Vikings' preseason schedule announced

BY foxsports • April 7, 2016

It's official: Minnesota Vikings fans will get their first taste of football at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, Aug. 28.

The San Diego Chargers will become the first team to visit the new site when they take the field opposite the Vikings at 12 p.m. for Week 3 of the preseason.

The Vikings' preseason schedule also includes matchups with the Cincinnati Bengals, Seattle Seahawks and Los Angeles Rams.

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer spent six years as the Bengals' defensive coordinator, and will face his former team for the first time since joining the Vikings in 2014.

Meanwhile, the Rams will make their first appearance in Minnesota since 1991, while Week 2 brings a postseason rematch with the Seattle Seahawks.

Specific dates and times will be announced at a later date.

Dates(s) Opponent Location Time
Aug. 12-14 Cincinnati Bengals Paul Brown Stadium TBD
Aug. 19-21 Seattle Seahawks CenturyLink Field TBD
Aug. 28 San Diego Chargers U.S. Bank Stadium 12 p.m.
Sept. 1 Los Angeles Rams U.S. Bank Stadium TBD