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The weekly podcast dedicated to the pain AND pleasure that is the Minnesota Vikings.

The weekly podcast dedicated to the pain AND pleasure that is the Minnesota Vikings.
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The weekly podcast dedicated to the pain AND pleasure that is the Minnesota Vikings.

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English


Episodes

Friday Football Beast feat. Darren Wolfson + #VikesOverBeers!

7/13/2018
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Darren "Doogie" Wolfson (@DWolfsonKSTP) of The Scoop Podcast stopped by to talk about the latest with Stefon Diggs' contract extension and the latest and greatest Minnesota Fightin' Vikings scuttlebutt. Plus Vikes Over Beers with Andrew Roth (@sandrewroth) talking about the #NationalMedia and whether or not Vikings fans should care what those jabronis have to say.

Duration:01:10:35

Hey, Diggsy, Baby I Got Your Money feat. @JReidDraftScout + Joel Corry

7/11/2018
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Stefon Diggs' contract extension has been a hot topic of Minnesota Fightin' Vikings fans conversation (i.e. yelling at each other #online) recently. To get an agent's perspective, we brought in Friend of the Program and former agent Joel Corry (@CorryJoel) of CBS Sports to tell us what he'd advise Diggs to do if he was his client. Plus we got his thoughts on the Danielle Hunter deal, why Anthony Barr's deal might be complicated, and the time John Randle (his former client) almost screwed up...

Duration:00:56:45

Beef with Kirk Cousins' Beef feat. Myles Gorham

7/10/2018
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We've officially hit peak offseason if we're still talking about Kirk Cousins' weird steaks a week later, but here we are. Friend of the Program Myles Gorham (@MylesGorham85) of Climbing the Pocket joined us at The Blue Door Pub to get his receiver insight on why he wants Stefon Diggs extended at any cost. Plus other pertinent Purple talking points!

Duration:01:09:25

Happy Daniellemore feat. @JReidDraftScout + Darren Wolfson

6/29/2018
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The Minnesota Fightin' Vikings retained emerging star edge rusher Danielle Hunter on a VERY team-friendly deal this week. We dive into the details and who could be paid next with Darren "Doogie" Wolfson (@DWolfsonKSTP) of The Scoop Podcast. Plus chat with our guy Jordan Reid (@JReidDraftScout) of Inside The Pylon and Climbing the Pocket about how locking up Hunter long-term will keep the Vikings defensive line one of the best in the NFL.

Duration:01:01:47

Vikes, Beets, Battlestar Galactica feat. Andrea Hangst + #VikesOverBeers

6/28/2018
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For insight on new Minnesota Fightin' Vikings offensive coordinator John DeFilippo, we brought in friend of the program Andrea Hangst (@FBALL_Andrea) of SBNation who has covered the Browns for years. Plus we chatted about Kirk Cousins and how the NFC North is shaping up to be one heckua battle. Later on the Vikes Over Beers Crew discuss 4th of July plans and MONEY.

Duration:01:10:22

Vikings Summer Talkers with Joe Oberle

6/26/2018
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I sat down with renowned local sportswriter Joe Oberle (@JoeOberle) at The Blue Door Pub to chat about the Minnesota Fightin' Vikings' offseason and how the Purple is looking heading into training camp, stories from back in the day, and his favorite (and least favorite) Vikings interviews through the years.

Duration:01:13:54

Intro to Scouting feat. @JReidDraftScout + Darren Wolfson

6/22/2018
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We Go Back and Look at the Tape with Jordan Reid (@JReidDraftScout) of Inside the Pylon for an introduction for what newbies (like myself) should look for when breaking down film and scouting. Plus Darren “Doogie” Wolfson (@DWolfsonKSTP) of KSTP and The Scoop Podcast chimes in with the latest and greatest Minnesota Fightin' Vikings news and insider info.

Duration:01:01:23

Viking World: Fallen Kingdom feat. Erik Turner + #VikesOverBeers!

6/21/2018
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We've got a summer blockbuster of an episode breaking down Kirk Cousins, the Vikings wide receivers, and Mike Zimmer's vaunted Double-A Gap look with film guru Erik Turner (@Cover_1_) of The Athletic Buffalo. Plus some training camp buzz and Denny Green memories with the Vikes Over Beers crew!

Duration:01:12:56

Purple Letter Day feat. Lindsey Young + Arif Hasan

6/19/2018
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Longtime Friend of the Program Lindsey Young (@LindseyMNSports) of vikings.com stops by The Blue Door Pub to catch up and talk about her beautiful Letters to Bud series and the latest with the Minnesota Fightin' Vikings as their summer vacation officially commences. Plus a cameo from Arif Hasan (@ArifHasanNFL)!

Duration:01:09:21

Mandatory Friday Fun feat. Darren Wolfson + @JReidDraftScout

6/15/2018
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The Minnesota Fightin' Vikings' mandatory mini-camp has wrapped. Jordan Reid (@JReidDraftScout) of Inside the Pylon and Climbing the Pocket Podcast stopped by to chat about the mini-camp story lines, what the Vikings NASCAR defensive line package could look like, and the future of the safety position. Plus Darren "Doogie" Wolfson (@DWolfsonKSTP) calls in for updates on contract extension negotiations, who wowed at mini-camp, and if he had to wager on if Anthony Barr is a Viking in 2019.

