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Flip’s Five: Draft Studs

“We should have drafted Marcus Peters instead!” “We should have drafted Michael Thomas instead!”   These are my two least favorite arguments among Vikings fans. Claiming that a drafted player was a mistake because he’s not the best player from that draft doesn’t make much sense to me. Furthermore, the argument can be reversed. There…

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Training Camp Outlook: Quarterbacks

  Currently On Roster: Sam Bradford, Case Keenum, Taylor Heinicke, Wes Lunt, Teddy Bridgewater   Additions: Case Keenum (free agent), Wes Lunt (undrafted free agent)   Subtractions: Shaun Hill (free agency)   Bradford (6-4, 225, 8th season) — After head coach Mike Zimmer assured that Bradford would unquestionably be the starter entering the 2017 season, all eyes have…

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Climbing The Pocket: Episode 20 [Dad Runners]

Click here for iTunes Click here for Stitcher https://climbingthepocket.podbean.com/mf/web/tk276g/Episode_20_Dad_Runners_.mp3 Climbing The Pocket Podcast In this Episode: Introduction (0:30-2:35) Yinka’s Random Question (2:35-4:25) Skittles Starbursts Life Savers Gummies Sour Patch Kids Watermelon Random Sports Chatter (4:25-32:00) Who should be the Vikings team captains? (5:10) Does your QB have to be a captain? (10:30) Yinka’s latest article: NFL Verbiage (17:40) TE Discussion…

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Bucky Hodges Holds the Key!!!

  Bucky Hodges is the rookie about which Vikings fans should be most excited. Here’s why: 1. Temuchin “Bucky” Hodges has the most badass name on the team.  Don’t @ me*. Genghis Khan is his namesake.  It doesn’t get more badass than that. *if you must @ me, please quote tweet so all your followers…

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Fight Night: Face-Off

Which one of these upcoming fights are you most excited about?   Take a look at these trailers and let us know.     Which upcoming fight are you more excited about? Please respond and RT cc @JReidDraftScout @MylesGorham85 @Saxyprince — Jayson Brown (@brownjayson) July 9, 2017

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32 Prospects in 32 Days: Notre Dame OT Mike McGlinchey

Senior Hometown: Philadelphia, PA Height: 6’7″ Weight: 312 lbs. Prior to the 2016 season, Notre Dame offensive tackle Mike McGlinchey played his entire career at right tackle. This was due to now Baltimore Ravens tackle Ronnie Stanley holding down the left tackle spot. The Irish coaching staff decided to transition McGlinchey over to being the blindside…

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Climbing The Pocket: Episode 19 [Slow Feet Don’t Eat]

Click here for iTunes Click here for Stitcher https://climbingthepocket.podbean.com/mf/web/zufg59/Episode_19_Slow_Feet_Don_t_Eat_.mp3 Climbing The Pocket Podcast In this Episode: Introduction (0:30-2:55) Yinka’s Random Question (2:55-6:35) Papa Johns Papa Murphy’s Pineapple? DiGiorno NBA Recap (6:35-17:40) WR Discussion (17:40-1:11:45) Who is the best WR in the NFL? (18:00) What is the most important WR trait? (31:55) Stefon Diggs (41:00) Vikings WR depth chart (45:55)…

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The New Face of the Franchise?

Franchise Player is a term used to identify a certain player while also referring to a particular team. Most popularly used for quarterbacks, as you routinely hear many football minds refer to a player as a “franchise QB”, the franchise player is not only symbolic of the organization, but they are considered a piece that…

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How Sam Bradford Can Prove to be the Future

Since being drafted by the then St. Louis Rams with the first overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, Sam Bradford’s career has been a whirlwind. Suffering two ACL injuries, one that sidelined him for an entire season in 2014. At the time it was clearly evident that the marriage between Bradford and the Rams…

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Climbing The Pocket: Episode 18 [Vision and Patience FTW]

https://www.podbean.com/media/player/d9frr-6c7b3a?from=yiiadmin Click here for iTunes. Click here for Stitcher. https://climbingthepocket.podbean.com/mf/web/h4icgt/Episode_18_Vision_and_Patience_FTW_.mp3 In this episode: Intro (0:30-1:45) Yinka’s Random Question of the Day (1:45-5:15) Hot Dogs Chicken Burgers Ribs/Pulled Pork CP3 Trade (5:15-12:20) How do you define “Superstar” (12:20-20:20) #CTP talks Running Backs (22:20-1:05:15) Which young RB would you take to start your franchise? (21:30) Gurley vs Elliot Showdown (31:45) What…

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