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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 Firesale feat. Darren Wolfson & @JReidDraftScout

5/18/2018
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Slide into the weekend's DMs with one last dose of Minnesota Fightin' Vikings audio goodness. We chatted Brian Robison returning and the status of contact extensions with Darren "Doogie" Wolfson (@DWolfsonKSTP) of The Scoop. Plus Jordan Reid (@JReidDraftScout), the newest addition to the ELITE Inside the Pylon team, swings in for his weekly spot looking ahead to the 2019 Draft and a closer look at the Vikes' exceedingly deep and talented defensive line.

Duration:00:52:41

Vikings Final Fantasy VII feat. Marcas Grant of NFL Fantasy

5/17/2018
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The Minnesota Fightin' Vikings are primed to have a fantasy relevant offense at all levels in 2018. Adding offensive genius John DeFlippo and perennial 4000 yard thrower of the football Kirk Cousins to a squad with electric wide receivers Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs, the return of dynamic Dalvin Cook, and Kyle Rudolph is also a player. To analyze all the fantasy angles, we brought in Friend of the Program Marcas Grant (@MarcasG) of NFL.com Fantasy to chat about who/where/why some Vikes...

Duration:01:06:22

Vikings Draft & Hammering Rookies feat. Thor Nystrom of Rotoworld

5/16/2018
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To take a closer look at how the Minnesota Fightin' Vikings fared in the NFL Draft and a gander at the rookies, we brought in Thor Nystrom (@thorku) of Rotoworld. We talked about Mike Hughes, Brian O'Neill, and the rest of the picks as well as the phenomenal UDFA crew. Plus why Thor gave Spielman and crew a C+ Draft Grade...

Duration:01:15:14

GoodVikas feat. Darren Wolfson + @JReidDraftScout

5/11/2018
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It's May. That means it's the perfect time to talk about the Minnesota Vikings 53-man roster projections! Our resident scout Jordan Reid (@JReidDraftScout) swung in to chat about some of the undrafted free agent rookies that could make some noise at training camp (besides Herc and Holton Hill). Plus Darren "Doogie" Wolfson (@DWolfsonKSTP) calls in to talk about who impressed at rookie mini-camp and takes a gander at my EARLY roster projection.

Duration:01:05:32

Numbers and Stuff on the Vikings Rookies feat. Dr. Eric Eager + Vikes Over Beers

5/10/2018
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What does Pro Football Focus think of the Minnesota Fightin' Vikings' draft picks and UDFA class? We ask Friend of the Program Dr. Eric Eager (@PFF_EricEager) what the numbers say about the latest crop of Vikings hopefuls and which pick had the highest perceived value. Plus Josh Pelto and Andrew Roth join in for some Vikes Over Beers action!!

Duration:01:10:40

Draft, Rookies, and Offensive Line Mixtape feat. Courtney Cronin

5/9/2018
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Friend of the Program Courtney Cronin (@CourtneyRCronin) of ESPN rejoins the show to talk about the NFL Draft fallout, rookie minicamp over the weekend, what the Minnesota Vikings offensive line could end up looking like, and I try to find some confirmation bias for my Chad Beebe mancrush.

Duration:01:30:12

Vikings Cornerback Deep Dive feat. Ian Wharton + SCOOPS with Darren Wolfson

5/4/2018
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Cornerback was a key theme to the 2018 Minnesota Fightin' Vikings Draft haul with first-rounder Mike Hughes and premier undrafted free agent Holton Hill. We brought in Friend of the Program Ian Wharton (@NFLFilmStudy) of Bleacher Report to break down their games and how they fit into an already talented and crowded cornerback room. Plus Darren "Doogie" Wolfson (@DWilfsonKSTP) of The Scoop swings in to chat about the story-lines and scuttlebutt emanating from the Draft.

Duration:01:13:52

Offensive Line Is Fine feat. Brandon Thorn + Vikes Over Beers!

5/3/2018
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Offensive tackle Brian O'Neill is the biggest question mark of the 2018 Minnesota Fightin' Vikings draft class. Did the Vikes reach for an athletic bundle of potential that will never pan out? Or is he their future left tackle? We brought in Friend of the Program Brandon Thorn (@VeteranScout) of NDT Scouting and The Scouting Academy to investigate O'Neill as well as hype up 6th round guard Colby Gossett. Plus Vikes Over Beers!

Duration:01:04:40

Do You Believe In Life After The 2018 NFL Draft? feat. Myles Gorham

5/2/2018
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With the NFL Draft madness (and subsequent UDFA insanity) over, it's time to asses the new crop of Minnesota Fightin' Vikings. To do that, we brought in our resident scout Jordan Reid (@JReidDraftScout) to recap the Vikings' selections, if they'll regret passing on interior line help, what the deal is with so many project players, and why fans should be excited about the UDFA group.

