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Vikings release schedule for 1st season at TCF Bank Stadium

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When the Minnesota Vikings take to the field this fall, they'll have a new home turf to contend with -- but their season won't start there. For the fifth time in the past six seasons, the game starts on the road.

The team will be taking up residence in TCF Bank Stadium while construction continues on the new stadium in downtown Minneapolis, but fans won't get to try out the outdoor football atmosphere until the Vikings take on the New England Patriots on Sept. 14.

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The Vikings will close their first season on the campus of the University of Minnesota in the season finale against Chicago. The contest will be a rematch of the first NFL game played at TCF Bank Stadium following the collapse of the Metrodome roof in 2010.

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