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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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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/16/17 -- With Rodgers H...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels break down the Vikings-Packers game and the injury to Aaron Rodgers.
24 min
1102
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/13/17 -- Vikings-Packer...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels run down the injury report for Sunday's game and make their official selections.
19 min
1103
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/12/17 -- Peter Bukowski...
Sam Ekstrom talks Packers with Peter Bukowski of Locked On Packers. They discuss Green Bay's comeback against Dallas, their running game, their defense and their confidence against the Vikings.
25 min
1104
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/11/17 -- Encouraged/Dis...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels look back on the Bears game and look forward to the Packers game as the Vikings shift their focus to another big divisional contest.
27 min
1105
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/10/17 -- Vikings Surviv...
Sam Ekstrom breaks down Minnesota's close win over the Chicago Bears.
15 min
1106
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/9/17 -- Monday Night Pr...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels break down Week 5 of NFL games and look forward to Monday night's battle between the Vikings and Chicago Bears.
21 min
1107
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/6/17 -- Weekend Picks &...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss what the atmosphere at Soldier Field is like, what Sam Bradford's "limited" status really means and who they like to win this weekend's games.
17 min
1108
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/5/17 -- Crossover Show ...
Sam Ekstrom and Lorin Cox hit on all the angles for Monday's Vikings-Bears game.
32 min
1109
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/4/17 -- Preparing for M...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss what Mitch Trubisky is going through before his NFL debut.
20 min
1110
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/3/17 -- How to Replace ...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by Luke Inman to discuss what the Vikings should do without Dalvin Cook and whether trading for Adrian Peterson is realistic. Check out xbet.ag and use the promo code XBET to get up to a 100% deposit bonus.
28 min
1111
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/2/17 -- Vikings Lose to...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels react to the tragedy in Las Vegas, as well as the Vikings loss to Detroit and the injury to Dalvin Cook.
19 min
1112
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/29/17 -- Sunday Predicti...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss Sunday's games, as well as the ugly hit in last night's Packers-Bears game.
18 min
1113
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/28/17 -- Locked On Lions...
Sam Ekstrom chats with Locked On Lions host Matt Dery to preview the teams' Week 4 matchup. Click the following link to visit MyBookie.ag and use the promo code "Lockedon" to get up to a 100% deposit bonus. http://record.webpartners.co/_DK_3VE4-6vsWq...
26 min
1114
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/27/17 -- Talking Staffor...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels hit on all the big talkers leading up to the Vikings meeting with the Detroit Lions.
19 min
1115
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/26/17 -- Division Power ...
Sam Ekstrom ranks the NFL division one through eight.
12 min
1116
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/25/17 -- Vikings Roll Ov...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss the national anthem protests, the Vikings win and the rest of the day in the NFL.
31 min
1117
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/22/17 -- NFC North Week ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels give their gut instincts on the quarterback situation and select winners in the Week 3 divisional games.
17 min
1118
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/21/17 -- Quarterback Que...
Sam Ekstrom breaks down all the big questions surrounding the Vikings' upcoming matchup with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
13 min
1119
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/20/17 -- Previewing the ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels begin previewing the Buccaneers and their various weapons. They also highlight Case Keenum's favorable history against Tampa.
16 min
1120
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/19/17 -- Waynes' Struggl...
Sam Ekstrom digs into some of what plagued Trae Waynes on Sunday and addresses Mike Zimmer's remarks from his Monday press conference.
12 min
1121
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/18/17 -- Vikings Whipped...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels review Sunday's loss at the hands of the Steelers. This episode presented by MyBookie.ag. Use promo code LOCKEDON to get up to a 100% bonus on your first deposit. http://record.webpartners.co/_DK_3VE4-6vsWqcfzuvZcQGNd7Z...
22 min
1122
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/15/17 -- Week 2 NFC Nort...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels select winners for all of the NFC North matchups over the weekend.
15 min
1123
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/14/17 -- The Challenges ...
Sam Ekstrom talks about Pittsburgh's weapons, especially Antonio Brown, and provides Vikings injury updates.
15 min
1124
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/13/17 -- Vikings-Saints ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels wrap up discussion about the victory over New Orleans and move forward to previewing Pittsburgh.
