Purple FTW! Podcast

Minnesota Vikings superstar running back Dalvin Cook has reportedly been lining up some at wide receiver during OTAs, per Chad Graff of The Athletic.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Dalvin Receiver?
• (4:59) KOC Presser
• (10:35) Preseason Schedule
• (15:06) Coaching Diversity Summit
• (20:32) Vikings FPI Rankings
• (28:28) Top-10 Offense?

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Direct download: FTW_1405.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Minnesota Vikings superstar edge rusher Danielle Hunter fed the local media jackals this week talking about his health, contract, and role in the new Vikes defense.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Danielle Presser
• (6:50) Projected Starters
• (15:51) Spielman TikTok
• (19:46) Zimmer Mobile For Sale
• (26:35) Ezra Securing Spot

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Direct download: FTW_1404.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Reaction to the Minnesota Vikings back at TCO Performance Center for voluntary OTAs.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) OTAs
• (7:55) Jefferson MVP?
• (13:23) JJ Best vs Press
• (18:50) Kwesi on In-Division Trades
• (23:45) New Numbers
• (27:44) Kellen Mond Kindness

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Direct download: FTW_1403.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

The Minnesota Vikings have signed UDFA tryout linebacker William Kwenkeu to the 90 man roster. To make room, they released LB Tuf Borland.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Vikings Sign UDFA LB William Kwenkeu
• (4:51) Demetrius Washington New VP of FO
• (9:04) Bears Got HUGE Scheduling Advantage
• (12:51) Anthony Barr to the Cowboys?
• (16:50) Twyman Dons John Randle's #93
• (19:57) Jaire Gets Paid
• (24:14) C+ Offseason Grade?

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Direct download: FTW_1402.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

NFL.com says the Minnesota Vikings have the 9th most favorable schedule in 2022.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) 9th Most Favorable?
• (4:44) Over/Under 8.5 Wins?
• (9:56) Rookies at Camp
• (16:26) Primetime & Notable Games
• (32:16) Worst UDFA Class?
• (37:15) 13th Easiest Schedule

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Direct download: FTW_1401.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:30am CDT

The Minnesota Vikings 2022 schedule has been released. Let's run through the games where the Vikes go 17-0.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) 2022 Schedule
• (9:05) Predictions
• (18:07) Kirk Underrated?
• (24:14) PFF Shats on O'Neill
• (32:27) Cine Signs
• (36:01) TE Depth?

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Direct download: FTW_1400.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Former All-Pro linebacker and ESPN NFL analyst Luke Kuechley had high praise for the Minnesota Vikings saying they could have the best secondary in the league in 2022.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) 53 Man Roster Projection
• (6:41) NFL Schedule Leaks
• (16:34) Kwesi Just an Analytics Guy?
• (24:25) Greenway - Zimmer's Elite
• (30:41) Numbers Changes
• (33:23) Rookie and Free Agent #s

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Direct download: FTW_1399.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Our WAY TOO SOON Minnesota Vikings 53 Man Roster Projections. Who makes the 53? Who makes the practice squad? Who's out?

Timestamps:
• (0:40) 53 Man Roster Projection
• (11:30) Believe in Kellen Mond
• (18:38) Anonymous Scouts Critique Kwesi
• (25:01) UDFA ED Luiji Vilain
• (30:38) James Bradberry?
• (34:55) Tom Brady Signs with FOX

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Direct download: FTW_1398.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Minnesota Vikings receiver coach Keenan McCardell was "pounding on the table" for 6th round rookie wide receiver Jalen Nailor out of Michigan State.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) McCardell Jalen Nailor
• (5:50) Bisi Johnson
• (10:51) The Last Dance
• (17:38) The Athletic Hates the Vikings
• (24:54) Rudy to the Packers?
• (31:09) Week 2 @ Eagles MNF

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

5 BOLD predictions for Minnesota Vikings rookie first round safety Lewis Cine.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Lewis Cine Predictions
• (7:11) ESPN LOVES Vikings Trades
• (10:49) 2022 Draft Transforms Defense
• (16:20) Cap Impact of Trades
• (20:28) Lewis Cine in Uniform
• (25:00) 2023 Comp Picks

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Direct download: FTW_1396.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly signed former Oklahoma UDFA kicker Gabe Brkic, per.... Well... Gabe Brkic.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) UDFA Kicker Gabe Brkic
• (3:18) Defense Goes to Manny's
• (10:12) Cowboys LOVED Lewis Cine
• (14:17) Vikings-Niners Joint Practices
• (16:27) Draft Grades

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Direct download: FTW_1394.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

5 free agents the Minnesota Vikings NEED to sign now that the 2022 NFL Draft is over.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) 5 Free Agents
• (6:09) Rookie Mini Camp Dates
• (9:33) Vikings in London
• (14:31) Kyle Hinton at Center?
• (18:28) BR Power Rankings

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Direct download: FTW_1393.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:03am CDT

