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The Locked On Vikings podcast is your daily source for Minnesota Vikings news and analysis. The show brings you a breakdown the latest happenings in Eagan and elsewhere with an eye toward learning about football. From your host, your pal, and the kid you copied off in math class, Luke Braun. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/2/19 — Final 53 & Explain...
Why’d they cut Sloter? How’d Bailey suddenly get fixed? Plus revisiting my predictions over time.
29 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/29/19 — Final 53 Man Pred...
The preseason is over. What’s the roster gonna look like?
31 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/28/19 — Position Battles ...
Our Vikings At Buffalo Preview
25 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/27/19 — Mike Hughes Is Ba...
You don’t have to change your opinion, but it’s ok to acknowledge what happened here.
28 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/26/19 — Vikings Beat Ariz...
The Vikings pulled a win out, but, like, not in spirit
28 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/22/19 — Vikings-Cardinals...
Kyler Murray’s coming to town.
24 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/21/19 — 53 Man Roster Pre...
The preseason is halfway over. Let’s update some things.
35 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/20/19 — Oli Udoh Is Makin...
And other insights from a deeper dive into Sunday night’s game.
29 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/19/19 — Vikings Win Over ...
An up and down contest in all the ways we care about.
29 min
110
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/15/19 — Vikings-Seahawks ...
Is Treadwell getting traded? And what to watch for on Sunday
27 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/14/19 — Cilantro And QB R...
Today, we look at perception and the nature of reality. In a football context, of course.
25 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/13/19 — Kaare Vedvik, And...
What on Earth is going on with Marwan Maalouf’s unit?
29 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/12/19 — Jalyn Holmes & He...
Plus, why it’s okay to talk about Teddy
26 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/10/19 — Vikings Win Over ...
Key takeaways from the 2019 preseason debut.
24 min
115
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/7/19 — Vikings @ Saints P...
The Vikings are playing a real life football game it’s happening sound the alarms
28 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/6/19 — Depth Chart Releas...
What’s going on with TE? Which Odenigbo is all but hopeless? And more!
23 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/5/19 — Bené Benwikere And...
The Vikings got a new corner. Is he good enough?
22 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/1/19 -- Training Camp Ri...
There's more risers than fallers.
27 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/31/19 -- Biggest Concern...
Checking in on what ails us.
24 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/30/19 — Early Training Ca...
I finally got my eyeballs to camp. Here’s what I saw.
32 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/29/19 — The Offensive Lin...
And other updates from the opening moments of camp.
27 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/25/19 — Mike Zimmer Is A ...
Mike Zimmer is a good coach. His job should not be in jeopardy.
26 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/24/19 — Don’t Cut Holton ...
Holton Hill can’t stay clean, but I don’t care.
27 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/23/19 — Shamar Stephen Is...
You don’t get points for completion.
26 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/22/19 — Why Blogs And Pod...
Taking a step back and examining why this exists in the first place
27 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/18/19 — The Final 53
Predicting the final roster and practice squad
27 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/17/19 — Surprise Cuts On ...
Who will be the surprising cut on defense? I have a theory.
22 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/16/19 — O-Line & D-Line: ...
There’s some hard choices to make in the trenches. Good players get cut this episode.
29 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/15/19 — Laquon Treadwell ...
Roster analysis and predictions for the QBs, RBs and WRs.
29 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/11/19 — Football Is Rando...
We’ll never get to the bottom of it, and that’s what makes it fun
25 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/10/19 — How Mike Zimmer’s...
We hear a lot about Mike Zimmer’s defensive scheme. But what is it?
29 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/9/19 — Is Anyone In The S...
The Supplemental Draft is on Thursday. Anyone worth it?
23 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/8/19 — Extend Mackensie A...
The Vikings should extend Mackensie Alexander today. Here’s why.
29 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/4/19 — Kyle Rudolph, Jale...
The 90 man series wraps up.
30 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/3/19 — Everson Griffen, R...
Three big men with vastly different struggles.
