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What To Do At Pick 18: Part 3

Welcome back to part three of this four part series on who the Vikings should pick in the first round of this year’s draft. After covering two prospects for the Vikings at pick 18, Andre Dillard and Noah Fant, let’s talk about another highly touted prospect who fills one of the Vikings the biggest need…

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What To Do At Pick 18: Part 2

Welcome back to my four part series on who I think are possibilities for the Vikings in this upcoming draft. In my last article, we talked about the promising offensive lineman Andre Dillard and outlined the pros and cons of that selection (you can check out that article here). This week we’ll take a little…

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What To Do At Pick 18: Part 1

We have made it! The NFL Draft is this month, and the closer we get, the more we start to hone in on who may actually be available at pick 18 for our Minnesota Vikings; even though it’s really all just a guess. Over the next four weeks I’ll be doing a series highlighting my…

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Leaving Room For Improvement

This time of year is fun for fans because you get to speculate on who your team could add/cut/restructure or trade, allowing you to fantasize and build this Madden-like roster. The outcomes are endless. It is stressful for the players though, the NFL is a brutal business, and at the end of the day one…

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New Special Teams Coordinator? I Hope Not

Mike Priefer should not be fired. There I said it. While many fans are calling for a new special teams coach, we need to look deeper than just “our kicker doesn’t make kicks”. Since Priefer arrived back in 2011, he has lead the Vikings Special Teams unit to multiple great seasons. Back in early December,…

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Trending Upward: Mackensie Alexander

For a player that many Vikings fans were skeptical about coming into the 2018 season, former 2nd round pick Mackensie Alexander, has been a solid contributor this season. This past weekend, in a must-win game, Mac played maybe one of his best games in his career, adding to his quiet good season. I went through…

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Patience is Key: Anthony Harris

Patience: the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset. What a novel concept. The problem with patience is that many NFL fans struggle with it. Whether it’s a rookie QB not being immediately successful, a Cornerback that takes some time to adjust to the game, or a coach…

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Infusion of Youth

What separates good teams from great teams in the NFL? Well the truth is, there is a lot, and we could argue about which is most important, whether it be a Head Coach, a GM, a Cap Wizard, or the players themselves. For the sake of this article, lets focus on the draft and how…

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UDFA Holton Hill Shines in First Start At Cornerback

Rewind back to the start of the season and I bet not many people thought Holton Hill, the UDFA out of Texas, would be starting a game at CB for us given the depth we had at the position. With rookie Mike Hughes our for the year with a torn ACL and Xavier Rhodes out…

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Stepping Up: A Brian O’Neill Story

I can’t imagine what was going through Rookie RT Brian O’Neill’s head on Sunday as Rashod Hill went down and he was called upon. It was his first official action in an NFL game and it was a border battle between the Vikings and Packers. Most fans widely thought that O’Neill would be a project….

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