The Minnesota Vikings have moved into their new team headquarters in Eagan, Minnesota. The 277,000 square foot Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center features state-of-the-art training equipment and technology that puts the Vikings in an elite group of NFL franchises with world-class facilities.
Highlights from inside the 100-percent privately funded facility include six practice fields, a draft "war room" with 40 55-inch television monitors that allow Minnesota to swiftly move through prospects while on the clock, a training room three times the size of the Vikings' old facility in Eden Prairie, equipped with a special room for concussion testing, a cryotherapy chamber, three specialized pools, an anti-gravity treadmill and more.
As free agents are brought in to tour the new digs beginning next week, they'll get to take in all the lavish facility has to offer with tools they can use to perform at their best in a training center that's second to none.
6,100 square foot weight room with an additional 1,500 square foot for cardio. Vikings logos on everything. Weight room looks over TCO stadium. pic.twitter.com/39kpvaGdYV— Courtney Cronin (@CourtneyRCronin) March 9, 2018
Not your average set of cold and hot tubs. Vikings go from 2,000 to 8,000 square feet inside the training room, which includes a special room to do concussion testing and an anti gravity treadmill. pic.twitter.com/c9ziv4WB03— Courtney Cronin (@CourtneyRCronin) March 9, 2018
Electric based cryotherapy chamber in the new 8,000 sq. foot training area. The chamber can fit up to 4 players - 3 if Linval Joseph is in there, per ATC Eric Sugarman. pic.twitter.com/M1JbUhYnhS— Courtney Cronin (@CourtneyRCronin) March 9, 2018
Rick Spielman demonstrates how the Vikings will use their new fully digital draft board. 40 55 inch TVs line the wall. pic.twitter.com/HXJRW8ucdg— Courtney Cronin (@CourtneyRCronin) March 9, 2018
Bus Grant's office inside the new Vikings facility. pic.twitter.com/dAZwFuqY4P— Courtney Cronin (@CourtneyRCronin) March 9, 2018
Prominent display of Vikings Hall of Famers on the second floor of TCO Performance Center with the newest honoree, Randy Moss, at the end. pic.twitter.com/soruPyxgC4— Courtney Cronin (@CourtneyRCronin) March 9, 2018
A few things still in the works at the Vikings facility. pic.twitter.com/igLizOqTlJ— Courtney Cronin (@CourtneyRCronin) March 9, 2018
The Case Keenum-Jonathan Stewart free agent showcase airing on the TVs in the new media room. pic.twitter.com/4nTBYLUIxr— Courtney Cronin (@CourtneyRCronin) March 9, 2018
Vikings indoor practice facility is massive, with ceilings high enough to be able to practice kicking off and punting indoors.
Andrew Sendejo has made his mark inside the new locker room.
This state-of-the-art digital draft board is a far cry from the way Rick Spielman is used to picking players. That's a magnet in his hand with a player's name on it, and there's a trusty white board on the side of the room just in case.
The Minneapolis Miracle is forever enshrined outside the entrance to the media room at TCO Performance Center.
New Vikings locker room will provide players a place to hang out, complete with two fireplaces and a ton of couches. Jarius Wright and Kyle Rudolph (who still has a walking boot on) were both in the locker room when the media showed up for our tour. Vikings have all lockers set up, including pending free agents and RFAs.