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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.

The Merits Of A Roster Teardown
Let’s get philosophical, shall we?
26 min
Free Agent Bargains That Fit The Vikings’ Needs
Deals, Deals, Deals!
24 min
NFL Combine Results The Vikings Care About
The Combine’s all wrapped up. Let’s dive in.
24 min
Dalvin Cook Extension Talk
And highlights from Zimmer’s combine presser.
27 min
A Plan To Go After Joe Thuney, Byron Jones And ...
What if the Vikings went after the Big Fish this year?
28 min
Everson Griffen Replacement Possibilities
Let’s just do the whole D-line while we’re at it.
24 min
Everson Griffen’s Departure And Its Impact
A longtime team leader may be departing. That and the ripple effects.
24 min
The NFL Is Expanding The Playoffs
A 7th playoff game? A 17th regular season game? What does it all mean?
25 min
Alternatives To Kirk Cousins
It’s a crazy year for Quarterbacks. What’s out there for the Vikings?
25 min
2nd & 10 Runs: The Free Fix That Can Boost The ...
It doesn't cost a dollar to be smarter on Sundays.
25 min
A Salary Cap Plan To Save The Vikings
Let's dive in and rescue the Vikings cap.
27 min
Ultimate Division Crossover Finale
& Viking Of The Day Denny Green
23 min
Cap Casualty Candidates, Ranked & Ultimate Divi...
The Vikings probably need to cut someone. But who?
31 min
Don’t Trade Stefon Diggs & Ultimate Division Cr...
Enough of the Diggs trade nonsense.
26 min
Dom Capers Joins The Vikings... Why? & Ultimate...
Making sense of the addition.
24 min
How Rob Brzezinski Works The Cap & The Ultimate...
The economics of negotiation
24 min
How Kubiak’s Scheme Can Improve (With Nate Tice)
Brought on a special guest to talk Xs and Os
25 min
Don’t Extend Kirk Cousins Quite Yet
Patience is a virtue.
26 min
Rhodes Are Open
And other coverage insights
24 min
Kirk Cousins Had A Great Year (With PFF’s Eric ...
The doctor himself joins me to break down Kirk Cousins’ 2020 performance.
26 min
Soft In The Center: The Problem With The Viking...
The Vikings had a good front seven with a specific and severe weakness.
27 min
Vikings Mailbag! NFC North Woes, O-Line Plans, ...
Lots to talk about from your Twitter questions!
26 min
New Vikings Coaches: Everything You Need To Know
There are new coaches and new roles - here’s what you need to know
27 min
Vikings Keep Continuity With Kubiak, But The Of...
23 min
How The Vikings Maximized Diggs & Thielen
The Vikings did a great job with their skill players in 2019. Let’s tally it up.
26 min
2019 Offensive Line In Review
29 min
The Vikings Are In Cap Hell, But They Can Get Out
The Vikings are gonna have to be very careful in 2020.
25 min
How To Save Cap Space Without Cutting Anyone - ...
Brought on an expert to give some ideas of how to get the Vikings out of their conundrum
25 min
A Guide To Vikings Coaching Candidates
The staff has some jobs to fill. Which résumés are we looking at?
25 min
NFL Purgatory Is A Myth
Good is not the enemy of great.
22 min
A Coaching Exodus, And How The 49ers Smoked The...
The wide 9 alignment and how the Vikings had no answer.
27 min
Vikings Dominated In The Bay, Lose Stefanski An...
The Vikings failed miserably in Santa Clara, and now they’re out two coordinators. But otherwise things are fine.
29 min
How The Vikings Can Pull A Second Stunning Upset
This one won’t be any easier.
29 min
Crossover Wednesday With Locked On 49ers
Let’s learn about the 49ers!
32 min
All 22 Insights From The Vikings Playoff Win
The Saints sold out to stop Diggs and it may have cost them the whole game
25 min
Vikings Win 26-20 Overtime Thriller
Oh my god Kirk Cousins won a playoff game
24 min
The Saints Offense May Be Unstoppable... But He...
This is gonna be a tall order.
24 min
The Vikings Have What It Takes To Score On The ...
The Saints have some very convenient and specific weaknesses.
23 min
Keeping Kevin Stefanski Could Cost The Vikings ...
The Vikings are considering something radical and unprecedented.
28 min
Week 17 Recap & Crossover Wednesday With Locked...
Also, is Mike Zimmer’s job on the line?
27 min
Possible Vikings Playoff Opponents, Ranked
Ranking possible opponents, And how to approach a meaningless football game:
28 min
Vikings’ Offense Anemic In 23-10 Loss To Green Bay
But everyone else lost so they backed into the 6th seed.
24 min
How The Packers Can Finally Be Stopped
The Packers are on a tear this year. Here’s how to conquer them
26 min
Pro Bowl Nominees & Crossover Wednesday
Discussing Pro Bowl nods and snubs, and a Packers Preview with Peter Bukowski
33 min
How The Vikings Neutralized Joey Bosa
And other breakdowns from Sunday’s game
25 min
Vikings Beat Chargers 39-10, Fans Take Over L.A.
It was a 9th home game, which went well!
26 min
The Chargers Are Better Than 5-8.... Right?
Previewing the Chargers and musing on the unlucky franchise.
24 min
Previewing The Chargers On Crossover Wednesday
Let’s learn about the enigma that is the Los Angeles Chargers
23 min
A Vikings Fan's Guide To Tiebreakers
And some more analysis of the 20-7 win over the Lions
24 min
An Easy 20-7 Win Over Detroit
The Vikings won easy, and didn’t need to take much out of the bag.
27 min
Crossover Episode With Matt Dery Of Locked On L...