18 min
1125
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/12/17 -- Offense Shines ...
Sam Ekstrom rehashes everything he witnessed Monday night at U.S. Bank Stadium, as the Vikings moved to 1-0.
20 min
1126
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/11/17 -- Vikings-Saints ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels recap all their observations from Week 1 and give their final predictions for Vikings-Saints.
24 min
1127
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/8/17 -- Weekend Picks Wi...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by Arif Hasan to recap the Chiefs win over New England and pick the NFC North games.
22 min
1128
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/7/17 -- Peterson's Impac...
Sam Ekstrom digs into a couple timely topics after his daily trip to Winter Park.
11 min
1129
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/6/17 -- Locker Hierarchi...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels relive the 2009 NFC Championship Game as Sage explains what went wrong on Brett Favre's infamous late-game interception.
20 min
1130
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/5/17 -- How Will Adrian ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels take a look back on some of the weekend's notable moves and begin previewing the Saints game.
16 min
1131
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/4/17 -- Possible Reasons...
Sam Ekstrom analyzes the Vikings' roster cuts.
17 min
1132
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/1/17 -- Preseason Finale...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels review the Vikings' preseason loss to the Dolphins and discuss what happens during cut day.
20 min
1133
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/31/17 -- Vikings Roster:...
Sam Ekstrom explains who has the edge to make the roster and who is on the outside looking in.
16 min
1134
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/30/17 -- Fourth Preseaso...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss what's at stake in Preseason Game No. 4, how the Cutler-Gase participation will work and their stories of odd placekickers.
18 min
1135
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/29/17 -- Robert Land Des...
Locked On Texans host Robert Land describes the destruction in Houston from Hurricane Harvey.
23 min
1136
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/28/17 -- A Monday of Mix...
The Vikings win, but Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels think there's plenty to be concerned about with the first-team offense and defense.
17 min
1137
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/25/17 -- Vikings-Niners ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss which sport coaches impact the most, then they transition to discussing the Vikings' third preseason game.
19 min
1138
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/24/17 -- Secondary Talkers
Sam Ekstrom reports on what he saw and heard Wednesday and Vikings practice.
13 min
1139
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/23/17 -- NFC North Over-...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels go through the over-unders for the NFC North teams' win totals.
16 min
1140
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/22/17 -- O-Line Rotation...
Sam Ekstrom elaborates on some of his findings from Monday's Vikings practice.
13 min
1141
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/21/17 -- Eclipse Talk & ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels are getting ready for the big eclipse. They also give their big takeaways from the loss to Seattle on Friday night.
19 min
1142
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/18/17 -- Seahawks-Viking...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss Friday night's second preseason game between the Vikings and Seahawks.
16 min
1143
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/16/17 -- Latavius Murray...
Sam Ekstrom replays interviews with Latavius Murray and Laquon Treadwell from Tuesday's practice as both players try to recover from injuries.
15 min
1144
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/15/17 -- Sage and Sam Ta...
Sam Ekstrom asks Sage Rosenfels his thoughts on the Vikings departing Mankato, the team's notable injuries and which former Viking will have the greatest impact on their new team.
18 min
1145
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/14/17 -- What I Missed O...
Sam Ekstrom gets caught up on injury reports and coaches' press conferences from the weekend of Vikings practices.
12 min
1146
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/11/17 -- Vikings Win & S...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels break down Minnesota's 17-10 preseason win over Buffalo, how Dalvin Cook looked and why the Vikings are so good in the preseason.
20 min
1147
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/10/17 -- Vikings Gameday...
Sam Ekstrom takes Twitter and Facebook questions in advance of Thursday's first preseason game.
17 min
1148
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/9/17 -- 5 Players Up, 5 ...
Sam Ekstrom goes through players who improved their stock and hurt their stock during training camp.
15 min
1149
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/8/17 -- Interviews With ...
Sam Ekstrom has more Vikings audio on the final day of practice -- ever -- in Mankato.
10 min
1150
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/7/17 -- Daniel House Tal...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by Daniel House of Vikings Corner to discuss his biggest observations from Saturday's night scrimmage, as well as other training camp talkers.
15 min
1151
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/4/17 -- Rodney Adams & T...
