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.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/23/17 -- Vikings Defeat...
Sam Ekstrom describes why style points shouldn't matter in Sunday's win over Baltimore.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/20/17 -- Week 7 Picks
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss Minnesota's murky quarterback situation and make their official Week 7 picks.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/19/17 -- Strong Tacklin...
Sam Ekstrom gives all the updates from Winter Park.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/18/17 -- Ravens Injurie...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels begin previewing the Baltimore Ravens and their floundering offense. They also discuss how the Vikings are in better shape injury-wise than many other teams, including Baltimore.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/17/17 -- Arif Hasan Tal...
Sam Ekstrom is welcomed by Arif Hasan, as they discuss some strong performers in the secondary and the team's second half schedule.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/16/17 -- With Rodgers H...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels break down the Vikings-Packers game and the injury to Aaron Rodgers.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/13/17 -- Vikings-Packer...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels run down the injury report for Sunday's game and make their official selections.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/12/17 -- Peter Bukowski...
Sam Ekstrom talks Packers with Peter Bukowski of Locked On Packers. They discuss Green Bay's comeback against Dallas, their running game, their defense and their confidence against the Vikings.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/11/17 -- Encouraged/Dis...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels look back on the Bears game and look forward to the Packers game as the Vikings shift their focus to another big divisional contest.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/10/17 -- Vikings Surviv...
Sam Ekstrom breaks down Minnesota's close win over the Chicago Bears.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/9/17 -- Monday Night Pr...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels break down Week 5 of NFL games and look forward to Monday night's battle between the Vikings and Chicago Bears.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/6/17 -- Weekend Picks &...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss what the atmosphere at Soldier Field is like, what Sam Bradford's "limited" status really means and who they like to win this weekend's games.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/5/17 -- Crossover Show ...
Sam Ekstrom and Lorin Cox hit on all the angles for Monday's Vikings-Bears game.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/4/17 -- Preparing for M...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss what Mitch Trubisky is going through before his NFL debut.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/3/17 -- How to Replace ...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by Luke Inman to discuss what the Vikings should do without Dalvin Cook and whether trading for Adrian Peterson is realistic.
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/2/17 -- Vikings Lose to...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels react to the tragedy in Las Vegas, as well as the Vikings loss to Detroit and the injury to Dalvin Cook.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/29/17 -- Sunday Predicti...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss Sunday's games, as well as the ugly hit in last night's Packers-Bears game.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/28/17 -- Locked On Lions...
Sam Ekstrom chats with Locked On Lions host Matt Dery to preview the teams' Week 4 matchup.
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/27/17 -- Talking Staffor...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels hit on all the big talkers leading up to the Vikings meeting with the Detroit Lions.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/26/17 -- Division Power ...
Sam Ekstrom ranks the NFL division one through eight.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/25/17 -- Vikings Roll Ov...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss the national anthem protests, the Vikings win and the rest of the day in the NFL.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/22/17 -- NFC North Week ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels give their gut instincts on the quarterback situation and select winners in the Week 3 divisional games.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/21/17 -- Quarterback Que...
Sam Ekstrom breaks down all the big questions surrounding the Vikings' upcoming matchup with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/20/17 -- Previewing the ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels begin previewing the Buccaneers and their various weapons. They also highlight Case Keenum's favorable history against Tampa.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/19/17 -- Waynes' Struggl...
Sam Ekstrom digs into some of what plagued Trae Waynes on Sunday and addresses Mike Zimmer's remarks from his Monday press conference.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/18/17 -- Vikings Whipped...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels review Sunday's loss at the hands of the Steelers. This episode presented by MyBookie.ag. Use promo code LOCKEDON to get up to a 100% bonus on your first deposit.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/15/17 -- Week 2 NFC Nort...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels select winners for all of the NFC North matchups over the weekend.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/14/17 -- The Challenges ...
Sam Ekstrom talks about Pittsburgh's weapons, especially Antonio Brown, and provides Vikings injury updates.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/13/17 -- Vikings-Saints ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels wrap up discussion about the victory over New Orleans and move forward to previewing Pittsburgh.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/12/17 -- Offense Shines ...
Sam Ekstrom rehashes everything he witnessed Monday night at U.S. Bank Stadium, as the Vikings moved to 1-0.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/11/17 -- Vikings-Saints ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels recap all their observations from Week 1 and give their final predictions for Vikings-Saints.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/8/17 -- Weekend Picks Wi...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by Arif Hasan to recap the Chiefs win over New England and pick the NFC North games.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/7/17 -- Peterson's Impac...
Sam Ekstrom digs into a couple timely topics after his daily trip to Winter Park.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/6/17 -- Locker Hierarchi...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels relive the 2009 NFC Championship Game as Sage explains what went wrong on Brett Favre's infamous late-game interception.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/5/17 -- How Will Adrian ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels take a look back on some of the weekend's notable moves and begin previewing the Saints game.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/4/17 -- Possible Reasons...
Sam Ekstrom analyzes the Vikings' roster cuts.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/1/17 -- Preseason Finale...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels review the Vikings' preseason loss to the Dolphins and discuss what happens during cut day.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/31/17 -- Vikings Roster:...
Sam Ekstrom explains who has the edge to make the roster and who is on the outside looking in.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/30/17 -- Fourth Preseaso...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss what's at stake in Preseason Game No. 4, how the Cutler-Gase participation will work and their stories of odd placekickers.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/29/17 -- Robert Land Des...
Locked On Texans host Robert Land describes the destruction in Houston from Hurricane Harvey.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/28/17 -- A Monday of Mix...
The Vikings win, but Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels think there's plenty to be concerned about with the first-team offense and defense.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/25/17 -- Vikings-Niners ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss which sport coaches impact the most, then they transition to discussing the Vikings' third preseason game.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/24/17 -- Secondary Talkers
Sam Ekstrom reports on what he saw and heard Wednesday and Vikings practice.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/23/17 -- NFC North Over-...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels go through the over-unders for the NFC North teams' win totals.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/22/17 -- O-Line Rotation...
Sam Ekstrom elaborates on some of his findings from Monday's Vikings practice.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/21/17 -- Eclipse Talk & ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels are getting ready for the big eclipse. They also give their big takeaways from the loss to Seattle on Friday night.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/18/17 -- Seahawks-Viking...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss Friday night's second preseason game between the Vikings and Seahawks.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/16/17 -- Latavius Murray...
Sam Ekstrom replays interviews with Latavius Murray and Laquon Treadwell from Tuesday's practice as both players try to recover from injuries.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/15/17 -- Sage and Sam Ta...
Sam Ekstrom asks Sage Rosenfels his thoughts on the Vikings departing Mankato, the team's notable injuries and which former Viking will have the greatest impact on their new team.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/14/17 -- What I Missed O...
Sam Ekstrom gets caught up on injury reports and coaches' press conferences from the weekend of Vikings practices.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/11/17 -- Vikings Win & S...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels break down Minnesota's 17-10 preseason win over Buffalo, how Dalvin Cook looked and why the Vikings are so good in the preseason.
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/10/17 -- Vikings Gameday...
Sam Ekstrom takes Twitter and Facebook questions in advance of Thursday's first preseason game.