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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


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Vikings-Saints Recap: Miracle on S 4th St

1/14/2018
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A playoff miracle FINALLY went the Minnesota Fightin' Vikings' way as the Purple staved off a potential historic collapse to defeat the New Orleans Saints 29-24 Sunday at Historic US Bank Stadium. Stefon Diggs' last second 61-yard touchdown catch and run will go down as one of the few positive infamous moments in team history. Now it's on to Philadelphia for a chance to travel to.... Minneapolis to play Super Bowl LII.

Duration: 00:43:37


Vikings-Saints Preview with Donté Stallworth and Offshore Insiders

1/12/2018
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The long awaited showdown between the Minnesota Fightin' Vikings and the Crooked New Orleans Saints at Historic US Bank Stadium is finally here. Vikings Fans this will be the first step on the road to redemption as the Purple try to Bring It Home. Helping us bring home some cash on the Divisional Round is picks with Joe Duffy (@Offshoreinsider). Plus a candid conversation with former Saints wide receiver Donte Stallworth (@DonteStallworth). We talked about his time with the Saints during the...

Duration: 01:00:45


5 Vikings-Saints Things Plus Vikes Over Beers

1/11/2018
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We start sinking our teeth into the upcoming Minnesota Fightin' Vikings versus the Crooked New Orleans Saints matchup with 5 Things. Topics include: Are the Vikings better or worse than Week 1, what to do with Sam Bradford, Kyle Rudolph could be an X-factor on Sunday, potential offensive line shakeups, and the #FreeMcKinnon movement. Plus friends of the program Josh Pelto, Andrew Roth, and Ben Theis stop by for some Vikes Over Beers as we relive and rehash the 2009 NFC Title Game and look...

Duration: 01:12:10


Boonvike Saints feat. Darren Wolfson & @JReidDraftScout

1/10/2018
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Can the week please go by a little faster so we can get to the Minnesota Fightin' Vikings beating down the New Orleans Saints already? To help speed along the process is Friend Emeritus of the show Darren "Doogie" Wolfson (@DWolfsonKSTP) to chat about the Divisional Round grudge match, potential offensive line shakeups, injuries, and Kai Forbath Revenge Game narrative. Plus Jordan Reid (@JReidDraftScout) checks in to discuss Drew Brees becoming DREW BREES again, potential weaknesses in the...

Duration: 01:07:04


Saint That Some Ish feat. Courtney Cronin

1/9/2018
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Drew Brees, Sean Payton, and the New Orleans Jabronis are driving their jalopy bus up north to take on the Minnesota Fightin' Vikings at Historic and ravenous US Bank Stadium. To chat about the matchup, we brought in Friend of the Program Courtney Cronin (@CourtneyRCronin) ESPN NFL Nation Vikings Reporter back to the show to talk about how the Vikings will look off the bye, preview the upcoming piece about Case Keenum preparing via virtual reality, the historic storylines of vitirol, and if...

Duration: 01:19:21


Bring On The Saints

1/8/2018
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The Minnesota Fightin' Vikings are set to play the New Orleans Saints in the Divisional Round Sunday afternoon at Historic US Bank Stadium. Setting aside the bad blood playoff narratives of seasons past, the Saints come in as one of the most balanced teams in the league and their third win of the season over the Carolina Panthers in the Wild Card. We pontificate a few thoughts about the upcoming rematch, break down whether or not Vikings fans should still be bitter about the 2009 NFC...

Duration: 00:48:49


Bring It Home feat. @JReidDraftScout & Offshore Insiders

1/5/2018
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Wild Card Weekend is here and the Minnesota Fightin' Vikings will be just like us: sitting on the couch and waiting to see how the Divisional Round shapes up. To help us make some money on the weekend, we brought in our friend Joe Duffy (@Offshoreinsider) to handicap the games and tell us the potential opening lines of the three possible Division Round foes of the Vikings. Plus our man Jordan Reid (@JReidDraftScout) stops by to talk potential offensive line shakeups, Pat Shurmur's future,...

Duration: 01:04:59


VIKESIZING feat. Darren Wolfson and Vikes Over Beers

1/4/2018
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The Minnesota Fightin' Vikings have a few days off while they wait to see who will be coming into Historic US Bank Stadium January 14th for the Divisional Round. With extra time to stew, the major topics include if Vikings coordinators Pat Shurmur and George Edwards will be holstering challenge flags in 2018. For the rumors around that, we brought in the man Darren "Doogie" Wolfson (@DWolfsonKSTP) of The Scoop Podcast to iron out the latest and who would be the heir apparent in each...

Duration: 01:18:27


Vikings Working The Sideline Pass feat. Shawn Zobel

1/3/2018
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The Minnesota Fightin' Vikings have to wait a week to find out who they'll be facing in the Divisional Round. Fortunately (unfortunately?) that gives Vikings fans a week to stew and argue over trivial things. Great content for us though! Friend of the Program Shawn Zobel (@ShawnZobel) -- host of the Football Headquarters Podcast -- on the show to talk about the Purple preparing for the playoffs, the historic Zimmer Hellfire Defense, whether or not we should trust Case Keenum, nepotism in the...

Duration: 01:24:43


Interview with Henry Thomas (Rebroadcast)

1/2/2018
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Rebroadcast of one of our favorite chats with former Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Henry Thomas. Henry is 14-year NFL veteran having played for the Vikings, Lions, and Patriots during his career. A 3rd round pick out of LSU (72nd overall in 1987), Henry went on to be a two-time Pro Bowler, earned 2nd team All-Pro honors in 1993, and finished his career with 93.5 sacks (currently 39th on the all-time list). All of this interior pressure while being a nose tackle. Henry is currently not...

