Analysis

Top 5 Soul-Crushing Moments In Vikings History

Over the 60 years of the Minnesota Vikings existence, there have been so many moments that break our hearts. In fact, it seems to be the common thread among fans of the purple and gold. Throughout my fanhood, like many others, I have gone through immense heartbreak and have been asked the question: what is…

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4 Biggest Questions Surrounding The 2021 Vikings

“This is the most talented team the Vikings have had under Mike Zimmer.” This take has been floating around for the last few days and truth be told, I am not in agreement. While the sentiment isn’t far off, I do believe this team was more talented in both 2017 and 2018. That being said,…

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Vikings’ 53-Man Roster Projection: Minicamp Edition

The Vikings kicked off their minicamp program on Tuesday, and with it came two pieces of exciting DL news: Danielle Hunter has a re-worked contract that he reported to camp with, and the team signed Sheldon Richardson, who previously played for the Vikings in 2018. Both additions should be celebrated, as they help bolster the…

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Five Instructive Plays on Bashaud Breeland

The Vikings recently signed former Kansas City Chief Bashaud Breeland to a one year deal worth up to $4 million. The 2019 Super Bowl Champion will join Patrick Peterson and the returning Mackensie Alexander as much-needed additions to the Vikings’ CB room. Breeland, a former 4th round pick out of Clemson, started 11 games for…

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Tyler’s Top 10 QB’s Of All Time

Welcome to the most comprehensive and least debatable top 10 quarterback list. Like most analysts, I know the above statement to be a major fallacy. Each individual is going to have their own rationale for how this list is constructed and who gets placed where. Earlier this week, I released my criteria for the construction…

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How To Build Greatest Of All-Time Lists

Whether we build the greatest of all-time list to release as an article or we do it for our own enjoyment, we all have criteria for how we build these lists. Whether it’s stats, wins, championships, or something else, everyone has certain criteria they value more than others. While these and other criteria are very…

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Is Janarius Robinson The Next 4th Round Gem?

The Minnesota Vikings have made a living on finding and developing mid-round pass rushers over the last 15 years with Danielle Hunter being the highest profile of the bunch. The list, however, is very impressive. Everson Griffen, Brian Robison and Ray Edwards were all 4th round selections and played significant roles as starters with Griffen…

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Three Make or Break Games for the Vikings this Season

We just discussed in detail last night the Vikings schedule on the Climbing the Pocket Happy Hour and while doing so I came up with three critical games that can make or break the Vikings season. Dave, Ryan, and I had them all over the place result wise but the consensus seems to be around…

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How Would Trading Up For Justin Fields Change Things?

The Chicago Bears ended the unexpected free-fall of quarterback Justin Fields in the NFL Draft by trading up from 20 to 11 with the New York Giants, but what if they didn’t and he landed in Minnesota instead? It was reported shortly after the draft that the Vikings were interested in drafting Fields if he…

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Why Did The Vikings Take Patrick Jones?

Going into the NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings were in desperate need of a pass rusher. Many analysts, including myself, had the belief that they were going to take one of Jaelan Phillips or Kwity Paye at 14. Based on the offseason talking points and how everything had transpired, it seemed like a sure thing….

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