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Vikings would play Super Bowl as visitor in their home stadium

Vikings would play Super Bowl as visitor in their home stadium

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The Vikings, of course, could become the first team to play a Super Bowl in their home stadium. But just because it has never happened doesn’t mean the NFL has not considered the possibility until now.

“It is something we plan for well in advance each year,” said NFL spokesman Michael Signora, who currently is in Minneapolis working on Super Bowl preparations.

The plan since the beginning has had the AFC practicing at the Vikings’ Winter Park facility, with the NFC team at the University of Minnesota with the exception of a scenario in which the Vikings were in the game. In that scenario, the Vikings would remain in their home facility…

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