Taking a gander at the Vikings’ week 14 opponent.
25 min
How Xavier Rhodes Can Pull Out Of His Funk
Rhodes is tilted. Here’s how to manage that.
25 min
Comeback Effort Falls Short As Vikings Lose To ...
The Vikings showed fight, but it wasn’t quite enough. We can still take a lot from this weird, weird game.
27 min
Tools The Vikings Can Use To Beat Seattle
The Seahawks may be the best team the Vikings face this season. So what openings are there?
25 min
Vikings-Seahawks On Crossover Wednesday
Hanging out with Corbin Smith of Locked On Seahawks
31 min
Mailbag: Don’t Bench Xavier Rhodes
Playoff probabilities, defensive musing and more!
30 min
Kirk Cousins, MVP Candidate
The conversation has begun. So let’s go through it
30 min
Week 12 Rooting Guide And Breaking Down The Roo...
Who should you watch on Sunday? How are the rookies doing? Ah, the bye week blues.
26 min
Risk And The Vikings’ 4th Down Strategy
How risk works in football, and how that has evolved over the last decade
27 min
The Vikings’ Defensive Woes, Explained
What’s going on with that back end? Is it fixable? Is it an emergency?
27 min
Vikings’ 27-23 Comeback Win Shows Us What They’...
Not a lot of teams can pull what the Vikings pulled off Sunday. Even if they shouldn’t have been there in the first place.
28 min
Don’t Overlook The Denver Broncos
Don’t let that 10 point spread fool you.
26 min
Vikings-Broncos Preview On Crossover Wednesday
Come hang out with me and Cameron Parker from Locked On Broncos
31 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 11/12/19 — The Vikings Seco...
The Vikings back end got shredded, but they were put in an impossible situation.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 11/11/19 — Vikings Win 28-2...
The Vikings took a tightly contested win over Dallas on Sunday Night Football.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 11/7/19 — A Gameplan For Th...
Dallas, like a lot of teams, run a cover 3 shell as their base. What does that mean, and how do you gameplan for it?
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 11/6/19 — Previewing Viking...
Landon McCool is on the line, let’s learn about next week’s opponent.
30 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 11/5/19 — Everything The Vi...
Every little mistake feels game-changing in a close loss. So let’s examine every little mistake.
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 11/4/19 — Vikings Come Up S...
The Vikings just didn’t quite put enough together.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/31/19 — How The Chiefs C...
The Vikings will see a much different Chiefs than most of their opponents
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/30/19 — Vikings-Chiefs P...
Will Mahomes play? How do the Vikings hope to stop Andy Reid?
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/29/19 — Mid-Season Run G...
Dalvin Cook, analytics, and World War I tactics
30 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/28/19 — Xavier Rhodes Wi...
Diving into Rhodes’ Woes, and other takeaways from the 19-9 TNF win
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/25/19 — Vikings Beat Was...
On a sloppy Thursday night, Minnesota took home their 6th W of the season
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/24/19 — Washington Isn’t...
It’s ok to be scared, but there’s nothing to worry about my sweet babies
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/23/19 — Previewing Washi...
Chris Russell stops by to explain the Hogs to my confused brain
35 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/22/19 — Out-Coaching The...
The Vikings out-coached the Lions, and it proved to be just enough.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/21/19 — Vikings Beat Det...
The defense struggled, but the Lions couldn’t keep up
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/17/19 — How To Attack Th...
It’s a copycat league. Copy what the league did against these cats.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/16/19 — Lions-Vikings Pr...
Matt Dery comes on to the show to talk about why we should be optimistic about the game
30 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/15/19 — How Kevin Stefan...
Kevin Stefanski was two steps ahead of Jim Schwartz all day on Sunday. Let’s drown in it.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/14/19 — Vikings 38, Eagl...
Diggs, and a bunch of other Vikings, rolled on Sunday
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/10/19 — Crossover Thursd...
Talking Eagles @ Vikings with the host of Locked On Eagles
31 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/9/19 — Mailbag!
Taking your questions
30 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/8/19 — Deep-Diving Into ...
The Vikings did a lot right, and the Giants did a lot wrong.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/7/19 — Vikings Shred Gia...
After a drama-filled week, the team came together and smashed a lesser opponent.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/3/19 — Stefon Diggs Rumo...
What’s going on with Diggs? And where are the Giants vulnerable?
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/2/19 — Vikings-Giants Pr...
Hanging out with Patricia Traina of Locked On Giants
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/1/19 — 3 Realistic Fixes...
The Vikings are in a rut. But what can they *actually* do?
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/30/19 — Vikings Lose 16-6...
Let’s work through this together
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/26/19 — Bears-Vikings In-...
What’s wrong with Trubisky, how their defense works, and more!
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/25/19 — Laquon Treadwell,...
Two old friends return and a chat from Chicago
34 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/24/19 — The Vikings Won’t...
But that doesn’t necessarily mean they won’t keep winning.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS— 9/23/19 — Vikings Pillage Ra...
The Vikings took the Raiders to the cleaners. Let’s examine the corpse.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/19/19 — How To Exploit Th...
The Raiders are bad in all the right ways.
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/18/19 — Raiders-Vikings P...
Plus a little bit of tape on Kirk’s bad day
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/17/19 — What To Do With K...
What can we do about the Vikings QB situation?
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/16/19 — Who To Blame For ...
Vikings lose to the Packers, 21-16. Let’s pick up the pieces.
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/12/19 — Vikings @ Packers...
Dakota Dozier and Jayron Kearse might matter a lot here. Or Pat Elflein.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/11/19 — Packers-Vikings P...
Discussion with Peter Bukowski of Locked On Packers
37 min