Purple FTW! Podcast (general)

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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Direct download: FTW_1331.mp3
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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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Direct download: FTW_1328.mp3
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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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Direct download: FTW_1327.mp3
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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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Direct download: FTW_1325.mp3
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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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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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Direct download: FTW_1322.mp3
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am CST

The Minnesota Vikings (7-8) look to keep their playoff dreams alive as they invade Wisconsin to take on the Greasy Grimy Green Bay Packers. Here are 5 Keys for a Vikings Victory!

Timestamps:
• (0:40) VIKINGS-PACKERS PREVIEW
• (5:19) Breeland-Tomasson Beef
• (8:49) KJ's Time
• (10:30) Power Rankings

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Minnesota Vikings star wide receiver Adam Thielen reportedly underwent season ending ankle surgery yesterday, per Chad Graff of The Athletic.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Thielen Done
• (2:01) Why the Vikes Won't Fire Zimmer
• (6:27) Dalvin Off COVID
• (7:43) Cold Weather Benefits Vikes
• (9:54) Other Roster Moves
• (11:29) Lose Assistant to LSU
• (12:38) RIP, John Madden

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The Minnesota Vikings reunited with the prodigal son quarterback Kyle Sloter. WOW.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Sloter Back
• (3:20) Playoff Picture
• (9:19) 2 Bad Stats
• (12:58) Beat GB
• (16:27) Breeland to the Cardinals
• (18:46) Who Starts at RG?

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The (7-8) Minnesota Vikings are currently the number 12 pick in the 2022 NFL Draft.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Draft Pick Update
• (7:29) Playoffs?
• (15:13) Lack of Energy
• (20:21) Facebook Comments

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The Minnesota Vikings (7-9) did not Keep SKOL Alive with a 30-23 loss to the all-in Los Angeles Rams. Here's the Winners & Losers from the game.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Vikings 23, Rams 30
• (9:12) Fire Zimmer
• (15:16) Jefferson Record
• (18:05) JJ Calls Out Lil Kubiak
• (23:02) SNF Cannot Be Flexed

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:47pm CST

The Minnesota Vikings (7-7) look to keep their playoff hopes alive as they host the Los Angeles Rams (10-4) the day after Christmas. Here's 5 keys for a Vikings victory.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) VIKINGS-RAMS PREVIEW
• (8:25) Dalvin on COVID
• (10:10) Kirk Cousins Ribs
• (12:27) Reaction to Pro Bowl Rosters
• (23:27) Week 16 Power Rankings

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Direct download: FTW_1305.mp3
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(Current) Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer was cheeky and faux surprised when the media jackals asked him his thoughts about being on the hot seat.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Ugly Win is Still a Win
• (4:30) Wonnum Screwed
• (7:33) Zimmer Presser
• (12:48) Who's Starting at RG?
• (16:00) MNF Rating HUGE
• (20:23) Mattison Off Covid

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The Minnesota Vikings grinded out an unimpressive 17-9 win Monday Night over the Crooked Chicago Bears. Here's how they can benefit from the near run thing.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Ugly Win is Still a Win
• (3:35) Wonnum Game
• (6:26) Tuesday Roster Moves
• (10:49) P2 Back Next Year?
• (13:29) Schefter's Cringe Griddy

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Direct download: FTW_1303.mp3
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The Minnesota Vikings (7-7) kept their flickering playoff dreams alive with a 17-9 win Monday Night over the Crooked Chicago Bears.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Vikings 17, Bears 9
• (10:58) Playoff Picture
• (17:09) Kene Pro Bowl Snub

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:11am CST

Minnesota Vikings shockingly released cornerback Bashaud Breeland after a reported practice altercation.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Breeland Gone
• (3:20) NFL Playoff Picture
• (8:16) Thielen Ankle
• (10:28) Darrisaw Back, Udoh Out?
• (12:25) Vikings-Fields
• (17:06) Final Injury Report

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:07am CST

The Minnesota Vikings look to get back to .500 as they invade The Windy City to take on the Crooked Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football. Here are 5 Keys for a Vikings Victory!

