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McNiff’s Huddle is a twice weekly podcast featuring KARE 11’s Tim McNiff and a roster of Minnesota football and Viking legends. Each show they'll preview that weekend's game, digest the most recent contest, and find out what these football legends have been up to since they took off the pads. We'll test your knowledge of the Purple and have a few laughs as we take you where no Viking podcast has gone before! McNiff’s Huddle, your ultimate guide into the Vikings game plan.

McNiff’s Huddle is a twice weekly podcast featuring KARE 11’s Tim McNiff and a roster of Minnesota football and Viking legends. Each show they'll preview that weekend's game, digest the most recent contest, and find out what these football legends have been up to since they took off the pads. We'll test your knowledge of the Purple and have a few laughs as we take you where no Viking podcast has gone before! McNiff’s Huddle, your ultimate guide into the Vikings game plan.
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McNiff’s Huddle is a twice weekly podcast featuring KARE 11’s Tim McNiff and a roster of Minnesota football and Viking legends. Each show they'll preview that weekend's game, digest the most recent contest, and find out what these football legends have been up to since they took off the pads. We'll test your knowledge of the Purple and have a few laughs as we take you where no Viking podcast has gone before! McNiff’s Huddle, your ultimate guide into the Vikings game plan.

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@kare11

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English

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(763) 797.7215


Episodes

Huddle 34: Tim and Ricky Foggie preview the Vikings in Detroit, Gopher bowl game against Georgia Tech

12/21/2018
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The Vikings control their own playoff fate heading into Detroit while the Gopher football team is going bowling against Georgia Tech. Former Gopher QB Rickey Foggie rejoins Tim in this episode of McNiff’s Huddle.

Duration:00:27:08

Huddle 33: Rickey Foggie returns to dish on the Dolphins, discuss Fleck extension

12/17/2018
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Rickey Foggie was a master at operating the option, before developing into a record-setting passer as a professional. Rickie talks about the new Vikings offense under Kevin Stefanski, and if the Gopher football program was right to extend the contract of head coach PJ Fleck.

Duration:00:26:53

Huddle 32: Previewing the Dolphins/Vikings match-up following Miami’s miraculous finish over the Pats

12/14/2018
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The Vikings are staggering down the stretch of the season, while the Miami Dolphins are coming off a miracle last-second win over the Patriots in a game both teams need to win. Who wins, and will the Fish suffer a similar letdown to what happened to the Vikings in last year's NFL Championship game.

Duration:00:26:34

Huddle 31: Lauren Leamanczyk joins Tim to review the Vikings/Seahawks game

12/11/2018
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KARE 11 Sunrise anchor and football fanatic Lauren Leamanczyk joins this week’s Huddle to break down the Vikings/Seahawks Monday night game.

Duration:00:25:00

Huddle 30: Previewing the Vikings/Seahawks Monday night game

12/7/2018
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Former Gopher and NFL offensive tackle Matt Anderle rejoins “McNiff’s Huddle” to size up the Vikings in Seattle. Plus, they talk about making the transition from college to the pros both as player and as a head coach.

Duration:00:29:19

Huddle 29: Matt Anderle joins Tim to talk Vikes/Pats and the fragile psyche of an offensive lineman

12/3/2018
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Former college and NFL offensive tackle Matt Anderle joins the Huddle to break-down Vikings vs. Patriots and to take us inside the fragile psyche of an offensive lineman.

Duration:00:29:01

Huddle 28: Todd Bouman gives scouting report on Tom Brady and the Patriots

11/30/2018
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As a former NFL QB and current high school head coach, Todd Bouman knows a lot about football. On this episode of “McNiff’s Huddle” Bouman goes deep on quarterback Tom Brady and the Patriots.

Duration:00:26:19

Huddle 27: Todd Bouman joins Tim to review the winning Border Battle weekend

11/26/2018
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Former Viking QB Todd Bouman rejoins Tim McNiff to break down the season-saving win over the Packers and what beating Wisconsin to take back the Paul Bunyan Axe does for Gopher football going forward.

Duration:00:28:42

Huddle 26: Tim McNiff and Darrell Thompson preview border-battle weekend

11/23/2018
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Former Gopher and Green Bay Packer Darrell Thompson rejoins “McNiff’s Huddle” on a Border-Battle weekend. The Vikings and Packers game has playoff implications while the Gophers haven’t had Paul Bunyan’s axe in 15 years. Is this the year they finally take it back?