Duration:01:12:27

Vikings Draftfinity Wars feat. @JReidDraftScout

5/1/2018
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With the NFL Draft madness (and subsequent UDFA insanity) over, it's time to asses the new crop of Minnesota Fightin' Vikings. To do that, we brought in our resident scout Jordan Reid (@JReidDraftScout) to recap the Vikings' selections, if they'll regret passing on interior line help, what the deal is with so many project players, and why fans should be excited about the UDFA group.

Duration:00:56:16

2018 Minnesota Vikings NFL Draft Recap

4/28/2018
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The newest crop of Minnesota Fightin' Vikings have been harvested. We recap the wild three days of trades, head scratching moves, and where the 8 draft picks (and undrafted free agents) will fit in with the Vikes.

Duration:01:02:30

Draft Day feat. Michael Kist

4/26/2018
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It's finally here. We brought in Michael Kist (@MichaelKistNFL) of Bleeding Green Nation (yes, I know) and Inside the Pylon to chat about today's NFL Draft, the Eagles and the Vikings competing for slot cornerbacks, if Michigan defensive tackle Maurice Hurst's heart issues will cost him, ranking the interior offensive linemen, and what's the ONE player he'd be annoyed (as an Eagles fan) if the Vikings land.

Duration:00:44:43

SAY HELLO TO MY LITTLE DRAFT feat. Jon Ledyard

4/25/2018
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Happy NFL Draft Eve! To celebrate the unofficial holiday, we brought in Friend of the Program Jon Ledyard (@LedyardNFLDraft) of Fan Rag Sports/NDT Scouting/Locked On NFL Draft to dissect some offensive and defensive line names the Minnesota Fightin' Vikings faithful should familiarize themselves with before Thursday night's festivities in Dallas.

Duration:00:37:19

NFL Draft Week Primer feat. Matt Waldman

4/24/2018
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Adding fuel to your NFL Draft Week flames, we brought in Friend of the Program Matt Waldman (@MattWaldman) of The Rookie Scouting Portfolio and Football Guys to break down the two polarizing quarterback prospects (Josh Allen and Lamar Jackson), give me a mid-late round tight end, wide receiver, and running back that could help the Minnesota Fightin' Vikings Day 3, and his FAVORITE skill position sleeper of the draft. Plus I open the show with some choice thoughts on Vikings general manager...

Duration:00:44:13

Purple FTW's Annual: OFFICIAL VIKINGS 7-ROUND MOCK DRAFT PARTY TIME

4/23/2018
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Since it's Draft Week, it's time to unleash the annual Purple FTW Official 7-Round Mock Draft. A tradition unlike any other. Spoiler: There are two trades and the Vikes come away with two immediate impact studs. Let's. Do. This.

Duration:00:42:20

Zero Draft Thirty feat. @JReidDraftScout + Darren Wolfson

4/20/2018
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One week. Less than one week. Wooo. The NFL Draft is (finally) almost here. We welcomed in our resident scout Jordan Reid (@JReidDraftScout) to discuss his Big Board and the 2018 Minnesota Vikings schedule release. Plus Darren Wolfson (@DWolfsonKSTP) of The Scoop rings in to talk about the Eric Kendricks extension, who's next to get paid, and any draft steam he's hearing.

Duration:01:00:14

YOU LIKE DRAFT feat. Mark Schofield + #VikesOverBeers

4/19/2018
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For a closer look at the quarterbacks in this year's draft, we brought in Friend of the Program Mark Schofield (@MarkSchofield) of Inside The Pylon. We also talked to Mark about the impact of the Kirk Cousins signing, what he and the ITP team do in the inactive weeks leading up to the draft, and the 2018 ITP Draft Guide ($5 off with promo code: YOULIKETHAT). Plus we discuss the Eric Kendricks extension and who's next up to get paid on Vikes Over BeersJosh Pelto with and Andrew Roth.

Duration:01:07:32

I've Got The Biggest. Boards Of Them All. feat. Arif Hasan

4/17/2018
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This close to the NFL Draft SZN, it is now Arif Hasan (@ArifHasanNFL) Consensus Big Board SZN! We talked with Friend of the Program Emeritus about the 2018 consensus, general draft needs for the Minnesota Vikings, and thoughts on the Eric Kendricks extension.

Duration:01:14:47

Vikings Draft Vibes Friday feat. Darren Wolfson + @JReidDraftScout

4/13/2018
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Close out your week with the latest Minnesota Fightin' Vikings news and scoops from Darren "Doogie" Wolfson (@DWolfsonKSTP) and NFL Draft insight and breakdowns from our resident scout Jordan Reid (@JReidDraftScout) as we mercifully inch closer and closer to the abyss Draft.

Duration:00:52:48

Counting Down to the NFL Draft feat. Scott Wright + Vikes Over Beers!

4/12/2018
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Friend of the Program and NFL Draft pioneer Scott Wright (@DraftCountdown) rejoins the show to talk about mock drafts, potential Day 1 trades, and Minnesota Fightin' Vikings draft needs. Plus Josh Pelto (@JoshPelto) and Andrew Roth (@sandrewroth) join me at the Blue Door Pub for some Vikes Over Beers.

Duration:01:05:24

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