Timestamps:
• (0:40) VIKINGS-BEARS PREVIEW
• (7:41) First Injury Report
• (11:56) Urban Meyer Fired
• (21:06) 2 WRs Signed to Practice Squad

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Running down the list of Minnesota Vikings who SHOULD be Pro Bowlers this season.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Pro Bowlers
• (7:16) Rookie Tracker
• (14:47) New Rule Could Impact Zimmer
• (18:15) Mike Hughes AFC DPOTW
• (21:24) Vikes Annex Canada + UK
• (29:56) 3 Added to COVID

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In his first 2022 NFL Mock Draft, ESPN's Todd Mcshay mocked Cincinnati's shutdown corner Ahmad "Sauce" Gardner to the Minnesota Vikings.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Sauce Gardner?
• (4:45) Zimmer Presser
• (10:49) JJ Stans for OBJ
• (13:43) P2 to Cowboys?
• (16:42) Kirk Cousins Owned the Bears
• (20:20) O'Neill is ELITE
• (23:09) NFL Power Rankings

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The (6-7) Minnesota Vikings are currently the 8-seed in the NFC after the nailbiting win over the Pittsburgh Steelers and the rest of Week 14 action. Still they have a 33% chance to make the dance, per 538.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Playoffs
• (7:32) Dalvin Was Legendary
• (10:30) Zimmer Plays Not to Lose
• (15:42) Rodgers Toe
• (19:26) Getting Healthy
• (23:29) ELITE Special Teams

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The Minnesota Vikings (6-7) kept their season alive with a 36-28 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-6-1) on Thursday Night Football. Here are the Winners & Losers from the game.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) VIKINGS 36, STEELERS 28
• (11:53) Playoff Picture
• (17:57) WHY IS THIS TEAM LIKE THIS

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:19am CST

The 5-7 Minnesota Vikings look to save their season at home Thursday Night versus the Pittsburgh Steelers. Here's 5 Keys to a Vikes W.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) VIKINGS-STEELERS PREVIEW
• (6:14) Final Injury Report
• (11:11) The Ringer Roasts
• (16:04) Goof Wins Award

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The Grand Canyon sized chasm between Bill Belichick and Mike Zimmer was on full display at the end of their respective games Week 13.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Belichick vs Zimmer
• (5:57) I Stil Believe
• (11:21) Kirk Cousins Trade Value
• (16:57) Peterson Off Covid
• (18:18) Injury Report
• (21:35) Zimmer Presser
• (27:39) Week 14 NFL Power Rankings

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Minnesota Vikings head coach (for now) Mike Zimmer's precious defense has been historically bad. How bad is it? Let's explore.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Zimmer's Bad D
• (5:09) Vikings-Steelers Injury Report
• (8:25) Ranking Most Embarrassing Losses
• (20:24) Who Will Be Here in 2022?
• (31:40) Mike Tice's Got Jokes

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The Minnesota Vikings (5-7) were lethargic and unmotivated in their 29-27 embarrassing loss to the Detroit Lions. Time for a new beginning.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Vikings Embarrass Themselves
• (12:16) It's Time
• (21:00) NFL Playoff Picture
• (29:15) Vikings Draft 10th
• (39:55) Everson Update

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The Minnesota Vikings look to keep their season alive and win convincingly on the road versus the winless, Low Energy Detroit Lions. Here's 5 keys to a Viking Victory.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Vikings-Lions Preview
• (7:10) Jefferson NFC OPOTM
• (8:59) Final Injury Report

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:20pm CST

Minnesota Vikings second-year left guard Ezra Cleveland was named Pro Football Focus' (PFF) number one graded player for Week 12. Not guard. Number one PLAYER overall.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Ezra PFF's #1
• (3:03) King Kene Robbed of Award
• (5:41) Zimmer Presser
• (10:36) Vikes Make History
• (14:09) Michael Pierce Returns to Practice
• (15:51) Re-Sign Mason Cole

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Rundown of the Minnesota Vikings remaining schedule and outlook for the upcoming opponents. There's ZERO reason why the Vikes should not be 8-6 by Christmas.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Schedule
• (8:01) NFC North Standings
• (15:33) O-Line Fix
• (23:32) Primetime Purple
• (28:19) Week 13 Power Rankings

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Minnesota Vikings superstar running back Dalvin Cook's dislocated shoulder injury is reportedly not season ending, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Dalvin Could Return This Season
• (2:49) Kittle Calls Out Zimmer
• (6:21) Zim Presser
• (12:26) Patrick Peterson on COVID
• (14:13) King Kene
• (17:06) Liverpool FC