28 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/2/19 — Holton Hill, Josh ...
Not every football player defines himself on the field.
24 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS —7/1/19 — Anthony Barr, Armon...
Decisions, decisions, decisions.
25 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/27/19 — Let’s Chat About ...
Departing from our 90 man series, I wanted to chat about stats in football and what we care about.
27 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/26/19 — Single Moms: Dani...
Everyone’s inspired by someone.
22 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/25/19 — The Dreams Of Ste...
They aimed high, but maybe achieved even higher
27 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/24/19 — Harrison Smith, J...
A DB Tripleheader!
22 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/20/19 — Kirk Cousins, Tyl...
Preparation and decision making defines everything.
27 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/19/19 — Dillon Mitchell, ...
Young men with legacies.
26 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/18/19 — How Alexander Mat...
Childhood shapes people. See how it shaped these.
27 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/17/19 — Odenigbo Brothers...
On family, weight gain and the honor roll
24 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/13/19 — Trae Waynes, Eric...
It’s great to come up with a childhood friend.
25 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/12/19 — Kyle Rudolph Extr...
Let’s deep dive into Rudolph’s new contract, and his ability on the field.
28 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/11/19 — Kyle Rudolph’s Ex...
Kyle Rudolph will likely retire a Viking now. Plus, Tashawn Bower, Craig James, and what they went through to be here.
27 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/10/19 — Garrett Bradbury,...
On these players’ faith, their peaks, and their valleys.
25 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/6/19 — Dalvin Cook, Jeff ...
It matters where you grow up.
26 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/5/19 — Inside The 2018 Ru...
Taking a break from the 90 man series to delve into some 2018 tape.
27 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/4/19 — Street Ball: Shama...
For many, it simply starts as a childhood game.
24 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/3/19 — Eric Kendricks, Ol...
The winding, bumpy roads that got three players to the same NFL training camp
24 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/30/19 — People Who Influe...
Some stories can be told by the people surrounding and supporting them.
26 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/29/19 -- Riley Reiff, Ad...
Some weird and wacky paths to the NFL.
26 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/28/19 — David Morgan, Cam...
Three players who are choosing the legacy they leave
23 min
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/14/19 — How Childhood Sha...
These three players have been bounding toward this chapter their entire lives.
27 min
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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
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/9/19 — A Health Worker, A...
Diving into Khari Blasingame, Anthony Harris and Brett Jones
23 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/8/19 — Marcus Epps, Jorda...
Knocking off two more player profiles, plus the lastest on the roster.
22 min
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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
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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
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/29/19 — All 11 Undrafted ...
Let’s look at the UDFAs.
27 min
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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
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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
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/26/19 — Was Garrett Bradb...
Short answer? Yes. Long answer? Heck yes!
28 min
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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
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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
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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
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/22/19 — Mock Draft Monday...
Only one more Monday before the real thing. Let’s Mock a Draft.
31 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/18/19 — Schedule Release ...
The schedule is out! What can we learn?
25 min
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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
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/16/19 — Laquon Treadwell ...
Cost in the NFL can be nebulous. Let’s define it.
25 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/15/19 — Adam Thielen Exte...
Thielen got a big check, and the mock drafts are getting harder.
26 min
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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
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/10/19 — Greg Little & Gam...
My least favorite Vikings target, and some football philosophy
24 min
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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
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/8/19 — Holton Hill Suspen...
The Vikings have been busy since we last talked. Let’s catch up
25 min
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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
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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
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/2/19 — Every Starting Qua...
How many OL starters are in this draft? Plus, Ed Oliver!
27 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/1/19 — Jace Sternberger a...
Monday is now the best day of the week.
29 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/28/19 — Guard, And Every ...
The Vikings need a guard, of course. But what else?
26 min
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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
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/26/19 — Erik McCoy and Ta...
In the draft, you don’t get exact change. That changes things
25 min
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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
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/21/19 — You Don’t Get Poi...
The Vikings got a guard. But is it good enough?
25 min
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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