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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.
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/23/17 -- Vikings Defeat...
Sam Ekstrom describes why style points shouldn't matter in Sunday's win over Baltimore.
12 min
402
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.
27 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/19/17 -- Strong Tacklin...
Sam Ekstrom gives all the updates from Winter Park.
14 min
404
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.
20 min
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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.
31 min
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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.
24 min
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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.
19 min
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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.
25 min
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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.
27 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/10/17 -- Vikings Surviv...
Sam Ekstrom breaks down Minnesota's close win over the Chicago Bears.
15 min
411
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.
21 min
412
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.
17 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/5/17 -- Crossover Show ...
Sam Ekstrom and Lorin Cox hit on all the angles for Monday's Vikings-Bears game.
32 min
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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.
20 min
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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. Check out xbet.ag and use the promo code XBET to get up to a 100% deposit bonus.
28 min
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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.
19 min
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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.
18 min
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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. Click the following link to visit MyBookie.ag and use the promo code "Lockedon" to get up to a 100% deposit bonus. http://record.webpartners.co/_DK_3VE4-6vsWq...
26 min
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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.
19 min
420
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/26/17 -- Division Power ...
Sam Ekstrom ranks the NFL division one through eight.
12 min
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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.
31 min
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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.
17 min
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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.
13 min
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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.
16 min
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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.
12 min
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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. http://record.webpartners.co/_DK_3VE4-6vsWqcfzuvZcQGNd7Z...
22 min
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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.
15 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/14/17 -- The Challenges ...
Sam Ekstrom talks about Pittsburgh's weapons, especially Antonio Brown, and provides Vikings injury updates.
15 min
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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.
18 min
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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.
20 min
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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.
24 min
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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.
22 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/7/17 -- Peterson's Impac...
Sam Ekstrom digs into a couple timely topics after his daily trip to Winter Park.
11 min
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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.
20 min
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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.
16 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/4/17 -- Possible Reasons...
Sam Ekstrom analyzes the Vikings' roster cuts.
17 min
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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.
20 min
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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.
16 min
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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.
18 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/29/17 -- Robert Land Des...
Locked On Texans host Robert Land describes the destruction in Houston from Hurricane Harvey.
23 min
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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.
17 min
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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.
19 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/24/17 -- Secondary Talkers
Sam Ekstrom reports on what he saw and heard Wednesday and Vikings practice.
13 min
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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.
16 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/22/17 -- O-Line Rotation...
Sam Ekstrom elaborates on some of his findings from Monday's Vikings practice.
13 min
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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.
19 min
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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.
16 min
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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.
15 min
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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.
18 min
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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.
12 min
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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.
20 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/10/17 -- Vikings Gameday...
Sam Ekstrom takes Twitter and Facebook questions in advance of Thursday's first preseason game.
17 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/9/17 -- 5 Players Up, 5 ...
Sam Ekstrom goes through players who improved their stock and hurt their stock during training camp.
15 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/8/17 -- Interviews With ...
Sam Ekstrom has more Vikings audio on the final day of practice -- ever -- in Mankato.
10 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/7/17 -- Daniel House Tal...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by Daniel House of Vikings Corner to discuss his biggest observations from Saturday's night scrimmage, as well as other training camp talkers.
15 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/4/17 -- Rodney Adams & T...
Sam Ekstrom has exclusives with Rodney Adams and Taylor Heinicke and reviews practice with Luke Inman and Arif Hasan.
15 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/3/17 -- Camp Talk With E...
Sam Ekstrom sits down with Daily Norseman writer Eric Thompson to get his insights on camp so far.
16 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/2/17 -- Exclusive With J...
Sam Ekstrom discusses the Vikings' unique three-headed running back situation, chats with Jerick McKinnon and plays some fascinating Pat Shurmur audio.
13 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/1/17 -- Emptying the Voi...
Sam Ekstrom replays four pieces of intriguing sound from Mankato interviews.
16 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/31/17 -- Winners and Los...
Sam Ekstrom chats with Arif Hasan and Luke Inman about who's holding their own and who's falling behind at training camp.
16 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/28/17 -- Matthew Coller ...
Sam Ekstrom speaks with 1500ESPN's Matthew Coller about his memories of Mankato, his thoughts on the QB situation and the status of the team he used to cover, the Buffalo Bills.
20 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/27/17 -- Live From Bonfi...
Sam Ekstrom and Luke Inman talk Vikings and give away prizes during an hour of training camp talk at Bonfire in Mankato.
60 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/26/17 -- Day 2 Rookie Re...
Sam Ekstrom and Arif Hasan discuss the play of each drafted rookie thus far in training camp.
14 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/25/17 -- Day 1 Impressio...
Sam Ekstrom recaps the first day of action in Mankato.
16 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/24/17 -- Live Training C...
Sam Ekstrom reports live from Mankato at the first full day of Vikings training camp. He has interviews with two players and two reporters.
9 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/21/17 -- Handicapping th...
Sam Ekstrom breaks down the odds for the 2017 Mr. Mankato.
14 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/19/17 -- Mankato Memories
Sam Ekstrom reflects on what Mankato has meant to Vikings fans in light of the news that Minnesota will be switching training camp facilities in 2018.
11 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/17/17 -- Arif Hasan's Tr...