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The Minnesota Vikings squandered opportunities and came up short in Santa Clara, falling 34-26 to the San Francisco 49ers. The 5-6 Vikes are still in thick of the playoff chase, but their margin for error is now nil.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Niners 34, Vikings 26
• (13:53) Playoffs Update
• (21:57) Dalvin Dislocated Shoulder
• (24:13) Injuries Piling Up
• (27:19) Kirk Under Guard

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The Minnesota Vikings squandered opportunities and came up short in Santa Clara, falling 34-26 to the San Francisco 49ers. The 5-6 Vikes are still in thick of the playoff chase, but their margin for error is now nil.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Niners 34, Vikings 26
• (13:53) Playoffs Update
• (21:57) Dalvin Dislocated Shoulder
• (24:13) Injuries Piling Up
• (27:19) Kirk Under Guard

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The Minnesota Vikings head out to the Bay Area to take on the San Francisco 49ers in a game with massive playoff implications. Here's 5 keys for the Vikes to come away with the W on Sunday.


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The Minnesota Vikings announced the Everson Griffen situation has ended peacefully and without incident. Continued prayers up for Everson and his family.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Everson Situation
• (2:07) Jefferson Named NFC OPOTW
• (4:06) Dalvin Tomlinson on COVID
• (5:46) Vikes Bring Back Tashawn Bower

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Is old, staunchy, conservative to a fault Mike Zimmer actually evolving as a head coach and saving his job with the Minnesota Vikings?

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Zimmer Evolving?
• (5:53) Armon Watts Most Improved
• (7:52) Breeland Better
• (10:59) Weird Flex
• (16:52) Week 12 Power Rankings

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Greasy Grimy Green Bay Packers fans are genuinely upset about Darnell Savage's clear drop not being ruled an interception. You cannot make this stuff up.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Packers Fans Mad
• (4:26) Jefferson WR1 in the NFL
• (7:36) Zimmer Presser
• (13:26) Control Emotions
• (16:20) Mock Draft

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The Minnesota Vikings (5-5) shocked the world and beat the Greasy Grimy Green Bay Packers (8-3) 34-31 Sunday at Historic US Bank Stadium thanks to a commanding performance (yet again) by superstar receiver Justin Jefferson. Here are the Winners & Losers from the game.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) VIKINGS 34, PACKERS 31
• (14:07) Playoff Odds
• (22:04) NFC North Standings
• (29:58) Kirk MVP?

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The Minnesota Vikings look to help their Wild Card ambitions and keep the NFC North in play as they host the Greasy Grimy Green Bay Packers Sunday at Historic US Bank Stadium. Here are 5 Keys for a Vikes Victory!

Timestamps:
• (0:40) VIKINGS-PACKERS PREVIEW
• (8:27) 2nd Injury Report
• (12:08) Thursday News Dump

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The Minnesota Vikings secondary will be getting a veteran boost as safety Harrison Smith has been activated from COVID-19 Reserve, and cornerback Patrick Peterson from Injured Reserve.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Peterson & Harrison Back
• (3:06) Zimmer Presser
• (10:32) Wednesday Injury Report
• (14:15) Young Coach Candidates
• (27:12) Let Dalvin Cook
• (29:57) NFC North Update

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Minnesota Vikings future Hall of Fame cornerback Patrick Peterson strongly hinted that he will be returning this week off injured reserve to face the Greasy Grimy Green Bay Packers.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Peterson Back?
• (3:42) Vikings-Packers Injuries
• (7:48) 5th Easiest Schedule?
• (10:23) Jordan Davis Mock Draft
• (14:21) What OL SHOULD Be
• (20:27) Week 11 Power Rankings

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:30am CST

The Minnesota Vikings have underachieved this season, but if the Purple can get their ish together and make a run, can head coach Mike Zimmer actually save his job?

