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<p>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.</p>
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
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/10/19 — How Kubiak’s Zone...
Gary Kubiak’s run game put on a clinic on Sunday. Let’s bathe in it for a while.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/9/19 — Vikings Whoop Falc...
That was fun! But let’s not learn the wrong lesson.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/5/19 — Vikings Vs. Falcon...
Injuries, matchups, and more!
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/4/19 — Atlanta Preview Wi...
Also, a word on cutting Brett Jones
36 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/3/19 — Josh Doctson Is Bu...
The Vikings got a new receiver who is fine I guess
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 9/2/19 — Final 53 & Explain...
Why’d they cut Sloter? How’d Bailey suddenly get fixed? Plus revisiting my predictions over time.
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/29/19 — Final 53 Man Pred...
The preseason is over. What’s the roster gonna look like?
31 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/28/19 — Position Battles ...
Our Vikings At Buffalo Preview
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/27/19 — Mike Hughes Is Ba...
You don’t have to change your opinion, but it’s ok to acknowledge what happened here.
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/26/19 — Vikings Beat Ariz...
The Vikings pulled a win out, but, like, not in spirit
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/22/19 — Vikings-Cardinals...
Kyler Murray’s coming to town.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/21/19 — 53 Man Roster Pre...
The preseason is halfway over. Let’s update some things.
35 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/20/19 — Oli Udoh Is Makin...
And other insights from a deeper dive into Sunday night’s game.
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/19/19 — Vikings Win Over ...
An up and down contest in all the ways we care about.
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/15/19 — Vikings-Seahawks ...
Is Treadwell getting traded? And what to watch for on Sunday
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/14/19 — Cilantro And QB R...
Today, we look at perception and the nature of reality. In a football context, of course.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/13/19 — Kaare Vedvik, And...
What on Earth is going on with Marwan Maalouf’s unit?
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/12/19 — Jalyn Holmes & He...
Plus, why it’s okay to talk about Teddy
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/10/19 — Vikings Win Over ...
Key takeaways from the 2019 preseason debut.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/7/19 — Vikings @ Saints P...
The Vikings are playing a real life football game it’s happening sound the alarms
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/6/19 — Depth Chart Releas...
What’s going on with TE? Which Odenigbo is all but hopeless? And more!
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 8/5/19 — Bené Benwikere And...
The Vikings got a new corner. Is he good enough?
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/1/19 -- Training Camp Ri...
There's more risers than fallers.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/31/19 -- Biggest Concern...
Checking in on what ails us.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/30/19 — Early Training Ca...
I finally got my eyeballs to camp. Here’s what I saw.
32 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/29/19 — The Offensive Lin...
And other updates from the opening moments of camp.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/25/19 — Mike Zimmer Is A ...
Mike Zimmer is a good coach. His job should not be in jeopardy.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/24/19 — Don’t Cut Holton ...
Holton Hill can’t stay clean, but I don’t care.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/23/19 — Shamar Stephen Is...
You don’t get points for completion.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/22/19 — Why Blogs And Pod...
Taking a step back and examining why this exists in the first place
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/18/19 — The Final 53
Predicting the final roster and practice squad
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/17/19 — Surprise Cuts On ...
Who will be the surprising cut on defense? I have a theory.
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/16/19 — O-Line & D-Line: ...
There’s some hard choices to make in the trenches. Good players get cut this episode.
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/15/19 — Laquon Treadwell ...
Roster analysis and predictions for the QBs, RBs and WRs.
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/11/19 — Football Is Rando...
We’ll never get to the bottom of it, and that’s what makes it fun
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/10/19 — How Mike Zimmer’s...
We hear a lot about Mike Zimmer’s defensive scheme. But what is it?
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/9/19 — Is Anyone In The S...
The Supplemental Draft is on Thursday. Anyone worth it?
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/8/19 — Extend Mackensie A...
The Vikings should extend Mackensie Alexander today. Here’s why.
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/4/19 — Kyle Rudolph, Jale...
The 90 man series wraps up.
30 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/3/19 — Everson Griffen, R...
Three big men with vastly different struggles.
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 7/2/19 — Holton Hill, Josh ...
Not every football player defines himself on the field.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS —7/1/19 — Anthony Barr, Armon...
Decisions, decisions, decisions.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/27/19 — Let’s Chat About ...
Departing from our 90 man series, I wanted to chat about stats in football and what we care about.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/26/19 — Single Moms: Dani...
Everyone’s inspired by someone.
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/25/19 — The Dreams Of Ste...
They aimed high, but maybe achieved even higher
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/24/19 — Harrison Smith, J...
A DB Tripleheader!
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/20/19 — Kirk Cousins, Tyl...
Preparation and decision making defines everything.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/19/19 — Dillon Mitchell, ...
