NFL Draft

Minnesota Vikings 7 Round Mock Draft

@MattAnderson_8 released his one and only #Vikings 7 Round Mock Draft.

What are your thoughts?

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NFL Draft 2022: Positional Rankings

The NFL Draft 2022 is less than two weeks away. While this class lacks clear top talent, it offers a lot of depth. This makes it more unpredictable, because teams might value prospects higher because of their scheme fit. Below are my personal rankings for each position. Quarterbacks: 1. Malik Willis 2. Matt Corral 3….

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Vikings Mock Off-Season 1.2.: Cousins extension

As the Scouting Combine is making the headlines right now, we’re approaching the most exciting part of the Off-Season with free agency already in sight. The Vikings are probably one of the most fascinating teams in the NFL with a bunch of important decisions coming up. The most important decision obviously revolves around the Quarterback….

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Vikings Mock Off-Season 1.1.: One last year

With a completely new regime the Vikings are heading towards one of the most interesting off-seasons in recent history. New General Manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah will need to figure out what to do with an expensive Quarterback in his contract year, an aging defensive core and an unreliable offensive line while being extremely tight against the…

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The Kirk Cousins Conundrum

The #Vikings and new GM Kwesi Adofo-Mensah have a lot of tough decisions to make this offseason about this roster.

@MattAnderson_8 is here to break down the options the Vikings have this offseason. Especially when it comes to QB Kirk Cousins #Skol

Which way are you leaning?

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Vikings Training Camp Stock Report 8/4/21

After a one day delay, the Vikings finally got to throw on the pads for this first time yesterday, and that means we’re one step closer to our first preseason game! 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…

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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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It’s Baptism by Fire for Christian Darrisaw

Being a rookie in the NFL is never easy, no one expects it to be easy from a front office perspective but from a fan perspective they may have different expectations.  When a team is considered close, or on the turn then that’s when the expectations of a fanbase soar for rookies including first-round picks,…

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Is Janarius Robinson The Next 4th Round Gem?

The Minnesota Vikings have made a living on finding and developing mid-round pass rushers over the last 15 years with Danielle Hunter being the highest profile of the bunch. The list, however, is very impressive. Everson Griffen, Brian Robison and Ray Edwards were all 4th round selections and played significant roles as starters with Griffen…

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Why Did The Vikings Take Patrick Jones?

Going into the NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings were in desperate need of a pass rusher. Many analysts, including myself, had the belief that they were going to take one of Jaelan Phillips or Kwity Paye at 14. Based on the offseason talking points and how everything had transpired, it seemed like a sure thing….

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