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Zim Save Job?
• (5:00) Feed Jefferson
• (8:03) PFF Hates Kendricks
• (10:33) Dozier Out of Hospital
• (11:32) Zimmer Presser with Primetime Cameo

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The Minnesota Vikings (4-5) put together a complete(ish) game (finally) and got it done in Los Angeles against the Chargers to keep their season alive. Here are the Winners & Losers from the game.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Vikings 27, Chargers 20
• (12:08) Playoff Picture
• (19:43) It's Packers Week
• (24:47) Pierce Placed on IR

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The Minnesota Vikings (3-5) head west to try and save their season as they head to the City of Angels to take on the Los Angeles Chargers. Heres' 5 Keys for a Vikings Victory.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Vikings-Chargers Preview
• (6:59) Thursday Injury Report
• (9:49) Kenny Powers Willekes
• (13:31) Everson Calls Out Storm Norton

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:30am CST

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Klint Kubiak (aka Lil Kubs) has been wildly inconsistent this season in his first year calling plays.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Kubiak Assessment
• (4:44) Dozier in Hospital with COVID
• (6:13) Dalvin Talks to Media
• (8:06) Kene Nwangwu NFC ST POW
• (9:34) Vikings Playoff Chances/Draft Pick Update
• (18:14) Week 10 Power Rankings

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ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook is a victim of domestic abuse and attempted extortion over an incident that occured over a year ago, per Dalvin's agent.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Dalvin Situation
• (4:41) Rodgers, Packers Fined
• (8:50) Thielen Vents on Offense
• (12:21) Thielen Vents on Officiating
• (17:53) Darrisaw Dominant
• (21:49) 5 on COVID
• (22:22) NFC North Standings

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Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer fed the media jackals on Monday after the humiliating last second loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Zimmer PResser
• (9:49) Mason Cole
• (12:17) Camryn Bynum
• (14:46) Kirky Checkdown
• (18:55) Kene Nwangwu
• (21:12) Jefferson's Hoodie

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The Minnesota Vikings (unsurprisingly) gave it away AGAIN in Baltimore losing to the Ravens 34-31 in overtime. The Vikes squandered special teams and turnover gifts with a disappearing act by the offense and another 500 yards allowed game by Zimmer's precious defense.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Ravens 34, Vikings 31 (OT)
• (14:52) Will Zimmer Be Fired Today?
• (21:57) Zero Sense

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The Minnesota Vikings look to save their season on the road as they travel to Maryland to take on the Baltimore Ravens. Here are 5 Keys to a Vikes Victory in the Purple Bowl.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) VIKINGS-RAVENS PREVIEW
• (8:35) The Aaron Rodgers Situation
• (13:46) Claimed DE Jonah Williams
• (16:05) Kenny Willekes Shining

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As the 2021 Minnesota Vikings season teeters on the edge, is the job of general manager Rick Spielman safe or nah?

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Is Spielman Safe?
• (4:51) Zimmer Presser
• (10:32) Jefferson Smacks Fantasy Football
• (13:02) Replacing Danielle
• (15:52) First Vikings-Ravens Injury Report
• (20:20) Week 9 Power Rankings

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:42am CST

The NFL Trade Deadline once again came and went without any major moves.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Trade Deadline Recap
• (7:05) Thielen Agent
• (11:25) Vikings Draft Position
• (17:40) NFC North Standings
• (24:26) Why No Fire Zim?
• (29:54) Zim Presser

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With the 3-4 Minnesota Vikings potentially being sellers at the trade deadline, here are 10 players the Vikes could ship out by 4pm ET today.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) 10 Trade Deadline Players
• (11:28) Why Vikings NEED to Fire Zimmer
• (18:42) TimeoutGate
• (24:37) Danielle Out for Season
• (27:10) Florio Florios

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The Minnesota Vikings shat the bed Sunday Night and handed the Dallas Cowboys a 20-16 victory.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Vikings-Cowboys Recap
• (12:31) HC Candidates
• (21:01) Did Thielen Call Out Zim?

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The Minnesota Vikings have a chance to make a statement Halloween Night as the Dallas Cowboys crawl into Historic US Bank Stadium for Sunday Night Football. Here's 5 Keys for the Vikings to be Victorious!

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Vikings-Cowboys Preview
• (6:30) Kirk Sacked Less?
• (9:57) Do You Hate the Cowboys?
• (13:28) Dalvin Running
• (15:42) Richard Sherman on Kirk

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CBS Sports suggests the Minnesota Vikings should trade for Miami Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard. Do it.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Xavien Howard?
• (6:27) Pete Prisco's Power Rankings...
• (14:27) Zimmer Presser
• (20:32) Timon Parris to PS
• (23:40) First Vikings-Panthers Injury Report
• (27:38) Will Dak Play?

