The Minnesota Vikings are starting to gather steam into the 2013 season with an announcement of new uniforms coming soon, a new stadium groundbreaking on the horizon, an exciting draft where the Vikings have stockpiled 11 picks including two first round picks and now the release of the 2013 preseason schedule.

The Vikes will open the preseason at Mall of America Field vs. the Houston Texans. The Vikings will then have back-to-back road games against Buffalo and San Francisco with the 49ers-Vikings matchup being televised nationally on NBC’s Sunday Night Football. Week 4 of the preseason will have the Tennessee Titans coming to Minnesota for the final tune-up before the regular season begins.

  • Preseason Week 1 (Aug. 8 - 10) | vs. Houston Texans
  • Preseason Week 2 (Aug. 15 - 17) | at Buffalo Bills
  • Preseason Week 3 (Sunday, August 25) | at San Francisco 49ers - 7 PM CT on KARE 11 / NBC
  • Preseason Week 4 (Aug. 29 - 30) | vs. Tennessee

Dates and times for all games will be announced when finalized.