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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.

LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/30/19 — People Who Influe...
Some stories can be told by the people surrounding and supporting them.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/29/19 -- Riley Reiff, Ad...
Some weird and wacky paths to the NFL.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/28/19 — David Morgan, Cam...
Three players who are choosing the legacy they leave
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/27/19 — Mackensie Alexand...
Three players whose parents made choices before they were born that define their entire lives.
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/23/19 — Laquon Treadwell,...
OTA updates, and trying to do justice to the stories of Laquon Treadwell and Hercules Mata’afa.
32 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/22/19 — Dru Samia, Dan Ba...
Two players who more or less followed the standard path through college to the NFL, and one who didn’t but it worked out anyway.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/21/19 — Risk: A Xavier Rh...
Rhodes, Sloter and Dillon all had major moments in their career where they had to make choices about risk.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/20/19 — Mike Hughes, Avia...
Three players who have all hit lows that would end the hopes of any other players, and what they did to dig out of it.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/16/19 — Adam Thielen, Cur...
Today we’re talking about three players who had to deal with varying setbacks throughout their pre-NFL careers.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/15/19 — Eric Kendricks Re...
Talking about the Bradbury signing, Kendricks’ restructure, and the moments that define NFL hopefuls
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/14/19 — How Childhood Sha...
These three players have been bounding toward this chapter their entire lives.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/13/19 — Kyle Rudolph Trad...
Trading Kyle Rudolph would be a bombshell. But would it be a good move? Plus, two Vikings draftees with very different trajectories.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/9/19 — A Health Worker, A...
Diving into Khari Blasingame, Anthony Harris and Brett Jones
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/8/19 — Marcus Epps, Jorda...
Knocking off two more player profiles, plus the lastest on the roster.
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/7/19 — A Full 90 Man Roster
The Roster is full, plus deep dives into two players who came from humble beginnings.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/6/19 — Laquon Treadwell’s...
Welcome back! Some news to catch up on, and transitioning into pre-training camp mode.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/29/19 — All 11 Undrafted ...
Let’s look at the UDFAs.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/28/19 — All 9 Picks Of Dr...
The draft is through, and there’s quite a few new Vikings. Let’s dive in.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/27/19 — Irv Smith Jr., Al...
The Vikings had been drafting in a very modern way, until the 90s came in through the side door.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/26/19 — Was Garrett Bradb...
Short answer? Yes. Long answer? Heck yes!
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/25/19 — The Draft Is Tonight
It’s the day of the draft. Let’s wrap up everything we’ve talked about and put it in a neat little bow
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/24/19 — A Vikings Top 50 ...
If the first two Vikings are on this list, I’m a happy podcast host
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/23/19 — BPA vs. Need: You...
Let’s take on the Great Debate of the draft community. And while we’re at it, the prospect that would embody the debate.
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/22/19 — Mock Draft Monday...
Only one more Monday before the real thing. Let’s Mock a Draft.
31 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/18/19 — Schedule Release ...
The schedule is out! What can we learn?
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/17/19 — OT Jawaan Taylor ...
Aiming high with the prospect of the day, and treating the draft like a quirky auction.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/16/19 — Laquon Treadwell ...
Cost in the NFL can be nebulous. Let’s define it.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/15/19 — Adam Thielen Exte...
Thielen got a big check, and the mock drafts are getting harder.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/11/19 — OT Kaleb McGary &...
What’s the point of draft trade charts? Why are there different ones? What can we use them for?
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/10/19 — Greg Little & Gam...
My least favorite Vikings target, and some football philosophy
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/9/19 — Belated Mock Draft...
Let’s do a mock draft and examine how different two “raw” players can be.
30 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/8/19 — Holton Hill Suspen...
The Vikings have been busy since we last talked. Let’s catch up
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/4/19 — What If The Viking...
Say the Vikings pick something other than a lineman at #18. What happens next?
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/3/19 — AAF Players Worth ...
The AAF appears to be folding, but we can still use the tape the players put out there.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/2/19 — Every Starting Qua...
How many OL starters are in this draft? Plus, Ed Oliver!
