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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.

Vikings Stun Packers 28-22, Overcoming Weather ...
The Vikings pulled out every stop they had to score a fluky victory over their Eastern brethren.
28 min
Fatal Mistakes The Vikings Can't Afford To Make...
The Packers have had the Vikings' number lately- here's how they can stem the tide.
25 min
Dalvin Cook Returns, Dantlzer On COVID-IR & Cro...
The Wednesday injury report had some good news and some bad news.
28 min
How To Survive A Kirk Cousins Catastrophe
Cousins can throw games away, but there are some things the Vikings can do about this.
28 min
Pat Elflein & Troy Dye Activated From IR & Your...
The Vikings add a cornerback and get some fresh legs back from injured reserve.
27 min
How A Kirk Cousins Trade Could Work
If the Vikings wanted to unload that Cousins contract, could they do it right now?
25 min
Vikings Trade Yannick Ngakoue & Danielle Hunter...
The Vikings' defense took some hits on Thursday.
25 min
Bryant McKinnie On O-Line Communication, Viking...
A 1-on-1 with former Vikings Pro Bowler Bryant McKinnie
25 min
Rumor: The Vikings Aren't Considering Firing Mi...
Despite everything, they're standing pat for now.
27 min
A Vikings Rooting Guide For Draft Position & Gr...
If you want to draft a quarterback, who should we be rooting for?
28 min
Vikings Torn Apart By 0-5 Atlanta, Who Is To Bl...
We have to have a long, hard talk.
28 min
Can It Get Worse Than Dru Samia?
For better or worse, we might find out.
24 min
Crossover Thursday With Locked On Falcons
Will Dan Quinn's firing provide the Falcons a spark?
28 min
Sunday Night Was A Mike Zimmer Masterpiece
Zimmer called his best game of the season, only rivaled by the playoff win last year.
28 min
Here's What's Wrong With Dru Samia & Your Twitt...
Dru Samia has been abysmal. Here's the root of the problem.
26 min
Vikings Blow It Again In 27-26 Gut Puncher
The Vikings lose in Seattle despite dominating in several categories.
28 min
How The Seahawks Win Deep & Your Bold Predictions
The Seahawks are good, and the Vikings will have to keep up.
26 min
Garrett Bradbury's Improvement & Crossover Thur...
The Vikings' 2019 1st round pick is coming into his own.
27 min
Key Stats That Define The Vikings' Win Over Hou...
Cousins' aggressiveness is often misrepresented. Let's chat about that.
24 min
The Vikings Use Less Prevent Defense Than It Lo...
The defense has problems, but this isn't one of them
28 min
Vikings Outcoach The Texans, Win 31-23 In Houston
The Vikings seemed like a team that did their howework on their opponent, and it paid off.
25 min
Vikings-Texans Preview & Your Boldest Predictions
Or, at least the best we can approximate.
25 min
Crossover Thursday With Locked On Texans
Checking in with Coty and John at Locked On Texans
28 min
Vikings Shut Down Facility Over COVID-19 Concerns
A few Titans played Sunday's game while positive for COVID-19, so it's time to put the protocols to the test.
28 min
Twitter Tuesday: What If Eric Bienemy Took Over...
What would the best offensive staff in the NFL change about the Vikings?
25 min
Vikings Fall To 0-3; Is Kirk Cousins To Blame?
The Vikings lose 31-30 to the Titans. Stick a fork in 'em.
28 min
Vikings Sign LB Todd Davis & Your Bold Titans-V...
The Vikings bring in an emergency vet for an emergency situation.
24 min
A 9-Year NFL Vet On How To Fix The Vikings' Cor...
Former NFL cornerback Denard Walker talks about what it's like to struggle in the secondary.
35 min
The Problem With The Vikings' Passing Attack
Diagnosing what's gone wrong from last year to now
26 min
Anthony Barr On IR, The Curse Of 0-2 & Twitter ...
Barr's season is over and the Vikings are 0-2 for the first time since 2013. How doomed does that make them?
27 min
Vikings Fall To 0-2, Should They Tank For Trevor?
The Vikings lose 28-11 in Indianapolis.
29 min
Pat Elflein On IR, How To Defend The Colts, And...
Breaking down the Colts matchup and tossing in some spicy takes.
27 min
Dalvin Cook's Contract Breakdown & Crossover Th...
The Cook deal is a lot more team-friendly than it initially appears.
