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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.

The Top Eight Offensive Line Prospects
A deep dive.
29 min
Trade Up Or Trade Down? | Twitter Tuesday
It's the last Twitter Tuesday before the draft, here are A's to your Q's!
23 min
Mock Draft Monday - Two First Round Trades (And...
Today's mock draft is the final mock draft. The real thing is around the corner!
26 min
My Final NFL Draft Edge Rusher Rankings
For the Vikings, specifically, of course
26 min
Kwity Paye, Jaelan Phillips or Azeez Ojulari: W...
Comparing these three players, and planting my flag.
27 min
More Late-Round NFL Draft Sleepers
Do you love underrated draft players? I hope you do.
25 min
Your Late Round Draft Crushes | Twitter Tuesday
Going over your underrated faves
23 min
BONUS EPISODE: Ultimate Mock Draft 2021 Picks 1...
A sneak peek at the first episode of the Locked On Podcast Network and Audacy collaboration: The Ultimate Mock Draft 2021.
25 min
Mock Draft Monday - The Bottom Of The Barrel
These are getting kind of tough!
25 min
Who Will Fall Further Than They Should In The N...
Including your favorite Golden Gopher.
25 min
Is There A Kirk Cousins Replacement In This Draft?
Looking in-depth at Trey Lance, Mac Jones and Justin Fields.
25 min
Would You Trade Up For Penei Sewell?
There's a better-than-you-think chance this is an option available to the Vikings.
25 min
Lessons Learned From Our Past Draft Takes
This is a safe space where we can be wrong, come be wrong with us
25 min
Mock Draft Monday - Trading Down, Then Back Up
Trying to maximize my value, and filling needs as we go.
25 min
Forget The Concept Of BPA vs. Need
This is an old dichotomy, and I'm here to help you evolve beyond it.
25 min
Are We Underestimating Rashod Hill?
Wait, what if he can play?
25 min
The Case To Take An Edge In The First Round
The Vikings need help on the edge. Take that seriously.
26 min
Jeff Gladney Arrested On Assault Charge
Everything we know so far.
24 min
Mock Draft Monday: Is It OK To Go Guard In The ...
It's Monday, you know the drill.
25 min
Mackensie Alexander Is More Than Just A Slot Co...
And Jeff Gladney isn't going to be relegated to a backup role.
24 min
Special Guest: Minnesota Native QB Prospect Jac...
Talking about the FCF and the University of Minnesota's pro day!
22 min
Brady Christensen, OT BYU & Calming Thoughts On...
Life's gonna go on, it's just a depth guy.
25 min
Miami EDGE Jaelan Phillips & Your Mailbag Quest...
It's Twitter Tuesday!
24 min
Xavier Woods, Mackensie Alexander & Mock Draft ...
Reviewing the defensive backs and going over a full 7-round mock.
26 min
The Vikings Traded For A Guard... Kind Of
The Vikings Acquired Mason Cole for a 6th round pick
25 min
There Are Plenty Of Free Agents Out There
Free Agency isn't quite over yet. Here's who's left.
25 min
Vikings Free Agency: A Chronology
Here's how things have gone down in the order they happened.
26 min
The Role For Patrick Peterson In The Vikings De...
And other mailbag questions.
26 min
Mock Draft Monday (Now With Trades!)
Draft season is in full swing with a little over a month to go.
26 min
Don't Panic About The Big Kirk Cousins Deadline...
Today is a big contract day for Kirk Cousins. I promise, it'll be alright.
25 min
Vikings Snag Patrick Peterson
Hopefully, he'll do some snagging himself
26 min
Stephen Released & Danielle Hunter's Discontent
We have some defensive line news to catch up on.
25 min
But Why Dalvin Tomlinson?
The first hours of free agency are off to a weird start, let's try to untangle this signing.
23 min
Anthony Barr Accepts Restructure & Mock Draft M...
The Vikings are clearing a lot of space on the eve of Free Agency.
27 min
Pre-Free Agency Rumor Mill Roundup
Getting our ducks in a row before the storm hits.
26 min
Vikings Cut Riley Reiff, Where Does The O Line ...
Riley Reiff released, righting wrongs retroactively
24 min
Dan Bailey's Release & Danielle Hunter's Trade ...