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/1/19 — Jace Sternberger a...
Monday is now the best day of the week.
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/28/19 — Guard, And Every ...
The Vikings need a guard, of course. But what else?
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/27/19 — What’s The Point ...
In lieu of a proper starter, two lesser players can often be plan B. Why? Plus, Dre’mont Jones!
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/26/19 — Erik McCoy and Ta...
In the draft, you don’t get exact change. That changes things
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/25/19 — Jonah Williams, C...
We’re kicking of draft season with a prospect a day and a mock draft a week.
30 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/21/19 — You Don’t Get Poi...
The Vikings got a guard. But is it good enough?
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/20/19 — Are The Vikings A...
The Vikings re-signed Dan Bailey for pennies. Was that the right move at a position that’s haunted them for decades?
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/19/19 — Is Josh Kline Good?
The Vikings have a favorite to become one of the new guards, especially with all the old ones leaving. Is he good, or bad?
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/18/19 — How Important Is ...
We’ve seen the Vikings pass on a lot of quality players due to poor scheme fit. What gives?
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/14/19 — Which Offensive L...
Barr’s contract structure, the remaining free agent O-line and everything else we missed!
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/13/19 — Barr Comes Home, ...
In a wild twist, Anthony Barr is returning home, and the Vikings let all the big-name offensive linemen pass by again. What gives?
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/12/19 — Barr To The Jets,...
Legal Tampering is through its first day. Here’s what the Vikings have done, and what it means.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/11/19 — Why Do The Viking...
The Vikings drag their feet every year in free agency. What’s the deal with that?
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/7/19 — Free Agency And Ph...
Free Agency is around the corner. Let’s take this opportunity to talk philosophy.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/6/19 — 3 Guaranteed Futur...
These three players will be Vikings in 2019. Book it.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/5/19 — Replacement Plans ...
Rumor has it that the Vikings are going to lose players. Where can they turn to replace that talent?
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/4/19 — How The Vikings Ca...
Combine rumors, and an offseason plan that keeps everything intact
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/28/19 — Trading Away Corn...
Trae Waynes trade rumors spark a discussion about the nature of trades in general.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/27/19 — NFL Combine Preview
What are these drills actually for? And what will the Vikings care about?
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/26/19 — Should The Viking...
Anthony Barr and Sheldon Richardson are going free on March 13th. Should the Vikings use the franchise tag to stop it?
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/25/19 — The New Vikings O...
All the new coaches were introduced to the press. What of substance did they have to say?
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/21/19 — A Plan To Cut Kir...
Yeah, you read that right.
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/20/19 — Mailbag: Who Are ...
Taking your questions about the Vikings!
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/19/19 — Free Agent Skill ...
We’ve talked a ton about offensive line. Let’s step to the other places on offense.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/18/19 — Antonio Brown Or ...
Antonio Brown talk, and another journey into the world of economics.
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/14/19 — An All-Offensive ...
A Vikings offseason with one priority, and one priority only
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/13/19 — Should Minnesota ...
If Adrian Peterson hits the market, should the Vikings call? Also Antonio Brown and Kyler Murray talk!
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/12/19 — Offensive Line Fr...
The Vikings need to bring in some new blood up front. Which names should they look at?
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/11/19 — What Rick Denniso...
The coaching staff is finally official. What do the recent new hires bring?
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/7/19 — Should Everson Gri...
The Vikings have a salary cap issue. Would cutting Everson Griffen help?
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/6/19 — On Moving Tackles ...
Today we look at the differences between guard, tackle and center and what it means to shuffle between them
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/5/19 — Describing Risk, a...
Let’s go deep into the philosophy of risk in football, and how that applies to Vikings offseason decision-making.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/4/19 — A Dollar-By-Dollar...
A Super Bowl Review, what the Vikings should do in Free Agency, and how they can afford it
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/31/19 — How The Vikings C...
A look into how the Vikings can get out from under the salary cap, and a Super Bowl preview!
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/30/19 — Anthony Barr And ...
We dive deep into every pass rusher on the Vikings, including the impact Anthony Barr has on everyone.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/29/19 — Mocking Vikings F...
