Luke began covering the Vikings back in 2016. He grew up in Minnesota but moved to L.A. and has stayed connected with the team from afar. He hosts the Locked On Vikings podcast, uploaded daily from Monday through Friday, and co-hosts the Locked On NFL podcast on Tuesdays.
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What Does Wyatt Davis Have To Do To Start Week 1?
By Luke Braun - Jul 22, 2021
As Vikings fans, we can all huddle together and agree that we fear a world where Dakota Dozier starts more football games on purpose. But right now, […]
Why Klint Kubiak Shouldn’t “Update” the Vikings’ Offense
By Luke Braun - Jul 15, 2021
Klint Kubiak has some pretty big shoes to fill. Gary Kubiak was a legend of NFL offense, from his days perfecting the wide zone with Alex Gibbs […]
Who Can Beat Out Bisi Johnson?
By Luke Braun - Jul 8, 2021
For what feels like the 100th consecutive year, the Minnesota Vikings will have an open competition at their third wide receiver position. It’s a backup job for […]
Dylan Mabin: The Making of a Longshot
By Luke Braun - Jul 1, 2021
You might have missed when the Minnesota Vikings poached cornerback Dylan Mabin from the Las Vegas Raiders’ practice squad. Nobody could blame you. He was one of […]
How the Vikings Fake Having a Third Wide Receiver
By Luke Braun - Jun 24, 2021
For all the additions the Minnesota Vikings have made this offseason, one group has remained conspicuously unimproved. The Vikings’ wide receiver corps is led by Adam Thielen […]
Why Vikings Fans Should Be Higher On Garrett Bradbury
By Luke Braun - Jun 23, 2021
Every once in a while, film people and stats people fall on completely opposite sides of a particular issue. Garrett Bradbury is a player who creates such […]
How Do Richardson, Tomlinson, and Pierce Fit Together?
By Luke Braun - Jun 17, 2021
On Tuesday, the Minnesota Vikings officially signed Sheldon Richardson. The reunion came for the same reasons he initially departed — his old team didn’t want to pay […]
What Is Holding Troy Dye Back?
By Luke Braun - Jun 15, 2021
Behind Anthony Barr and Eric Kendricks, the fight for LB3 is heating up. Nick Vigil, Troy Dye, and Cameron Smith all took first team reps during OTAs. […]
Andrew DePaola’s Career Is A Modern Miracle
By Luke Braun - Jun 10, 2021
Countless NFL hopefuls get as far as Andrew DePaola did after his career at Rutgers. As a rookie minicamp invitee, DePaola tried to make the Super Bowl […]
Minnesota Deserves Credit For Developing Brian O’Neill
By Luke Braun - Jun 8, 2021
It’s the summer preceding the contract year for Brian O’Neill and the rest of the remaining 2018 draft class. That’s prime extension season for players like O’Neill […]
Justin Jefferson’s Rise Is Even More Improbable Than You Thought
By Luke Braun - Jun 3, 2021
Football in the United States moves at a breakneck pace. College recruiters have to sift through thousands of prospects across the country, traveling from high school bleacher […]
How Risky Is It To Pay Danielle Hunter?
By Luke Braun - Jun 1, 2021
As the Minnesota Vikings’ offseason has gone on, a specter has loomed over every decision. Danielle Hunter wants a new contract. He’s coming off of a season-ending […]