MINNEAPOLIS - The atmosphere was matched only by the anticipation.
"This atmosphere is absolutely amazing," one fan said.
"It's like no other event I've been to. It's sweet," one fan wearing a "cheese grater" hat said.
On a perfect September afternoon some Vikings fans searched for their names in the legacy bricks outside the stadium.
"Skol Vikings. Fans for life. Scott and Danni," a father and daughter read aloud in unison when they found their brick.
Another couple made a big decision on live TV.
"Will you marry me?" a woman asked her boyfriend. "Yes I will," he responded.
A Sunday worthy of a proposal rekindled an old rivalry in a brand new setting.
As they walked in through the giant glass doors to the end zone view of the field, even Packer fans had to admit.
"It's a hell of a stadium. That's the first thing I thought. Damn," said one fan wearing green and gold.