Top Plays: Vikings vs San Francisco

The Vikings didn’t meet my expectations when they hosted San Francisco on Sunday Night. I watched the game in a grey shirt and soft-brimmed purple Vikings hat (because it’s preseason) and our team produced similarly boring results. I expected a healthy Riley Reiff, Latavius Murray, Laquon Treadwell, and Trae Waynes to noticeably improve that team. […]

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Climbing The Pocket: Episode 32 [dracarys]

Click here for iTunes Click here for Stitcher https://climbingthepocket.podbean.com/mf/web/emkzn9/Episode_32_dracarys_.mp3 Climbing The Pocket Podcast In this Episode: Introduction (0:00-1:50) Question of the Day (1:50-5:30) Drums Snare (yes like Drumline) Piano All of the Above Mayweather vs McGregor (5:30-12:05) Vikings Talk (12:05-53:35) 49ers/Vikings recap Bradford Breakdown Pocket presence Reading coverage 3rd down Grading Pat Shurmur Can Dalvin […]

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I Just Wanna Be Successful

For years we have learned “running the ball sets up the pass”, but the NFL evolved to passing the football, and dispelled that cliche. Efficiency statistics showed that running stats were weakly correlated to winning percentages of 0.15 per How Coaches Think: Run Success Rate. Brian Burke’s article analyzed how running success rate is a […]

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Climbing The Pocket: Episode 31 [Setting The Edge]

Click here for iTunes Click here for Stitcher https://climbingthepocket.podbean.com/mf/web/ucdmuj/Episode_31_Setting_the_Edge_.mp3 Climbing The Pocket Podcast In this Episode: Introduction (0:00-2:15) Question of the Day (2:15-4:15) LA Virginia Beach New Orleans Atlanta Sports Talk (4:15-18:45) Kyrie Trade Mayweather/McGregor Charles McDonald (18:45-28:10) Who is Charles McDonald (settingedge.com)? How excited should we be about Jaleel Johnson? How does Jaleel Johnson […]

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Flip’s 2017 Vikings Prediction

It’s a bit early for schedule predictions with two preseason games to go. Several purple newcomers are still making their mark and most Vikings fans are focusing on how the team can improve before Week 1. Beyond the day-to-day of preseason news pieces, I’m personally calm. Mike Zimmer’s squads prepare well. Only an Adrian Peterson […]

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