Recapping all of the picks from the Minnesota Vikings 2022 Draft Class, new general Kwesi Adofo-Mensah's first with the team.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Draft Class Recap
• (14:13) 4-118 CB Akayleb Evans - Mizzou
• (17:21) 5-165 ED Esezi Otomewo - Minnesota
• (21:19) 5-169 RB Ty Chandler - N. Carolina
• (25:40) 6-184 OT Vederian Lowe - Illinois
• (29:02) 6-191 WR Jalen Nailor - Michigan St
• (32:44) 7-227 TE Nick Muse - S. Carolina

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Direct download: FTW_1392.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:36pm CDT

Recapping the fun Day 2 of the 2022 NFL Draft and a look at the top players remaining for Day 3.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Day 2 Recap
• (13:66) Andrew Booth Jr
• (18:23) Ed Ingram
• (22:46) Brian Asamoah
• (27:40) 3 Draft Day Trades
• (34:34) Lewis Cine Presser
• (39:54) Media Loves Cine

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Direct download: FTW_1391.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:39am CDT

After the massive trade down with the Low Energy Detroit Lions, the Minnesota Vikings selected Georgia safety Lewis Cine with the #32 overall pick.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Georgia Safety Lewis Cine
• (5:06) Who Won the Lions Trade?
• (10:42) Kwesi Presser
• (16:35) KOC Presser
• (20:45) 1st Round Recap

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Direct download: FTW_1390.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:38am CDT

We had the Jeromes fire off some questions, we have some marginal answers about the Minnesota Vikings and the upcoming 2022 NFL Draft.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Open Letter to Kwesi
• (5:08) Trade Up?
• (10:22) Trade Attempts
• (16:25) 5 Predictions
• (27:42) First Round Mock Draft
• (37:09) Strib Mock Draft
• (44:44) Draft Q&A

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Direct download: FTW_1389.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:04am CDT

Pro Football Focus analyst Doug Kyed is reporting that the Minnesota Vikings could be looking to trade DOWN in the 2022 NFL Draft. SKOl or Nah?

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Trade Down?
• (6:52) Pat McAfee Claims #TheCapIsAMyth?
• (11:36) KOC Hypes Kirk
• (18:10) Kwesi Presser
• (25:48) Vikings Draft History
• (43:16) SI Mock Draft
• (51:52) LA Times Mock Draft

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Direct download: FTW_1388.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Should the Minnesota Vikings trade UP with the Carolina Panthers and the #6 overall pick to secure a premier player?

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Trade Up to 6?
• (6:06) Jameson Williams ACL Rehab
• (10:50) No 5th Year Option for Bradbury
• (15:49) NFL.com 7-Round Mock
• (24:06) Barnwell Trade Mock
• (28:36) PFF Mock Draft

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Direct download: FTW_1387.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

What position will the Minnesota Vikings draft first? Let's take a look at the odds.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Vikings Draft Odds
• (6:41) Spielman at 12
• (12:00) Cap Space Update
• (18:39) Daniel Jeremiah Loves Trent McDuffie
• (25:11) Kirk Van
• (29:29) Vikadontis Rex

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Direct download: FTW_1386.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

The Minnesota Vikings will be traveling to London to take on the New Orleans Saints Week 4 or 5 in the 2022 NFL season, per Saints beat writer Jeff Duncan.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Vikings vs Saints in London?
• (4:30) KOC is Kellen Mond
• (13:02) Deebo?
• (19:59) Is Kwesi Bluffing?
• (27:18) Kwesi Draft History
• (38:49) Travon Walker???

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Direct download: FTW_1385.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:47am CDT

Vikings PxP maven Paul Allen hinted that the Minnesota Vikings could be plottin a HUGE move up in the 2022 NFL Draft from 12 all the way up to 4 overall. SKOL or Nah?

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Trade UP to 4?
• (6:23) KOC Presser
• (13:49) Derek Stingley Jr Lisfranc
• (19:42) Cousins & Jefferson Locker Buddies
• (24:26) Top-10 TEs in the Draft
• (32:30) Sam Monson Mock Draft

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Direct download: FTW_1384.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

The Minnesota Vikings could and should add another pass catcher near the top of the 2022 NFL Draft. Here's our Top-10 wide receivers in the class.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Top-10 Receivers
• (8:35) Draft a Safety?
• (14:26) CB Trent McDuffie
• (19:16) History of #12 Overall
• (28:08) Kyle Sloter's USFL Debut
• (33:13) Charles Davis Mock Draft

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Direct download: FTW_1383.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Our Jeromes 2022 NFL Draft Q&A session.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Draft Q&A
• (50:23) Free Agent Fits
• (55:45) Players Attending Draft
• (1:02:29) Trade Down?

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Did Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins actually take less than market to extend with the Vikes through 2023?

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Kirk's Contract a Bargain?
• (7:32) JJ on KOC
• (16:21) Top-10 iOL in the Draft
• (25:10) Vikings at Timberwolves Game
• (28:51) 7-Round Mock Draft
• (37:57) PFF 2-Round Mock

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Direct download: FTW_1381.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins caused an uproar Monday when he stated that he wanted to retire as a Viking. How much longer will Kirk be Captain?

