The Vikings lost 30-9 at home to the Miami Dolphins in their final preseason game last night. Taylor Heinicke threw for 93 yards and a touchdown and Cayleb Jones had 9 cathes for 127 yards for Minnesota. Mitch Leidner replaced Heinicke and threw for 129 yards.
The Minnesota Vikings have signed former University of Minnesota quarterback Mitch Leidner. The 6-foot-3, 228-pound Leidner was not selected in the 2017 NFL draft. He attended the Baltimore Ravens rookie minicamp but did not sign with the club.
The Minnesota Vikings say the 52nd training camp in Mankato will be their last one away from headquarters. The Vikings announced on Tuesday that they plan to hold training camp at their new practice facility in the Twin Cities suburb of Eagan starting in 2018.
A school and a non-profit in St. Cloud are getting a grant from the Minnesota Vikings and U.S. Bank. The 'U.S. Bank Places to Play" grants have been awarded to Talahi Community School and Catholic Charities.