The Vikings Are Paying For A Decade Of Neglect At Defensive Tackle
By Sam Ekstrom - Sep 27, 2023
At 0-3, the Minnesota Vikings have a number of problems to reckon with. Some are of the acute variety: fumbling too much or getting caught in blitzes, […]
Has the Moment Arrived For Jordan Addison to Usurp K.J. Osborn?
By Sam Ekstrom - Sep 20, 2023
Let’s be clear about something right off the bat: Jordan Addison is not Justin Jefferson. And K.J. Osborn is not Bisi Johnson. Those were the main characters […]
The Vikings Will Have Trouble Replacing Michael Pierce If His Injury Persists
By Sam Ekstrom - Jul 21, 2021
The sunny outlook for the Minnesota Vikings’ defense had a cloud cast over it Monday when Ian Rapoport reported that nose tackle Michael Pierce injured his calf […]
The Most Interesting Vikings Player In Each Position Group
By Sam Ekstrom - Jul 14, 2021
The Vikings play preseason football on Aug. 14, one month from the date of this publication. Crazy, right? The time is quickly approaching to get familiar with […]
Revisiting the 2011 Vikings Debacle
By Sam Ekstrom - Jun 30, 2021
No matter what issues you believe are ailing the 2021 Minnesota Vikings, it’s unlikely they stack up with the calamities that plagued the team a decade ago. […]
These Vikings Rookies Were Prevented From Getting Key Reps in Offseason Practices
By Sam Ekstrom - Jun 22, 2021
Mini-camp is over, training camp is on the horizon, and yet we still don’t know as much about the Minnesota Vikings’ rookie class as we should. The […]
Sheldon Richardson Is a Perfect Fit as a Non-Starter
By Sam Ekstrom - Jun 16, 2021
Three years ago, Sheldon Richardson was a pricey final piece added to a defense that was already one of the league’s best. His salary will look different […]
Can Cameron Smith Be More Than Just a Feel-Good Story?
By Sam Ekstrom - Jun 2, 2021
There was an unfamiliar number running around with the linebackers last week at Vikings OTAs, a No. 32 mixed in with the familiar 40s and 50s. Don’t […]
The Vikings Should Give the Reins to Their Rookie OLs
By Sam Ekstrom - May 26, 2021
On Wednesday morning, the Minnesota Vikings will practice for the first time as a full team in front of reporters this season. It’s their first opportunity to […]
The Vikings Need to Take Their Safety Depth Seriously in 2021
By Sam Ekstrom - May 19, 2021
As bad as things got in the Minnesota Vikings’ secondary last year, they probably could’ve gotten worse. To review: Injuries promptly and thoroughly decimated Minnesota’s already-thin corner […]
The Case For Jadeveon Clowney
By Sam Ekstrom - Mar 24, 2021
Here are some things we know about the Minnesota Vikings in free agency so far. 1) They’ve been more than willing to give generous, short-term deals to […]
Last Year’s Saints Embarrassment Had a Big Effect on Minnesota’s Offseason Approach
By Sam Ekstrom - Mar 17, 2021
The Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints have faced off four seasons in a row now. And as we’ve seen in the past, that particular matchup can […]