Kirk Cousins

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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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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SKOL Search: Mac Jones Scouting Report

After Tua tragically fractured and dislocated his hip against Mississippi State late last year, a relative unknown quarterback took the field in Mac Jones. Only a 3 star recruit in the 2017 cycle, Jones took the field and was inconsistent initially until the bowl game when he flashed a great deep ball. From then on,…

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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 I will be forever grateful for what Zimmer did to fix the franchise, but the way he wants to win is outdated.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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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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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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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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E27: Pocket Protectors [New Crew?]

Click here for iTunes Click here for Stitcher Click here for iHeartRADIO Click here for YouTube Click here for Google Play Music https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/fuz6iv/E27_New_Crew_.mp3 Climbing The Pocket Podcast In this episode: Eric and Nick join Jayson to talk Kirk Cousins, free agency, and the draft. Check out Nick’s work here and here. Check out Eric on…

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