Matt Johnson is a University of Minnesota student studying journalism and media production. He was born and raised in Minnesota and is a die-hard Vikings fan.
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Minnesota’s Primetime Flop Distracted From Their Near-Perfect Special Teams Play
By Matt Johnson - Sep 22, 2022
From a special teams perspective, Monday night went just fine for the Minnesota Vikings. Booming punts, excellent kickoff coverage, and even a blocked field goal! It was […]
Are We Finally Seeing Kirk Cousins Play Freely This Season?
By Matt Johnson - Sep 15, 2022
I’ve long been critical of Kirk Cousins, but he showed up in a big way on opening weekend. He looked loose and stepped up in the pocket […]
Is This the Year the Vikings Finally Look Disciplined?
By Matt Johnson - Sep 8, 2022
School has started again, the weather is cooling down, and it’s time for NFL football. It’s a wonderful time of year in Minnesota, but there’s one thing […]
Antone Exum’s Music Is Actually Pretty Good
By Matt Johnson - Sep 1, 2022
You may remember Antone Exum Jr. as the backup safety behind Harrison Smith in 2014 and 2015. Exum made two starts for the Minnesota Vikings and played […]
I’m Convinced Kirk Cousins Is A Robot
By Matt Johnson - Aug 17, 2022
I’m convinced Kirk Cousins is a robot. There, I said it. It really feels good to get that off my chest. How do I know this, you […]
Barr’s Departure Marks the End Of Minnesota’s Last “New Era”
By Matt Johnson - Aug 6, 2022
Anthony Barr signed with the Dallas Cowboys on Wednesday, marking the end of an era in Minnesota. He was the last player from Mike Zimmer’s first year […]
I Still Can’t Get Over Zimmer and Cousins’ Weird Interaction
By Matt Johnson - Jul 30, 2022
Kirk Cousins‘ relationship with Mike Zimmer is one of the juiciest sources of drama for the Minnesota Vikings over the past couple of years. Now that new […]
What the Baker Mayfield Trade Tells Us About Kirk Cousins
By Matt Johnson - Jul 9, 2022
The Carolina Panthers got their guy! They made Baker Mayfield their newest quarterback, sending a conditional fifth-round pick to the Cleveland Browns for the disgruntled signal caller. […]
PFF Says the Vikings Have A Top-5 LB Corps. But Do They?
By Matt Johnson - Jul 2, 2022
It’s PFF season. By that, I mean Pro Football Focus is releasing their annual offseason content. My particular favorite is the always-controversial NFL ranking list, and one […]
Did Pete Prisco Snub Brian O’Neill From His Top 100 NFL Players List?
By Matt Johnson - Jun 18, 2022
It’s the dog days of the NFL offseason, so lists, predictions, and conjecture are all in order. Pete Prisco of CBS recently made his top-100 NFL player […]
What Are Reasonable Expectations For Justin Jefferson In KOC’s Offense?
By Matt Johnson - Jun 11, 2022
As he enters his third season, Justin Jefferson is already undoubtedly one of the best wide receivers in the NFL. His combination of elite hands and route-running […]
We Aren’t Talking Enough About What the Vikings Did In Free Agency
By Matt Johnson - Jun 4, 2022
This offseason, the Minnesota Vikings nailed free agency, and they aren’t getting the praise they deserve. They played it safe by adding depth to the offensive line […]