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Vikings to honor Bud Grant this season with uniform patch, helmet decal

Bud Grant's life celebrated at US Bank Stadium
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EAGAN, Minn. – The Minnesota Vikings are planning to honor the memory of legendary head coach Bud Grant this season.

The team announced Tuesday that players will wear the "new Classic uniform, complete with a 'Bud' signature patch" during the team's Sept. 10 home opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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A "Bud" sticker will also be on players' helmets for the rest of the season.

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Grant passed away in March at the age of 95. He was head coach for the Vikings for 18 seasons between 1967 and 1983, and led the team to four Super Bowl appearances.

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NOTE: The video above is from May 21, 2023.

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