Locked On Vikings - Daily Podcast On ...

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.

Sports
Football
201
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/17/19 — How To Attack Th...
It’s a copycat league. Copy what the league did against these cats.
24 min
202
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/16/19 — Lions-Vikings Pr...
Matt Dery comes on to the show to talk about why we should be optimistic about the game
30 min
203
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/15/19 — How Kevin Stefan...
Kevin Stefanski was two steps ahead of Jim Schwartz all day on Sunday. Let’s drown in it.
25 min
204
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/14/19 — Vikings 38, Eagl...
Diggs, and a bunch of other Vikings, rolled on Sunday
26 min
205
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/10/19 — Crossover Thursd...
Talking Eagles @ Vikings with the host of Locked On Eagles
31 min
206
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/9/19 — Mailbag!
Taking your questions
30 min
207
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/8/19 — Deep-Diving Into ...
The Vikings did a lot right, and the Giants did a lot wrong.
26 min
208
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/7/19 — Vikings Shred Gia...
After a drama-filled week, the team came together and smashed a lesser opponent.
24 min
209
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/3/19 — Stefon Diggs Rumo...
What’s going on with Diggs? And where are the Giants vulnerable?
24 min
210
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/2/19 — Vikings-Giants Pr...
Hanging out with Patricia Traina of Locked On Giants
27 min
211
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/1/19 — 3 Realistic Fixes...
The Vikings are in a rut. But what can they *actually* do?
28 min
212
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/30/19 — Vikings Lose 16-6...
Let’s work through this together
27 min
213
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/26/19 — Bears-Vikings In-...
What’s wrong with Trubisky, how their defense works, and more!
28 min
214
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/25/19 — Laquon Treadwell,...
Two old friends return and a chat from Chicago
34 min
215
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/24/19 — The Vikings Won’t...
But that doesn’t necessarily mean they won’t keep winning.
25 min
216
LOCKED ON VIKINGS— 9/23/19 — Vikings Pillage Ra...
The Vikings took the Raiders to the cleaners. Let’s examine the corpse.
26 min
217
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/19/19 — How To Exploit Th...
The Raiders are bad in all the right ways.
29 min
218
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/18/19 — Raiders-Vikings P...
Plus a little bit of tape on Kirk’s bad day
29 min
219
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/17/19 — What To Do With K...
What can we do about the Vikings QB situation?
24 min
220
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/16/19 — Who To Blame For ...
Vikings lose to the Packers, 21-16. Let’s pick up the pieces.
29 min
221
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/12/19 — Vikings @ Packers...
Dakota Dozier and Jayron Kearse might matter a lot here. Or Pat Elflein.
27 min
222
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/11/19 — Packers-Vikings P...
Discussion with Peter Bukowski of Locked On Packers
37 min
223
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/10/19 — How Kubiak’s Zone...
Gary Kubiak’s run game put on a clinic on Sunday. Let’s bathe in it for a while.
26 min
224
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/9/19 — Vikings Whoop Falc...
That was fun! But let’s not learn the wrong lesson.
24 min
225
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/5/19 — Vikings Vs. Falcon...
Injuries, matchups, and more!
28 min
226
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/4/19 — Atlanta Preview Wi...
Also, a word on cutting Brett Jones
36 min
227
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/3/19 — Josh Doctson Is Bu...
The Vikings got a new receiver who is fine I guess
28 min
228
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
229
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/29/19 — Final 53 Man Pred...
The preseason is over. What’s the roster gonna look like?
31 min
230
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/28/19 — Position Battles ...
Our Vikings At Buffalo Preview
25 min
231
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
232
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/26/19 — Vikings Beat Ariz...
The Vikings pulled a win out, but, like, not in spirit
28 min
233
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/22/19 — Vikings-Cardinals...
Kyler Murray’s coming to town.
24 min
234
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/21/19 — 53 Man Roster Pre...
The preseason is halfway over. Let’s update some things.
35 min
235
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/20/19 — Oli Udoh Is Makin...
And other insights from a deeper dive into Sunday night’s game.
29 min
236
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/19/19 — Vikings Win Over ...
An up and down contest in all the ways we care about.
29 min
237
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/15/19 — Vikings-Seahawks ...
Is Treadwell getting traded? And what to watch for on Sunday
27 min
238
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
239
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/13/19 — Kaare Vedvik, And...
