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Guide to Game Day: Vikings-Eagles

The Vikings will host the Eagles at noon (CT) Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium.

The stadium gates will open at 10 a.m.

The Commons, Delta Vikings Village and the Medtronic Plaza will open at 9:30 a.m. and feature multiple activities. Tickets are not necessary for activities on The Commons or Delta Vikings Village but are required to access the Medtronic Plaza.

The NFL, Vikings and American Cancer Society are working together for the 11th consecutive season in the fight against cancer by hosting the Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer game.

Before Sunday's game, a check will be presented in support of the American Cancer Society's Community Health Advocates implementing Nationwide Grants for Empowerment and Equity (CHANGE) program. The program promotes health equity and addresses cancer early detection through community-based prevention programs which provide access to necessary cancer screenings.

This year, the $100,000 grant will go to Neighborhood Health Source in Minneapolis, which provides affordable cancer screening for hundreds of patients.

Mobile Entry

Tickets are accessible via the Vikings app or the online My Vikings Account portal and can be saved to fans' mobile devices. No hard tickets or printed PDFs are available. Digital tickets allow for better communication between the team and fans, reduce fraud and counterfeit tickets, provide flexibility to manage, transfer or sell tickets at any time and offer quick and easy entry into the stadium using a smartphone.

Step 1: Download and open the free Minnesota Vikings App (available for Apple and Android devices).

Step 2: Navigate to the Tickets tab and sign in using email and password for My Vikings Account.

Step 3: Select the event to attend and click View Barcode to load ticket(s) ahead of time to scan for entry.

Step 4: View ticket barcode before arriving to the event. Swipe left to view more than one ticket.

* Fans can also add the tickets to Apple Wallet for guaranteed easy access on game day.

For more information regarding mobile entry, click here.

On the airwaves

The game will be broadcast by FOX (in the Twin Cities by FOX 9 KMSP) and broadcast on the Vikings Radio Network (KFAN 100.3-FM/KTLK 1130-AM are the flagship stations).

Click here for all of the broadcast information.

Road construction information

Construction updates are available on the MnDOT site.

Logistics, events and activities

Here's a look at logistics, events and activities inside and outside of U.S. Bank Stadium.

Delta Vikings Village, The Commons and Medtronic Plaza open: 9:30 a.m.

Stadium gates open: 10 a.m.

Kickoff: Noon

A dedicated core Skyway route will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Visit vikings.com/stadium for additional information about parking, tailgating, public transportation and ride-share pick-up and drop-off locations.

View photos of the Vikings 53-man roster for the 2019 season.

In-stadium elements

Game Theme: Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer

Vikings Table Nonprofit Partner of the Game: American Cancer Society

The NFL and Minnesota Vikings players, coaches and staff are committed to helping the American Cancer Society fight cancer. The NFL's Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer initiative emphasizes the importance of early detection and risk reduction in fighting multiple types of cancer.

Since 2009, the first year of the NFL's Crucial Catch campaign, the NFL's work has raised more than $20 million for the American Cancer Society. Money raised through Crucial Catch supports the American Cancer Society's CHANGE program that promotes health equity and addresses early detection disparities through community-based cancer prevention programs.

Game-day auctions:

There are multiple ways to support the Minnesota Vikings Foundation, including through participating in game-day auctions. You can bid on unique memorabilia and unforgettable experiences offered at every home game. Use bidpal.net/vikings2019 to register. Bidders do not need to be present to win. Visit vikings.com/foundation to learn more.

PRE-GAME

Player warmups: DJ Skee, a native of Saint Paul and creator of Dash Radio, will return for his fourth season as the official Vikings pregame field DJ. He will curate a set list based on requests by Vikings players.

Color Guard: Members of the Minnesota National Guard who have been affected by cancer will present the colors.

National Anthem: Caly Bevier, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at age 15 that is now in remission, will perform the National Anthem.

Pregame Performance: JR. MVC

More than 300 Junior Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders will take part in a special performance before Sunday's contest.

The Junior MVC program is designed to promote self-esteem, pride, hard work and fun among young women from 3 to 14 years of age.

Gjallarhorn: Keith Millard, the 1989 NFL Defensive Player of the Year and Player of the Month for October 1989, will sound the Gjallarhorn. Millard recorded a career-high 18 sacks that season, helping the Vikings total a franchise-record 71 that season.

Honorary Captain: Sunday's Honorary Captain will be four-time cancer survivor Casey O'Brien. The St. Paul native was diagnosed with osteosarcoma for the first time at age 13. The desire to play football again motivated O'Brien at every stop of his journey from his time at Cretin-Derham Hall and now as a walk-on long snapper at the University of Minnesota. O'Brien delivered the keynote speech at this year's Big Ten Football Kickoff Luncheon after connecting with Vikings QB Kirk Cousins, who had previously spoken at the event. Cousins' father is a cancer survivor.

