Vikings Schedule: Official 2020 regular season schedule released

(Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images) Dalvin Cook
(Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images) Dalvin Cook /

The Minnesota Vikings schedule for the 2020 regular season was released on Thursday and the team now knows when and where they will travel each week.

For the majority of fans, the release of the Minnesota Vikings schedule is an exciting time of the year. It might be due to the lack of anything else really exciting going on, but the schedule release gives Vikings fans something to look forward to as suffer through a few more months without football being played.

This is especially true for the revealing of the 2020 schedule. People all over the world are still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and finding out the NFL schedule for the upcoming season allows some fans of the sport to shift their focus to something other than the pandemic, even if it’s for a short period of time.

With that being said, let’s take a look at Minnesota’s official schedule for the 2020 regular season.

Week 1

Green Bay Packers

  • Sunday, September 13
  • 12 p.m. CT

Week 2

at Indianapolis Colts

  • Sunday, September 20
  • 12 p.m. CT

Week 3

Tennessee Titans

  • Sunday, September 27
  • 12 p.m. CT

Week 4

at Houston Texans

  • Sunday, October 4
  • 12 p.m. CT

Week 5

at Seattle Seahawks

  • Sunday, October 11
  • 7:20 p.m. CT

Week 6

Atlanta Falcons

  • Sunday, October 18
  • 12 p.m. CT

Week 7

  • Bye week

Week 8

at Green Bay Packers

  • Sunday, November 1
  • 12 p.m. CT

Week 9

Detroit Lions

  • Sunday, November 8
  • 12 p.m. CT

Week 10

at Chicago Bears

  • Monday, November 16
  • 7:15 p.m. CT

Week 11

Dallas Cowboys

  • Sunday, November 22
  • 3:25 p.m. CT

Week 12

Carolina Panthers

  • Sunday, November 29
  • 12 p.m. CT

Week 13

Jacksonville Jaguars

  • Sunday, December 6
  • 12 p.m. CT

Week 14

at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

  • Sunday, December 13
  • 12 p.m. CT

Week 15

Chicago Bears

  • Sunday, December 20
  • 12 p.m. CT

Week 16

at New Orleans Saints

  • Friday, December 25
  • 3:30 p.m. CT

Week 17

at Detroit Lions

  • Sunday, January 3
  • 12 p.m. CT

So the Vikings will kick off their 2020 season by taking on the hated Packers inside U.S. Bank Stadium. Hopefully, fans will be allowed back into stadiums by then and the crowd and can make life extremely difficult for Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay.

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Finishing with two games on the road is not going to be easy. But who knows what shape the Saints and Lions could be in by the time it comes for Minnesota to take them on.