Harrison Smith

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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Should The Vikings Trade For Jamal Adams?

Death, taxes, the Jets can’t keep great players happy. Nothing new in the Meadowlands as the Jets have another unhappy superstar. With Darrelle Revis and Sheldon Richardson not too far in the rearview mirror, the Jets have Jamal Adams who is unhappy and wants a trade. Considering how poorly the franchise has been run over…

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Secondary Grade Breakdowns

It’s time for Mini Dave’s Deep Dive, this one is over the Vikings secondary. As Ted, Drew and myself discussed it on the Good Morning Gjallarhorn, and many of us have discussed here, it has been an issue this season, especially at the corner position. Mike Zimmer has been playing the safeties back more than…

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Episode 15: Fifteen Minutes with @Flipmazzi [Together]

Click here for iTunes Click here for Stitcher Click here for iHeartRADIO Click here for YouTube Click here for Google Play Music https://climbingthepocket.podbean.com/mf/web/giby94/Together.mp3 Climbing The Pocket Podcast In this episode: @Flipmazzi previews the 1-2-1 Minnesota Vikings Week 5 matchup where they travel to Philadelphia to face the 2-2 Eagles. Can Harrison Smith and Sheldon Richardson…

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Episode 11: Fifteen Minutes with @Flipmazzi [Golden Opportunity]

Click here for iTunes Click here for Stitcher Click here for iHeartRADIO Click here for YouTube Click here for Google Play Music https://climbingthepocket.podbean.com/mf/web/d2txzu/Golden_Opportunity.mp3 Climbing The Pocket Podcast In this episode: @Flipmazzi previews the Minnesota Vikings Week 1 matchup against the San Francisco 49ers, where he believes Adam Thielen and Harrison Smith are in for big…

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Climbing The Pocket: Episode 101 [We Back]

Click here for iTunes Click here for Stitcher Click here for iHeartRADIO Click here for YouTube https://climbingthepocket.podbean.com/mf/web/hii3pj/Episode_101_WE_BACK_.mp3 Climbing The Pocket Podcast In this episode: Question of the Night: When will 38-7 to stop being a trigger for our fanbase? Sport Talk Favorite Training Camp Story Lines Dalvin Cook/Pat Elflein coming back from injury OL and…

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Episode 07: Fifteen Minutes with @Flipmazzi [The Projections Project]

Click here for iTunes Click here for Stitcher Click here for iHeartRADIO Click here for YouTube https://climbingthepocket.podbean.com/mf/web/9dehkg/Episode_7_-_Projections_Project.mp3 Climbing The Pocket Podcast In this episode: #ClayProjections: What will Kirk Cousins do? How will the running game complement our pass attack? Pass Catchers and Point Scorers Offensive Review & Defensive Line Preview Which Defenders are due for a big year behind the front four? Relevant…

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E11: Pocket Protectors [Harrison Smith MVP?]

Jayson, Eric, and Luke discuss the Pro Bowl, Harrison Smith being snubbed, and what it would take for a defensive player to earn league MVP. https://climbingthepocket.podbean.com/mf/web/gekrpt/E11_Defensive_Player_Value_.mp3  

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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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