Sam Ekstrom has exclusives with Rodney Adams and Taylor Heinicke and reviews practice with Luke Inman and Arif Hasan.
15 min
1152
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/3/17 -- Camp Talk With E...
Sam Ekstrom sits down with Daily Norseman writer Eric Thompson to get his insights on camp so far.
16 min
1153
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/2/17 -- Exclusive With J...
Sam Ekstrom discusses the Vikings' unique three-headed running back situation, chats with Jerick McKinnon and plays some fascinating Pat Shurmur audio.
13 min
1154
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/1/17 -- Emptying the Voi...
Sam Ekstrom replays four pieces of intriguing sound from Mankato interviews.
16 min
1155
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/31/17 -- Winners and Los...
Sam Ekstrom chats with Arif Hasan and Luke Inman about who's holding their own and who's falling behind at training camp.
16 min
1156
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/28/17 -- Matthew Coller ...
Sam Ekstrom speaks with 1500ESPN's Matthew Coller about his memories of Mankato, his thoughts on the QB situation and the status of the team he used to cover, the Buffalo Bills.
20 min
1157
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/27/17 -- Live From Bonfi...
Sam Ekstrom and Luke Inman talk Vikings and give away prizes during an hour of training camp talk at Bonfire in Mankato.
60 min
1158
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/26/17 -- Day 2 Rookie Re...
Sam Ekstrom and Arif Hasan discuss the play of each drafted rookie thus far in training camp.
14 min
1159
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/25/17 -- Day 1 Impressio...
Sam Ekstrom recaps the first day of action in Mankato.
16 min
1160
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/24/17 -- Live Training C...
Sam Ekstrom reports live from Mankato at the first full day of Vikings training camp. He has interviews with two players and two reporters.
9 min
1161
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/21/17 -- Handicapping th...
Sam Ekstrom breaks down the odds for the 2017 Mr. Mankato.
14 min
1162
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/19/17 -- Mankato Memories
Sam Ekstrom reflects on what Mankato has meant to Vikings fans in light of the news that Minnesota will be switching training camp facilities in 2018.
11 min
1163
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/17/17 -- Arif Hasan's Tr...
Sam Ekstrom continues speaking with Arif Hasan about all the important questions leading up to Mankato.
29 min
1164
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/15/17 -- Arif Hasan's Tr...
Sam Ekstrom asks Arif Hasan all the pressing questions to get you ready for training camp.
30 min
1165
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/12/17 -- Minnesota Vikin...
Sam Ekstrom ranks the eight primary position coaches on the Minnesota Vikings.
9 min
1166
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/10/17 -- How to Fix the ...
In honor of the Home Run Derby, Sam Ekstrom suggests how the NFL can fix its All-Star festivities.
12 min
1167
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/7/17 -- The Top 10 Most ...
Sam Ekstrom plays off the Star Tribune countdown of the most important Vikings and guesses their Top 10.
13 min
1168
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/5/17 -- Top Five Tight E...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels continue their position rankings with the top five tight ends in the NFL. They also drop a couple fascinating Aaron Hernandez nuggets.
21 min
1169
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/30/17 -- Brett Favre as ...
Sam Ekstrom wonders if Brett Favre would make a good NFL coach, and he ranks the top draft picks based on their likelihood to make an early impact.
12 min
1170
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/28/17 -- Floyd's Jail Se...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels try to discern what Michael Floyd's one-day jail sentence means for his NFL suspension, and they attempt to label the top five receivers in football.
16 min
1171
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/26/17 -- The Kombucha De...
Sam Ekstrom believes Michael Floyd and the Vikings might be telling the truth, and reviews his recent story on Danielle Hunter's next steps.
9 min
1172
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/23/17 -- Top 5 NFL Runni...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels rank their favorite NFL running backs, touch on the Derek Carr extension and discuss the big Jimmy Butler trade for the Minnesota Timberwolves.
15 min
1173
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/21/17 -- Michael Floyd's...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss what will happen with Michael Floyd and evaluate the offseasons of the NFC North teams.
11 min
1174
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/19/17 -- Brent Salazar, ...
Sam Ekstrom addresses the latest Vikings news that Michael Floyd tested positive for alcohol and the team needs a new strength and conditioning coach.
