The Minnesota Vikings announced the 2013 regular season schedule Thursday evening, revealing what appears to be a very tough schedule.
Minnesota will open the season on the road against the Detroit Lions, with an early bye in Week 5. The Vikings will play the New York Giants on Oct. 21 for Monday Night Football on ESPN.
For what should be a highly anticipated matchup, you’ll be able to see former Vikings players Sidney Rice, Percy Harvin, and Antoine Winfield when the team visits the Seattle Seahawks on Nov. 17.
Here is the full schedule:
Sept. 8 12:00 PM CT: at Detroit Lions on FOX
Sept. 15 12:00 PM CT: at Chicago Bears on FOX
Sept. 22 12:00 PM CT: vs Cleveland Browns on CBS
Sept. 29 12:00 PM CT: vs Pittsburgh Steelers on CBS
Week 5 Bye
Oct. 13 12:00 PM CT: vs Carolina Panthers on FOX
Oct. 21 7:40 PM CT: at New York Giants on ESPN – Monday Night Football
Oct. 27 7:30 PM CT: vs Green Bay Packers on NBC – Sunday Night Football
Nov. 3 12:00 PM CT: at Dallas Cowboys on FOX
Nov. 7 7:25 PM CT: vs Washington Redskins on NFL Network – Thursday Night Football
Nov. 17 3:25 CT: at Seattle Seahawks on FOX
Nov. 24 12:00 PM CT: at Green Bay Packers on FOX
Dec. 1 12:00 PM CT: vs Chicago Bears on FOX
Dec. 8 12:00 PM CT: at Baltimore Ravens on FOX
Dec. 15 12:00 PM CT: vs Philadelphia Eagles on FOX
Dec. 22 12:00 PM CT: at Cincinnati Bengals on FOX
Dec. 29 12:00 PM CT: vs Detroit Lions on FOX