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Kirk Wants to Retire a Viking?
• (7:44) Chris Reed Presser
• (14:06) Dalvin is #4
• (16:36) Greg Joseph Signs RFA Tender
• (19:46) Sloter USFAL
• (24:13) BPA vs Need Draft
• (33:35) 5 Surprise Postions for Draft

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Direct download: FTW_1380.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Minnesota Vikings second-year defensive tackle Jaylen Twyman is back and ready to go a year after he missed time after being shot.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Jaylen Twyman Year 2
• (4:35) Vikings Offseason Program
• (9:01) Patrick Peterson Presser
• (14:04) How Long Will Harrison Play?
• (21:14) Georgia DT Devonte Wyatt
• (26:32) The Gram

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Direct download: FTW_1379.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Should the Minnesota Vikings trade UP in the 2022 NFL Draft? They might have to.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Should the Vikings Trade Up?
• (10:17) Chris Reed Contract
• (10:44) Kirk #3 in 2012 ReDraft
• (16:45) Cameron Dantzler #3
• (19:12) End of Half Defense
• (24:18) Vikings Sign DT Jullian Taylor
• (27:24) Pete Schrager Mock Draft

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Direct download: FTW_1378.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

5 "Moneyball" Draft picks for the Minnesota Vikings. Talented players who are falling due to perceived "imperfections" that the Vikings should scoop up and capitalize on.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Moneyball Draft Picks
• (10:29) Jameson Williams
• (17:13) Tyler Linderbaum
• (24:42) 7 Vikings in Trouble
• (31:38) Draft a QB?
• (37:50) Sporting News 7-Round Mock

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Direct download: FTW_1377.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

The Minnesota Vikings NEED to Draft LSU cornerback Derek Stingley Jr.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Derek Stingley Jr
• (5:16) Diggs Got Paid
• (10:45) Chris Reed
• (14:59) Moneyball
• (27:58) 8 Trade Up/Trade Down Scenarios
• (30:00) Pete Prisco Mock

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Direct download: FTW_1376.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Rundown of the reported Minnesota Vikings predraft visits so far including: CB/PR Marcus Jones (Houston), iOL Cole Strange (Chattanooga), WR Tay Martin (OK State), LB Darien Butler (Arizona State), ED Esezi Otomewo (Minnesota), and ED Cameron Goode (Cal).

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Vikings PreDraft Visits
• (6:41) Eagles-Saints Trade
• (11:29) Hypothetical Vikings-Steelers Trade
• (16:57) 1st Round WR?
• (25:42) Derek Stingley Jr Draft Odds
• (30:14) iOL Cole Strange
• (34:15) Charles Davis Mock Draft

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Direct download: FTW_1375.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

State of the Minnesota Vikings offensive line after the free agent signings of Jesse Davis and Chris Reed.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) State of the OL
• (7:56) Over 9 Wins
• (15:22) Kirk Appreciation
• (22:03) Offseason Schedule
• (25:55) Draft a 1st Round WR?
• (34:43) Random Undisclosed Location Musings

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Direct download: FTW_1374.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

5 things future Hall of Famer cornerback Patrick Peterson returning means for the 2022 Minnesota Vikings.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) 5 Things P2 Returning Means
• (6:11) Full P2 Contract Details
• (9:03) #SkoLSU?
• (14:33) 7-Round Mock

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Direct download: FTW_1373.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Future Hall of Famer conerback Patrick Peterson announced on his podcast All Things Covered that he's returning to the Minnesota Vikings for the 2022 season.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) P2 Returns to the Vikings
• (4:08) Thielen Restructure
• (7:24) Jalen Ramsey Doesn't Think JJ is Top-5
• (12:56) Irv Smith's Knee
• (17:17) Bucky Brooks
• (30:38) Mike Tannenbaum

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Direct download: FTW_1372a.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Ranking the Top-10 positions of need for the Minnesota Vikings heading into the 2022 NFL Draft.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) 10 Draft Needs
• (11:08) Garrett Bradbury
• (16:44) ESPN Power Rankings Stink
• (23:18) KOC Owners Meeting Presser
• (31:04) Kyle Hamilton?
• (37:03) New OT Rules

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Direct download: FTW_1371.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

The Minnesota Vikings signed free agent cornerback Nate Hairston and offensive lineman Jesse Davis.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) CB Nate Hariston
• (3:37) OG Jesse Davis
• (9:00) Chandon Sullivan Contract
• (12:15) Draft Kyle Hamilton
• (18:18) Thor Nystrom Mock Draft 3.0

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Direct download: FTW_1370.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins reportedly "blew everyone away" at an offseason meeting among team leaders, per Ben Leber.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Cousins Meeting
• (7:32) Vikings Sign CB Chandon Sullivan
• (11:00) Cap Space Update
• (15:47) Ereck Flowers?
• (20:48) Free Agent iOL
• (29:46) 7-Round Vikings Mock Draft

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Direct download: FTW_1369.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

