The Young Vikings Corners Aren’t Ready for a Bigger Role
By Luke Braun - Nov 25, 2020
Mike Zimmer has been dealing with a cornerback problem for the entirety of the 2020 season. From questionable performances from Holton Hill and Mike Hughes in September […]
Analyzing Every Controversial Call From The Cowboys Game
By Luke Braun - Nov 23, 2020
Losses hurt. Losses defined by referee intervention especially hurt. During Sunday’s 31-28 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, the Minnesota Vikings notched eight penalties for 80 yards. Not […]
Kevin Stefanski Created a Blueprint for Beating the Cowboys
By Luke Braun - Nov 20, 2020
When Kevin Stefanski was hired by the Cleveland Browns this offseason, he took Gary Kubiak‘s wide zone scheme with him. It has had mixed results for Stefanski, […]
Dan Chisena is at the Center of the Vikings Special Teams Struggles
By Luke Braun - Nov 18, 2020
The Vikings won a sloppy 19-13 contest at Soldier Field where they out-gained the Bears 385-189. The only thing keeping the Bears in the game was special […]
Eric Wilson Isn’t an Anthony Barr Replacement
By Luke Braun - Nov 12, 2020
Following the 34-20 win over the Detroit Lions, Eric Kendricks effusively praised Eric Wilson. “I don’t know that anyone’s playing at a higher level than Eric Wilson […]
Hercules Mata’afa: From Clown Emoji to Edge Rusher
By Luke Braun - Nov 10, 2020
Hercules Mata’afa‘s NFL experience has been anything but standard. Mata’afa, a defensive tackle, weighed in at 254 pounds at the NFL Combine, well shy of the 306-pound […]
Dalvin Cook Is Justifying His Contract
By Luke Braun - Nov 5, 2020
When Dalvin Cook signed his contract on the eve of the 2020 season, there was plenty to be critical about. The “running backs don’t matter” chorus has […]
Why Mike Zimmer Obsesses Over Time Of Possession
By Luke Braun - Nov 3, 2020
Throughout the 2020 season, there has been a focus on the Minnesota Vikings’ time of possession: Since time of possession was first officially tracked in 1983, the […]
The Vikings Aren’t the Vikings Without Anthony Barr
By Luke Braun - Oct 29, 2020
The Minnesota Vikings have a bad defense. For a Mike Zimmer coached team, that’s jarring. We’re used to suffocating defenses that win games 20-10 and have opposing […]
How To Survive If You’re Stuck With Kirk Cousins
By Luke Braun - Oct 28, 2020
When teams give up on a season, it plays out differently than fans typically want. Maybe you want them to trade away veterans, shed salaries and move […]
How the Colts Fixed Xavier Rhodes
By Luke Braun - Oct 22, 2020
When the Minnesota Vikings released Xavier Rhodes in March, few were surprised. Rhodes played poorly through injury in 2019, and his release came with a tasty $8 […]
How the Vikings Could Scrap Their Roster For Draft Picks
By Luke Braun - Oct 20, 2020
With Sunday’s 40-23 loss to Atlanta, the Minnesota Vikings’ playoff hopes are all but dashed. The future is just as bleak, with tight cap situations and depleted […]