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After two highly successful seasons in 2012 and 2013, Vikings: Beyond the Gridiron will return for a third season. The documentary-style show focuses on the rare inside access that only a team network can provide. Beyond the Gridiron is co-produced by VEN and Elite Edge Productions and airs Saturdays on KARE 11 and Sundays on Fox Sports North.

Latest From Beyond The Gridiron

  • Spielman: Long-Term Success Comes Via The Draft

    Posted 13 hours ago

    Hear from Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman as he talks about the value the organization places on the draft, and just what goes into he and his staff's prep.

  • 17 Seasons, Not One Game Missed - Mick Tingelhoff

    Posted Jan 31, 2015

    Take a look back at the career of former Vikings center Mick Tingelhoff, who played an amazing 17 seasons in the NFL without missing a single game.

  • Spielman Looks Back on Season, Previews Offseason

    Posted Dec 30, 2014

    Vikings GM Rick Spielman looks back on the season that was in 2014 and looks ahead to what's sure to be an eventful offseason for the Vikings.

  • Rhodes Enjoys Breakout Season

    Posted Dec 30, 2014

    Hear from breakout star Xavier Rhodes, who not only emerged as a shutdown corner in 2014, but also excelled off the field, as he recently treated kids at the U of M Children's Hospital to a great Christmas.

  • Vikings Children's Fund Makes Important Impact

    Posted Dec 30, 2014

    The Vikings Children's Fund has has given nearly $10 million since its inception, making a huge impact throughout Minnesota and the upper midwest.

  • Vikings, Salvation Army Team Up To Help Families

    Posted Dec 28, 2014

    Members of the Vikings family shared the spirit of the season with several families through a connection with the Salvation Army.

  • Loeffler Stumbles Into A Unique Family Business

    Posted Dec 23, 2014

    Vikings longsnapper Cullen Loeffler stumbled into unique family business: an ice sculpting company called Minnesota Ice Sculptures. For more info visit

  • Charles Johnson: My Life Has Been A Blessing

    Posted Dec 23, 2014

    Hear from emerging WR Charles Johnson, who has become a star for the Vikings after being claimed off the Browns practice squad, though not before he initially turned down the chance to come to Minnesota.

  • Greenway Named 2014 Community Man of the Year

    Posted Dec 23, 2014

    Hear from Vikings LB Chad Greenway, who since being drafted in the 1st round of the 2006 Draft, has been an active member of the team’s community outreach and was recently named 2014 Vikings Community Man of the Year.

  • Vikings Visit Starkey's Annual "Hearing Mission"

    Posted Dec 23, 2014

    Vikings players recently visited an annual “Hearing Mission” hosted by Starkey Hearing Foundation in which children received custom-fit devices that will enhance the gift of sound that many take for granted.

“Beyond The Gridiron,” the Vikings Emmy Award-winning documentary-style show, returns to the air over the next few weeks with draft preview and recap shows, with the first airing of the Draft Preview show scheduled for this Sunday on Fox Sports North after the Twins-Indians game. The first pitch of that game is scheduled for 1:10 PM, with “Beyond The Gridiron” set to air at 4:30 PM, depending of course on the length of the game.

Here is a full schedule of airings of the Draft Preview show, all of which will air on FSN:

Sunday, 4/19: 4:30 PM
Monday, 4/20: 11 AM, 2 PM, 5 PM
Wednesday, 4/22: 8 AM
Thursday, 4/23: 5:30 PM
Friday, 4/24: 7 PM and 12:30 AM
Wednesday, 4/29: 12 PM
Thursday, 4/30: 9 AM, 12 PM, and 6 PM

Then, the Draft Recap show will air at these dates + times on FSN:

Sunday, 5/3: 4:30 PM
Monday, 5/4: 7 AM, 11 AM, 2 PM, and 6 PM