Special Guest Arif Hasan drops by to talk Danielle Hunter and draft priorities.
29 min
The Vikings Won't Pick up Mike Hughes' 5th Year...
And a Twitter Tuesday Mailbag!
25 min
Mock Draft Monday & What To Do If Kyle Pitts Falls
Talking about drafts, and positional value.
26 min
Stephen Weatherly Returns, But The D-Line Rebui...
Plus, some salary cap myths that need to be debunked.
25 min
Do Not Heed Rick Spielman's Word In March
Rick Spielman said words, and I'm here to tell you to ignore them.
23 min
Vikings Release Kyle Rudolph, Possible Replacem...
After 10 years, the Kyle Rudolph era has come to a ceremonious end.
26 min
Bradbury Concerns, Trading Into Round 2 & More ...
Answering your Twitter Tuesday questions!
26 min
Mock Draft Monday & Anthony Barr Won't Restructure
But what even are restructures, anyway?
25 min
Every Possible Free Agent Guard
Today we're going through that thing the Vikings need all the time.
23 min
Chad Graff Reports: No Intention To Trade Kirk ...
The Athletic's finest sits down to chat Vikings scoopage.
25 min
The Vikings Can't Stop Dooming Their Offensive ...
Plus, some J.J. Watt mitochondria discourse
25 min
A Three-Way Trade For Deshaun Watson | Twitter ...
Today's mailbag has some wild pitches in it & some of my own influences
25 min
Mock Draft Monday & The Million Dollar Strawberry
An exciting mock draft, and some comparison between free agency and strawberries.
25 min
A Plan To Acquire Dak Prescott
We're blowing up the whole operation on today's Locked On
26 min
Do Not Trade For Jimmy Garoppolo feat. Sam Ekstrom
It's a trap, don't fall into it. With an old pal coming to join the conversation!
32 min
How Much O-Line Does Kirk Cousins Need?
And how far are the Vikings from that?
26 min
What If The Vikings Didn't Extend Cousins Last ...
Answering your questions!
27 min
Mock Draft Monday & Cap Casualty Tinder
Swiping left or right on some possible cap casualties from other teams.
26 min
How Many Players Can The Vikings Afford To Keep?
What if we lived in a universe where the Vikings keep everyone?
23 min
BONUS EPISODE – Locked On Today – The only 20 m...
Get caught up with Locked On Today
16 min
On Paul Guenther, Klint Kubiak, and Nepotism
The Vikings make a LOT of nepotistic hires. Let's talk about that.
25 min
Free Agent Guards The Vikings Can Afford
Continuing our Mock Free Agency simulation with some actual players to target.
25 min
Klint Kubiak Officially Promoted To Offensive C...
The Vikings have their 2021 OC. Let's talk about what to expect.
25 min
Mock Draft Monday: Scheme Fits & New DB Coach K...
Let's talk about why the Vikings took a 'Bama coach
25 min
The Top 3 Possible Cap Casualties
Riley Reiff, Shamar Stephen and Kyle Rudolph are popular cut suggestions. Let's go over those arguments.
25 min
The Vikings Salary Cap Fixed In 3 Easy Steps
It's not hard to pay Danielle Hunter. Just pay Danielle Hunter.
27 min
Special Guest Chuck Foreman On Dalvin Cook, Ana...
Talked shop with the Ring of Honor Running Back
28 min
Cousins, 49ers Trade Rumors Swirl & A Twitter T...
Nobody is safe from the Super Bowl week rumor mill.
27 min
New WR Coach Keenan McCardell Is A Slam Dunk Hire
The Vikings made a couple staff moves, let's break them down.
25 min
Salary Cap Expert Brad Spielberger Breaks Down ...
We got the cap guy to chat Vikings cap!
27 min
Senior Bowl Standouts & Offseason To-Do List
Today we're talking about the Senior Bowl, and drafting up a list of the things the Vikings have to take care of.
25 min
What A 19th Century Shipwreck Can Teach Us Abou...
In the mid '80s, a man used math to strike gold. Maybe the new Vikings OC can do the same thing.
24 min
Vikings Draft Needs & Bargain Bin Guard Options...
