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The Locked On Vikings Podcast is your daily source for Minnesota Vikings news and analysis. Luke Braun is on a journey to better understand the Minnesota Vikings & professional football, and you're welcome to copy his homework. Breaking down every player, every play, and every headline that grips Skol Nation. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

The Locked On Vikings Podcast is your daily source for Minnesota Vikings news and analysis. Luke Braun is on a journey to better understand the Minnesota Vikings & professional football, and you're welcome to copy his homework. Breaking down every player, every play, and every headline that grips Skol Nation. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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The Locked On Vikings Podcast is your daily source for Minnesota Vikings news and analysis. Luke Braun is on a journey to better understand the Minnesota Vikings & professional football, and you're welcome to copy his homework. Breaking down every player, every play, and every headline that grips Skol Nation. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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English


Episodes

What Went Wrong With The Vikings Screen Game

1/21/2021
The Vikings had a major screen problem. Between issues coping with the truncated preseason and general lack of talent on the offensive line, and even communication issues, the screen game made for a perfect metaphor for the Vikings' season in totality. Here's what went wrong, why it went wrong, and how the Vikings can fix it. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll...

Duration:00:27:10

5 Vikings That Deserve Pardons For 2020

1/20/2021
On today's show, we'll mention some details about the compensatory picks for 2021, and quash an unfounded rumor about Kirk Cousins and the 49ers. Most of the show, we're handing out pardons to Vikings who don't deserve the consequences for the poor seasons they put forth. Whether it's because of circumstance, or the failure of someone who does not deserve a pardon, there are some Vikings we can find it in our hearts to forgive. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a...

Duration:00:27:26

JJ Watt & Deshaun Watson, Possible Vikings?

1/19/2021
It's Twitter Tuesday! That means I'm answering your questions. What to do with Rashod Hill? How do the Vikings plan on replacing George Paton? Does your heart sink every time you watch Antoine Winfield Jr. make a play? Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust....

Duration:00:27:38

The Diggs Trade: A Retrospective (& Mock Draft Monday)

1/18/2021
It's been a season since the Vikings traded Diggs. Now, we know more. So let's recap, and try to evaluate it in all fairness. And why the Vikings were there in the first place. Plus, mock draft Monday! Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign...

Duration:00:26:27

Every Pending Vikings Free Agent & What To Do With Them

1/15/2021
On today's show, we'll follow up on Rick Spielman's thoughts on losing George Paton. Then, we'll go over every single free agent the Vikings have pending in 2021, and I'll talk about what I would do with them. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust....

Duration:00:27:52

ESPN's Courtney Cronin On George Paton's Departure To Denver

1/14/2021
At long last, George Paton has chosen his GM destination. The Vikings have enjoyed his services in a #2 role for several years, but it's finally time for him to take the promotion. Courtney Cronin of ESPN joins me to chat about the repercussions, as well as Danielle Hunter's contract situation. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order....

Duration:00:30:10

Deep Dive: Can Ezra Cleveland Succeed At Left Tackle?

1/13/2021
The Vikings are in a tough spot at the left tackle position. Should they trade him? Cut him? Extend him?! It all comes down to how you feel about Ezra Cleveland. On this show we'll talk about his strengths, his weaknesses, and whether they fit better at guard or tackle. But unfortunately, my takes of Reiff and Cleveland are at odds. How do we reconcile this? Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use...

Duration:00:27:30

Twitter Tuesday: Vikings Salary Cap Questions For 2021

1/12/2021
Today, the whole show is dedicated to salary cap questions. What's the point of signing bonuses? What do we do with Riley Reiff? What are the options with Kirk Cousins? What is the salary cap even going to be at? All that and much, much more! Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered...

Duration:00:27:40

Mock Draft Mondays: A Stud WR Falls To 14

1/11/2021
On today's show, we'll chat about some Everson Griffen drama that may shed some light on some past decisions the Vikings made. There's also some odd head-coaching trade rumors, which is a fascinating thing to ponder on. I want to give you all a quick primer on the salary cap, and how I plan to handle it over the course of this offseason. Don't think I forgot- today is Mock Draft Monday! The board fell very strangely this time, but those scenarios aren't unheard of. What do we do if three...