What on Earth is going on with Marwan Maalouf’s unit?
29 min
240
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/12/19 — Jalyn Holmes & He...
Plus, why it’s okay to talk about Teddy
26 min
241
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/10/19 — Vikings Win Over ...
Key takeaways from the 2019 preseason debut.
24 min
242
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
243
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
244
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/5/19 — Bené Benwikere And...
The Vikings got a new corner. Is he good enough?
22 min
245
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/1/19 -- Training Camp Ri...
There's more risers than fallers.
27 min
246
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/31/19 -- Biggest Concern...
Checking in on what ails us.
24 min
247
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/30/19 — Early Training Ca...
I finally got my eyeballs to camp. Here’s what I saw.
32 min
248
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/29/19 — The Offensive Lin...
And other updates from the opening moments of camp.
27 min
249
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
250
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/24/19 — Don’t Cut Holton ...
Holton Hill can’t stay clean, but I don’t care.
27 min
251
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/23/19 — Shamar Stephen Is...
You don’t get points for completion.
26 min
252
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
253
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/18/19 — The Final 53
Predicting the final roster and practice squad
27 min
254
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/17/19 — Surprise Cuts On ...
Who will be the surprising cut on defense? I have a theory.
22 min
255
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
256
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/15/19 — Laquon Treadwell ...
Roster analysis and predictions for the QBs, RBs and WRs.
29 min
257
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
258
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
259
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/9/19 — Is Anyone In The S...
The Supplemental Draft is on Thursday. Anyone worth it?
23 min
260
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/8/19 — Extend Mackensie A...
The Vikings should extend Mackensie Alexander today. Here’s why.
29 min
261
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/4/19 — Kyle Rudolph, Jale...
The 90 man series wraps up.
30 min
262
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/3/19 — Everson Griffen, R...
Three big men with vastly different struggles.
28 min
263
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/2/19 — Holton Hill, Josh ...
Not every football player defines himself on the field.
24 min
264
LOCKED ON VIKINGS —7/1/19 — Anthony Barr, Armon...
Decisions, decisions, decisions.
25 min
265
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
266
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/26/19 — Single Moms: Dani...
Everyone’s inspired by someone.
22 min
267
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/25/19 — The Dreams Of Ste...
They aimed high, but maybe achieved even higher
27 min
268
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/24/19 — Harrison Smith, J...
A DB Tripleheader!
22 min
269
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/20/19 — Kirk Cousins, Tyl...
Preparation and decision making defines everything.
27 min
270
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/19/19 — Dillon Mitchell, ...
Young men with legacies.
26 min
271
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/18/19 — How Alexander Mat...
Childhood shapes people. See how it shaped these.
27 min
272
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/17/19 — Odenigbo Brothers...
On family, weight gain and the honor roll
24 min
273
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/13/19 — Trae Waynes, Eric...
It’s great to come up with a childhood friend.
25 min
274
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
275
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
276
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/10/19 — Garrett Bradbury,...
On these players’ faith, their peaks, and their valleys.
25 min
277
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/6/19 — Dalvin Cook, Jeff ...
It matters where you grow up.
26 min
278
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
279
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/4/19 — Street Ball: Shama...
For many, it simply starts as a childhood game.
24 min
280
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
281
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/30/19 — People Who Influe...
Some stories can be told by the people surrounding and supporting them.
26 min
282
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/29/19 -- Riley Reiff, Ad...
Some weird and wacky paths to the NFL.
26 min
283
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/28/19 — David Morgan, Cam...
Three players who are choosing the legacy they leave
23 min
284
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
285
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
286
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
287
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
288
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
289
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
290
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
291
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/14/19 — How Childhood Sha...
These three players have been bounding toward this chapter their entire lives.
27 min
292
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
293
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/9/19 — A Health Worker, A...
Diving into Khari Blasingame, Anthony Harris and Brett Jones
23 min
294
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/8/19 — Marcus Epps, Jorda...
Knocking off two more player profiles, plus the lastest on the roster.
22 min
295
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
296
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
297
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/29/19 — All 11 Undrafted ...
Let’s look at the UDFAs.
27 min
298
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
299
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
300
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/26/19 — Was Garrett Bradb...
Short answer? Yes. Long answer? Heck yes!
28 min