The Vikings finished the 2020 season with a 7-9 record and third place in the NFC North.
Now, the focus has shifted to 2021.
Besides playing six standard games against NFC North foes (Chicago, Detroit and Green Bay), Minnesota is also scheduled to play against teams from the AFC North and the NFC West.
The Vikings third-place finish in the division will be used to determine games against same-place finishers in the NFC East (home) and the NFC South (away).
Here are the opponents the Vikings will be scheduled to host at U.S. Bank Stadium:
And here are the opponents that Minnesota will be scheduled to visit:
Minnesota went 4-2 against its division in 2020. The Vikings also secured home wins over the Panthers, but lost at home to the Cowboys and on the road to the Seahawks.
It's also worth noting the NFL is considering an expansion to a 17-game schedule for the regular season, but the league has not announced any plans for how that opponent would be determined.