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The Locked On Vikings Podcast is your daily source for Minnesota Vikings news and analysis. Luke Braun is on a journey to better understand the Minnesota Vikings & professional football, and you're welcome to copy his homework. Breaking down every player, every play, and every headline that grips Skol Nation. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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1
Hercules Mata'afa's Play Strength
Let's talk about Hercules, and what happens when you min-max the sliders. Plus, Anthony Zettel's emotional journey.ional story.
27 min
2
How The Vikings Offense Revolutionized Itself
Under Center, Shotgun & You
26 min
3
Desmond King Trade Rumors?
Are there any legs to this?
25 min
4
James Lynch's Journey To The NFL & The Anatomy ...
Learn about the wild tales of Vikings rookie James Lynch, and then as deep of a dive as you can get into one play.
26 min
5
Pat Elflein Is Not Salvageable
Plus, the origins of Dru Samia
29 min
6
Kirk Cousins & Regression ft. Timo Riske or PFF...
Had the German Geek himself on to chat about Kirk Cousins, Play Action, and regression.
29 min
7
Irv Smith, Jr. Will Supplant Kyle Rudolph As #1...
2020: Year of the Irv
25 min
8
We Need To Talk About Gary Kubiak
I think it's time to review the Vikings' OC, and his philosophies.
26 min
9
Every Kirk Cousins Interception, Broken Down
This might be a little painful.
28 min
10
Make Running Backs Matter Again
How do we get better at leveraging good running backs?
27 min
11
Danielle Hunter & Ethical Hedonism
Buckle up, it's a weird one.
25 min
12
SPECIAL - Locked On's Black Lives Matter Roundt...
We take a momentary pause in our daily sports talk for this revealing and important special podcast episode.
87 min
13
Dalvin Cook's Holdout May Hurt Him More Than It...
It's a move that isn't without its risks
26 min
14
Dalvin Cook Is Holding Out For A Multi-Year Deal
Join me in rebuilding East Lake Street: https://www.gofundme.com/f/701707-e-lake-street-fund
27 min
15
Justin Jefferson And The Legacy That Created Him
Also Eddie Yarbrough clawing his way into the league, and the latest News & Updates
25 min
16
Mike Hughes: 2020 Breakout Candidate
There's pretty good reason to be optimistic about his chances in 2020.
27 min
17
Saying Something Just To Say You Said Something
It's a better alternative to silence, but it's okay to have higher expectations from the leaders in sports.
24 min
18
Colin Kaepernick Deserves A Shot To Make The Vi...
The combination of symbolism, and the chance to improve the team, makes all too much sense.
26 min
19
The Struggles That Alexander Mattison, Kemon Ha...
And what their experiences can teach fans.
23 min
20
Vikings Speak Out On The Death Of George Floyd
As leaders in the community, they say their piece.
25 min
21
The Best Minnesota Viking In The History Of Madden
Sat down with "ibestrafing," the Vikings representative in competitive Madden. Plus, DJ Wonnum!
26 min
22
Mike Zimmer Still Deserves His DB Whisperer Title
His reputation is well-earned.
24 min
23
Bisi Johnson vs. Tajaé Sharpe: The Battle For WR3
After Adam Thielen & Justin Jefferson, who will take the ever-important third spot?
24 min
24
Debating Dalvin Cook With Matthew Coller
A special guest on today's show!
27 min
25
James Lynch Will Take Shamar Stephen's Starting...
And stories about Harrison Hand, Oli Udoh and loyalty.
27 min
26
Your Guide To Offensive Personnel Packages & Th...
How NFL teams refer to personnel packages, and a player you may have forgotten about.
26 min
27
Anthony Harris Will Be A Viking In 2020
And the stories of Ezra Cleveland and Nevelle Clarke
23 min
28
The Vikings Aren't Switching To A 3-4
And in fact, the difference between a 3-4 and a 4-3 doesn't mean much anyways.
27 min
29
Armon Watts, Dan Chisena & Underdog Stories
Two players who are used to staying out of the spotlight
23 min
30
Justin Jefferson Is Not Just A Slot Receiver, W...
