MANKATO, Minn. — After holding Training Camp in Mankato for 52 consecutive seasons, the Vikings held their final night practice on Blakeslee Field at Minnesota State on Saturday night.
Here are 10 of the best tweets from an action-filled night.
The fans came out early to get a seat!
Vikings nose tackle Linval Joseph saluted the fans as he took the field after signing a contract extension with the Vikings earlier in the day.
The fans showed up to support the Purple and Gold.
It was a beautiful night for football in Mankato.
Vikings rookie Dalvin Cook took in his first Mankato night practice.
Legendary LB and current Vikings College Scout Scott Studwell was honored with his new Purple Ring of Honor jacket before practice.
The Vikings honored 22 alumni to begin a special night.
The annual fireworks show took place when practice concluded.
It's always good to start them young!
A touchdown pass from QB Sam Bradford to WR Stefon Diggs was the highlight of thr night.