It’s the final countdown…
Well, sort of.
The Minnesota Vikings will kick off their 2023 regular season in 82 days at home against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sept. 10.
From now until then, we will take a trip down memory lane and count each day by revisiting the players that have worn that specific jersey number.
Tight end Ben Ellefson last wore the number this off-season before retiring due to injuries. Fellow tight end Kyle Rudolph also wore No. 82 for a decade.
With 82 days until kickoff, here’s a look at every player to wear No. 82 with the Vikings (via Pro Football Reference):