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IN-GAME

In-game Presentation: USS Minneapolis-St. Paul (LSC-21)

In celebration of the Navy's 244th birthday on Oct. 13th, the Vikings will hold a special presentation recognizing crew members of USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul, a Freedom-class littoral combat ship of the United States Navy. It is the second ship in naval service to be named after Minnesota's Twin Cities. The ship will be commissioned at an official ceremony in Duluth in fall 2020.

Attending the game as part of the ceremony will be Vice Admiral Fritz Roegge, who is the President of the National Defense University, which is the senior-most educational institution in the military. Roegge is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and recently served as the Commander of the Pacific Fleet Submarine Force.

Halftime: Caly Bevier, who appeared on America's Got Talent and has released two singles since 2018, also will perform during halftime and be joined by survivors, patients and caregivers whose lives have been affected by 12 different types of cancer that are addressed through the Crucial Catch initiative.

U.S. Bank Hometown Hero:

The U.S. Bank Hometown Heroes program honors individuals who have gone to extraordinary measures to make positive differences in the community. If you would like to nominate someone, visit Vikings.com/fans/promos/hometown-hero.

Sunday's Hometown Hero is United States Army Sgt. Zachary Ewing, a 2010 graduate of Blaine High School who enlisted in March 2011. Sgt. Ewing deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Sgt. Ewing was injured in Iraq, and his treatment for that injury led to the discovery of a rare and aggressive cancer. Sgt. Ewing battled for 15 months before passing away on Aug. 27, 2016, at age 24.

U.S. Bank Huddle for 100 Headquarters:

New this year, U.S. Bank's Huddle for 100 Headquarters will serve as an in-game destination for fans to participate in the NFL's Huddle for 100 initiative. Fans can participate in photo ops, use interactive video screens and sign up to help reach the NFL's goal of 100 million minutes of volunteerism.

The Huddle for 100 HQ is located on the main concourse near section 113.

Vikings fans came together in July to help the team win a $5,000 grant for topping the league in volunteer minutes.

CenturyLink Alumni Interview: Keith Millard

Millard garnered back-to-back All-Pro and Pro Bowl selections from 1988-89, totaling 26 sacks, three fumble recoveries and returning an interception 48 yards in that span.

Autographs

Vikings Legends will sign autographs at multiple locations inside and outside of U.S. Bank Stadium and in the Delta Vikings Village. Autographs are scheduled from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and are subject to change at any time without notice.

Locations inside U.S. Bank Stadium (game ticket required):

Delta Sky360° Club: Tyrone Carter

Medtronic Club: Esera Tuaolo

FMP Club: Robert Tate

Polaris Club: John Turner

Little Six Casino's Club Gold: Walker Lee Ashley

Mystic Lake Club Purple: Dontarrious Thomas

Locations outside U.S. Bank Stadium:

Delta Vikings Village (no game ticket required): Stu Voigt and Doug Sutherland

Photo op

Pro Football Hall of Fame safety Paul Krause is scheduled to take photos with fans from 10:30-11:30 a.m. inside the Verizon Gate.

Out-of-stadium elements

Pepsi Sound the North Stage:

Lost Highway will perform from 9:30 a.m. to noon

The Commons Stage:

A DJ will play begin playing music at 9:30 a.m.

SKOL Line: 10:15 a.m.

Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders: 10:45 a.m.

Partner activations:

CenturyLink, Crown Royal, Fleet Farm, Highland Park, Hy-Vee, KFAN, Miller, Minnesota Lottery, Mystic Lake, North Memorial Health, Palm Beach Tan, Sleep Number, Star Tribune and Vikings Women are scheduled to have fan engagement areas.

The Longhouse:

The Longhouse will be open before and during Sunday's game to fans with or without game tickets.

Food Information:

Food trucks, including Vikings Table, a charity outreach initiative of the Minnesota Vikings Foundation, will serve food from The Commons.

Beer, wine, the "Purple Passion" drink and Bloody Marys will be available for purchase in multiple locations.

The Vikings in September announced food and beverage offerings that have been added or expanded this year, as well as things that are new at U.S. Bank Stadium for 2019.

Merchandise:

The Vikings Locker Room Store will have two merchandise trucks located in the Delta Vikings Village.

Activities on The Commons:

Chuck for Charity – The Vikings social impact department will be raising money for the Minnesota Vikings Foundation by challenging fans to make a 30-yard throw to an inflatable target. Winners will receive prizes of varying types each game.

Other activities face-painting, tailgate games, inflatable bag toss, QB Challenge, a coloring station and photo ops

Bag Check:

Check your bag for $10 per item (cash only) at our secure bag check located in The Commons.

Fans are encouraged to avoid bringing bags to games. If, however, fans opt to bring a bag, it must comply with the NFL's clear bag policy.

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