The Minnesota Vikings set to visit with former Greasy Grimy Green Bay Packers slot cornerback Chandon Sullivan on Friday.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) CB Chandon Sullivan
• (4:27) Full Za'Darius Contract Details
• (9:02) Extend Danielle
• (16:06) Bears Sign Dakota Dozier
• (22:11) Multiple Front Depth Chart
• (30:18) Daniel Jeremiah Mock Draft 3.1

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Direct download: FTW_1368.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Minnesota Vikings superstar wide receiver Justin Jefferson is going to get ALL the money next offseason when he's eligible for an extension.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Jefferson Money
• (6:59) Danielle Reacts to Za'Darius
• (12:19) Kwesi Presser
• (18:08) Za'Darius vs Vikings
• (21:48) Craziest Offseason Ever
• (29:03) 7-Round Mock

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Direct download: FTW_1367.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

The Minnesota Vikings have signed free agent edge rusher Za'Darius Smith to a 3-year deal worth up to $47M with incentives. Smith teamed with Danielle Hunter now gives the Vikings the best pass rush in the NFL.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Za'Darius Signs
• (4:13) Za'Darius Presser
• (9:51) Hunter Restructures
• (13:40) Sean Mannion Back
• (18:27) Cousins Analytics
• (27:23) Former Vikings in Free Agency
• (36:38) Vikings CB Options

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Direct download: FTW_1366.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Former Greasy Grimy Green Bay Packers edge rusher Za'Darius Smith is visiting with the Minnesota Vikings today, per Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. Is it happening?

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Za'Darius Visits
• (3:53) Za'Darius "Meet at the QB"
• (9:54) Clowney?
• (14:08) Kwesi & KOC Believe
• (22:02) Dalvin is Now Guaranteed
• (26:46) Grading the Offseason
• (37:11) 2023 Comp Picks

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Direct download: FTW_1365.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Minnesota Vikings star receiver Adam Thielen has announced that the team has restuctured his contract, freeing up salary cap space and keeping him in Purple.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Thielen Restructured
• (3:20) Full Thielen Details
• (7:17) Harrison Phillips Presser
• (12:35) Keeping Danielle
• (18:04) Signed OL Austin Schlottmann
• (20:53) Grading Vikings FA So Far
• (31:20) Recap of Free Agency

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Direct download: FTW_1364.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

The Greasy Grimy Green Bay Packers have traded wide receiver Davante Adams to the Las Vegas Raiders for 2022 1st and 2nd round picks. Things you hate to see... That.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Davante to the Raiders
• (3:54) Blame Spielman & Zimmer
• (9:55) Gronklin Signs with Jets
• (14:33) Vikes Interested in C/G Ryan Bates
• (18:46) Harrison Restructured
• (21:14) Za'Darius Smith?
• (26:27) Harrison Phillips Presser

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Direct download: FTW_1363.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:33pm CDT

The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly been active trying to trade superstar edge rusher Danielle Hunter, per Ben Goessling of the Star Tribune.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Trying to Trade Danielle
• (6:20) Fans Already Hate Regime?
• (14:15) Hicks Contract Details
• (18:13) P2 Wants Back
• (22:01) Re-Sign Jordan Berry
• (24:29) Sign TE Johny Mundt
• (27:48) Buck & Aikman on MNF

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Direct download: FTW_1362.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:42pm CDT

The Minnesota Vikings have signed Arizona Cardinals free agent linebacker Jordan Hicks to a 2-year, $10M deal ($6.5M guaranteed) to be the running mate with Eric Kendricks.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Signed LB Jordan Hicks
• (4:55) NEED to Sign C JC Tretter
• (9:37) Free Agent Tracker
• (17:52) Harrison Phillips
• (20:15) Michael Pierce Cut
• (23:28) Why Kirk Cousins Extension?
• (30:05) Chandler Jones One Time?

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Direct download: FTW_1361.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:52pm CDT

Exploring the latest Kirk Cousins trade options.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Cousins Colts?
• (4:39) Cousins Seahawks?
• (8:35) Wentz to the Commies
• (14:41) Panthers Laugh
• (19:44) Rodgers Attention
• (24:36) Todd McShay Mock 3.0
• (28:30) Lance Zielein Mock 2.0

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Direct download: FTW_1360.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:58am CDT

Old ass Aaron Rodgers returns to the Greasy Grimy Green Bay Packers. Russell Wilson traded to the Denver Broncos.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Rodgers Back in GB
• (6:45) Russell Wilson to the Broncos
• (11:16) Gronklin Getting Paid
• (15:12) 2023 Salary Cap
• (21:32) Calvin Ridley Suspended
• (26:45) Sign Brian Allen

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Direct download: FTW_1359.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

The Minnesota Vikings have parted ways with head athletic trainer Eric Sugarman, who had been with the team for 16 seasons.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Sugarman Out
• (4:57) Ifeadi Torches Sugarman
• (7:45) Thielen Awkward
• (12:00) Kirk Options
• (21:35) Russell Wilson?
• (28:36) Broncos Offer for Rodgers
• (33:05) Laken Tomlinson?
• (37:09) CBS Sports Mock
• (47:32) 7-Round Mock