Duration:00:57:09

Mandatory Mini Camp Heat feat. Alex Gelhar + #VikesOverBeers!

6/14/2018
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The Minnesota Fightin' Vikings' mandatory mini camp is upon us. To chat about the storylines eminating from Eagan, we brought in Josh Pelto (@JoshPelto) and Blue Door Garrett to cut things up over some #VikesOverBeers. Plus Friend of the Program and Packers apologist Alex Gelhar (@AlexGelhar) of NFL Fantasy Live stop by to chat about his beloved Green Bay squadron and how the NFC North is shaping up in 2018.

Duration:01:05:00

The Minnesota Fightin' Vikings feat. Veronica Rodriguez

6/12/2018
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As the Minnesota Fightin' Vikings prepare to ring the bell on mandatory mini-camp, we brought back in Friend of the Program Veronica Rodriguez (@MexiVrod) to chat about the Vikes fighting for the NFC North, camp battles coming up, and trip report on her weekend excursion to Chicago for UFC 225.

Duration:01:22:06

I've Got a Good Feeling About John Solo feat. John Barchard + #VikesOverBeers!

6/7/2018
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Minnesota Fightin' Vikings fans are starting to get a glimpse of the John DeFilippo magic, so we brought in someone who has seen the whole show in Friend of the Program John Barchard (@JohnBarchard) of Bleeding Green Nation and Sports Radio WIP in Philly. We talked about what JDF brings to the table as an offensive mind, how he could elevate Kirk Cousins, and I asked John if he thinks the Eagles win the Super Bowl last year without JDF working so closely with Carson Wentz and Nick "Fluke"...

Duration:01:09:24

The Ceiling is the Roof feat. @JReidDraftScout + Jeff Lloyd

6/6/2018
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What's the ceiling for the Minnesota Vikings staff? Jordan Reid (@JReidDraftScout) of Inside the Pylon and I chatted about which assistants could/should be moving their way up to better jobs in the coming years. Plus open mic pontificating about Danielle Hunter, Trae Waynes, and the Vikings' backup safety options.

Duration:00:55:46

Vikings Extension Watch 2018 feat. Darren Wolfson + @JReidDraftScout

6/1/2018
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As we wait for word about extensions for the Minnesota Fightin' Vikings studs Anthony Barr, Danielle Hunter, and Stefon Diggs, all we can do is sit and pontificate about which ones are most and least important to the team long-term... Until the team keeps all three and the point is moot. We got our guy Darren "Doogie" Wolfson (@DWolfsonKSTP) of The Scoop to talk about Barr returning to OTAs, the flirtation with Mychal Kendricks, and the latest on the #ExtensionFront. Plus our resident...

Duration:00:58:03

Vikings Offensive Line on Fire feat. Jim Sannes + #VikesOverBeers!

5/31/2018
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Will the Minnesota Vikings offensive line be a liability for the squad in 2018? I asked Jim Sannes (@JimSannes) of NumberFire just that and more about the Purple Plowers look to keep Kirk Cousins clean this season. Plus Andrew Roth (@sandrewroth) and Josh Pelto (@JoshPelto) join me at the Blue Door Pub for some Vikes Over Beers discussing OTAs, Anthony Barr being back, and the Mychal Kendricks courtship continues.

Duration:01:03:17

Putting the Vikings World in Order feat. Viking Panda

5/30/2018
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Back at it talk Minnesota Fightin' Vikings at Blue Door with Friend of the Program, season-ticket holder, Vikings super fan, and Vikings World Order member Erin Darsow (@PandaVikes22). We chatted about her boy Harrison Smith being rated so low on the NFL Top-100, OTA action, Training Camp moving to Eagan, and which 2018 games she has circled on her calendar.

Duration:01:20:10

Straight OTA Eagan feat. @JReidDraftScout + #VikesOverBeers

5/25/2018
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To take you into the long Memorial Day Weekend, we've got our resident scout Jordan Reid (@JReidDraftScout) of Inside the Pylon to chat about Minnesota Vikings OTAs, Anthony Barr's contract, and the glories of Dalvin Cook returning this season. Plus Vikes Over Beers with Andrew Roth (@sandrewroth) and Josh Pelto (@joshpelto) straight from the Blue Door Pub!

Duration:00:57:43

How Sports Betting Affects the Game feat. Alex B. Smith

5/23/2018
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Continuing on with sports betting week, we welcomed back Friend of the Program Alex B. Smith (@axsmithsports) to talk about the Supreme Court ruling, how it will help interest in sports (especially the less popular ones), and we get into some Vikings-centric betting angles.

Duration:01:09:47

Vikings Gambling and Numbers feat. Joe Duffy + Kevin Ringrose

5/22/2018
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With the United States Supreme Court ruling primed to open up legal sports betting in various states, it was the perfect time for the return of Friend of the Program Joe Duffy (@Offshoreinsider) to go in-depth on what it means for the sharps, the squares, and the states. Plus we go inside the numbers with Kevin Ringrose (@PFF_KevinR) of Pro Football Focus Vikings to chat about the squad and the rookies.

Duration:01:08:14