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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

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

Viking Tales: Max Winter - The First Viking

5/21/2018
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From Europe to a new life in America, we look at the life of Max Winter, one of the original owners of the Minnesota Vikings in this new biographical episode of Purple FTW. Find out about the cleverness, hard work, tenacity, and timing that enabled Winter to eventually bring an NFL franchise to Minnesota.

Duration:00:55:17

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