Sam Ekstrom continues speaking with Arif Hasan about all the important questions leading up to Mankato.
29 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/15/17 -- Arif Hasan's Tr...
Sam Ekstrom asks Arif Hasan all the pressing questions to get you ready for training camp.
30 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/12/17 -- Minnesota Vikin...
Sam Ekstrom ranks the eight primary position coaches on the Minnesota Vikings.
9 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/10/17 -- How to Fix the ...
In honor of the Home Run Derby, Sam Ekstrom suggests how the NFL can fix its All-Star festivities.
12 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/7/17 -- The Top 10 Most ...
Sam Ekstrom plays off the Star Tribune countdown of the most important Vikings and guesses their Top 10.
13 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/5/17 -- Top Five Tight E...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels continue their position rankings with the top five tight ends in the NFL. They also drop a couple fascinating Aaron Hernandez nuggets.
21 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/30/17 -- Brett Favre as ...
Sam Ekstrom wonders if Brett Favre would make a good NFL coach, and he ranks the top draft picks based on their likelihood to make an early impact.
12 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/28/17 -- Floyd's Jail Se...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels try to discern what Michael Floyd's one-day jail sentence means for his NFL suspension, and they attempt to label the top five receivers in football.
16 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/26/17 -- The Kombucha De...
Sam Ekstrom believes Michael Floyd and the Vikings might be telling the truth, and reviews his recent story on Danielle Hunter's next steps.
9 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/23/17 -- Top 5 NFL Runni...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels rank their favorite NFL running backs, touch on the Derek Carr extension and discuss the big Jimmy Butler trade for the Minnesota Timberwolves.
15 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/21/17 -- Michael Floyd's...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss what will happen with Michael Floyd and evaluate the offseasons of the NFC North teams.
11 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/19/17 -- Brent Salazar, ...
Sam Ekstrom addresses the latest Vikings news that Michael Floyd tested positive for alcohol and the team needs a new strength and conditioning coach.
8 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/16/17 -- Moss's Legacy, ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels put a cap on the end of Vikings mini-camp, discuss Randy Moss's career and preview the AFC West division.
16 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/15/17 -- Randy Moss and ...
Sam Ekstrom odes Randy Moss's career and recalls Ahmad Rashad's finest moment as a Viking.
17 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/13/17 -- Mini-Camp Report
Sam Ekstrom reports on everything he saw at Vikings mini-camp on Tuesday.
9 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/9/17 -- AFC South Previe...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels talk about the AFC South division, Dalvin Cook's projections and the NBA Finals.
19 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/8/17 -- 53-Man Roster Ov...
Sam Ekstrom outlines his first projection for the Vikings' 53-man roster.
8 min
485
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/7/17 -- AFC East Preview...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels review Tuesday's OTA practice, discuss the Vikings' top three quarterbacks and preview the AFC East division.
21 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/6/17 -- Instant OTA Reac...
Sam Ekstrom reports on everything he saw and heard Tuesday morning at Winter Park.
11 min
487
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/5/17 -- Battles to Watch...
Sam Ekstrom describes three position battles that are too close to call at this stage.
11 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/2/17 -- AFC North Previe...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels visit some of the biggest stories of the week for the Vikings, preview the AFC North and give their NBA Finals predictions.
21 min
489
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/1/17 -- Top 5 NFL Play-B...
Sam Ekstrom breaks down his favorite national play-by-play broadcasters in the NFL.
12 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/31/17 -- Teddy Throws & ...
Sam Ekstrom reports on the second OTA session available to the media.
11 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/30/17 -- OTA Lookahead &...
Sam Ekstrom looks back at OTA #1 and looks ahead to OTA #2. He also reports on the signing of three more draft picks.
13 min
492
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/26/17 -- NFC South Previ...
Sam Ekstrom breaks down arguably the best division in the NFC and outlines the drama surrounding the Vikings rookies' resistance to sign.
10 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/25/17 -- Draft Class Tal...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by Luke Inman as they discuss the outlook for the 2016 and 2017 draft classes.
22 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/24/17 -- OTA Report From...
Sam Ekstrom gives his quick-trigger observations from Winter Park after the Vikings' OTA practice.
7 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/23/17 -- Zimmer's Eye & ...
Sam Ekstrom adds some more detail to Monday's report about Mike Zimmer. He also breaks down the team's linebacker position.
11 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/22/17 -- Mike Zimmer Tak...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels react to the news that Mike Zimmer will be taking time off to heal his eyes. They also discuss the state of the NFC West and debate the new overtime rule proposal.
20 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/19/17 -- NFC East Previe...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss the current state of the NFC East, what ESPN thinks of the Vikings offseason and other important topics such as Topgolf, ice baths and Bud Grant's garage sale.
21 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/18/17 -- Takeaways From ...
Sam Ekstrom rehashes everything he learned from getting a sneak peek at the Vikings brand new practice facility.
13 min
499
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/17/17 -- The Worst QB Si...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels delve into the league's worst QB situations and look ahead to the first significant tour of the Vikings' new facility in Eagan.
20 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/16/17 -- Truncated Arif ...
Sam Ekstrom speaks to Vikings writer Arif Hasan and breaks news of a roster move.
11 min