Young men with legacies.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/18/19 — How Alexander Mat...
Childhood shapes people. See how it shaped these.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/17/19 — Odenigbo Brothers...
On family, weight gain and the honor roll
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/13/19 — Trae Waynes, Eric...
It’s great to come up with a childhood friend.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/12/19 — Kyle Rudolph Extr...
Let’s deep dive into Rudolph’s new contract, and his ability on the field.
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/11/19 — Kyle Rudolph’s Ex...
Kyle Rudolph will likely retire a Viking now. Plus, Tashawn Bower, Craig James, and what they went through to be here.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/10/19 — Garrett Bradbury,...
On these players’ faith, their peaks, and their valleys.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/6/19 — Dalvin Cook, Jeff ...
It matters where you grow up.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/5/19 — Inside The 2018 Ru...
Taking a break from the 90 man series to delve into some 2018 tape.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/4/19 — Street Ball: Shama...
For many, it simply starts as a childhood game.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 6/3/19 — Eric Kendricks, Ol...
The winding, bumpy roads that got three players to the same NFL training camp
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/30/19 — People Who Influe...
Some stories can be told by the people surrounding and supporting them.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/29/19 -- Riley Reiff, Ad...
Some weird and wacky paths to the NFL.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/28/19 — David Morgan, Cam...
Three players who are choosing the legacy they leave
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/27/19 — Mackensie Alexand...
Three players whose parents made choices before they were born that define their entire lives.
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/23/19 — Laquon Treadwell,...
OTA updates, and trying to do justice to the stories of Laquon Treadwell and Hercules Mata’afa.
32 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/22/19 — Dru Samia, Dan Ba...
Two players who more or less followed the standard path through college to the NFL, and one who didn’t but it worked out anyway.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/21/19 — Risk: A Xavier Rh...
Rhodes, Sloter and Dillon all had major moments in their career where they had to make choices about risk.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/20/19 — Mike Hughes, Avia...
Three players who have all hit lows that would end the hopes of any other players, and what they did to dig out of it.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/16/19 — Adam Thielen, Cur...
Today we’re talking about three players who had to deal with varying setbacks throughout their pre-NFL careers.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/15/19 — Eric Kendricks Re...
Talking about the Bradbury signing, Kendricks’ restructure, and the moments that define NFL hopefuls
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/14/19 — How Childhood Sha...
These three players have been bounding toward this chapter their entire lives.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/13/19 — Kyle Rudolph Trad...
Trading Kyle Rudolph would be a bombshell. But would it be a good move? Plus, two Vikings draftees with very different trajectories.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/9/19 — A Health Worker, A...
Diving into Khari Blasingame, Anthony Harris and Brett Jones
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/8/19 — Marcus Epps, Jorda...
Knocking off two more player profiles, plus the lastest on the roster.
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/7/19 — A Full 90 Man Roster
The Roster is full, plus deep dives into two players who came from humble beginnings.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 5/6/19 — Laquon Treadwell’s...
Welcome back! Some news to catch up on, and transitioning into pre-training camp mode.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/29/19 — All 11 Undrafted ...
Let’s look at the UDFAs.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/28/19 — All 9 Picks Of Dr...
The draft is through, and there’s quite a few new Vikings. Let’s dive in.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/27/19 — Irv Smith Jr., Al...
The Vikings had been drafting in a very modern way, until the 90s came in through the side door.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/26/19 — Was Garrett Bradb...
Short answer? Yes. Long answer? Heck yes!
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/25/19 — The Draft Is Tonight
It’s the day of the draft. Let’s wrap up everything we’ve talked about and put it in a neat little bow
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/24/19 — A Vikings Top 50 ...
If the first two Vikings are on this list, I’m a happy podcast host
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/23/19 — BPA vs. Need: You...
Let’s take on the Great Debate of the draft community. And while we’re at it, the prospect that would embody the debate.
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/22/19 — Mock Draft Monday...
Only one more Monday before the real thing. Let’s Mock a Draft.
31 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/18/19 — Schedule Release ...
The schedule is out! What can we learn?
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/17/19 — OT Jawaan Taylor ...
Aiming high with the prospect of the day, and treating the draft like a quirky auction.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/16/19 — Laquon Treadwell ...
Cost in the NFL can be nebulous. Let’s define it.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/15/19 — Adam Thielen Exte...
Thielen got a big check, and the mock drafts are getting harder.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/11/19 — OT Kaleb McGary &...
What’s the point of draft trade charts? Why are there different ones? What can we use them for?
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/10/19 — Greg Little & Gam...
My least favorite Vikings target, and some football philosophy
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/9/19 — Belated Mock Draft...
Let’s do a mock draft and examine how different two “raw” players can be.
30 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/8/19 — Holton Hill Suspen...
