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VIKINGS TRAINING CAMP GUIDE: Defensive Ends
By Arif Hasan - Jul 23, 2018
The role of the defensive end in the Mike Zimmer defense is distinct from what it is in most 4-3 defenses, but that difference is critical when […]
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VIKINGS TRAINING CAMP GUIDE: Cornerbacks
By Arif Hasan - Jul 23, 2018
The Vikings have four first-round picks at cornerback and a second-round pick to add to the group. Behind them awaits a blood bath of talent hoping to […]
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VIKINGS TRAINING CAMP GUIDE: Linebackers
By Arif Hasan - Jul 23, 2018
The linebackers – as with every defensive unit, it seems – might stand alone in the NFL based on their starting talent and capabilities. When at their […]
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VIKINGS TRAINING CAMP GUIDE: Safeties
By Arif Hasan - Jul 23, 2018
The Vikings have the best safety in the NFL. For years, Vikings fans and writers have been looking for ways to pair that safety with another starting-caliber […]
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REPORT: Vikings Offensive Line Coach Tony Sparano Has Died
By Arif Hasan - Jul 22, 2018
According to KSTP, Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano, 56, died in his home. He joined the Vikings after coaching for eight different NFL teams, including as […]
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Sitting Brian O’Neill: Have “Developmental” Day Two Offensive Linemen Succeeded?
By Arif Hasan - Jul 20, 2018
The Vikings drafted offensive tackle Brian O’Neill with an eye towards how he’ll help the offensive line a few years down the line, without much concern about […]
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What Expectations Does Danielle Hunter’s Contract Set?
By Arif Hasan - Jun 30, 2018
The 2019 free agency class could have exploded in Rick Spielman’s face. With Trae Waynes, Eric Kendricks, Danielle Hunter, Stefon Diggs and Anthony Barr all set to […]
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Can Mackensie Alexander Become a Long-Term Starter?
By Arif Hasan - Jun 13, 2018
After drafting former Central Florida cornerback Mike Hughes in the first round, it may seem like the future’s bleak for former second-round pick Mackensie Alexander. A rough […]
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What Are the Odds the Vikings Defense Regresses?
By Arif Hasan - May 21, 2018
It’s no secret that the Minnesota Vikings have been driven by the strength of their defense since Mike Zimmer took the head coaching job — and honestly, […]
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Workout Comps: Which Veterans do Vikings Rookies Compare To?
By Arif Hasan - May 15, 2018
Now that the Vikings have signed every drafted rookie — except for Mike Hughes — to their contracts, it’s worth some speculation to see which professional players […]
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Crunching the Numbers: The Analytics Behind the UDFAs
By Arif Hasan - May 5, 2018
The Minnesota Vikings are an organization that has prioritized, to some degree, measurables and data-based approaches to player acquisition. They, more than most teams, target high-level athletes […]
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2018 Consensus Big Board: Who Signed the “Best” UDFAs?
By Arif Hasan - May 2, 2018
Every year, players that drop from the draft excite fans when they sign as undrafted free agents for their respective teams. Some of those players, like La’el […]