Vikings-Saints at Home on Monday Night Season Opener Against Peterson?
The rumors are becoming more evident that the Vikings will have another Monday night season opener, and it’s against the Saints for the 2nd time in 3 years.
Adding more interesting to the rumor, which will be announced officially later today, the Saints have had a visit from Adrian Peterson to join the team for the 2017 season. This report coming from The Times-Picayune in New Orleans.
Take a look at this tweet from Nick Underhill, who covers the Saints in New Orleans for The Advocate:
The Saints open the season on the road against the Vikings on Monday Night Football, I’m told.
— Nick Underhill (@nick_underhill) April 20, 2017
And just a few minutes later, Ben Goessling, an ESPN reporter who covers the Vikings, tweets:
Sources tell @MikeTriplett and me the Vikings will open at home on Monday night against the Saints.
— Ben Goessling (@GoesslingESPN) April 20, 2017
The NFL Network will be announcing all 32 of the team’s schedules tonight at 7 pm (CST), according to Vikings.com, where we’ll find out if we are graced with a spotlight Monday night game in prime time.