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The Minnesota Vikings season hinges on how they play the next 4 games: Dallas Cowboys, at Baltimore Ravens, at Los Angeles Chargers, and at home versus the Green Bay Packers.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) The Next 4 Games
• (11:54) Trevon Diggs
• (15:18) Current Playoff Picture
• (25:49) Pierce Back?
• (28:31) NFL Power Rankings

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Sunday Night's showdown with the 5-1 Dallas Cowboys will be the bellwether game for the 2021 Minnesota Vikings. Are the Vikes contenders or pretenders?

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Contenders or Pretenders?
• (3:45) Zimmer Presser
• (11:48) Harrison Hand off COVID
• (13:39) Home Underdogs?
• (17:40) What If?

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Second year wide receiver KJ Osborn is emerging as a true play making threat for the Minnesota Vikings.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) KJ Osborn
• (3:17) Weatherly Traded to Broncos
• (5:16) Losing Abdullah is Big
• (9:10) NFC North Update

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The Minnesota Vikings NEED to go ALL-IN and trade for Miami Dolphins All-Pro cornerback Xavien Howard.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Xavien Howard?
• (6:15) 5 Players to Trade
• (11:10) Dalvin Switching to #4
• (13:23) Jefferson Courtside at Lakers Game
• (16:18) Week 7 Power Rankings

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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins is playing like one of the best QBs in the NFL, yet the media cannot let go of the tired Kirky narratives. And it's getting tiresome.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Cousins Bashing
• (6:00) Wyatt Davis?
• (8:45) New Kicker?
• (13:45) Spielman Presser
• (21:00) Nwangwu Back

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Minnesota Vikings rookie 1st round pick left tackle Christian Darrisaw started his first game Sunday versus Carolina and was sublime versus the Panthers prodigious pass rush. Stellar debut for the former Virginia Tech Hokie and the Vikes just might have a franchise left tackle.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Darrisaw Dynasty
• (5:57) Kirk is Rockin'
• (10:17) Patrick Peterson to IR
• (13:16) How Can Vikings Fans Do This?
• (17:52) NFC North Update
• (25:33) Zimmer Presser

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The Minnesota Vikings won/lost/won in Charlotte, ultimately emerging victorious 34-28 in overtime against the Carolina Panthers. The Cardiac Vikes are now 3-3 and looking to make a run after their Week 7 bye. Here are the Winners & Losers from the game.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) VIKINGS-PANTHERS RECAP
• (14:12) Are the Vikings Actually Good?

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The Minnesota Vikings (2-3) have a must-win game Week 6 as they visit the Carolina Panthers (3-2). Here are 5 Keys to a Vikings Victory!

Timestamps:
• (0:40) VIKINGS-PANTHERS PREVIEW
• (7:52) Thursday Injury Report
• (11:04) Dantzler Off COVID
• (13:22) Everson Starting
• (17:33) Patterson NEEDS to be a Head Coach
• (20:45) TE Luke Stocker to PS
• (24:03) Will McCaffrey Play?

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Good Morning Football's Peter Schrager commiserated with Minnesota Vikings fans saying he doesn't know how we do it every week with all of the drama. This guy gets it.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) How Do Vikings Fans Do This?
• (6:07) Zimmer Presser
• (13:27) Dalvin 2023?
• (18:35) First Injury Report
• (25:19) Remaining Schedule
• (33:34) Week 6 Power Rankings

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The Minnesota Vikings offense NEEDS to utilize superstar wide receiver Justin Jefferson MORE. It's criminal that JJ is only the 12th most targeted receiver in the NFL. Do we have to bring back "The Randy Ratio"?

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Jefferson Ratio?
• (4:20) Anthony Barr Presser
• (6:40) Zimmer Presser
• (14:43) Boo Your Own Team?
• (22:29) Herndon Trade
• (26:18) Cordarrelle

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The Minnesota Vikings need to start rookie left tackle Christian Darrisaw AND leave him in the game. No more rotations. No more messing around. Let the former Virginia Tech Hokie fly and become the Vikes franchise left tackle

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Start Darrisaw
• (4:16) Everson & Danielle
• (7:45) Breeland Slams Fans
• (10:35) NFC North Update

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The Minnesota Vikings got a much needed win at home Sunday against the Low Energy Detroit Lions 19-17, even if they did not deserve the win. At all. Here's a raw real rant instead of Winners & Losers.