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CBS Sports analyst Cody Bennjamin projected Crooked Chicago Bears free agent defensive tackle to sign with the Minnesota Vikings.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Akiem Hicks?
• (4:23) Jeffeson Kupp
• (8:39) Malik Willis
• (16:48) Jermaine Johnson II
• (21:14) Rodgers Drama
• (26:51) Q&A

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New Minnesota Vikings head coach Kevin O'Connell fed the media jackals at the NFL Combine this week talking about the Vikes' offensive identity, the offensive line connundrum, and how he and DC Ed Donatell see the current defensive personnel.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) KOC Presser
• (6:54) Value Free Agents
• (14:38) KOC 2 Minute Philosophy
• (18:58) KOC on Kirk Cousins
• (25:15) Kwesi Dined with Kirk's Agent
• (32:25) Rudy Cut. No.
• (36:32) Bucky Brooks Mock Draft 2.0

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Minnesota Vikings general manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah weighed-in on the importance (and non-importance) of the drills at the NFL Combine.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Kwesi Combine
• (7:51) Kwesi Presser
• (14:42) Brandon Scherff?
• (20:54) Coaching Staff Finalized
• (26:43) Game Management Coordinator
• (31:14) Rodgers $50M?
• (39:44) PFF Mock Draft

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Former Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer reportedly openly slammed quarterback Kirk Cousins in meetings toward the end of his reign, per Chad Graff of The Athletic.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Zimmer Trashed Kirk
• (7:13) Greg Manusky ILB Coach
• (10:54) London 2022?
• (14:37) Key Dates
• (21:38) Daniel Jeremiah on OL Building
• (27:57) Sign Za'Darius Smith
• (32:06) 1st Round Mock

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NFL.com analytics analyst Cynthia Frelund tabbed Minnesota Vikings superstar linebacker Eric Kendricks as a release/restructure candidate.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Cut Kendricks?
• (6:00) Barr Back?
• (12:12) Coordinator Presser
• (21:48) CBS Mock
• (34:23) 3-Round Vikings Mock
• (45:25) Q&A

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With a new regime and scheme coming in, a number of Minnesota Vikings players could be changing "positions" in 2022.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) PFF 3 Trades
• (12:37) Kellen Mond 2022
• (25:38) Cut Harrison Smith?
• (30:54) Kyle Sloter Drafted in USFL
• (38:33) Contract Estimates

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am CDT

Pro Football Focus outlined three potential trades for the Minnesota Vikings involving quarterback Kirk Cousins, edge rusher Danielle Hunter, and center Garrett Bradbury.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) PFF 3 Trades
• (11:00) Aaron Rodgers IG
• (20:02) No Retirement
• (27:58) Cousins to the Panthers?
• (34:36) NFL.com Grades the 2021 Draft Class
• (42:42) Spotrac Kirk Cousins
• (48:19) Daniel Jeremiah Mock Draft 2.0

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The Minnesota Vikings have rounded out the coaching staff officially annoucing 5 new assistant coach hires. Offensive coordinator Wes Phillips, linebackers/pass rush specialist Mike Smith, defensive backs Daronte Jones, special teams coordinator Matt Daniels, and assistant special teams coach Ben Kotwica.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Finalizing Coaching Staff
• (4:36) Matt Daniels STC
• (6:22) Positions of Need
• (15:25) Cousins to the Broncos?
• (21:39) PFF Mock Draft
• (34:52) 3-Round Vikings Mock

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The Minnesota Vikings have officially hired Wes Phillips as their offensive coordinator under new head coach Kevin O'Connell. Phillips, son of Wade Phillips and grandson of the legend Bum Phillips, was the Los Angeles Rams tight ends coach/passing game coordinator.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Wes Phillips New OC
• (4:38) Ranking In-House FAs
• (14:56) Free Agent O-Linemen
• (25:16) Cousins Contract
• (34:03) Cousins Pay Cut
• (42:18) Q&A

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The Minnesota Vikings officially introduced Kevin O'Connell as their new head coach at a press conference on Thursday afternoon. Here's our reaction to the presser.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Vikings Announce KOC
• (11:30) 9 Assistants Hired
• (14:42) Why Some Fans Hate the O'Connell Hire
• (23:26) Kirk Cousins?
• (33:07) Believe in Wyatt Davis
• (39:52) Why Did the Vikings Draft Anthony Barr Over Aaron Donald in 2014?

