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The Podcast Dedicated to the Pain AND Pleasure that is the Minnesota Vikings.

The Podcast Dedicated to the Pain AND Pleasure that is the Minnesota Vikings.


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The Podcast Dedicated to the Pain AND Pleasure that is the Minnesota Vikings.




4 MORE Value Free Agent Guards for the Minnesota Vikings (ep. 1088)

We went dollar store shopping again looking at four more value free agent guards for the Minnesota Vikings: Forrest Lamp of the Chargers, Michael Schofield of the Panthers, Ethan Pocic of the Seahawks, and 2020 opt-out Chance Warmack. Timestamps: • (0:45) 4 Value Guards • (6:42) Mel Kiper Jr Mock 2.0 • (11:16) Cousins 2022 Cap Hit is a Problem • (16:42) Eric Wilson Could Be Cheap? • (21:54) PAY Danielle Hunter • (27:19) FIRE Rick Dennison A Northern Digital Production --- Protect...


Reaction to Peter King's 3-Way Trade Proposal aka How the Vikings Land Deshaun Watson (ep. 1087)

NBC Sports Peter King proposed a 3-way trade between the Minnesota Vikings, San Francisco 49ers, and Houston Texans that would land Deshaun Watson on the Vikes. SKOL or Nah? Timestamps: • (0:45) Peter King's 3-Way Trade • (5:35) Northwestern OT Rashawn Slater Draft Profile • (11:26) NO on Isaiah Wilson • (17:17) Sports Illustrated: Fire Rick Dennison • (23:24) Trade Kirk to Denver. Then What? A Northern Digital Production --- Protect Your Online Privacy with ExpressVPN!...


Vikings NEED to Draft Michigan DE Kwity Paye (ep. 1086)

Even though we said edge rusher is not a major need for the Minnesota Vikings this offseason, if Michigan physical freak Kwity Paye is available at 14... The Vikes NEED to make it happen. Timestamps: • (0:45) Vikings NEED to Draft Michigan DE Kwity Paye • (8:00) Are the Vikings Set at Cornerback? • (13:28) What Spielman Will ACTUALLY Do This Offseason • (21:44) Sign Cam Newton to Backup Kirk? • (27:45) We Did a Packers Mock Draft..... A Northern Digital Production --- Protect Your...


NFL.com Disrespects the Vikings. Ranks 2020 Draft Class 4th Best in the NFL. FOURTH (ep. 1085)

NFL.com threw massive shade at the Minnesota Vikings (nothing new), ranking their historic 2020 Draft Class 4th best in the league. Fourth. A draft class that featured superstar receiver Justin Jefferson and the best rookie cornerback in Cameron Dantzler. Okay. Timestamps: • (0:45) NFL.com Disrespects Vikings 2020 Draft Class • (11:20) Is Edge a MAJOR Need or Nah? • (16:29) Draft Network's 7-Round Mock Draft • (24:54) Cam Newton Trolled by Some Kid • (33:11) Ryan Wilson's Latest INSANE...


Vikings Address 3 Major Needs in The Draft Network's 3-Round Mock (ep. 1084)

Reaction to The Draft Network analyst Brentley Weissman's 3-Round Mock Draft and what the Minnesota Vikings did coming away with DE/DT Gregory Rousseau from Miami, OT James Hudson from Cincinnati, and Syracuse ball-hawking safety Andre Cisco. Timestamps: • (0:45) The Draft Network 3-Round Mock • (9:37) Bye Bye, Kyle Rudolph • (14:23) No QBs Drafted 1st Round 2009-16 Still on Original Teams • (20:18) Dalvin Buys Manziel's FCFL Team • (24:09) Bears Stuck with Trubisky? • (30:07) Mock...


CBS Compared Brady to Kirk & People Flipped Out (ep. 1083)

The Minnesota Vikings NEED to make a run at free agency superstar left tackle Trent Williams. Here's how they can clear up cap space to be able to make the former 49er the highest paid left tackle in NFL history. Timestamps: • (0:45) Brady = Kirk? • (4:56) 180M Cap Minimum • (8:13) PFF Projects BIG Money for Anthony Harris • (12:14) Keelan Cole to the Vikings? • (16:35) Carson Wentz Traded to the Colts • (22:59) Go after Jalen Hurts? • (30:33) Deshaun for McCaffrey + 3 1sts??? A...


