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Vikings set dates for camp
Team will spend three weeks at Minnesota State Mankato.
The Associated Press via Mankato Free Press, 5-17-12
EDEN PRAIRIE — The Minnesota Vikings will have a longer training camp this year.
The team announced Wednesday that players will report to Minnesota State University, Mankato on July 26 and break camp three weeks later on Aug. 16. This will be the 47th straight season the Vikings train in Mankato.
Specific practice dates and times have not yet been finalized, but this will be the longest training camp for the Vikings since a three-week stay in 2008.
Counting the number of days from the first to the last open-to-the-public practices, the Vikings were in Mankato for 14 days or fewer in each of the last three years.
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