Vikings vs. 49ers: Full Minnesota Game Preview

September 11, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New England Patriots kicked off the 2015 NFL season with a 28-21 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday Night Football, but Minnesota Vikings fans still must endure several more painfully long, Ragnar-less days until their team takes the field on Monday Night Football.
Minnesota is scheduled to play in the very last game of opening week—as if the offseason wasn't already long enough. Opposing the Purple and Gold will be the San Francisco 49ers, who are expected to trot out a Week 1 starting lineup with more differences than similarities to the unit that came out of the tunnel to oppose the Dallas Cowboys just one year ago.
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick returns for his fifth season in San Francisco, but he will be protected by an almost entirely different offensive line and distributing the football to a handful of new skill-position players.
Longtime San Francisco running back Frank Gore will be receiving his carries from Indianapolis Co...

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