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The Minnesota Vikings have officially announced that Kevin O'Connell will take over as the 10th head coach in franchise history. KOC's introductory press conference is scheduled for 4pm CT on Thursday.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Vikings Announce KOC
• (4:33) Thomas Brown Interviewing for OC
• (8:21) Deshaun Watson Interested in Vikings
• (11:43) Free Agent Connections
• (19:47) OBJ?
• (25:15) Kirt Cousins
• (28:58) Zimmer Selling Old House

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The Minnesota Vikings will reportedly introduce Kevin O'Connell as their new head coach at a press conference on Thursday.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) KOC Intro'd Thursday
• (5:06) KOC on the Super Bowl
• (13:13) 10 Reasons Why it Took So Long
• (21:49) Brian Angelichio TE Coach
• (26:09) Free Agent CB
• (29:47) Kyler Murray?
• (35:17) Thor Nystrom Mock Draft

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If the Minnesota Vikings ultimately end up trading Kirk Cousins this offseason, they're going to need to bring in a veteran bridge quarterback. Here's a look at who's on the market.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Bridge QBs
• (10:17) Rams Changed the Game
• (22:07) Jerrod Johnson Joining Staff
• (27:54) Mike Pettine Hired
• (32:01) Jefferson > Kupp
• (38:34) RBs Don't Win Championships
• (46:45) ESPN Power Rankings
• (56:02) 2022 Super Bowl Odds

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New Minnesota Vikings head coach Kevin O'Connell won the Los Angeles Rams the Super Bowl

Timestamps:
• (0:40) KOC Wins Super Bowl
• (9:41) Ed Donatell DC
• (13:52) Wes Phillips OC?
• (16:17) Chris Kuper OL
• (20:36) Chris Rumph DL
• (25:35) Keeping McCardell
• (28:52) Deshea Townsend Changes Mind
• (31:31) Andre Patterson Joins Giants

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:47am CDT

List of 8 Minnesota Vikings players who deserve a clean slate with the new regime and a 2nd chance with fans.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) 2nd Chance Vikings
• (12:00) Super Bowl Rooting Interests
• (19:32) 3-Round Mock
• (28:56) Michael Pierce Gone?
• (33:03) Hire Mike Munchak
• (39:09) Top Selling Jerseys
• (46:23) Worst Hat Ever
• (50:45) Q&A

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The Minnesota Vikings have hired former Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson for a senior personnel role. For.... Some reason. Grigson and new GM Kwesi Adofo-Mensah worked together in Cleveland.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Ryan Grigson Hired
• (5:59) Ed Donatell for DC?
• (9:07) Brian Stewart DB Coach?
• (11:14) Stephen A. Smith and Jefferson
• (17:20) NFL Honors Predictions
• (25:17) Lance Zierlein Mock Draft 1.0

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The Minnesota Vikings are reportedly expected to hire Denver Broncos running backs coach Curtis Modkins as their new RB coach/run game coordinator.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Modkins in as RB Coach/RGC
• (3:49) 3 DC Candidates
• (9:56) Offensive Wins Championships
• (16:02) Cousins Remaining?
• (23:27) Kyler Unhappy
• (30:30) PFF Tabs Darrisaw for Breakout

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Is it a major concern that new Minnesota Vikings head coach Kevin O'Connell has never been a full-time playcaller? No. It is not.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) KOC Play Calling
• (6:46) Thiesmann on O'Connell
• (13:33) Pro Bowl Recap
• (20:46) Jefferson 6th in Non-QB MVP Voting
• (25:56) PFF Mock Draft

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Minnesota Vikings superstar wide receiver Justin Jefferson is HYPED for new head coach Kevin O'Connell and the offense he's going to bring to the Vikes.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Jefferson is Hyped for O'Connell
• (4:06) Potential KOC Assistants
• (16:21) Mike Pettine as DC?
• (18:53) Wes Phillips OC?
• (21:35) 11 Personnel
• (29:54) Baker Mayfield to the Vikings?
• (38:19) Harbaugh

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Why the Minnesota Vikings got it right in hiring Kevin O'Connell to be their new head coach and get in on the young, offensive minded wunderkind trend.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) KOC was the Right Choice
• (5:32) You Happy?
• (11:12) Doogie Cousins Trade
• (15:19) PFT: Vikings Made Bad Decision
• (26:11) Ficken to the Chargers

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The Minnesota Vikings are expected to hire Los Angeles offensive coordinator Kevin O'Connell as their new head coach.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) The Notorious KOC
• (4:12) Get to Know O'Connell
• (9:04) Harbaugh Never Offered Job
• (13:40) Kubiak to Broncos
• (18:12) Washington Commanders?

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The latest on the Minnesota Vikings and their potential new head coach Jim Harbaugh. Michigan insiders feel like it's a done deal. Harbaugh's interview is set for 8am CT on Wednesday.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Harbaugh Watch
• (16:24) Potential Harbaugh Assistants
• (25:24) Cousins to the Bucs?
• (31:46) Spielman Interviewed with Jaguars

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The Minnesota Vikings are reportedly lining up second interviews with Rams OC Kevin O'Connell, Rams DC Raheem Morris, and Niners DC DeMeco Ryans. Jim Harbaugh also looms.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Coaching Search Update

A whole heap of Minnesota Vikings head coaching search news dropped Monday night:
-Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh interviewing in Minnesota Wednesday
-Giants DC Patrick Graham getting a 2nd interview on Tuesday
-Niners DC DeMeco Ryans declined 2nd interview, dropped out of contention