8 min
1175
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/16/17 -- Moss's Legacy, ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels put a cap on the end of Vikings mini-camp, discuss Randy Moss's career and preview the AFC West division.
16 min
1176
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/15/17 -- Randy Moss and ...
Sam Ekstrom odes Randy Moss's career and recalls Ahmad Rashad's finest moment as a Viking.
17 min
1177
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/13/17 -- Mini-Camp Report
Sam Ekstrom reports on everything he saw at Vikings mini-camp on Tuesday.
9 min
1178
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/9/17 -- AFC South Previe...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels talk about the AFC South division, Dalvin Cook's projections and the NBA Finals.
19 min
1179
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/8/17 -- 53-Man Roster Ov...
Sam Ekstrom outlines his first projection for the Vikings' 53-man roster.
8 min
1180
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/7/17 -- AFC East Preview...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels review Tuesday's OTA practice, discuss the Vikings' top three quarterbacks and preview the AFC East division.
21 min
1181
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/6/17 -- Instant OTA Reac...
Sam Ekstrom reports on everything he saw and heard Tuesday morning at Winter Park.
11 min
1182
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/5/17 -- Battles to Watch...
Sam Ekstrom describes three position battles that are too close to call at this stage.
11 min
1183
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/2/17 -- AFC North Previe...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels visit some of the biggest stories of the week for the Vikings, preview the AFC North and give their NBA Finals predictions.
21 min
1184
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/1/17 -- Top 5 NFL Play-B...
Sam Ekstrom breaks down his favorite national play-by-play broadcasters in the NFL.
12 min
1185
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/31/17 -- Teddy Throws & ...
Sam Ekstrom reports on the second OTA session available to the media.
11 min
1186
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/30/17 -- OTA Lookahead &...
Sam Ekstrom looks back at OTA #1 and looks ahead to OTA #2. He also reports on the signing of three more draft picks.
13 min
1187
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/26/17 -- NFC South Previ...
Sam Ekstrom breaks down arguably the best division in the NFC and outlines the drama surrounding the Vikings rookies' resistance to sign.
10 min
1188
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/25/17 -- Draft Class Tal...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by Luke Inman as they discuss the outlook for the 2016 and 2017 draft classes.
22 min
1189
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/24/17 -- OTA Report From...
Sam Ekstrom gives his quick-trigger observations from Winter Park after the Vikings' OTA practice.
7 min
1190
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/23/17 -- Zimmer's Eye & ...
Sam Ekstrom adds some more detail to Monday's report about Mike Zimmer. He also breaks down the team's linebacker position.
11 min
1191
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/22/17 -- Mike Zimmer Tak...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels react to the news that Mike Zimmer will be taking time off to heal his eyes. They also discuss the state of the NFC West and debate the new overtime rule proposal.
20 min
1192
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/19/17 -- NFC East Previe...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss the current state of the NFC East, what ESPN thinks of the Vikings offseason and other important topics such as Topgolf, ice baths and Bud Grant's garage sale.
21 min
1193
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/18/17 -- Takeaways From ...
Sam Ekstrom rehashes everything he learned from getting a sneak peek at the Vikings brand new practice facility.
13 min
1194
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/17/17 -- The Worst QB Si...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels delve into the league's worst QB situations and look ahead to the first significant tour of the Vikings' new facility in Eagan.
20 min
1195
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/16/17 -- Truncated Arif ...
Sam Ekstrom speaks to Vikings writer Arif Hasan and breaks news of a roster move.
11 min
1196
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/15/17 -- OTA Lookahead &...
Sam Ekstrom lists off what he'd like to see from the Vikings at OTAs and breaks down his recent article on the team's quarterbacks.
12 min
1197
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/12/17 -- #AskTheSage
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels answer Twitter questions on the Vikings' offseason and roster make-up.
16 min
1198
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/11/17 -- Michael Floyd S...
Sam Ekstrom opines on the Michael Floyd acquisition and how the offensive line will shape up.
12 min
1199
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/10/17 -- 4 Players Who M...
Sam Ekstrom lists off four Vikings who he believes must get better for the team to have success.
11 min
1200
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/9/17 -- Position Battles...
Sam Ekstrom explores several key position battles for the Vikings and addresses the report of Minnesota pursuing the 2022 or 2023 NFL Draft.
15 min