On Ed Ingram, And the Benefit Of the Doubt
By Luke Braun - May 11, 2022
The NFL draft is supposed to be the most fun weekend of the offseason. It’s our chance, as fans, to indulge in some unbridled optimism about players […]
Processing the Vikings Trade Back and Selection Of Lewis Cine
By Luke Braun - Apr 29, 2022
The first day of the draft was a chaotic mess. One of the more fun first rounds in recent memory topped its own Marquise Brown trade with […]
How To Make An NFL Big Board
By Luke Braun - Apr 27, 2022
I have made a big board. At the end of the article, I’ll share it with you. But first, I have to talk about my process and […]
Tyler Linderbaum Is Bradbury 2.0. So Why Is He Projected To Go In the 1st Round?
By Luke Braun - Apr 20, 2022
Minnesota Vikings fans are frustrated with Garrett Bradbury. I probably don’t have to tell you why, but in case you’re unfamiliar: Bradbury weighs too little, struggles with […]
Kyle Hamilton And the Trouble With 40 Times
By Luke Braun - Apr 13, 2022
The NFL Combine is done. All of the college All-Star games have been played. The tape is loaded in, and the numbers have been crunched. By all […]
There Are Too Many Mock Drafts (Vikings Mock Draft Inside!)
By Luke Braun - Apr 6, 2022
Draft season is a long, slow slog in the media. Whether you consume your offseason content on a website like this one, by watching NFL Network, or […]
Evaluating the Jesse Davis Signing In Context
By Luke Braun - Mar 30, 2022
Miami Dolphins fans hate new Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Jesse Davis. The former Dolphin earned that ire, giving up eight sacks as a tackle last year. So what […]
How Za’Darius Smith Fits Into the New-Look Vikings Defense
By Luke Braun - Mar 23, 2022
On Tuesday, after almost a full day of negotiation and courting, the Minnesota Vikings signed Za’Darius Smith to a three-year deal worth up to $47 million. The […]
Harrison Phillips Isn’t Replacing Michael Pierce
By Luke Braun - Mar 16, 2022
On the first day of legal tampering, the Minnesota Vikings’ major move was to sign Harrison Phillips to replace Michael Pierce. According to reports from Darren Wolfson […]
How the Vikings Abuse the NFL Salary Cap
By Luke Braun - Mar 9, 2022
As expected, the 2022 NFL salary cap is set at $208.2 million per team. It’s above $200 million for the first time ever. As a new contract […]
Ed Donatell’s Defense & the Illusion Of Complexity
By Luke Braun - Mar 2, 2022
In his introductory press conference, Kevin O’Connell spoke of the illusion of complexity. The Sean McVay offense that O’Connell will install here is rooted in the idea […]
How the Vikings Can Fix the Cap While Keeping Kirk Cousins
By Luke Braun - Feb 23, 2022
If you’ve paid any attention to the news about Kirk Cousins lately, you may have a guess as to what the Minnesota Vikings want with him. Kevin O’Connell […]