He might be better in the slot, but by no means is he confined to it
31 min
31
The 2020 Minnesota Vikings Schedule
Plus crossovers with Locked On Colts and Locked On Falcons
28 min
32
Vikings Roster Tiers & Crossover With Locked On...
Let's chat about where things stand now that most of the offseason has passed
28 min
33
Post-Draft Mailbag!
Answering your questions about the draft class, Dalvin Cook and more!
27 min
34
1-on-1 With Vikings OL Brady Aiello & Chatting ...
Had a quick chat with the young pup from Oregon, and part II of our week of AFC South crossovers
24 min
35
The UDFA Class & Crossover Week With Locked On ...
Let's talk about the rest of the Vikings draft weekend additions.
27 min
36
2020 NFL Draft Recap
Finishing up with round 7 and some overall thoughts.
26 min
37
11 Picks & 2 Trades - Vikings Day 3 Recap
Let's sort out all these new Vikings
26 min
38
Ezra Cleveland, Cameron Dantzler, And 13 Day 3 ...
Rick has achieved nirvana, and ascended into his ultimate form
27 min
39
Slick Rick Has Done It Again
Justin Jefferson, Jeff Gladney & a particularly slick trade back.
26 min
40
Cramming For The NFL Draft
If you haven't paid any attention to the NFL Draft so far, this episode is for you.
28 min
41
Late Round Sleepers From The Listeners
Learn some new names with me
31 min
42
Cornerbacks That Can Save The Vikings' Secondary
That defensive backfield needs some help. Here's the high guys that can do it.
29 min
43
Mock Draft Monday Double Header
Tyler Biadasz, a 7-round Vikings Mock and the Locked On NFL Mock Draft Special
39 min
44
OBJ Dreams Dashed, & Three More Prospects
OBJ Dreams Dashed, & Three More Prospects
26 min
45
Draft Mailbag!
Answering your questions!
28 min
46
Tarvaris Jackson Memories & WRs The Vikings Cou...
RIP Tarvaris Jackson.
33 min
47
Trading Up For Jerry Jeudy On Mock Draft Monday
Got aggressive! Come, let me explain
28 min
48
The Big 4: Wills, Wirfs, Thomas & Becton
And whether or not to trade up for one of them
25 min
49
Antoine Winfield, Jr. S Minnesota & Prospect Ra...
Let's fire off some scouting reports
25 min
50
Trae Waynes Exclusive Interview
Got Trae Waynes on the phone to talk alignments and ball skills
24 min
51
Henry Ruggs, WR Alabama & Mock Draft Monday
Let's talk about some prospects.
28 min
52
A Guide To Draft Day Trades
Trade up? Trade down? What should the Vikings do?
26 min
53
The Case For Extending Anthony Harris
Find good players. Keep good players.
30 min
54
Trevon Diggs, CB Alabama & Proactive Vs. Reacti...
A dichotomy that can help us reconcile some difficult stuff.
29 min
55
Tyler Johnson, WR Minnesota & Mock Draft Monday
The first Prospect Of The Day is one I'm sure a lot of you are familiar with.
28 min
56
Vikings Scoops With Darren Wolfson
Bringing the insider on the show.
31 min
57
Introducing The 2020 NFL Draft
Let's begin the next chapter of the offseason.
25 min
58
Vikings Trade Proposals From The Listeners
Asked you to give me some crazy trades. You didn't disappoint.
25 min
59
Moves That Could Save The Vikings Offseason
And all of the latest updates.
24 min
60
Josh Kline's Release, Michael Pierce's Signing ...
The Vikings did some surprising things on Wednesday. Let's make sense of them.
24 min
61
The Vikings Aren't In Rebuilding Mode
They aren't in win-now mode either.
31 min
62
Vikings Trade Stefon Diggs, Extend Kirk Cousins...
And even more on an eventful day 1 of NFL tampering
28 min
63
Rhodes, Joseph And Morgan Cut, A New CBA And Th...
There is a lot going on!
27 min
64
Free Agency Options To Rebuild The Secondary
Also, the NBA is suspended. Could things ripple into the NFL?