Answering your questions!
27 min
3 Possible, But Not Probable, Quarterback Trades
Pitched some really, really dumb ideas on this one
25 min
The Vikings Are On The OC Search... Again
Here's how they can mitigate the damage.
24 min
What Went Wrong With The Vikings Screen Game
The screens were a microcosm of the Vikings' shortcomings- here's how they can fix it.
25 min
5 Vikings That Deserve Pardons For 2020
In the spirit of forgiveness, let's go over some Vikings that deserve a pardon.
26 min
JJ Watt & Deshaun Watson, Possible Vikings?
Some chat about draft strategy, and how to evaluate in hindsight
26 min
The Diggs Trade: A Retrospective (& Mock Draft ...
Now that it's been a year, and the guy's in the news, let's chat about Diggs.
25 min
Every Pending Vikings Free Agent & What To Do W...
Today, we're taking on the whole list.
25 min
ESPN's Courtney Cronin On George Paton's Depart...
At long last, George Paton has chosen his GM destination.
28 min
Deep Dive: Can Ezra Cleveland Succeed At Left T...
On today's show, we're dedicating the whole thing to untangling the Vikings' sticky situation at left tackle.
26 min
Twitter Tuesday: Vikings Salary Cap Questions F...
Taking your salary cap questions for the coming offseason
26 min
Mock Draft Mondays: A Stud WR Falls To 14
In this hypothetical case, three of them do.
26 min
Why The Vikings Should Let Eric Wilson Walk
I've been parroting this point for a while. Time to lay out the case.
25 min
Pitching Candidates To Replace Gary Kubiak
From Klint Kubiak to Anthony Lynn, who should come in and call the plays?
26 min
Vikings Let Marwan Maalouf Walk
Also, Week 17 was somewhat of an audition for a lot of players. Who earned another look?
27 min
Gary Kubiak Will Reportedly Retire
And for Twitter Tuesday, your reasons that the Vikings failed in 2020.
29 min
Justin Jefferson Breaks Rookie Receiving Record...
The Vikings wrap out the season 7-9. and look on to the 2021 offseason
26 min
It's Time To Try Ezra Cleveland At Left Tackle
And on Crossover Thursday, Matt Dery and I compare notes from our equally disastrous seasons.
26 min
Kyle Rudolph To IR, May Pass The Tight End Torch
The longest tenured Vikings may have played his last snap in purple
24 min
The "Firing Mike Zimmer" Question
We did Twitter Tuesday a little different today.
30 min
52 Points Allowed: A Christmas Day Catastrophe
The Saints took the Vikings to the cleaners. Let's pick ourselves up off the pavement.
27 min
Crossover Thursday: Ruining Another Saints Season
Chatting with (and bullying) Ross Jackson of Locked On Saints
29 min
The Vikings Are Running Out Of Linebackers
The estimated Tuesday injury report is, um, concerning.
26 min
Justin Jefferson & Dalvin Cook Make Pro Bowl, B...
Questioning the legitimacy of an unfortunately necessary decision.
28 min
Vikings Outmuscled By Bears, 33-27
The Vikings weren’t up to snuff. They belong among the ranks of average also-rans.
27 min
NFL Lineman Cameron Lee Explains What The Vikin...
Asked a former sparring partner of Akiem Hicks how to deal with Akiem Hicks
25 min
Chicago Crossover Thursday: Funnier Than They A...
On this Crossover Thursday, we'll chat with Locked On Bears about two similarly unreliable teams.
27 min
Vikings, Go Home Until You Can Call A Play Corr...
The Vikings have some catastrophic issues. The don't belong in relevance until they fix them.
25 min
Twitter Tuesday: Is 2020 A Rebuilding Year?
If we look at 2020 as a rebuilding year, does that make it easier to swallow?
26 min
Kicking Woes Doom Vikings, Lose To Tampa 26-14
The Vikings are doing the kicker thing again. Seem familiar?
28 min
How The Vikings Can Make It Hard For Tom Brady
Tom Brady doesn't have the arm he used to. We can exploit that.
27 min
How Hard Will It Be To Beat Tom Brady? Crossove...
Is Brady washed? Is the Bucs defense still good? Let's get to know our next foes.
28 min