Justin Jefferson

Vikings Training Camp Stock Report 8/6/21

If you’re new here, this year at Climbing The Pocket, we are going to do our best to report back daily with a Vikings Training Camp Stock Report. Essentially, relaying the information we hear and see from our fellow Vikings beat writers about who is trending up or down at Training Camp, and who we…

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Vikings Training Camp Stock Report 7/30/21

Vikings Stock Report 7/30/21

Huge S/O to @Nemock7 who jumped in, in a pinch to give y’all the latest and greatest stock report!

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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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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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Fries Football Friday: Justin Jefferson’s Record-Breaking Plays

Going into week 17, Justin Jefferson needed 47 yards to break Randy Moss’ Vikings rookie record and 111 yards to surpass Anquan Boldin’s NFL rookie record for receiving yards. He got both, with 133 yards against the Lions, and did it in style with gains of 38 and 15, respectively, on the two plays. Jefferson…

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SKOL Search: The Vikings Need A Philosophy Shift

Moving forward, this should be the permanent direction of the franchise. For as good as Mike Zimmer has been resurrecting the franchise from seemingly yearly underperformance and disappointment to regularly being talked about as a contender, it’s also obvious that he is to Minnesota as Tony Dungy was to Tampa Bay: a fixer. I will be forever grateful for what Zimmer did to fix the franchise, but the way he wants to win is outdated. This is no longer 1995 where drafting a star running back in the first round can change the fortunes of your franchise and defense truly wins championships. This is the NFL in 2020 where what truly matters in team building has passed this franchise by.

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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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Kirk Cousins’ Top 10 Throws in 2019 – CTPN Quick Shots

 In this episode of Climbing The Pocket Network’s Quick Shots I interview Nick Olson of the Pocket Protectors Podcast about Kirk Cousins’ top 10 throws of 2019. We count them down from number 10 all the way to number 1. Nick describes what is happening in each of these throws, and how difficult they actually…

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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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