Associated Press, Published April 18 2013
Vikings play Metrodome finale vs. Lions Dec. 29MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will play their final game at the Metrodome against Detroit Dec. 29.
The NFL schedule was unveiled Thursday. The Vikings will also play the Lions to start the season Sept. 8. They have one Monday night game, at the New York Giants Oct. 21; one Sunday night, against Green Bay Oct. 27; and one Thursday night, against Washington Nov. 7.
The Vikings play at the Packers Nov. 24 and at Chicago Sept. 15, before hosting the Bears Dec. 1. The home opener is Sept. 22 against Cleveland. One of Minnesota's home games this year is in London, against Pittsburgh Sept. 29. The Vikings have their bye after that.
They'll face former teammates Percy Harvin and Antoine Winfield in Seattle Nov. 17.