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Full schedule: Vikings open at home, play 4 prime-time games

They visit the Patriots to begin a stretch of five games in December.

The NFL schedule was released Thursday night and the Minnesota Vikings have a boatload of difficult games, but they will play in prime-time four times. 

Here's the full schedule. 

  1. Sun., Sept. 9 vs. San Francisco 49ers, 12 p.m. FOX
  2. Sun., Sept. 16 at Green Bay Packers, 12 p.m. FOX
  3. Sun., Sept. 23 vs. Buffalo Bills, 12 p.m. CBS
  4. Thur., Sept. 27 at Los Angeles Rams, 7:20 p.m. FOX
  5. Sun., Oct. 7 at Philadelphia Eagles, 3:25 p.m. FOX
  6. Sun., Oct. 14 vs. Arizona Cardinals, 12 p.m. FOX
  7. Sun., Oct. 21 at New York Jets, 12 p.m. FOX
  8. Sun., Oct. 28 vs. New Orleans Saints, 7:20 p.m. NBC
  9. Sun., Nov. 4 vs. Detroit Lions, 12 p.m. FOX
  10. Bye
  11. Sun., Nov. 18 at Chicago Bears, 12 p.m. FOX
  12. Sun., Nov. 25 vs. Green Bay Packers, 7:20 p.m. NBC
  13. Sun., Dec. 2 at New England Patriots, 3:25 p.m. FOX
  14. Mon., Dec. 10 at Seattle Seahawks, 7:15 p.m. ESPN
  15. Sun., Dec. 16 vs. Miami Dolphins, 12 p.m. CBS
  16. Sun., Dec. 23 at Detroit Lions, 12 p.m. FOX
  17. Sun., Dec. 30 vs. Chicago Bears, 12 p.m. FOX

The four prime time games are feature Sunday Night Football games at home against the Saints in Week 8 and the Packers in Week 12, along with Thursday Night Football at the Rams in Week 4 and Monday Night Football at Seattle in Week 14. 

Minnesota also has two national games on FOX with 3:25 p.m. kickoffs against the Eagles in Week 5 and Patriots in Week 13. 

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