Analysis

SKOL Search: How To Prioritize The Guard Position

Over the last few days, I have heard a lot of fans loud and clear. We need to take a guard in the first round. I don’t think a reasonable argument can be made against upgrading the guard position. Through the first 5 weeks, PFF has 75 guards with enough snaps to have a grade….

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How Would A Vikings Rebuild Begin?

It’s no shock to anyone that the Vikings have stalled out under the regime of Spielman and Zimmer. Even after the win over the lowly Houston Texans, it doesn’t change the outlook for the 2020 Vikings. After building a fantastic core in the drafts of 2013, 2014 and 2015, the Vikings have really struggled in…

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Some Reasons for Positivity on Defense

A look from the positive lens of some of the better defensive plays Vikings’ stars have made so far this year.

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SKOL Search: Marvin Wilson

It’s never too early to start looking at the future. Every year, teams have weaknesses that manifest themselves early and as a massive NFL Draft fan, my brain immediately starts to project players in those spots. When you love the draft, there is no real offseason. With the college season almost in full swing now,…

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Ready For The Spotlight: Bisi Johnson

When the Vikings traded star Wide Receiver (WR) Stefon Diggs this past offseason to the Buffalo Bills, it left many fans wondering how the team would fill the void. There were already a plethora of needs heading into the offseason and with the departure of Diggs, WR was added to the top of it. Luckily…

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Vikings Cornerbacks Will Be Tested Early, But Have Potential To Be Great

We often hear that the NFL is ever-changing which couldn’t be truer for the Minnesota Vikings this year. Some call it a youth movement, others call it a rebuild, but one thing is for certain; there are many new faces on this Vikings defense. Some of which will be thrust into potential starting spots whether…

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Is Daunte Culpepper The Best Vikings Quarterback This Century?

Before you invade my mentions, I really like Kirk Cousins. Cousins is one of the best quarterbacks that has played for my favorite team the Minnesota Vikings in my lifetime. In fact, compared to some of the guys that we have seen start at the position, Cousins looks like an elite quarterback. When you have…

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Excited About Cameron Dantzler? – CTPN Quick Shots

 In this episode of Climbing The Pocket Network’s Quick Shots, we ask the question are you excited about Cameron Dantzler? Jason Brown of Climbing The Pocket gets together with Matt Fries, one of the network’s premier writers and scout to talk about the young cornerback. Dantzler played at Mississippi State and was nicknamed “the needle”….

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Scouting Report: Cam Dantzler

With the 89th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the Vikings took CB Cameron Dantzler out of Mississippi State. The team desperately needed to add CB help in the draft, and did so, adding Dantzler on the second day to compliment first round pick Jeff Gladney. With Gladney (5’10”) and 2018 first round pick…

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