Duration:00:27:48

Huddle 25: Darrell Thompson joins Tim McNiff to break down the Vikings/Bears game

11/19/2018
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Minnesota high school legend, former Gopher and Green Bay Packer Darrell Thompson rejoins "McNiff’s Huddle" to break down the Vikings/Bears game.

Duration:00:26:41

Huddle 24: Justice Alan Page opens up in emotional tribute to his late wife Diane and their impact on thousands of MN children

11/16/2018
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Vikings Hall of Famer and retired Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page rejoins "McNiff’s Huddle" to talk about his late wife Diane, being a recipient of the President’s Medal of Freedom and serving as a justice on the Minnesota State Supreme Court.

Duration:00:29:22

Huddle 23: Justice Alan Page talks about the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the road that led him to that honor

11/12/2018
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Vikings Hall of Famer and former Minnesota State Supreme Court Justice Alan Page’s life is one of exception. The first defensive player to be named an NFL MVP, Page earned a law degree and ended up serving 23 years as a Minnesota Supreme Court Justice.

Duration:00:28:02

Huddle 22: Former QB Todd Bouman on playing with legendary Vikings players and first half of the 2018 season

11/9/2018
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As a former NFL quarterback and current high school head coach, Todd Bouman knows a lot about football. He talks about playing with legendary Vikings players like Cris Carter, and helps Tim McNiff break down the first half of the Vikings 2018 season.

Duration:00:34:33

Huddle 21: Former Viking Todd Bouman breaks down Lions/Vikings game, and scouts his son, one of the state’s top QB’s

11/5/2018
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Todd Bouman had arguably the best job in the NFL as back-up quarterback. Bouman, now the head football coach at Buffalo High School, was in for NFL 13 seasons where he didn’t play (much) for six teams. He's also the father of Aiden Bouman, one of the most highly-regarded QB's to come out of Minnesota in some time. Todd is also the brother-in-law of NFL Hall of Famer John Randle.

Duration:00:27:23

Huddle 20: Former Viking RB Rickey Young previews the Lions/Vikings game

11/2/2018
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The Vikings were innovators in the NFL, breaking out an offense that would in several variations become more or less the offense of the 21st century. One of the players who helped drive that change was former Viking running back, Ricky Young. Young joins Tim McNiff for this week’s Huddle to preview the Lions-Vikings game.

Duration:00:27:31

Huddle 19: Former Viking RB Rickey Young breaks down the Saints-Vikings game

10/29/2018
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Former Vikings running back Rickey Young joins Tim McNiff for Monday's Huddle. Young was a pioneer of today’s modern pass-happy NFL. He not only helped to drive change in the game but he also had a durability that is rare to find in players at his position. Young lends his offensive insight to the game between NFC heavyweights, the Vikings and the Saints.

Duration:00:25:46

Huddle 18: John Randle talks about Denny Green and life after playing in the NFL

10/26/2018
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In this episode of McNiff’s Huddle, Minnesota Vikings Hall of Famer John Randle sits down with Tim McNiff to talk about Dennis Green, and what life is like after playing in the NFL.

Duration:00:30:17

Huddle 17: Catching up with Vikings legend John Randle

10/22/2018
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In this episode of McNiff's Huddle, Tim McNiff has a candid conversation with former Vikings defensive lineman and NFL Hall of Famer John Randle. They talk about everything from how he stays in shape, to life as a father and restauranteur.

Duration:00:28:36

Huddle 16: Previewing the Vikings/Jets and Gopher/Nebraska matchups

10/19/2018
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Gopher football great Tommy Olson rejoins Tim McNiff's Huddle to preview the upcoming Gopher/Nebraska and Vikings/Jets games. Olson grew up in Mahtomedi, Minn. following his dad and brother to the University of Minnesota. A star on the field and in the classroom, Tommy walked away from the game when his college career ended.

Duration:00:28:58

Huddle 15: Breaking down the Vikings win over the Cards, and the Gopher game at OSU

10/15/2018
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Former Gopher offensive Lineman Tommy Olson joins Tim McNiff for this week's "Huddle" to break down the Vikings game against the Arizona Cardinals and the Gophers game at powerful Ohio State. Olson comes from a family of football royalty in Minnesota. Both his father and brother played for the Gophers.

Duration:00:28:08