Vikings spokesman Lester Bagley said the team was confident the stadium would stay on schedule. The Vikings have issued a statement dressed as an article that explains the situation from the team’s perspective. But he said the due diligence review was having a negative effect on the talks, an allusion to the closer examination of owners Zygi and Mark Wilf's family finances after a New Jersey judge found they had defrauded a business partner in a past development deal. Gov.
The public authority overseeing construction of a new Minnesota Vikings stadium warned Friday that the opening could be delayed if the team doesn't quickly resume negotiations on lease and development agreements.