25 min
65
Compensatory Picks And How They Work
The Vikings got 3 new picks! Also, Kirk Cousins rumors and your hot takes!
30 min
66
O-Line Options For Fixing The Left Side
Shall we chat about that thing that we always have to chat about?
26 min
67
A Vikings Need Guide: Draft Or Free Agency?
The Vikings have some things on their to-do list, but should they address them in the draft or free agency?
26 min
68
A Plan To Hit The Reset Button
What if the Vikings blew it all to hell?
34 min
69
The Merits Of A Roster Teardown
Let’s get philosophical, shall we?
26 min
70
Free Agent Bargains That Fit The Vikings’ Needs
Deals, Deals, Deals!
24 min
71
NFL Combine Results The Vikings Care About
The Combine’s all wrapped up. Let’s dive in.
24 min
72
Dalvin Cook Extension Talk
And highlights from Zimmer’s combine presser.
27 min
73
A Plan To Go After Joe Thuney, Byron Jones And ...
What if the Vikings went after the Big Fish this year?
28 min
74
Everson Griffen Replacement Possibilities
Let’s just do the whole D-line while we’re at it.
24 min
75
Everson Griffen’s Departure And Its Impact
A longtime team leader may be departing. That and the ripple effects.
24 min
76
The NFL Is Expanding The Playoffs
A 7th playoff game? A 17th regular season game? What does it all mean?
25 min
77
Alternatives To Kirk Cousins
It’s a crazy year for Quarterbacks. What’s out there for the Vikings?
25 min
78
2nd & 10 Runs: The Free Fix That Can Boost The ...
It doesn't cost a dollar to be smarter on Sundays.
25 min
79
A Salary Cap Plan To Save The Vikings
Let's dive in and rescue the Vikings cap.
27 min
80
Ultimate Division Crossover Finale
& Viking Of The Day Denny Green
23 min
81
Cap Casualty Candidates, Ranked & Ultimate Divi...
The Vikings probably need to cut someone. But who?
31 min
82
Don’t Trade Stefon Diggs & Ultimate Division Cr...
Enough of the Diggs trade nonsense.
26 min
83
Dom Capers Joins The Vikings... Why? & Ultimate...
Making sense of the addition.
24 min
84
How Rob Brzezinski Works The Cap & The Ultimate...
The economics of negotiation
24 min
85
How Kubiak’s Scheme Can Improve (With Nate Tice)
Brought on a special guest to talk Xs and Os
25 min
86
Don’t Extend Kirk Cousins Quite Yet
Patience is a virtue.
26 min
87
Rhodes Are Open
And other coverage insights
24 min
88
Kirk Cousins Had A Great Year (With PFF’s Eric ...
The doctor himself joins me to break down Kirk Cousins’ 2020 performance.
26 min
89
Soft In The Center: The Problem With The Viking...
The Vikings had a good front seven with a specific and severe weakness.
27 min
90
Vikings Mailbag! NFC North Woes, O-Line Plans, ...
Lots to talk about from your Twitter questions!
26 min
91
New Vikings Coaches: Everything You Need To Know
There are new coaches and new roles - here’s what you need to know
27 min
92
Vikings Keep Continuity With Kubiak, But The Of...
23 min
93
How The Vikings Maximized Diggs & Thielen
The Vikings did a great job with their skill players in 2019. Let’s tally it up.
26 min
94
2019 Offensive Line In Review
29 min
95
The Vikings Are In Cap Hell, But They Can Get Out
The Vikings are gonna have to be very careful in 2020.
25 min
96
How To Save Cap Space Without Cutting Anyone - ...
Brought on an expert to give some ideas of how to get the Vikings out of their conundrum
25 min
97
A Guide To Vikings Coaching Candidates
The staff has some jobs to fill. Which résumés are we looking at?
25 min
98
NFL Purgatory Is A Myth
Good is not the enemy of great.
22 min
99
A Coaching Exodus, And How The 49ers Smoked The...
The wide 9 alignment and how the Vikings had no answer.
27 min
100
Vikings Dominated In The Bay, Lose Stefanski An...
The Vikings failed miserably in Santa Clara, and now they’re out two coordinators. But otherwise things are fine.
29 min