Interview Requests: All interview requests for Minnesota Vikings players, coaches, or staff members should be directed to the Public Relations Department. Interviews to be conducted by phone must be arranged at least one day in advance and will be subject to availability. The team's head coach will hold a press conference the day following games at TCO Performance Center along with every Wednesday and Friday. The head coach will make a weekly conference call to speak with the opposing team's assembled media. The Vikings starting QB will also hold his weekly press conference each Wednesday.
Open Locker Room Period: The Vikings' locker room is open for accredited media each Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Still photos and live streaming are not allowed in the locker room. Television stand ups and live shots are prohibited during press conferences. Players and coaches are not available for interviews on Tuesdays, the day before a game or game day until after the game.
Practice Regulations: The Vikings practices at TCO Performance Center on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday are open for the first half-hour to accredited media. Practices are open for filming during that time frame.
Game Credentials: Credential requests are honored for accredited media on specific assignments and must be made through the Vikings' Public Relations Department. Credential will not be issued to writers or photographers working on a free-lance basis unless the request is made by a recognized publication or news organization. Season-long credentials are issued in July; game-by-game credentials must be requested at least five days prior to each home game. Game day credentials may be picked up at Media Will Call at U.S. Bank Stadium starting three hours before kickoff. All credential requests must be submitted via e-mail to email@example.com. Please fill out this form and Jon Ekstrom will reach out prior to the game.
Weekly Game Release: The Vikings' weekly release may be obtained in the team's press room at TCO Performance Center or on the internet at http://vikings.1stroundmediagroup.com/. The team's weekly injury report, which is first released on Wednesday and updated Thursday and Friday, can be found at www.vikings.com
Still Photography: Still photography (including cell phones) is not allowed in the locker room at TCO Performance Center or U.S. Bank Stadium at any time.
Media Handbook: The Vikings media handbook is found here and contains all the necessary information to cover the team at training camp, TCO Performance Center or U.S. Bank Stadium.