It may not involve the Minnesota Vikings, but it is the first official game of the 2013 National Football League season, which is good enough for me at this point.
In Canton, Ohio, at 7 PM Central time, we will have kickoff between the Dallas Cowboys and the Miami Dolphins for the annual Hall of Fame Game. The Vikings won't see the Dolphins again until 2014, but they will make a trip to JerryWorld in Week 9 to take on the Cowboys.
Tony Romo won't play at quarterback this evening for the Cowboys, as he is still recovering from surgery on a cyst he had in his back. If you want to see what the fans of these two teams are talking about leading into this one, you can check out The Phinsider for the Miami perspective and Blogging the Boys for the Dallas side of things.
It might not be Vikings football. . .not quite yet, anyway. . .but it's football, ladies and gentlemen. If you're going to be watching the game, talk about it with your fellow Vikings fans here.