Vikings NEED to Sign Trent Williams. Here's How They Can Do It. (ep. 1082)

The Minnesota Vikings NEED to make a run at free agency superstar left tackle Trent Williams. Here's how they can clear up cap space to be able to make the former 49er the highest paid left tackle in NFL history. Timestamps: • (0:45) Trent Williams. No Matter What. • (5:03) Daniel Jeremiah Mock Draft 2.0 • (18:31) Team BPA • (24:13) JJ Watt to the Packers? • (28:24) Kawann Short Cut by Panthers • (32:22) Sexy Mock Draft A Northern Digital Production --- Protect Your Online Privacy...


NFL.com Gives the Minnesota Vikings 2020 Draft an A- Grade. Haters. 🙄🙄🙄 (ep. 1081)

NFL.com writer Gennaro Filice gave the Minnesota Vikings an A- grade for their 2020 Draft Class that produced All-Pro receiver Justin Jefferson. Is he grading too low? Timestamps: • (0:45) Vikings 2020 Draft Grades • (10:34) The Athletic Destroys Vikings 2018 Draft • (15:57) Jefferson Ranked Above Diggs by PFF • (20:21) Latest PFF Mock Draft • (37:41) Latest Ryan Wilson CBS Sports Mock Draft A Northern Digital Production --- Protect Your Online Privacy with ExpressVPN!...


Predictions For Vikings In-House Unrestricted Free Agents (ep. 1080)

The Minnesota Vikings have a handful of prominent in-house unrestricted free agents including safety Anthony Harris and linebacker Eric Wilson. Here's predictions on all of them, if they're re-signed or where they end up and for how much. Timestamps: • (0:45) Vikings In-House UFA Prediction • (9:05) 3 Value FA WRs • (13:36) Sign Nick Easton? • (19:10) PFF Trashes Bradbury • (22:55) Johnny Manziel! • (29:45) Reaction to Karen Upset About Tom Brady Trophy Toss A Northern Digital...


Top 5 Things New OC Klint Kubiak Brings to the Minnesota Vikings (ep. 1079)

What innovation will new offensive coordinator Klint Kubiak to the Minnesota Vikings attack? Here are the Top-5 things Klint Brings. Timestamps: • (0:45) What Does Klint Bring? • (7:40) The ONE Free Agent I Want • (13:38) Riley Reiff Gets a Bonus • (18:05) Texans Cut JJ Watt • (26:08) Predicting All 32 Starting QBs • (35:13) Reiff & Thuney Mock A Northern Digital Production --- Protect Your Online Privacy with ExpressVPN! https://www.expressvpn.com/purpleftw YouTube:...


ESPN's Bold Prediction: Kirk Cousins to the Niners for Jimmy G & 2nd Rounder? (ep. 1078)

ESPN Nation NFL writers got together for a BOLD PREDICTIONS piece and Minnesota Vikings writer Courtney Cronin predicted the Vikes will be in on the QB Carousel this offseason, potentially trading Kirk Cousins to the Niners for... Jimmy Garoppolo and a 2nd rounder??? Timestamps: • (0:45) ESPN: Cousins to the Niners? • (5:27) Paul Guenther Hired as Senior Defensive Assistant • (9:02) Problems with Todd McShay's Mock • (13:09) Trade for Orlando Brown Jr? • (18:34) Sign AJ Bouye. NOW •...


3 Value Free Agent Defensive Ends for the Vikings (ep. 1077)

The Minnesota Vikings are solid on the edge with the return of Danielle Hunter, the upside of DJ Wonnum, plus the utility of Ifeadi Odenigbo. But here are 3 value free agent edge rushers the Vikings should check out: Dawuane Smoot of the Jaguars, Tanoh Kpassagnon of the Chiefs, and DeMarcus Walker of the Broncos. Timestamps: • (1:50) 3 Value Free Agent DEs • (5:54) FIRE RICK DENNISON • (10:00) Vikings RFAs • (15:06) New Kicker Greg Joseph • (18:24) Andrew Janocko Officially QB Coach •...


Vikings NEED to Sign Former Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson (ep. 1076)

The Minnesota Vikings have a young cornerback room that could use a solid veteran. The Arizona Cardinals and All-Pro corner Patrick Peterson will be parting ways. The Vikes should 100% be in on the former LSU Tiger. Timestamps: • (1:50) Sign Patrick Peterson • (6:04) O-Line Lessons from the Super Bowl • (12:33) Russell Wilson Wants Out of Seattle? • (18:05) PFF Mike's Mock Draft • (32:31) Chad Reuter's 3-Round Mock A Northern Digital Production --- Protect Your Online Privacy with...


