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Vikings to honor Tony Sparano before Saturday’s game On Saturday http://www.minnesotavikingsteamonline.com/laquon-treadwell-jersey , prior to their preseason contest at U.S. Bank Stadium against the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Minnesota Vikings will pay tribute to their former offensive line coach, Tony Sparano.According to Courtney Cronin of ESPN, Sparano’s wife Jeanette, his daughter Ryan, and his son Tony, Jr. Womens Eric Kendricks Jersey , will serve as honorary captains for Saturday’s game. Tony Sparano, Jr., is the current assistant offensive line coach for the Jaguars.The family will be presented with a painting of Sparano, and a tribute video will be shown prior to the game, followed by a moment of silence.Former Vikings’ offensive lineman Joe Berger will also be given the honor of sounding the Gjallarhorn prior to kickoff of Saturday’s game. Berger played under Sparano on three different teams: the Dallas Cowboys from 2006 to 2008, the Miami Dolphins in 2010 and 2011, and the Vikings in 2016 and 2017.The Vikings are also wearing a decal on their helmets this season to honor Sparano’s memory.Sparano passed away just days before the start of Training Camp as a result of suffering cardiac arrest. The team delayed the official start of camp for a day so that the organization could attend his memorial service.Kickoff between the Jaguars and the Vikings is at noon Central time on Saturday at U.S. Bank Stadium. If you want to see the tribute to Coach Sparano Customized Minnesota Vikings Jerseys , make sure you get there well ahead of time.Report: Minnesota Vikings waive K Daniel Carlson, will sign Dan Bailey After yesterday’s 29-29 tie with Green Bay, there was a lot of speculation on the fate of first year kicker Daniel Carlson, who was drafted in the first round and beat out Kai Forbath during the preseason. The speculation is over, apparently:Carlson, who was a little unsteady in preseason, missed three field goals yesterday www.authenticsminnesotavikings.com , including two in overtime. The last one was with just seconds remaining, and it was a 35 yard attempt that would have won the game for Minnesota, and capped an incredible comeback.To replace him, it looks like they’re going to sign former Dallas Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey:Bailey, who kicked for the Cowboys for seven years, has made 88% of his field goals for his career, and 99% of his extra points. He had his worst season last year Minnesota Vikings T-Shirt , making only 75% of his attempts, and went 26/28 on extra points as he battled a back injury and played in only 12 games.So, welcome to Minnesota, Dan Bailey. May the kicks be ever in your favor.