[size=13pt]Anticipation builds for Vikings' opener[/size]

By PATRICK REUSSE
Star Tribune
(Minneapolis) • Published September 01, 2008



MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Vikings are 27-19-1 in season openers. There's only one unbeaten coach in team history when it comes to openers and that's Brad Childress. His Purple won at Washington in 2006 and in the Metrodome against Atlanta last season.