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First Vikings preseason game at U.S. Bank Stadium set for Aug. 28

By Andrew Krammer

The San Diego Chargers will be the Vikings’ first opponent at U.S. Bank Stadium.

A tentative preseason schedule was released on Thursday, with the Vikings set to open their new venue on Aug. 28 on national television against the Chargers. Kickoff is set for noon central. Of course, a handful of events will officially christen the stadium with two concerts and a soccer match scheduled prior to the Vikings’ first home exhibition. Chelsea and AC Milan will be the first sporting event, set for Aug. 3. While country singer Luke Bryan will perform on Aug. 19, followed by the metal band Metallica on Aug. 20.

Preseason schedule

Aug. 12-14: at Cincinnati Bengals

Aug. 19-21: at Seattle Seahawks

Aug. 28: vs. San Diego Chargers, 12 p.m. CT (FOX)

Sept. 1: vs. Los Angeles Rams

The remaining dates and times are to be determined.

The post First Vikings preseason game at U.S. Bank Stadium set for Aug. 28 appeared first on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities.

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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