31 min
What Happened To Mike Zimmer's Blitzes?
A deep dive into the Vikings' 43-34 loss to Green Bay.
25 min
Dalvin Cook's Agent Explains Why Cook Chose To ...
Dalvin Cook's agent drops by to explain how contract negotiation works in the NFL
29 min
Unprepared Vikings Fall To Packers, 43-34
The Vikings' season opener was a disaster on a whole bunch of fronts.
31 min
How The Vikings Can Fix Their Green Bay Problem...
The Packers had the Vikings' number in 2019. Here's how to fix that.
24 min
Danielle Hunter Moved To IR & Crossover Thursday
The Vikings' star edge rusher is on blocks for at least three weeks.
33 min
Vikings Over/Unders & Primer For A Brand New Fan
We'll talk about some common prop bets and a quick season preview for brand new Vikings fans.
28 min
Vikings Depth Chart Takeaways & Twitter Tuesday
The Vikings released an unofficial depth chart, and there's some interesting nuggets to pick apart.
27 min
The 53-Man Roster Is (Mostly) Set
The roster is down to 53, but all signs point to some extra moves being made soon.
25 min
Vikings Begin Cutting Roster To 53
The 53-man cutdowns have begun
27 min
Rob Brzezinski's Cap Management Magic, Explained
The Vikings have the most capable cap guru in the league, Here's how he does it.
26 min
Riley Reiff Is On The Chopping Block
The Vikings are considering cutting their 2nd best offensive lineman. Questionable!
23 min
Get Excited For Yannick Ngakoue
The Vikings have traded for star edge rusher Yannick Ngakoue.
27 min
Dakota Dozier Will Be A Disaster
The Vikings didn't do enough at the guard position. But you probably already know that.
26 min
No Vikings Fans Allowed At U.S. Bank Stadium Fo...
The first two games, at least, will now officially be played without fans in the stands.
29 min
Bisi Johnson Is Surging In Camp
Vikings Camp is finding itself dominated by Bisi Johnson headlines.
26 min
Why The Vikings Obsessively Defend Shamar Stephen
Are Andre Patterson and Eric Kendricks just gassing up their teammate, or is there something to their comments?
26 min
Dalvin Cook Breaks Off Contract Talks
Dalvin Cook won't be signing any extensions any time soon.
25 min
Pat Elflein Had A Good Day Of Practice, Does Th...
There's a double standard with training camp evaluations, but I don't think it's one that needs to change.
24 min
How Cameron Dantzler Could Take Holton Hill's S...
Cameron Dantlzer is off to a white hot start. Can he beat out Holton Hill?
24 min
Vikings Camp Is Underway: What We've Learned So...
Camp is underway, let's see what we can learn.
27 min
Everson Griffen Is A Cowboy, But Brian O'Neill ...
The Vikings lose a veteran, but we can find salvation in surging young talent.
25 min
Free Agents The Vikings Could Consider
The market is still flush with talent- who could solve the Vikings' problems?
26 min
Kris Boyd Tape Study & Your Twitter Questions
What can Kris Boyd be in Minnesota? Starter? Backup? Let's grind some tape.
25 min
Cameron Smith On IR & Other Roster Notes
Let's catch up on the news of the weekend.
29 min
Final 53-man Roster Predictions
And 16-man practice squad, plus the four protected.
28 min
PJ Hall Trade Falls Through & D-Line Hot Takes
The PJ Hall thing didn't work out, but I have some scorchers about what will elsewhere.
27 min
Vikings Trade For DT P.J. Hall
The Vikings made a lot of roster moves, let's go through them.
27 min
Rick Spielman Gets Well-Deserved Extension To M...
Rick Spielman has been extended, some roster moves to catch up on, and starting to work through a 53-man prediction.
27 min
3 More Vikings On COVID-19/Reserve & Pre-Camp R...
Ifeadi Odenigbo, Oli Udoh and Cameron Smith are on COVID-19 Reserve.
27 min
Dalvin Cook Reports To Camp But Michael Pierce ...
Let's go over what all of that means.
26 min
The Vikings You Should Draft In Fantasy
The season is on. Let's talk about beating the snot out of our coworkers.
31 min
Dalvin Cook Is Confusing, But The 2020 NFL Seas...
There was a strange interaction between Mike Zimmer and Dalvin Cook this weekend.
31 min
Mike Zimmer Inks Multi-Year Extension
Plus, rookie signings and the stories of a couple specialists.
