Minnesota Vikings 2023 schedule and results
In the second year of the Kevin O’Connell era, the Minnesota Vikings 2023 schedule opens with a matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a former division rival, inside U.S. Bank Stadium.
After taking on the Tom Brady-less bucs, the Vikings will head out on the road test to take on the defending NFC Champion Philadelphia Eagles team in a Thursday night showdown. Following their trip to Philadelphia, Minnesota will return home for an intriguing matchup against Justin Herbert and the Los Angeles Chargers.
Those are some of the highlights of the early part of the Vikings’ schedule this year, here’s how the rest of it shakes out.
Minnesota Vikings schedule for the 2023 season
- WEEK 1 — Sunday, Sept. 10, 12 p.m. CT: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- WEEK 2 — Thursday, Sept. 14, 7:15 p.m. CT: at Philadelphia Eagles
- WEEK 3 — Sunday, Sept. 24, 12 p.m. CT: Los Angeles Chargers
- WEEK 4 — Sunday, Oct. 1, 12 p.m. CT: at Carolina Panthers
- WEEK 5 — Sunday, Oct. 8, 3:25 p.m. CT: Kansas City Chiefs
- WEEK 6 — Sunday, Oct. 15, 12 p.m. CT: at Chicago Bears
- WEEK 7 — Monday, Oct. 23, 7:15 p.m. CT: San Francisco 49ers
- WEEK 8 — Sunday, Oct. 29, 12 p.m. CT: at Gree Bay Packers
- WEEK 9 — Sunday, Nov. 5, 12 p.m. CT: at Atlanta Falcons
- WEEK 10 — Sunday, Nov. 12, 12 p.m. CT: New Orleans Saints
- WEEK 11 — Sunday, Nov. 19, 7:20 p.m. CT: at Denver Broncos
- WEEK 12 — Monday, Nov. 27, 7:15 p.m. CT: Chicago Bears
- WEEK 13 — Bye
- WEEK 14 — Sunday, Dec 10, 3:05 p.m. CT: at Las Vegas Raiders
- WEEK 15 — TBD: at Cincinnati Bengals
- WEEK 16 — Sunday, Dec 24, 12 p.m. CT: Detroit Lions
- WEEK 17 — Sunday, Dec. 31, 7:20 p.m. CT: Green Bay Packers
- WEEK 18 — TBD: at Detroit Lions
How will the Vikings perform during their second season with O’Connell as their head coach? Will Minnesota successfully defend their NFC North title and make a significant run in the playoffs, or will they end up falling short of the postseason?