The Minnesota Vikings will open the 2013 NFL pre-season, their final season at the Metrodome, at home with the Houston Texans, Friday, August 9th.

The Vikes will play four exhibition games, with road games at Buffalo and San Francisco, before closing out the pre-season at home with the Tennessee Titans.

The full pre-season schedule (all times Central):

Friday, August 9 - vs. Houston Texans, 7:00pm

Friday, August 16 - at Buffalo Bills, 6:00pm

Sunday, August 25 - at San Francisco 49ers, 7:00pm

Thursday, August 29 - vs. Tennessee Titans, 7:00pm