Vikings Promoting Klint Kubiak to Offensive Coordinator (ep. 1075)

In a move that will shock absolutely no one, the Minnesota Vikings are reportedly promoting QB coach Klint Kubiak to the offensive coordinator job recently vacated by Klint's retiring father Gary Kubiak. It's the move that provides continuity and gives quarterback Kirk Cousins the best chance to succeed. Timestamps: • (1:50) Klint Kubiak Named OC • (4:50) Super Bowl Recap • (11:10) Justin Jefferson Disrespected • (15:47) Wentz to the Bears> • (21:12) Kirk Wants to Play into His 40s? •...


Reaction to the NFL Honors Award Winners (ep. 1074)

The NFL Honored doled out their hardware last night. We have thoughts on Aaron Rodgers' MVP*, Justin Herbert's OROY*, and the myriad of other made up awards. Timestamps: • (1:50) NFL "Honors" • (8:22) Jared Allen Snubbed by HOF • (12:56) New DB Coach Karl Scott • (17:11) Did Jefferson Leak that Klint Kubiak will be OC? • (20:53) Eric Bieniemy is ACTUALLY a Free Agent • (24:45) Could Trevor Lawrence Fall from #1? A Northern Digital Production --- Protect Your Online Privacy with...


Justin Jefferson DESERVES to be OROY (ep. 1073)

Minnesota Vikings superstar wide receiver Justin Jefferson should be the 2020 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, but he won't win. Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert will take home the hardware and we ALL know the reason why JJ will get screwed. Timestamps: • (1:50) JJ Should Be OROY • (8:19) NFL Network Screws Jefferson • (13:00) Jefferson Backs Up Kirk Cousins • (18:18) Deshaun to the Raiders? • (23:36) Favre Rips Deshaun • (26:56) CBS Mock Draft - Micah Parsons? A...


How the Vikings Can Clear Salary Cap Space This Offseason (ep. 1072)

The Minnesota Vikings come into the 2021 NFL offseason over $12 million over the projected $180 million salary cap. How can the Vikes get under the threshold and even have some dough to chase free agents? We walk through all of the options at the disposal of general manager Rick Spielman and capologist Rob Brzezinski including trades, cuts, pay cuts, restructures, and extensions. Timestamps: • (1:50) Vikings Cap Savings • (11:44) Anthony Barr Financials • (18:28) Danielle Doing Work •...


Top 5 Kirk Cousins Trade Destinations (ep. 1071)

Several teams reportedly made high draft pick offers to the Detroit Lions for Matthew Stafford but came up short. Would they be interested in a better version of basically the same quarterback in one Kirk Cousins of the Minnesota Vikings? Here are the Top-5 Trade Destinations for the Tip Pot Pizza Ranch Dictator. Timestamps: • (1:50) Cousins Trade Destinations • (9:39) Defensive Tackle Big Board • (23:38) Brian O'Neill Extension • (27:44) Other Stafford Trade Destinations • (33:48) PFF...


Niners Will "Push Hard" to Acquire Kirk Cousins (ep. 1070)

After missing out on Matthew Stafford the San Francisco 49ers will reportedly "push hard" to acquire Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins. Oh??? Timestamps: • (1:50) Niners & Cousins? • (6:56) Vikings Interview Tyke Tolbert for OC • (10:26) JJ Watt? • (16:36) Justin Jefferson Makes a Vow • (21:31) Rams Made Run at Aaron Rodgers • (26:06) Stafford Does Not Affect Deshaun • (30:32) Lions in on Deshaun? • (34:11) The DUMBEST Trade Idea Ever A Northern Digital...


Should Vikings GM Rick Spielman be on the Hotseat? (ep. 1069)

Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman has been with the team since 2007. The Vikings perennially have top shelf talent, he got it right on the 2018 Kirk Cousins decision, and nailed the Stefon Diggs trade. But has the team plateaued under his leadership? Should ownership potentially go in another direction? Timestamps: • (1:50) Spielman Hotseat • (12:09) How Deshaun Can Force His Way to MN • (17:26) Deshaun to the Bears? • (22:26) 5-Non Scheme Fit Guards • (29:56)...