Timestamps:
• (0:40) Vikings 19, Lions 17
• (9:21) Why Not Go for Points?
• (15:53) A Win is a Win?

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The Minnesota Vikings NEED an impressive win Sunday versus the Low Energy Detroit Lions in order to save their season. Here are 5 keys for a Purple Victory at Historic US Bank Stadium.

Timestamps:
• (1:40) VIKINGS-LIONS PREVIEW
• (8:14) Fire Zimmer?
• (15:39) Free James Lynch
• (17:52) $500,000 Bet on the Vikes???

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Minnesota Vikings team captain and 4-time Pro Bowl linebacker Anthony Barr spoke candidly about his injuries and potential return to the field this week.

Timestamps:
• (1:40) Barr Talks Injury & Return
• (6:00) Chisena Off IR
• (7:40) Pierce Could Be Out a While
• (9:51) DT TJ Smith to PS
• (11:56) Zimmer Presser

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The Minnesota Vikings offense is STILL one of the best in the NFL, despite the anomaly that was the Cleveland Browns debacle.

Timestamps:
• (1:40) Vikings Offense Still Elite
• (5:31) Week 5 NFL Power Rankings
• (19:03) Anthony Barr Back
• (21:41) Dantzler on Covid
• (23:56) Diesel Dalvin Appreciation
• (26:07) NFC North Update

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If the 1-3 Minnesota Vikings lose to the Low Energy 0-4 Detroit Lions Sunday at Historic US Bank Stadium... Fire EVERYONE.

Timestamps:
• (1:40) If the Vikings Lose to the Lions...
• (8:21) Best 1-3 Team EVER
• (13:52) Fix the O-Line
• (19:01) 2nd Half Offense
• (22:13) Pierce MRI

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The Minnesota Vikings couldn't take advantage of the Cleveland Browns refusing to end the game and ultimately succumbed 14-7 to fall to 1-3 on the season. Here are the Winners & Losers from the game.

Timestamps:
• (1:40) VIKINGS-BROWNS RECAP
• (14:12) Zimmer Not Concerned About Run D?
• (20:54) Jefferson Used to Winning

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The Minnesota Vikings look to start a winning streak by handling the Cleveland Browns Sunday at Historic US Bank Stadium. Here are 5 keys for the Vikes to get their 2nd home win in a row.

Timestamps:
• (1:30) VIKINGS-BROWNS PREVIEW
• (7:52) Kubiak Offense
• (12:26) Darrisaw Debut?
• (14:46) Barr or Vigil
• (17:43) Jefferson Cleats
• (19:49) Dalvin Backs Cousins

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Rundown of the Minnesota Vikings second injury report ahead of their showdown with the Cleveland Browns. Dalvin Cook was upgraded to limited, rookie Christian Darrisaw might see action, and the Browns are hammered along the offensive line.

Timestamps:
• (1:30) Vikings-Browns Wednesday Injury Reports
• (7:07) 4 Years?
• (10:27) P2 Weighs in on Dantzler
• (14:39) Oli Udoh is Legit
• (17:23) Vikings Good?
• (20:53) Nwangwu Back

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If the situation between the Minnesota Vikings and cornerback Cameron Dantzler is untenable (fr), should the Vikes consider trading the second-year cornerback?

Timestamps:
• (1:30) Trade Dantzler?
• (5:13) Remaining Schedule
• (15:00) Dalvin's Future
• (17:20) Super Bowl Odds
• (20:42) Week 4 POWER RANKINGS

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The Minnesota Vikings offensive line has looked like a premier unit this season (aside from the 1st half at Cincinnati) and is a major reason why the Vikes are boasting a top flight offense.

Timestamps:
• (1:40) O-Line has been 100
• (5:40) NFC North Standings
• (11:27) Zimmer Offense Praise
• (14:28) Never Gonna Give Vikings Up
• (21:03) Justin Fields Defense

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The Minnesota Vikings (1-2) righted the ship Sunday with a big time 30-17 win over the Seattle Seahawks. Here's the Winners and Losers from the game.

Timestamps:
• (1:40) Vikings-Seahawks Recap
• (14:08) Cousins MVP?
• (17:28) Dantzler's Cryptic Tweets

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The Minnesota Vikings are the best 0-2 team in NFL history and look to right the ship Sunday at Historic US Bank Stadium as the Seattle Seahawks stop in for slaughter. Here are 5 keys to a Vikes Victory!

