With the No. 70 overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings select, Pat Elflein, center, Ohio State. It’s a sentence that many fans were begging to hear for months leading up to the draft. After a 3-8 collapse to finish the 2016 season with an 8-8 record, the offensive line was one […]Read More Have the Vikings Found Their New Center?
Who on the Vikings was most impressive during Friday’s game? Danielle Hunter — In just over a quarter of action, Hunter is proving to be what we all thought he was. After an impressive 12.5 sack sophomore campaign, he has continued to build off that momentum. Danielle Hunter keeps getting better pic.twitter.com/lzyMrWmuVg — Pro Football […]Read More Game Recap — Minnesota Vikings vs. Seattle Seahawks
Can the first-team offense show any signs of life? In their first pre-season action together, both of the Vikings first-team offensive drives ended in punts. Something many did not want to see. Sustaining drives, while also generating the ball down field is some check boxes that some want to see fulfilled. Getting points, whether it’s […]Read More Minnesota Vikings vs. Seattle Seahawks: Five Things to Keep An Eye On
Click here for iTunes Click here for Stitcher https://climbingthepocket.podbean.com/mf/web/da5v6c/Episode_29_Over_The_Cap_.mp3 Climbing The Pocket Podcast In this Episode: Introduction (0:00-1:15) Question of the Day (1:15-4:00) No Time Arya Tyrion Arya Vikings Talk (4:00-38:45) Adam Thielen (encore) Tyrod Trade QB Competition Teddy Contract Situation Locker Room Rift?* Should the starting O play vs Seattle? Who to Watch vs […]Read More Climbing The Pocket: Episode 29 [Over The Cap]
Click here for iTunes Click here for Stitcher https://climbingthepocket.podbean.com/mf/web/ed4nu4/Episode_28_undefeated_.mp3 Climbing The Pocket Podcast In this Episode: Introduction (0:00-1:00) Question of the Day (1:00-4:10) Doctor OB/GYN Vikings Talk (4:10-52:10) Adam Thielen “Most talented team in the NFC North” Vikings Win Total What needs to go right for MIN in 2017? General takeaways from Buffalo Winners and […]Read More Climbing The Pocket: Episode 28 [undefeated]
In a 17-10 victory over the Buffalo Bills, the Minnesota Vikings had many plays that stood out and others that did not as much. The first-team offense sputtered, gaining just one first down and giving up two sacks. What happened during those two sacks of QB Sam Bradford? Let’s take a look. Sack No. 1 […]Read More What Went Wrong With the Offense?
Who on the Vikings was most impressive during Thursday’s game? Tashawn Bower — Despite being an undrafted rookie, the former LSU product looked like he belonged out there. Playing primarily spot duty during his time in Baton Rouge, Bower’s talents were somewhat hidden due to the talent he was surrounded by on the depth chart. […]Read More Game Recap — Minnesota Vikings vs. Buffalo Bills
It was Friday morning. I had my bag packed, my to-do list all checked off, and a tingling of anticipation and excitement in my stomach. For the first time, I was going to the Minnesota Vikings’ training camp. I loaded up my car, gave my dog a final scratch behind the ear, and told her […]Read More Hello & Goodbye: One Last Chance
Click here for iTunes Click here for Stitcher https://climbingthepocket.podbean.com/mf/web/qcd2x9/Episode_27_Prince_Went_to_Camp_.mp3 Climbing The Pocket Podcast In this Episode: Introduction (0:00-1:35) Question of the Day (1:35-4:30) Snitching Halloween Snakes Clowns Yinka’s Takeaways from Mankato (4:30-14:35) Bishop Sankey Trae Waynes Red Zone Offense Michael Floyd Jarius Wright Sam Bradford Training Camp Takes (14:35-19:40) Dalvin Cook Rashod Hill Tom Johnson […]Read More Climbing The Pocket: Episode 27 [Prince Went to Camp]
Football is back! Are you ready? Are you excited? I feel you Morgan. That was a long off season. Unlike draft savant JR, I don’t consider NFL Preseason a big deal, but it’s a step in the right direction. Most importantly, we get to start prepping emotionally for the roller coaster of a season awaiting […]Read More When They Win the Super Bowl