EAGAN, Minn. — The moment we've all been waiting for is almost here.
After a long offseason, training camp and intriguing preseason, the Vikings and Falcons — teams that have appeared in two of the past three NFC Championship Games — will open the 2019 slate, which is the 100th NFL season.
Kickoff is scheduled for noon (CT) Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium.
According to 506sports.com, the opening of the 59th Vikings season will air in Northern and Midwest states from Michigan all the way west to most of Montana, as well as in much of the Deep South.
506sports.com Map Key:
Blue: Atlanta at Minnesota
Red: Washington at Philadelphia
Green: L.A. Rams at Carolina
Gray: Blacked out because of local game on CBS during time slot
Here are the ways to watch and listen to the regular-season opener for both teams:
Kickoff: Noon (CT)
TV: FOX 9 KMSP in Minneapolis/St. Paul
Play-by-Play: Thom Brennaman
Analyst: Chris Spielman
Sideline Reporter: Shannon Spake
RADIO: KFAN 100.3-FM/KTLK 1130-AM in Minneapolis/St. Paul
Play-by-Play: Paul Allen
Analyst: Pete Bercich
Sideline Reporters: Greg Coleman & Ben Leber
Radio Pre-game Show: Mike Mussman | 10 a.m. (CT)
KFAN and KTLK serve as the flagship stations for the five-state Vikings Radio Network.
Sirius: ATL 103 or Streaming 801; MIN 83 or Streaming 819
XM: ATL 387; MIN 226
There are also multiple types of streaming options for viewers in 2019.
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