NFL Draft

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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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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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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Vikings O-Line improvement? Pt 2 – CTPN Quick Shots

In part 2 of the O-Line show, Jayson, Matt, and Tyler talk about the rest of the offensive line players and especially on the rookies taken later in the draft. This is the second part of the episode of Climbing The Pocket Quick Shots, Jayson Brown sits down with two of the Climbing The Pocket…

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Vikings O-Line improvement? – CTPN Quick Shots, Pt 1

In this episode of Climbing The Pocket Quick Shots, Jayson Brown sits down with two of the Climbing The Pocket Network’s film watching experts. Tyler Forness and Matt Fries go over their opinions on what they saw with the Ezra Cleveland all 22 tape, and how they see him being utilized by the Vikings. Will…

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CTPN Quick Shots – Where is Matthew Coller and what is Purple Insider?

In this episode of Climbing The Pocket Quick Shots, Jayson Brown sits down with Matthew Coller to find out what he has been up to. As many of you already know, the company that owns SKOR North has been hit exceptionally hard by tertiary results of the virus. The radio station had to lay off…

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Scouting Report: Justin Jefferson

With the 22nd overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the Vikings took WR Justin Jefferson, out of LSU. Jefferson, like most of the LSU offense, had an explosive 2019 season as the team put up one of the best offensive performances college football has ever seen. In his Junior season, Jefferson put up a…

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Why Van Jefferson is a Great Option for the Minnesota Vikings

This piece will be a detailed scouting report on Florida WR Van Jefferson. His route running ability makes him a tantalizing mid-round prospect.

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Why Jeff Gladney Is the Perfect Pick for the Minnesota Vikings  

We can all breathe a sigh of relief: the NFL Draft is upon us this week. For the Vikings and 31 other teams, in addition to filling fans with hope, it’s a time to fill their remaining team needs. It’s no secret coming in to this week’s draft that cornerback is a top need for…

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