The Vikings have been busy since we last talked. Let’s catch up
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/4/19 — What If The Viking...
Say the Vikings pick something other than a lineman at #18. What happens next?
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/3/19 — AAF Players Worth ...
The AAF appears to be folding, but we can still use the tape the players put out there.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/2/19 — Every Starting Qua...
How many OL starters are in this draft? Plus, Ed Oliver!
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 4/1/19 — Jace Sternberger a...
Monday is now the best day of the week.
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/28/19 — Guard, And Every ...
The Vikings need a guard, of course. But what else?
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/27/19 — What’s The Point ...
In lieu of a proper starter, two lesser players can often be plan B. Why? Plus, Dre’mont Jones!
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/26/19 — Erik McCoy and Ta...
In the draft, you don’t get exact change. That changes things
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/25/19 — Jonah Williams, C...
We’re kicking of draft season with a prospect a day and a mock draft a week.
30 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/21/19 — You Don’t Get Poi...
The Vikings got a guard. But is it good enough?
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/20/19 — Are The Vikings A...
The Vikings re-signed Dan Bailey for pennies. Was that the right move at a position that’s haunted them for decades?
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/19/19 — Is Josh Kline Good?
The Vikings have a favorite to become one of the new guards, especially with all the old ones leaving. Is he good, or bad?
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/18/19 — How Important Is ...
We’ve seen the Vikings pass on a lot of quality players due to poor scheme fit. What gives?
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/14/19 — Which Offensive L...
Barr’s contract structure, the remaining free agent O-line and everything else we missed!
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/13/19 — Barr Comes Home, ...
In a wild twist, Anthony Barr is returning home, and the Vikings let all the big-name offensive linemen pass by again. What gives?
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/12/19 — Barr To The Jets,...
Legal Tampering is through its first day. Here’s what the Vikings have done, and what it means.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/11/19 — Why Do The Viking...
The Vikings drag their feet every year in free agency. What’s the deal with that?
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/7/19 — Free Agency And Ph...
Free Agency is around the corner. Let’s take this opportunity to talk philosophy.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/6/19 — 3 Guaranteed Futur...
These three players will be Vikings in 2019. Book it.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/5/19 — Replacement Plans ...
Rumor has it that the Vikings are going to lose players. Where can they turn to replace that talent?
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 3/4/19 — How The Vikings Ca...
Combine rumors, and an offseason plan that keeps everything intact
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/28/19 — Trading Away Corn...
Trae Waynes trade rumors spark a discussion about the nature of trades in general.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/27/19 — NFL Combine Preview
What are these drills actually for? And what will the Vikings care about?
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/26/19 — Should The Viking...
Anthony Barr and Sheldon Richardson are going free on March 13th. Should the Vikings use the franchise tag to stop it?
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/25/19 — The New Vikings O...
All the new coaches were introduced to the press. What of substance did they have to say?
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/21/19 — A Plan To Cut Kir...
Yeah, you read that right.
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/20/19 — Mailbag: Who Are ...
Taking your questions about the Vikings!
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/19/19 — Free Agent Skill ...
We’ve talked a ton about offensive line. Let’s step to the other places on offense.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/18/19 — Antonio Brown Or ...
Antonio Brown talk, and another journey into the world of economics.
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/14/19 — An All-Offensive ...
A Vikings offseason with one priority, and one priority only
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/13/19 — Should Minnesota ...
If Adrian Peterson hits the market, should the Vikings call? Also Antonio Brown and Kyler Murray talk!
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/12/19 — Offensive Line Fr...
The Vikings need to bring in some new blood up front. Which names should they look at?
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/11/19 — What Rick Denniso...
The coaching staff is finally official. What do the recent new hires bring?
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/7/19 — Should Everson Gri...
The Vikings have a salary cap issue. Would cutting Everson Griffen help?
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/6/19 — On Moving Tackles ...
Today we look at the differences between guard, tackle and center and what it means to shuffle between them
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/5/19 — Describing Risk, a...
Let’s go deep into the philosophy of risk in football, and how that applies to Vikings offseason decision-making.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/4/19 — A Dollar-By-Dollar...
A Super Bowl Review, what the Vikings should do in Free Agency, and how they can afford it
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/31/19 — How The Vikings C...
A look into how the Vikings can get out from under the salary cap, and a Super Bowl preview!
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/30/19 — Anthony Barr And ...
We dive deep into every pass rusher on the Vikings, including the impact Anthony Barr has on everyone.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/29/19 — Mocking Vikings F...
We tried our hand at Vikings free agency. Featuring your submissions!
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/28/19 — Kirk Cousins Revi...
PFF’s QB Annual is out, and it gives us a lot of data to sort through. Eric Eager, one of its authors, is here to help us make sense of it.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/24/19 — Run Defense In Focus
The Post-2018 deep dives continue. Was the run defense good? Who was responsible?
