Vikings set dates, times for preseason schedule

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings have finalized their 2013 preseason schedule with dates and times.

Minnesota, which revealed its preseason opponents last week, will open the 2013 preseason at home against the Houston Texans at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9. The Vikings will travel the next two weeks, playing at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16 in Buffalo and at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25 in San Francisco. The matchup against the defending NFC champion 49ers will be televised nationally on NBC. Minnesota will wrap up the preseason with a 7 p.m. home game on Thursday, Aug. 29 against the Tennessee Titans.

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