Dolphins, Seahawks among the Vikings preseason opponents

The Vikings' 3rd week game will be on Sunday Night Football.

The Minnesota Vikings will prepare for the 2017 NFL season with four preseason games, with matchups against the Buffalo Bills and Seattle Seahawks among them.

The preseason schedule for NFL teams was released at 4 p.m. Monday and the Vikings will start with a trip to Buffalo on the weekend of Aug. 10-13.

A trip to Seattle for the second year in a row follows, and then they return home to face the San Francisco 49ers and the Miami Dolphins at U.S. Bank Stadium to round out the pre-season.

Here's the full schedule:

Preseason Week 1 (Aug. 10-13): at Buffalo Bills

Preseason Week 2 (Aug. 18-20): at Seattle Seahawks

Preseason Week 3 (Aug. 27): vs. San Francisco 49ers

Preseason Week 4 (Thursday, Aug. 31): vs. Miami Dolphins

The week 3 game against the 49ers will be broadcast on NBC's Sunday Night Football, as it kicks off at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 27.

Specific dates and times will be announced when the dates of the rest of the games are finalized.

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