Duration: 00:46:29


Vikings-Bears Recap: 2-Seed Locked

12/31/2017
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The Minnesota Fightin' Vikings took care of business Sunday wrapping up the 2-seed in the NFC Playoffs with a workmanlike 23-10 win over the Chicago Bears. The Zimmer Hellfire Defense led the charge allowing the Bears to only score 3 points on offense while denying them twice on fourth down inside the redzone. It was a solid win to send the Vikes into the bye week as they wait to see who emerges in the Divisional Round.

Duration: 00:46:38


FOCUSED on a Vikings Super Bowl with Eric Eager

12/29/2017
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The Minnesota Fightin' Vikings are playing out the string Week 17 at home versus the Chicago Bears. The game's important to cement 2-seed standing in the NFC, but their eyes are on a bigger prize -- that glorious trophy that is unfortunately named. To talk about the Purple's quest for the Lombardi, we brought in show favorite Eric Eager (@PFF_EricEager) of Pro Football Focus to chat numbers, analytics, FOOTBALL football, and how the Vikings stack up against the rest of the NFC. Plus more...

Duration: 01:29:06


Vikings Playoff Hunter feat. @JReidDraftScout & Vikes Over Beers

12/28/2017
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Minnesota Fightin' Vikings Fans are looking ahead to the postseason, but are we getting too cute saying we WANT to play at Philadelphia in the NFC Championship Game? We'll take it one week at a time with Jordan Reid (@JReidDraftScout) as we preview the Chicago Bears, talk about the potential return of Sam Bradford, and gush about Lamar Jackson. Plus Vikes Over Beers with a super-sized and fun crew talking about playoff seeding and which matchups fans are rooting for.

Duration: 01:23:17


Back on the Grind feat. Darren Wolfson & Producer Allie

12/27/2017
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The Minnesota Fightin' Vikings are back at it and so are we as the Purple look to maintain their 2-seed playoff standing with a Week 17 victory over the Chicago Bears in the friendly confines of Historic US Bank Stadium. Reclusive Producer Allie (@ProducerAllieCD) pops out of her cave to talk about the cautious excitement around the Vikings this season, what exactly she does around here, and I have strong thoughts on recliners. Plus Darren "Doogie" Wolfson (@DWolfsonKSTP) swings in to chat...

Duration: 01:10:01


Vikings-Packers Recap: SWEEP IT

12/24/2017
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The Minnesota Fightin' Vikings are about to bring a sleigh full of pain to Lambeau Field Saturday night as the Purple try to sweep the season series versus the listless Green Bay Packers. To help us turn a profit on the slaughter is Joe Duffy (@OffshoreInsider). Plus Joe let's us know if it's smart for teams in clinched playoff scenarios to rest their players late in the season. Plus a super-sized Christmas/Holiday/Vikings/Food related mailbag to bring you into the weekend!

Duration: 00:49:40


Vikings-Packers Preview feat. Offshore Insiders Plus Holiday Mailbag!

12/22/2017
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The Minnesota Fightin' Vikings are about to bring a sleigh full of pain to Lambeau Field Saturday night as the Purple try to sweep the season series versus the listless Green Bay Packers. To help us turn a profit on the slaughter is Joe Duffy (@OffshoreInsider). Plus Joe let's us know if it's smart for teams in clinched playoff scenarios to rest their players late in the season. Plus a super-sized Christmas/Holiday/Vikings/Food related mailbag to bring you into the weekend!

Duration: 00:52:43


Silent Pack. Holy Vikes. feat. @JReidDraftScout & Darren Wolfson

12/20/2017
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The Holidays came early for the Minnesota Fightin' Vikings and their fans as the NFC North Division is already gift wrapped a week before Christmas. Plus it'd be nice if the Vikes got a little naughty Saturday at Lambeau Field and swept the season series with the Green Bay Packers. To help us jingle in this episode is Jordan Reid (@JReidDraftScout). We talked about the Cincinnati Bengals curb stomping, Case Keenum continuing to ball out, the significance of Teddy returning to game reps,...

Duration: 00:59:58


Inside the Locker Room feat. Dawn Mitchell!

12/19/2017
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The Minnesota Fightin' Vikings are playoff bound and we had the awesome and talented Dawn Mitchell (@DawnAtFOX9) to talk about covering the 2017 NFC North Champs (and hopefully more), the upcoming Minneapolis Super Bowl, the atmosphere at Historic US Bank Stadium for the clinching victory and the return of Teddy Bridgewater, and her prediction for the rest of the season. Plus we talk about her media journey, stories from covering earlier iterations of the Vikings, and how the journalism...

Duration: 01:17:10


Vikings-Bengals Recap: NFC North Champs & HEY TEDDY

12/17/2017
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The Minnesota Fightin' Vikings got right Sunday with an impressive 34-7 beat down of the Northern Kentucky Bengals of Cincinnati Sunday at Historic US Bank Stadium. The Zimmer Hellfire Defense restoked the flames, Case Keenum continued to impress down the stretch, and Teddy Bridgewater made his long awaited debut with a warm reception from the USB crowd. ...Then promptly had a pass deflection interception because OF COURSE.

Duration: 00:50:32


Vikings-Bengals Preview feat. Joe Goodberry & Offshore Insiders

12/15/2017
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Game time. The Minnesota Fightin' Vikings look to get back on track as double-digit favorites over the Cincinnati Bengals as the Vikes return to the friendly confines of Historic US Bank Stadium after 1.5 fortnights on the road. To help us preview the Kentucky Kitties is Joe Goodberry (@JoeGoodberry) of Bengals Wire/USA Today. We talked about if this is it for Marvin Lewis, the legacy of Mike Zimmer in Cincinnati, the Dalvin Cook vs. Joe Mixon draft debate, and the frustration of Andy...

Duration: 01:03:56

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