aug 16 - at Buffalo||6 pm|
|Aug 25 - at San Francisco||7 pm|
|Aug 29 - vs. Tennessee||7 pm|
|2013 regular season|
|Sep 8 - at Detroit||Noon|
|Sep 15 - at Chicago||Noon|
|Sep 22 - vs. Cleveland||Noon|
|Sep 29 - vs. Pittsburgh (in London)||Noon|
|Oct 6 - Bye|
|Oct 13 - vs. Carolina||Noon|
|Oct 21 - at. NY Giants||7:40 pm|
|Oct 27 - vs. Green Bay||7:30 pm|
|Nov 3 - at Dallas||Noon|
|Nov 7 - vs. Washington||7:25 pm|
|Nov 17 - at Seattle||3:25 pm|
|Nov. 24 - at Green Bay||Noon|
|Dec 1 - vs. Chicago||Noon|
|Dec 8 - at Baltimore||Noon|
|Dec 15 - vs. Philadelphia||Noon|
|Dec 22 - at Cincinnati||Noon|
|Dec 29 - vs. Detroit||Noon|