Timestamps:
• (1:40) Vikings-Seahawks Preview
• (7:55) Rudy Throws Shade at Zimmer
• (11:26) Dantzler Redemption
• (13:55) Afraid of Russ?
• (16:53) If the Vikings Don't Make the Playoffs...

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The Most Accurate NFL Power Rankings in the History of the Universe after Week 2 action.

Timestamps:
• (1:40) Week 3 Power Rankings
• (12:05) Zimmer Presser
• (16:40) Dalvin Will Dominate Seattle
• (19:40) Schrager Believes in 0-2 Vikes
• (23:26) Mannion Promoted
• (25:19) NFC North Update

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Free agent cornerback Bashaud Breeland has been godawful his first two games with the Minnesota Vikings and NEEDS to be benched before the Seattle Seahawks aerial attack comes into Historic US Bank Stadium on Sunday.

Timestamps:
• (1:40) Bench Breeland
• (4:23) Stopped Chandler Jones
• (9:01) Never Punt
• (14:01) 0 Rookie Snaps
• (17:49) Zimmer Backs Joseph
• (20:41) NFC North Update

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YES Minnesota Vikings kicker Greg Joseph should have made the 37-yard field goal to beat the Arizona Cardinals. But head coach Mike Zimmer needs to take responsibility for two questionable (at best) coaching decisions at the end of both halves.

Timestamps:
• (1:40) Blame Zimmer
• (6:54) Danielle Back
• (9:32) Kirk Balling
• (13:06) 3 Straight Home Games
• (17:12) Candlelight Vigil

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The Minnesota Vikings beat themselves for the second week in a row, falling 34-33 to the Arizona Cardinals as kicker Greg Joseph missed a 37-yard field goal as time expired.

Timestamps:
• (1:40) VIKINGS-CARDINALS RECAP
• (13:47) Cut Greg Joseph?
• (17:38) Unlucky?

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The Minnesota Vikings look to rebound in the desert and even up their record at 1-1 against the red hot Arizona Cardinals. Here's 5 keys for a Vikings victory!

Timestamps:
• (1:40) VIKINGS-CARDINALS PREVIEW
• (7:15) Stopping Chandler Jones
• (11:30) Remaining Schedule
• (16:15) Don't Give Up on Dantzler
• (19:15) LB Depth
• (21:26) Pass Rush

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Direct download: FTW_1238_-_VIKINGS-CARDINALS_PREVIEW.mp3
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Minnesota Vikings superstar wide receiver Justin Jefferson needs to embrace being the alpha WR1 in the NFL and rise to the challenge of opposing teams' best shots every week.

Timestamps:
• (1:40) JJ Alpha
• (5:13) Injury Report
• (8:03) P2 Solid
• (11:09) Zimmer Presser
• (18:24) Team Captains
• (23:04) Week 2 Power Rankings

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Direct download: FTW_1237_-_Justin_Jefferson_Needs_to_Embrace_the_Alpha_Role_ep._1237.mp3
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In need of cornerback depth, the San Francisco 49ers reportedly inquired about Minnesota Vikings second-year corner Cameron Dantzler, per David Lombardi of The Athletic.

Timestamps:
• (1:40) Niners Dantzler Trade?
• (4:47) Zimmer Fired Odds
• (9:02) O'Neill Contract Details
• (12:01) Greg Joseph Love
• (14:29) KJ WR3
• (16:53) Michael Pierce

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Direct download: FTW_1236_-_49ers_Tried_to_Trade_for_Cameron_Dantzler_ep._1236.mp3
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Lost in the mess of the 27-24 OT loss to the Cincinnati Bengals was quarterback Kirk Cousins playing well under trying circumstances.

Timestamps:
• (1:40) Cousins vs Bengals
• (5:57) Pep Talk
• (13:23) Breeland Struggles
• (16:31) KJ Osborn is WR3
• (18:54) Bradbury?
• (22:02) Chandler Jones vs Rashod Hill

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The Minnesota Vikings fell 27-24 to the Cincinnati Bengals to open the season. The Vikes had their chances but continually gave the game away and were stung by a questionable call late. Here are the Winners & Losers from the game.

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Direct download: FTW_1234_-_VIKINGS-BENGALS_RECAP.mp3
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