A new week in the real world begins on Monday. But in the NFL world, the new week begins on Wednesday. Games are played on Sunday, we digest and review the games on Monday and Tuesday, and then on Wednesday we flip the calendar to next week’s game.
Today is Wednesday, and that means the focus on vikings.com and at Winter Park will shift to preparing for the season opener against the San Diego Chargers. The Vikings will take a charter plane to San Diego on Saturday afternoon and then open the 2011 regular season against the Chargers with a kickoff at 3:15 p.m. CT.
In the meantime, though, there is a lot to get done. It begins today, where the Vikings will have a morning walk-through and then an afternoon practice. Both Head Coach Leslie Frazier and QB Donovan McNabb will hold press conferences today (and every Wednesday before a Sunday game), and we’ll stream those press conferences live on vikings.com. The locker room will also be open today, so we’ll do our best to track down thoughts from other Vikings players.
As you can see, there is a lot on the docket today, so stay tuned to vikings.com and the vikings.com Blog for constant updates and in-depth info on the Vikings-Chargers matchup. Later today on the Blog I’ll take general look at this year’s Chargers team and we’ll figure out ways the Vikings can attack their Week 1 opponent.
Don’t forget to enhance your knowledge of the Vikings by using social media to follow the club. You can track the Vikings on Twitter by following the club’s official Twitter account (@VikingsFootball) and by following my personal account (@wobby). You can also be a friend of the Vikings on Facebook.
More updates coming soon. While you’re waiting for the next update, leave a comment in the comments section below this entry to let us know what you think the keys are to this weekend’s game against the Chargers…
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