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Jim Harbaugh Interviewing Wednesday! DeMeco Ryans Drops Out
• (5:41) Harbaugh-Vikings a Done Deal?
• (13:37) Cousins Named to 3rd Pro Bowl
• (16:36) Zimmer's Reported Girlfriend Goes After Spielman
• (23:07) PFF's Latest Mock Draft

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• (4:35) Harbaugh Intrigued
• (9:36) Cousins Named to 3rd Pro Bowl
• (12:34) Zimmer's Reported Girlfriend Goes After Spielman
• (19:06) PFF's Latest Mock Draft

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Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh will interviewed with the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday for their head coaching position.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Harbaugh
• (5:27) Vikings Taking Risk and I Love it
• (12:51) Harbaugh is NOT Zimmer
• (18:51) Harbaugh Dolphins? Pffffff
• (25:15) Final Three
• (28:10) Conference Championship Recap
• (37:55) Patrick Graham
• (40:51) Cousins Connundrum

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The Minnesota Vikings have hired Cleveland Browns Director of Football Operations Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as their new general manager.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Kwesi Presser
• (7:12) Conference Championship Predictions
• (11:33) John Lynch Backs KAM
• (19:40) Nathaniel Hackett to Denver, Rodgers to Follow?
• (23:43) Revised GM/HC Predictions
• (28:36) O'Neill Pro Bowler
• (31:00) Cousins to Browns
• (35:41) Mock Draft

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The Minnesota Vikings have hired Cleveland Browns Director of Football Operations Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as their new general manager.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Vikings Hire Kwesi as New GM
• (5:53) Kwesi's Coaching Ties
• (12:02) 5 Things to Expect

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The REAL reasons why Ryan Poles settled for the Crooked Chicago Bears job over a CHANCE to interview for the obviously superior Minnesota Vikings gig.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Why Poles Bears
• (4:20) Kwesi Watch 2022
• (8:20) No Daboll?
• (11:54) WRs Back McCardell
• (14:09) Kevin O'Connell Profile
• (17:55) Stingley Jr?

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New York Times best selling author John U. Bacon, who wrote a book on Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines, stated Monday "Don't count the [Minnesota] Vikings out" as a potential landing spot for Harbaugh.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Harbaugh & Vikings?
• (3:59) Recapping Best Weekend in NFL History
• (19:40) No Rodgers in 2022
• (22:33) GM-HC Updates
• (29:06) Todd Bowles Strong Candidate
• (32:47) What to do with Danielle
• (37:18) NFL OT Rules Fix

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With the alleged 1-seed Greasy Grimy Green Bay Packers eliminated from the playoffs, the stupid team now heads into an offseason where Aaron Rodgers is likely going to be traded and Davante Adams leaves in free agency. Their destruction is a thing of beauty.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Packers Rebuild
• (4:42) LOL Packers
• (7:02) Hire DeMeco Ryans
• (11:56) Final 2 in GM Search
• (15:47) Kellen Mond
• (21:23) Jared Allen Wants an Interview
• (24:52) Deshaun Watson?
• (28:33) Daniel Jeremiah Mock Draft 1.0

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Firing up a three round Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft. The new regime puts an emphasis on the trenches and is tired of being pushed around.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Spielman Interview
• (8:01) Interview Tracker
• (13:49) 6 Cousins Trade Destinations
• (23:06) Kirk to the Browns?
• (28:26) Spielman Bodybags Zimmer
• (34:48) Predictions

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In a fantastic interview on the Move the Sticks Podcast, former Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman opened up about his misses at the quarterback position.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Spielman Interview
• (9:43) Ranking HC Candidates
• (19:47) Why No _____?
• (26:29) Ryan Poles Impressive
• (29:28) CBS Mock
• (33:02) Mel Kiper 1.0

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The Minnesota Vikings have requested an interview with Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Raheem Morris for their head coaching opening. Morris was also head coach of Tampa Bay from 2009-11 and was interim head coach of the Falcons for 11 games in 2020.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Raheem Morris
• (4:34) Ryan Poles GM Profile
• (7:40) GM-HC Connections
• (13:06) Around the NFL
• (20:51) 3rd Worst?
• (29:49) 1st Annual All-FTW Team

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Schedule of Minnesota Vikings general manager interviews for the upcoming week.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) GM Interview Schedule
• (6:26) How HC Candidates Fared WC Weekend
• (14:40) Around the NFL Candidates
• (22:24) Nathaniel Hackett?
• (26:42) Why the HC Doesn't Have to be Offense

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The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly requested interviews with several head coaching candidates:
-Todd Bowles, Buccaneers DC
-Nathaniel Hackett, Packers OC
-Jonathan Gannon, Eagles DC
-Kellen Moore, Cowboys OC
-Dan Quinn, Cowboys DC
-DeMeco Ryans, Niners DC
-Kevin O'Connell, Rams OC

