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How to follow all of Sunday’s action from U.S. Bank Stadium

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We are just hours away from the kickoff of Week 9 of the 2020 NFL season, as the Minnesota Vikings return to U.S. Bank Stadium to host their NFC North rivals, the Detroit Lions. In order to ensure that everyone knows how they can follow along with Sunday’s game, we’ve compiled everything you need to know into one spot, so let’s get to it here.

Television Info

Once again, the Vikings and Lions will kick things off at the best possible time for NFL action, that being noon Central on Sunday afternoon. In a bit of a scheduling quirk, this all-NFC matchup is going to be aired on CBS, which is WCCO-4 in the Twin Cities. And, in a pretty sweet twist, we get the privilege of hearing Kevin Harlan (who, as I’ve said in this space numerous times, is the best in the game) along with Trent Green. If you’re wondering about whether or not you’re in the broadcast area for this one, here is the map from the folks at 506 Sports. The Lions/Vikings game is shown in blue.

If you’re going to be using the DirecTV Sunday Ticket package for this one, you can point your receiver to Channel 708.

For our men and women serving in uniform overseas, AFN will (once again) not be showing this one live, but they will be showing a replay on AFN Sports 2. Kickoff for the replay is slated for 1000Z on Monday, which works out to 1100L on Monday for viewers in Central Europe, 1430L on Monday for fans in Afghanistan, and 1900L on Monday for everyone in Japan and Korea.

Radio Info

Once again, the Vikings Radio Network and all of its affiliates will be bringing you live broadcasts of every Vikings game for 2020. If you’re traveling around an area where there’s an affiliate or you just prefer the radio to the television, check out their site and find the affiliate in your area.

For those with satellite radio, you can find the Vikings feed for this contest on either Sirius Channel 81 or XM Channel 226. If you’re using the SiriusXM app, the Vikings’ permanent home there can be found on Channel 820.

Referee Info

According to the folks from Football Zebras, the officiating crew for today’s contest will be headed up by Clete Blakeman. This will be the second time this year that Blakeman’s crew will travel to U.S. Bank Stadium, as the same crew handled the Vikings’ 31-30 loss to the Tennessee Titans back in Week 3.

Weather Info

With the game being indoors, the weather will not be a factor in this one, but it might behoove the Vikings to have the big doors open, because it’s going to be a downright gorgeous day in the Twin Cities according to the folks from WeatherNation. It might be a bit breezy, with winds coming out of the southeast at around 20 miles an hour, but temperature at kickoff will be right around 70 degrees.

Streaming Info

With this game being broadcast on CBS, you can stream it through CBS All-Access. Otherwise, I believe a lot of the cord-cutting services offer some sort of streaming option, and there’s always NFL GamePass if you don’t have any of those. Heck, you can even get Sunday Ticket on your PlayStation or XBox, if nothing else.

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That should be all of the relevant information you need to follow all of the action from U.S. Bank Stadium this afternoon between the Minnesota Vikings and the Detroit Lions. As always, the Game Threads will start flowing approximately an hour before kickoff, so we hope to see you here then.