Well, after a few months of waiting, in addition to knowing the "where" and the "who" of the 2011 NFL schedule, we finally know when each of the Vikings' 16 games will be.
So here, without any further ado, is the full list.
Week 1 (September 11) - at San Diego Chargers, 3:15 PM, FOX
Week 2 (September 18) - vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 12 PM, FOX
Week 3 (September 25) - vs Detroit Lions, 12 PM, FOX
Week 4 (October 2) - at Kansas City Chiefs, 12 PM, FOX
Week 5 (October 9) - vs Arizona Cardinals, 12 PM, FOX
Week 6 (October 16) - at Chicago Bears, 7:20 PM, NBC Sunday Night Game of the Week
Week 7 (October 23) - vs Green Bay Packers, 3:15 PM, FOX
Week 8 (October 30) - at Carolina Panthers, 12 PM, FOX
Week 9 (November 6) - BYE WEEK
Week 10 (November 14) - at Green Bay Packers, 7:30 PM, ESPN Monday Night Football
Week 11 (November 20) - vs Oakland Raiders, 12 PM, CBS
Week 12 (November 27) - at Atlanta Falcons, 12 PM, FOX
Week 13 (December 4) - vs Denver Broncos, 3 PM, CBS
Week 14 (December 11) - at Detroit Lions, 12 PM, FOX
Week 15 (December 18) - vs New Orleans Saints, 12 PM, FOX
Week 16 (December 24) - at Washington Redskins, 12 PM, FOX
Week 17 (January 1) - vs Chicago Bears, 12 PM, FOX
All times listed are Central time because. . .well, because that's all that matters.
Two prime-time games this year. . .of course, they're both on the road and against divisional opponents, but that's to be expected.
Expect the Vikings to end up with at least one more prime-time game this year. . .after all, flex scheduling and all that.
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