As Minnesota Fightin' Viking Training Camp is coming up on two weeks in, thought it was a good time to go through each position and assess where everyone's at. Who's secured a roster spot, who's on the bubble, which spots are still up for grabs?
Round two of the preseason is about to kickoff as the Minnesota Fightin' Vikings welcome in the Jacksonville Jaguars into Historic US Bank Stadium on Saturday. For the latest Purple headlines, we brought in our guy Darren "Doogie" Wolfson (@DWolfsonKSTP) of The Scoop Podcast. Plus Scout of the Show Jordan Reid (@JReidNFL) of Inside The Pylon dives in with some preseason roster takes.
Friend of The Program Dr. Eric Eager (@PFF_EricEager) of Pro Football Focus hops on to chat about the Minnesota Fightin' Vikings offensive line and why the modern NFL defense is built around cornerbacks first. Plus Andrew Roth (@sandrewroth) and Josh Pelto (@JoshPelto) for some Vikes Over Beers, chatting about the Vikings-Jaguars joint practices and fringe roster guys they're rooting for.
Preseason keeps rolling along for the Minnesota Fightin' Vikings as they begin joint practices with the Jacksonville Jaguars today ahead of the home preseason opener Saturday at Historic US Bank Stadium. We caught up with Drew Mahowald (@DrewMahowald) of Vikings Territory to chat about training camp so far, who were the studs of the first preseason game, and surprise names that will be cut and end up making the final 53 man roster.
The Minnesota Fightin' Vikings offensive line is fine, despite some injury concerns and scares. That and a fistful of other Purple talking points on a Tuesday, plus the return of Blythe Brunleve of 1010XL Jacksonville to preview the upcoming joint practices and preseason home opener at Historic US Bank Stadium.
The Minnesota Fightin' Vikings made their preseason debut Saturday night at Mile High Stadium. Let's talk about it!
Today's Talkers Include
* Cousins, Diggs & The 1s Look Sharp
* The Offensive Line was ___.
* The Roc Thomas
* Mike Hughes Debut
* Stacy Coley is Back
* Danny Isidora Needs to Start
* The Defensive Tackle Room
* What's Going On with the Linebackers
* The Kicking Competition is Over
* Odds N' Ends
Over a two day span, the Minnesota Fightin' Vikings weathered a Richie Incognito drama storm and their number one cornerback Xavier Rhodes had enough beef with wide receiver Stefon Diggs that head coach Mike Zimmer kicked them out of practice. Pretty standard week for this team tbh. To help sort through the headlines, we got our guy Jordan Reid (@JReidNFL) of Inside The Pylon and Locked On Vikings. Plus the latest on the Vikings offensive line injuries with Darren "Doogie" Wolfson (@DWolfsonKSTP) of The Scoop Podcast.
With the Minnesota Fightin' Vikings two weeks into Training Camp, releasing their first unofficial depth chart, and with a preseason game on the horizon, we thought it a good time to bring in Friend of the Program Jon Ledyard (@LedyardNFLDraft) to chat about the Vikes' rookie class and his new collaboration with The Draft Network. Plus Andrew Roth (@sandrewroth) and Josh Pelto (@JoshPelto) join for some Vikes Over Beers to laugh about the Richie Incognito stans!
Minnesota Fightin' Vikings legend (and best receiver of all-time) Randy Moss entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend. We brought in our Canton, Ohio correspondent Daniel House (@DanielHouseNFL) of Vikings Corner to recap the festivities as well as chat about the recent drama along the Vikings offensive line and the hilarity of Richie Incognito.
The Minnesota Fightin' Vikings are less than a week away from opening up the preseason in Denver versus the Broncos and all the "Keenum/Sloter/Siemian Revenge Game Narratives"! We spent the last few days at Vikings Training Camp and opened up the TWitter for some Q&A.
Too many talkers on this Friday episode. We chat about the top notch TCO Performance Center, the weird relationship between Anthony Barr and Mike Zimmer, the new "Anthony Barr Rule" due to Aaron Rodger's collarbone and how it will be impossible to enforce, I go on a random tangent about not being a referee, appreciation for The GOAT Randy Moss as he heads into Canton this weekend, plus #VikesOverBeers!