We tried our hand at Vikings free agency. Featuring your submissions!
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/28/19 — Kirk Cousins Revi...
PFF’s QB Annual is out, and it gives us a lot of data to sort through. Eric Eager, one of its authors, is here to help us make sense of it.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/24/19 — Run Defense In Focus
The Post-2018 deep dives continue. Was the run defense good? Who was responsible?
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/23/19 — Vikings Pass Defe...
Today we take a deep look into the Vikings’ pass defense, player by player.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/22/19 — Marwan Maalouf An...
The Vikings have a new coach, but the conversation has been dominated by something else. Is that ok?
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/21/19 — Randy Moss, WR Co...
The Vikings need a wide receivers coach. Randy Moss could be interested. Also, conference championships in review!
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/17/19 — It’s Championship...
The AFC and NFC Championship are this weekend. Let’s talk about teams who aren’t the Vikings
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/16/18 — Is Diggs Or Thiel...
Today, we compare Diggs and Thielen, and talk about the rest of the receiving corps, from Laquon Treadwell to Kyle Rudolph to Dalvin Cook.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/15/19 — Gary Kubiak, And ...
The Vikings hired zone run legend Gary Kubiak as an offensive advisor, as well as his long-time colleagues as position coaches. What does this mean for the offensive staff?
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/14/19 — Mike Priefer’s Le...
Mike Priefer is leaving. How will he be remembered?
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/10/19 — Stefanski Makes I...
Kevin Stefanski put pen to paper and will be the permanent offensive coordinator. Plus, playoff games!
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/9/19 — What Went Wrong Wi...
The run game was bad. Let’s talk about NFL rushing attacks, and where the Vikings went wrong..
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/8/19 — 2018 Offensive Lin...
The 2018 offensive line was a mess. Dive deep into the carnage with me.
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/7/18 — OC Candidate Rundo...
We break down some offensive coordinator candidates and recap the weekend’s playoff action!
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 01/03/19 — Hue Jackson Rumo...
Could Hue Jackson be joining the Vikings? And a rundown of keys to all four wild card games.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 01/02/19 — Stats That Defin...
3 key stats that describe the successes and failures of the 2018 Minnesota Vikings
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 01/01/19 — Vikings Stay Put...
Black Monday came and went, and the Vikings declined to join the carnage.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 12/31/18 — Vikings Fall To ...
The Vikings needed one more win to get into the playoffs, and fell flat. Let’s pick up the pieces.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 12/27/18 — Vikings-Bears Pr...
There’s a lot to go over with the Vikings and Bears! Let’s dive in.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 12/24/18 — Vikings-Lions Re...
The Vikings beat the Lions 27-9, and Kirk Cousins crossed a milestone.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 12/20/18 — Pro Bowl Roster ...
The Vikings who made the Pro Bowl, and a preview of the pivotal Vikings-Lions matchup.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 12/19/18 — Crossover Wednes...
Learning about the Lions with Matt Dery of Locked On Lions
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 12/18/18 — Vikings-Dolphins...
Following up on Vikings-Dolphins, and diving deep into what went right all day.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 12/17/18 - Vikings Crush Do...
Vikings beat Dolphins 41-17. A breakdown of how Kevin Stefanski got so much more out of the offense, and why Mike Zimmer defenses live in the backfield.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 12/13/18 — Is Mike Zimmer T...
A look at Mike Zimmer’s brash personality, the effect it has on his staff, and a dive into this week’s opponent.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 12/12/18 — John DeFilippo F...
John DeFilippo is out, Kevin Stefanski is in, and we preview Vikings-Dolphins with Travis Wingfield of Locked On Phins
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/11/18 — Vikings-Seahawk...
The Vikings lost. It’s the offense’s fault. What’s going on?
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/10/18 -- - Vikings @ S...
A Vikings-Seahawks preview with some bold predictions from the listeners.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/2/18 -- Early Training C...
8/2/18 -- Early Training Camp Takeaways
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/31/18 -- Stefon Diggs Ge...
7/31/18 -- Stefon Diggs Get Paid
11 min