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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 — 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.
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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.
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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
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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!
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/29/19 — All 11 Undrafted ...
Let’s look at the UDFAs.
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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.
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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.
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/26/19 — Was Garrett Bradb...
Short answer? Yes. Long answer? Heck yes!
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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?
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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!
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/1/19 — Jace Sternberger a...
Monday is now the best day of the week.
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/28/19 — Guard, And Every ...
The Vikings need a guard, of course. But what else?
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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!
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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
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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.
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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?
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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?
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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!
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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?
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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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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?
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/7/19 — Free Agency And Ph...
Free Agency is around the corner. Let’s take this opportunity to talk philosophy.
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/6/19 — 3 Guaranteed Futur...
These three players will be Vikings in 2019. Book it.
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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?
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/4/19 — How The Vikings Ca...
Combine rumors, and an offseason plan that keeps everything intact
24 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/28/19 — Trading Away Corn...
Trae Waynes trade rumors spark a discussion about the nature of trades in general.
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/27/19 — NFL Combine Preview
What are these drills actually for? And what will the Vikings care about?
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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?
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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?
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/21/19 — A Plan To Cut Kir...
Yeah, you read that right.
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/20/19 — Mailbag: Who Are ...
Taking your questions about the Vikings!
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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
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/18/19 — Antonio Brown Or ...
Antonio Brown talk, and another journey into the world of economics.
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/14/19 — An All-Offensive ...
A Vikings offseason with one priority, and one priority only
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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