Edlund is a lifelong Vikings fan who oozes purple. He was born and raised on the Northeastern shores of the Gitchi Gami and resides there to this very day. Nik has been covering the Vikings and the NFL since 2002 as a lead contributor to Draftseason.com. He also has his writing featured on The Viking Age and is co-host of the Onebar & Lupagus Show podcast.
4 Silver Linings From the Vikings Loss to the Colts
By Nik Edlund - Sep 22, 2020
The Minnesota Vikings have looked non-competitive in their first two games of the 2020 season. They can’t move the ball on offense, and they can’t stop anyone […]
3 Things We Learned From the Loss to the Colts
By Nik Edlund - Sep 21, 2020
The Minnesota Vikings were dominated by the Indianapolis Colts, 28-11, falling to 0-2. They struggled to move the ball on offense, and the defense couldn’t get off […]
4 Vikings Who Need to Step Up Against the Colts
By Nik Edlund - Sep 16, 2020
The Minnesota Vikings kicked their season off with a 43-34 loss to the Green Bay Packers, a game that was not as close as the score indicates. […]
3 Things We Learned From the Packer Loss
By Nik Edlund - Sep 14, 2020
The Minnesota Vikings allowed Aaron Rodgers plenty of time in the pocket on Sunday, and the Green Bay Packers quarterback was able to pick apart a young […]
What Do the Vikings Do If Harrison Smith or Anthony Harris Get Hurt?
By Nik Edlund - Sep 9, 2020
When the Minnesota Vikings released their final depth chart, there was one notable omission: a backup safety. Apparently this wasn’t a mistake, and the team is prepared […]
Despite Missing the Final Roster, These Four Players Could Be Future Contributors For the Minnesota Vikings
By Nik Edlund - Sep 7, 2020
Teams had to cut their rosters down to 53 players over the weekend, a tough day in NFL circles. Guys who have been giving it their all […]
The Biggest Concerns Coming Out of Minnesota Vikings Training Camp
By Nik Edlund - Sep 2, 2020
The Minnesota Vikings wrapped up training camp 2020 just a few days ago and there was plenty of exciting news and nuggets to come out of those […]
Is This the Year the Minnesota Vikings’ Special Teams are Finally Special?
By Nik Edlund - Aug 31, 2020
The Minnesota Vikings’ special teams unit has been riddled with issues in past years. From kicking woes to a revolving door at punter and returner, this unit […]
Who are the Most Surprising Players From Vikings Training Camp So Far?
By Nik Edlund - Aug 26, 2020
The Minnesota Vikings kicked their training camp into high gear about a week ago when they started having padded practices. A lot of players have continued to […]
Can Chad Beebe Really Make the Minnesota Vikings’ Roster This Year?
By Nik Edlund - Aug 24, 2020
The news that Chad Beebe is the favorite to be the Vikings third wide receiver this year is one of the more surprising nuggets to come out […]
What D.J. Wonnum’s Measurables Tell Us About His Potential
By Nik Edlund - Aug 19, 2020
Not only did the Minnesota Vikings draft D.J. Wonnum in the fourth round of the 2020 NFL Draft, they made it very clear that he was highly […]
Why Eric Wilson Will Be the Minnesota Vikings Most Productive Linebacker in 2020
By Nik Edlund - Aug 17, 2020
Eric Wilson doesn’t get anywhere near the amount of love that Anthony Barr or Eric Kendricks do. That makes sense because he only took over a starting […]