Keys to Separation and Route Running

Separation in the NFL is an art form for wide receivers and tight ends. It’s also a word that tends to get misrepresented in it’s true meaning. Gaining the separation against a defender takes proper route running and technique.  I’ve seen people knock players for their lack of separation in scouting reports but separation as […]

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Climbing The Pocket: Episode 25 [Overreaction Season]

Click here for iTunes Click here for Stitcher https://climbingthepocket.podbean.com/mf/web/fwm5in/Episode_25_Overreaction_Season_.mp3 Climbing The Pocket Podcast In this Episode: Introduction (0:30-1:35) Yinka’s Question of the Day (1:35-5:55) Pokemon Avengers Jurassic Park ThunderCats See below for Happy Burger Vikings Talk (5:55-42:10) Thoughts on Everson Griffen deal (5:55) Who should get paid next? (12:00) Which member of Vikings core is most likely to be […]

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Training Camp: 2017 X-Factors

Today, our team’s “veterans” report to training camp. It’s funny, because they’re not much older! For various reasons, today’s NFL trends towards youth. The Vikings are no exception to the rule, and this makes many fans justifiably uneasy. On-field development means growing pains, not all young guys deliver. The 2017 squad has several of these […]

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Climbing The Pocket: Episode 24 [Voice of the Vikings]

Click here for iTunes Click here for Stitcher https://climbingthepocket.podbean.com/mf/web/az78ak/Episode_24_Voice_of_the_Vikings_.mp3 Climbing The Pocket Podcast In this Episode: Introduction (0:30-1:50) Yinka’s Question of the Day (1:50-4:20) Scooby Doo Rugrats Doug Duck Tales Paul Allen Interview (4:20-40:40) Which players are you most excited about watching in Training Camp? (4:20) Which under the radar are you most excited about? (6:00) Sam and Teddy […]

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After The Fall

Training Camp is imminent. Most Vikings fans are wrought with uncertainty. It’s hard to properly interpret the hot start in 2016, the 3-8 breakdown, all of the injuries, and the effect of 2017’s offseason moves. Luckily, (or maybe, unfortunately) we have a boatload of history to rely on. A 10 year segment of Vikings football […]

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Climbing The Pocket: Episode 23 [Inconvenient Truths]

Click here for iTunes Click here for Stitcher https://climbingthepocket.podbean.com/mf/web/n9gbgm/Episode_23_Inconvenient_Truths_.mp3 Climbing The Pocket Podcast In this Episode: Introduction (0:30-1:20) Yinka’s Question of the Day (1:20-3:55) Dave Chappelle Lavell Crawford Richard Pryor Random Sports Talk (3:55-51:50) OJ Parole Hearing (4:00) Le’veon Bell Contract Situation (6:50) Is Frank Gore a HOFer? (16:45) Greatest QBs of the Modern Era (23:40) Kirk Cousins to […]

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Camping in Eagan

For 51 years the Minnesota Vikings have held training camp in Mankato, MN. In 2018 that streak will likely come to an end, as the Vikings announce they will move to the TCO Performance Center. The Vikings new Training facility will be the new location for all things Vikings in Eagan, MN. 2017 will be […]

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Climbing The Pocket: Episode 22 [No Myles. No JR. No Problem]

Click here for iTunes Click here for Stitcher https://climbingthepocket.podbean.com/mf/web/rtmnuy/Episode_22_No_Myles_No_JR_No_Problem_.mp3 Climbing The Pocket Podcast *Apologies for the echo at the beginning of the pod. We get rid of it during Emory’s Interview* In this Episode: Introduction (0:30-1:10) Yinka’s Random Question of the Day (1:10-2:55) House for his Mamma Bigger Studio Brown Estate Football Talk with Emory Hunt (2:55-36:35) Introduction to […]

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Flip’s Five: Draft Steals

T.J. Clemmings. Moritz Bohringer. These two are thought of as recent draft busts for the Minnesota Vikings. Due to their lack of on-field production, they’re criticized constantly as is General Manager Rick Spielman for drafting them. Personally, I find it funny how quickly the cynics move on from one late round pick to the next. […]

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Myles got Married!

Please join me in congratulating our man Myles Gorham!!!  He’s made it official and married his best friend, Laquon Treadwell Katherine. Hit him up on Twitter to drop him a congratulatory note.  I’m sure he’ll respond to them all when he makes it back from Mexico.

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