23 min
Backup Quarterback Battle Preview
Jake Browning, Sean Mannion, Nate Stanley, and how it'll all shake out
25 min
What The Vikings Are Doing About COVID-19
The Minnesota Vikings are leading the way for the NFL in terms of COVID-19 prevention and management. Let's chat about some of their strategies.
23 min
What Players Want The NFL To Do About COVID-19
Training Camp is around the corner, and the NFL seems suddenly rushed. What the players, including some Vikings, want the league to do before spinning up in Eagan.
26 min
Anthony Harris Extension Deadline Expires & The...
Anthony Harris will play out his tag- how bad is that?
28 min
Jeff Gladney: The Right Kind Of Crazy
Jeff Gladney is East Texas, win-at-all-costs crazy and it's perfect for an NFL DB.
29 min
How Baseball Shaped Garrett Bradbury & Vikings ...
Bradbury almost didn't even play football at all.
28 min
Cameron Dantzler Relishes Contact, & The Ultima...
How Cameron Dantzler learned to relish contact & more!
29 min
Don't Forget, Adam Thielen Is Elite
It seems like we forgot that Adam Thielen is incredible at football. What's up with that?
26 min
The History Of The Scandanavian Vikings
Plus, Dakota Dozier's path to the NFL.
25 min
Mike Zimmer & The Hot Seat Myth
Plus Marcus Sayles & Brandon Dillon's story
29 min
Dalvin Cookonomics
How 18th century history can inform our analysis of the Dalvin Cook holdout. Yeah, it's a weird one.
25 min
NFL Preseason Cut To 2 Games, And I'm Upset Abo...
I get it, but this sucks
25 min
Hercules Mata'afa's Play Strength
Let's talk about Hercules, and what happens when you min-max the sliders. Plus, Anthony Zettel's emotional journey.ional story.
27 min
How The Vikings Offense Revolutionized Itself
Under Center, Shotgun & You
26 min
Desmond King Trade Rumors?
Are there any legs to this?
25 min
James Lynch's Journey To The NFL & The Anatomy ...
Learn about the wild tales of Vikings rookie James Lynch, and then as deep of a dive as you can get into one play.
26 min
Pat Elflein Is Not Salvageable
Plus, the origins of Dru Samia
29 min
Kirk Cousins & Regression ft. Timo Riske or PFF...
Had the German Geek himself on to chat about Kirk Cousins, Play Action, and regression.
29 min
Irv Smith, Jr. Will Supplant Kyle Rudolph As #1...
2020: Year of the Irv
25 min
We Need To Talk About Gary Kubiak
I think it's time to review the Vikings' OC, and his philosophies.
26 min
Every Kirk Cousins Interception, Broken Down
This might be a little painful.
28 min
Make Running Backs Matter Again
How do we get better at leveraging good running backs?
27 min
Danielle Hunter & Ethical Hedonism
Buckle up, it's a weird one.
25 min
SPECIAL - Locked On's Black Lives Matter Roundt...
We take a momentary pause in our daily sports talk for this revealing and important special podcast episode.
87 min
Dalvin Cook's Holdout May Hurt Him More Than It...
It's a move that isn't without its risks
26 min
Dalvin Cook Is Holding Out For A Multi-Year Deal
Join me in rebuilding East Lake Street: https://www.gofundme.com/f/701707-e-lake-street-fund
27 min
Justin Jefferson And The Legacy That Created Him
Also Eddie Yarbrough clawing his way into the league, and the latest News & Updates
25 min
Mike Hughes: 2020 Breakout Candidate
There's pretty good reason to be optimistic about his chances in 2020.
27 min
Saying Something Just To Say You Said Something
It's a better alternative to silence, but it's okay to have higher expectations from the leaders in sports.
24 min
Colin Kaepernick Deserves A Shot To Make The Vi...
The combination of symbolism, and the chance to improve the team, makes all too much sense.
26 min
The Struggles That Alexander Mattison, Kemon Ha...
And what their experiences can teach fans.
23 min
Vikings Speak Out On The Death Of George Floyd
As leaders in the community, they say their piece.
25 min
The Best Minnesota Viking In The History Of Madden
Sat down with "ibestrafing," the Vikings representative in competitive Madden. Plus, DJ Wonnum!
26 min
Mike Zimmer Still Deserves His DB Whisperer Title
His reputation is well-earned.
24 min