Duration:00:27:41

Why The Vikings Should Let Eric Wilson Walk

1/8/2021
On today's show, we'll quickly weigh in on the comparisons between Deshaun Watson and Kirk Cousins. Then we'll talk about one of the burning questions of the offseason - Eric Wilson or Anthony Barr? We'll talk about the cap, run defense, coverage, and all of the various impacts. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order. BetOnline AG There...

Duration:00:26:29

Pitching Candidates To Replace Gary Kubiak

1/7/2021
From Klint Kubiak to Anthony Lynn, who should come in and call the plays? We talked to David Droegemeier of Locked On Chargers about Lynn specifically, and also pitching some people from other Wide Zone staffs. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust....

Duration:00:28:18

Vikings Let Marwan Maalouf Walk

1/6/2021
After two tumultuous seasons, the Vikings will let Marwan Maalouf walk after his contract expires. The Vikings will look for their second special teams coordinator in three years. Also, we'll take a look at the week 17 tape, and see who stands out, and earned their keep in 2021. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order. BetOnline AG There...

Duration:00:28:39

Gary Kubiak Will Reportedly Retire

1/5/2021
According to a Tom Pelissero report, Gary Kubiak is about to retire. That leaves the Vikings searching for an offensive coordinator for the 6th time in as many seasons. We'll chat about that, some roster news, and then look at your reasons for the Vikings' failure in 2020. I took all of your reasons, and ranked them from least to most responsible. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code...

Duration:00:33:40

Justin Jefferson Breaks Rookie Receiving Record In 37-35 Win

1/4/2021
On today's show, we'll recap the Vikings' week 17 win over Detroit to go to 7-9. They pick 14th now, and have some decisions to make. We learned a thing or two about the deeper roster players the Vikings have brought on throughout the season, and now they have to decide who comes into camp for 2021. Finally, we kick off the offseason with the first of many Mock Draft Mondays! Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to...

Duration:00:27:38

It's Time To Try Ezra Cleveland At Left Tackle

12/31/2020
The Vikings and Lions are playing in week 17 this year, which doesn't mean much. Dalvin Cook won't be there for personal reasons, which opens up an opportunity for Alexander Mattison, Mike Boone and Ameer Abdullah. Ezra Cleveland could get a chance at left tackle since Riley Reiff is on COVID IR. Finally, Matt Dery of Locked On Lions comes around to chat about his Lions, and we'll compare where our respective broken franchises are at. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built...

Duration:00:28:16

Kyle Rudolph To IR, May Pass The Tight End Torch

12/30/2020
On today's show, we'll talk about Kyle Rudolph's move to IR, and then move on to the Saints game. I charted every bad run defense play to see who was often at fault. Mainly, is there anything actionable in this game? Or should we just burn the tape and move on? Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place...

Duration:00:26:54

The "Firing Mike Zimmer" Question

12/29/2020
On today's episode, after a quick note about Alexander Hollins leaving for Cleveland, we'll deep dive into the most burning question of the 2020 Vikings season. Should the Vikings fire Mike Zimmer? I think no, but a lot of people disagree with me. So I asked those people to send me their best arguments for why Zimmer should be canned, and tried to respond to as many as I could. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to...

Duration:00:31:45

52 Points Allowed: A Christmas Day Catastrophe

12/28/2020
The Saints took the Vikings to the cleaners. Let's pick ourselves up off the pavement. We'll start by talking about what's next for the franchise, and teasing out some of the stuff we'll talk about in the coming weeks. Then we'll chat about the debacle on defense, what to blame that on, and how much we can pin on the offense (who had a good day). Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code...

Duration:00:29:34

Crossover Thursday: Ruining Another Saints Season

12/24/2020
On today’s show, we’ll give a quick injury report and go over some bold predictions. Then, we’ll bring on Ross Jackson and talk about how the Vikings and Saints match up. How does Brees attack teams nowadays? Who is going to give Kirk Cousins nightmares this week? Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place...

Duration:00:31:16

The Vikings Are Running Out Of Linebackers

12/23/2020
Starting off this show, we’ll chat about the Tuesday injury report and the long list of names therein. Then I’ll introduce the listeners to the Kirk Cousins Chaos Meter. I want to explain the problems on defense, and how “he’s new and learning” manifests in real life. Plus- how about these rookies? They just might be enough to propel the franchise out of the throes of mediocrity. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to...

Duration:00:28:09