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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.

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
The Vikings Are Finally Using Justin Jefferson ...
Our long standing statewide nightmare is over.
26 min
Hey Look, Cameron Dantzler Is Good | Twitter Tu...
On this mailbag, we talk about the rookie corner and much, much more!
25 min
Vikings Bumble And Stumble To 27-24 Win Over Ja...
The Vikings won, somehow.
27 min
Here's How The Vikings Avoid Losing To Jacksonv...
There's a world where the Vikings blow this. Here's how they avoid that.
26 min
Crossover Thursday: Jacksonville's Plot To Get ...
It's time to talk to Jags fans about their shenanigans.
28 min
Here's What's Wrong With The Vikings Run Defense
It's not necessarily poor play. The Vikings might be doomed from the get-go.
28 min
The Great Carolina Field Goal Conspiracy
This goes deep. Maybe all the way to the top.
25 min
Kirk Cousins Wills Vikings To 28-27 Victory Ove...
The Vikings were sloppy, but crawled away with a win.
29 min
How To Get Justin Jefferson More Targets Agains...
There are some exploits in the Panthers' defense the Vikings can use to get their rookie more involved.
28 min
The Return Of Teddy Bridgewater
Happy Thanksgiving! The prodigal Theodore has returned.
25 min
Mike Zimmer's Inexcusable Mistake Against Dallas
Zimmer out-thought himself in this one.
26 min
Adam Thielen To COVID-IR & Therapy On Twitter T...
Let's all get into a group and feel a little better
28 min
The Vikings Simply Weren't Good Enough To Beat ...
A litany of mistakes wasted a golden effort from Kirk Cousins. Shame.
25 min
Stefanski Showed Us How To Beat The Cowboys
There are a lot of ways to beat the Cowboys, to be fair. Hope the Vikings can find one.
26 min
Learning About The Cowboys On Crossover Thursday
Intro To The Cowboys 101 With Orlando Scandrick & Marcus Mosher
27 min
Vikings Defenders Who Have Stepped Up & How To ...
The Vikings had some great performances from unheralded players.
26 min
Vikings Beat Bears 19-13, Suddenly Back In Play...
The Vikings have ripped off 3 straight in the division.
26 min
Vikings-Bears Bold Predictions & Why They Cut P...
Your craziest takes, and the risk the Vikings took by cutting Elflein.
24 min
The Vikings Are A Great Matchup For Chicago, Be...
The Vikings can play their own brand of football and prosper.
26 min
The Vikings Have To Kick The Soldier Field Curse
The stadium in Chicago has not been kind to the Vikings. Time to conquer our demons.
28 min
Jeff Gladney's Very Good Day Against Detroit
The Vikings rookie had a great day- and other insights from the film review of Vikings 34, Lions 20.
28 min
Mike Zimmer Is Coaching Phenomenally
The Vikings' head coach is reminding us why the Vikings stuck by him.
27 min
Vikings, Dalvin Cook Eviscerate Soft Lions Defense
The Vikings blew out the Lions, 34-20.
28 min
Everson Griffen's Hilarious Feud With Zimmer; Y...
The Ex-Viking had some thoughts to share.
26 min
Stafford On COVID-IR, Will He Play? Crossover T...
Is Stafford going to make it through COVID Protocols on time?
27 min
How Dalvin Cook Toasted The Packers
Breaking down the Packers tape, and basking in the win.
27 min
Draft Impact Of Beating Green Bay & Your Twitte...
And a manifesto on Time Of Possession.
27 min
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