Small Differences Highlight the Gap Between Kirk Cousins and Justin Herbert
By Matt Fries - Sep 27, 2023
Let me get this out of the way — Kirk Cousins played a great game on Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers. The Minnesota Vikings lost because […]
Third-Down Failures Doomed the Vikings Against the Bucs
By Matt Fries - Sep 13, 2023
For the Minnesota Vikings’ defense, the team’s loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was a tale of two halves. On Tampa’s first six drives, the Vikings allowed […]
The Buccaneers Will Test Minnesota’s Weakest Link
By Matt Fries - Sep 7, 2023
The lasting memory of the Minnesota Vikings’ 2022 season is Kirk Cousins checking down to T.J. Hockenson on fourth-and-eight, a play that ultimately ended the Vikings’ season […]
The Brian Flores Blitz That Will Define the 2023 Vikings Season
By Matt Fries - Aug 31, 2023
These days, NFL teams, particularly the Minnesota Vikings, use the preseason to evaluate fringe roster players rather than drill plays or try out unique play calls. With […]
Ty Chandler’s Burst Will Win Him the Vikings’ RB2 Job
By Matt Fries - Aug 24, 2023
After cutting Dalvin Cook, the Minnesota Vikings entered training camp with a hole behind Alexander Mattison, who they have signaled is the clear starter by keeping him […]
Ivan Pace Jr. Showed He Deserves To Make the Roster Despite His Draft Status
By Matt Fries - Aug 17, 2023
Ivan Pace Jr. went undrafted despite playing like one of the best linebackers in college football last year. Size was likely Pace’s downfall in the draft, but […]
Why Are Kevin O’Connell’s Play Calls So Complicated?
By Matt Fries - Aug 10, 2023
On Netflix’s Quarterback series, we got a unique look into¬†Kirk Cousins‘ life and processes. The intro to the episode hits the viewer with an avalanche of play […]
The Danielle Hunter Restructure Highlights Kwesi’s Ability To Compromise
By Matt Fries - Aug 3, 2023
When the Minnesota Vikings hired Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as their general manager in 2022, he inherited a number of difficult situations the previous regime left when they were […]
Vikings’ Pre-Training Camp 53-Man Roster Projection
By Matt Fries - Jul 20, 2023
We are less than two weeks away from the Minnesota Vikings kicking off training camp for the 2023 NFL season. Rookies will report on Sunday, July 23. […]
Are the Minnesota Vikings Super Bowl Contenders By the Numbers?
By Matt Fries - Jul 13, 2023
The Minnesota Vikings won 13 games in 2022, but have approached the offseason more like a team in transition than a true Super Bowl contender. Still, Kevin […]
Ivan Pace Jr. Is A Match For Brian Flores’ Aggression
By Matt Fries - Jul 6, 2023
Immediately after the 2023 NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings signed a horde of undrafted free agents (UDFAs), including¬†Ivan Pace Jr. from Cincinnati. They gave him $236,000, which […]
Will DeWayne McBride’s Dominance Continue With the Vikings?
By Matt Fries - Jun 29, 2023
With their final selection in the 2023 NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings took DeWayne McBride, running back out of UAB. McBride was arguably the most productive rusher […]