Expectations Will Abound For Minnesota’s First-Round Rookies
By Nelson Thielen - Apr 28, 2024
I went into Thursday night of the NFL Draft as a ball of anxiety, stressed about what scenarios would unfold and what it would mean for the […]
Vikings Fans’ Pre-Draft Stress Has Never Been More Real
By Nelson Thielen - Apr 19, 2024
Over the past four months, I’ve written about every aspect of the Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback situation. I’ve written about team-building philosophy and how to nurture a young […]
The Vikings Must Practice the Art of War To Win On Draft Night
By Nelson Thielen - Apr 7, 2024
The NFL is not just a war; it’s a battle royale, especially when quarterback-needy teams scramble to be the first to secure their franchise quarterback. Kwesi Adofo-Mensah […]
Manifesting Kwesi’s “Preferred Scenario”: Why Drake Maye Is the Dream Pick For Minnesota
By Nelson Thielen - Mar 22, 2024
I’m not really familiar with this whole “manifesting” thing. I don’t know anything about the “law of attraction” or any new-age spirituality. I don’t know how to […]
The Vikings Need To Turn the L’Jarius Sneed Smoke Into Fire
By Nelson Thielen - Mar 8, 2024
As the NFL calendar plods along, we’re about to enter the most infamous and oxymoronic part of the offseason: the “legal tampering” period. With it also starts […]
Minnesota’s Best Options For WR3 Are On Day 2 Of The Draft
By Nelson Thielen - Feb 23, 2024
Back in the day, it wasn’t uncommon for teams to succeed with only one bona fide star at receiver. But as passing continued to take off, having […]
Jared Verse Is A Perfect Fit For Brian Flores
By Nelson Thielen - Feb 9, 2024
After the better part of a month descending into a panic over the Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback conundrum, I’m taking a mental health sabbatical. In the past three […]
How Do the Vikings Navigate A Seller’s Market In the Draft?
By Nelson Thielen - Feb 3, 2024
The Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback conundrum continues to be an all-consuming black hole in the middle of my sports-loving psyche. Join me as I attempt to make sense […]
What Are Minnesota’s Best Bridge Option Quarterbacks Next Year?
By Nelson Thielen - Jan 27, 2024
I don’t know about you folks, but to me, this offseason can’t get over with quickly enough. The weight of these quarterback questions feels like an anchor […]
CJ Stroud and Jordan Love Offer Two Different Blueprints For Minnesota’s Front Office
By Nelson Thielen - Jan 19, 2024
It was a gross Wild Card weekend for Minnesota Vikings fans. Multiple lopsided games, two of their division rivals won playoff games, and, worst of all, Green […]
Cam Bynum Stands To Benefit Most From Another Year Of Brian Flores
By Nelson Thielen - Jan 12, 2024
The dust has settled on the 2023 regular season, and it’s quickly become as chaotic as ever across the NFL. Black Monday and the days after weren’t […]
Jordan Addison’s Emergence This Season Will Pay Dividends Next Year
By Nelson Thielen - Jan 5, 2024
It’s easy to be negative right now. Rationality and level-headedness go out the window whenever the Vikings host their archrival at U.S. Bank Stadium. It doesn’t matter […]