Complete guide for the 2024 Minnesota Vikings offseason

Minnesota Vikings receiver Justin Jefferson and quarterback Kirk Cousins
Minnesota Vikings receiver Justin Jefferson and quarterback Kirk Cousins / David Berding/GettyImages
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We've got everything you need to know and what to expect during the next few months when the 2024 Minnesota Vikings offseason gets underway.

Time flies and the Minnesota Vikings are already entering their third offseason with Kevin O'Connell as their head coach and Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as their general manager.

This third offseason for O'Connell and Adofo-Mensah is arguably the most important of their tenure with the Vikings so far, and some of the biggest decisions they make during the next few months could determine how much longer they will remain with the franchise.

Minnesota's current regime will have their work cut out for them as they have to come up with answers for some gigantic questions about some of their top players, including quarterback Kirk Cousins, wide receiver Justin Jefferson, pass rusher Danielle Hunter, and safety Harrison Smith.

So before the Super Bowl concludes in a few weeks and the Vikings' 2024 offseason really gets underway, let's go over everything that every Minnesota fan needs to know about what will be taking place with their favorite team during the next few months, beginning with some key dates.

Key Dates for the 2024 Vikings Offseason

February 20th: Teams can begin to assign franchise and transition tags
February 27th - March 4th: NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana
March 5th: Deadline for teams to assign a franchise or transition tag to a player
March 11th: Teams can negotiate contracts with 2024 free agents (legal tampering period)
March 13th: New league year begins and teams can sign 2024 free agents to contracts
April 15th: First day the Vikings can begin their 2024 offseason workouts
April 25th - 27th: 2024 NFL Draft in Detroit, Michigan
May 2nd: Deadline for Minnesota to exercise their fifth-year option for Christian Darrisaw
May 3rd - 6th or May 10th - 13th: Vikings rookie mini camp

Hit the next button to see which members of Minnesota's 2023 roster will be free agents this offseason.