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Head Coaching Candidate
• (9:21) Zimmer & Spielman Not Speaking?
• (15:44) Zim Story
• (23:31) In-House Free Agents
• (31:06) Vikings Screwed in All-Pro Voting
• (38:36) Dumb Record

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Reviewing the 8 reported general manager candidates the Minnesota Vikings have requested interviews with so far:
-Catherine Raiche, Eagles VP of Football Operations
-Brandon Brown, Eagles Director of Player Personnel
-Kwesi Adofo-Mensah, Browns VP of Football Operations
-Glenn Cook, Browns VP of Player Personnel
-Ryan Poles, Chiefs Exec Director of Player Personnel
-John Spytek, Buccaneers VP of Player Personnel
-Eliot Wolf, Patriots Consultant
-Monti Ossenfort, Titans Director of Player Personnel

Timestamps:
• (0:40) GM Candidates
• (4:07) Monti Ossenfort
• (10:41) Rob Brz for GM?
• (15:29) Ranking GM and HC Openings
• (27:49) Derek Stingley?
• (35:00) Wild Card Weekend Predictions

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

We asked The Jeromes if Kirk Cousins will be the Minnesota Vikings quarterback in 2022. Here's a breakdown of the poll results.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Will Cousins Be Back?
• (6:48) 6 Options with Kirk's Contract
• (14:07) Odds to be Next Head Caoch
• (21:56) Panthers Want Klint Kubiak?
• (28:25) Lane Kiffin?
• (31:45) Andre Patterson?

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

The Minnesota Vikings are reportedly set to interview former Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl winning head coach Doug Pederson, according to Jason LaCanfora of CBS Sports.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Interview Doug Pederson
• (3:32) Kendricks & O'Neill Tee Off
• (14:06) Owners Presser
• (22:14) Why Did Zimmer Fail?
• (29:43) Brian Flores?
• (33:54) What Will Zim & Spielman Do Now?
• (43:59) Black Monday Tracker

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

With the Minnesota Vikings moving on from general manager Rick Spielman after 16 seasons with the team, here's a list of potential GM candidates for the Purple.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) GM Candidates
• (9:05) Spielman Statement
• (13:30) End of Anthony Barr Era
• (16:33) 2022 Opponents
• (22:24) #12 Overall Pick

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The Minnesota Vikings have fired head coach Mike Zimmer after 8 seasons. The team also parted ways with general manager Rick Spielman after 16 years with the club.

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:54am CDT

The Minnesota Vikings mercifully finished the season with a 31-17 win over the Crooked Chicago Bears in what could (should) be the final game of the Mike Zimmer Regime. Superstar wide receiver Justin Jefferson did NOT break Randy Moss' franchise single-season receiving yards record, despite plenty of gametime for him to do so late in the game.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Vikings-Bears Recap
• (11:12) Zimmer Doesn't Care About JJ's Record
• (18:17) The Latest on Zim

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:34pm CDT

The Minnesota Vikings mercifully end the season Week 18 versus the Crooked Chicago Bears at Historic US Bank Stadium. This is likely head coach (for now) Mike Zimmer's final game at the helm, among a myriad of other changes that could happen for the Purple this offseason.

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Minnesota Vikings Superstar wide receiver Justin Jefferson needs 124 yards receiving Sunday against the Crooked Chicago Bears to break Randy Moss' single-season receiving record of 1632 yards set back in 2003.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Jefferson-Moss Record
• (5:41) Rudy Disses Cousins
• (9:04) Zimmer Proud
• (14:16) Super Bowl Moving?
• (18:47) Rodgers Jerk-Bum Drama

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Minnesota Vikings ownership is preparing to meet this week to discuss potential changes at the top of the organization, namely general manager Rick Spielman and head coach Mike Zimmer, per Chad Graff of The Athletic.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Ownership Meeting
• (5:47) Cousins Forever?
• (10:00) Cousins Off COVID
• (12:15) Antonio Brown Endorses Zim
• (16:21) PFF Mock Draft

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Will Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman be with the team for the upcoming 2022 season, or is his job in jeopardy too?

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Spielman Back?
• (4:35) Jim Harbaugh?
• (8:17) Ranking Potential HC Openings
• (18:57) Playing Starters
• (22:20) Tuesday Transactions

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Ranking our Top-15 choices to be the next Minnesota Vikings head coach. Who do YOU like? Brian Daboll? Eric Bieniemy? Byron Leftwich? Kellen Moore? Doug Pederson?

Timestamps:
• (0:40) HC Candidates. Ranked.
• (17:09) Zimmer Presser
• (24:00) Nepotism
• (32:51) Draft Position
• (39:09) 5 On COVID
• (41:32) Play the Young Guys

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Direct download: FTW_1312.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

The Minnesota Vikings need to move on from head coach Mike Zimmer today. For the sake of the young players and franchise heading into Week 18 and beyond.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Zimmer Needs to be Gone Today
• (6:11) VIKINGS-PACKERS RECAP
• (14:19) REPORT: Coaching Search
• (18:30) Zimmer's Mond Comments
• (23:48) Why No Mond?

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Direct download: FTW_1311.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am CDT

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