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/23/19 — Vikings Pass Defe...
Today we take a deep look into the Vikings’ pass defense, player by player.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/22/19 — Marwan Maalouf An...
The Vikings have a new coach, but the conversation has been dominated by something else. Is that ok?
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/21/19 — Randy Moss, WR Co...
The Vikings need a wide receivers coach. Randy Moss could be interested. Also, conference championships in review!
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/17/19 — It’s Championship...
The AFC and NFC Championship are this weekend. Let’s talk about teams who aren’t the Vikings
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/16/18 — Is Diggs Or Thiel...
Today, we compare Diggs and Thielen, and talk about the rest of the receiving corps, from Laquon Treadwell to Kyle Rudolph to Dalvin Cook.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/15/19 — Gary Kubiak, And ...
The Vikings hired zone run legend Gary Kubiak as an offensive advisor, as well as his long-time colleagues as position coaches. What does this mean for the offensive staff?
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/14/19 — Mike Priefer’s Le...
Mike Priefer is leaving. How will he be remembered?
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/10/19 — Stefanski Makes I...
Kevin Stefanski put pen to paper and will be the permanent offensive coordinator. Plus, playoff games!
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/9/19 — What Went Wrong Wi...
The run game was bad. Let’s talk about NFL rushing attacks, and where the Vikings went wrong..
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/8/19 — 2018 Offensive Lin...
The 2018 offensive line was a mess. Dive deep into the carnage with me.
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/7/18 — OC Candidate Rundo...
We break down some offensive coordinator candidates and recap the weekend’s playoff action!
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 01/03/19 — Hue Jackson Rumo...
Could Hue Jackson be joining the Vikings? And a rundown of keys to all four wild card games.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 01/02/19 — Stats That Defin...
3 key stats that describe the successes and failures of the 2018 Minnesota Vikings
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 01/01/19 — Vikings Stay Put...
Black Monday came and went, and the Vikings declined to join the carnage.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 12/31/18 — Vikings Fall To ...
The Vikings needed one more win to get into the playoffs, and fell flat. Let’s pick up the pieces.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 12/27/18 — Vikings-Bears Pr...
There’s a lot to go over with the Vikings and Bears! Let’s dive in.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 12/24/18 — Vikings-Lions Re...
The Vikings beat the Lions 27-9, and Kirk Cousins crossed a milestone.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 12/20/18 — Pro Bowl Roster ...
The Vikings who made the Pro Bowl, and a preview of the pivotal Vikings-Lions matchup.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 12/19/18 — Crossover Wednes...
Learning about the Lions with Matt Dery of Locked On Lions
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 12/18/18 — Vikings-Dolphins...
Following up on Vikings-Dolphins, and diving deep into what went right all day.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 12/17/18 - Vikings Crush Do...
Vikings beat Dolphins 41-17. A breakdown of how Kevin Stefanski got so much more out of the offense, and why Mike Zimmer defenses live in the backfield.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 12/13/18 — Is Mike Zimmer T...
A look at Mike Zimmer’s brash personality, the effect it has on his staff, and a dive into this week’s opponent.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 12/12/18 — John DeFilippo F...
John DeFilippo is out, Kevin Stefanski is in, and we preview Vikings-Dolphins with Travis Wingfield of Locked On Phins
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/11/18 — Vikings-Seahawk...
The Vikings lost. It’s the offense’s fault. What’s going on?
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/10/18 -- - Vikings @ S...
A Vikings-Seahawks preview with some bold predictions from the listeners.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/2/18 -- Early Training C...
8/2/18 -- Early Training Camp Takeaways
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/31/18 -- Stefon Diggs Ge...
7/31/18 -- Stefon Diggs Get Paid
11 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/28/18 -- Kirk Cousins Le...
7/28/18 -- Kirk Cousins Leadership
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/26/18 -- Pat Elflein Pan...
7/26/18 -- Pat Elflein Panic Button?
38 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/24/18 -- Rookie Report Day
7/24/18 -- Rookie Report Day
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/20/18 -- End of an Era
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/17/18 -- Passing Stats F...
10 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/10/18 -- Arif Hasan Talk...
33 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/6/18 -- Ranking All 16 G...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/3/18 -- Comparing the NF...
14 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/28/18 -- What the Daniel...
10 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/27/18 -- Jameis Suspensi...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/22/18 -- T.O. vs Randy, ...
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/18/18 -- A New Ring of H...
14 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/14/18 -- Mini-Camp Talkers
15 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/12/18 -- NFL Top 100 Tal...
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/7/18 -- ACLs, Famous Gaf...
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/6/18 -- Reviewing OTA #3
15 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/4/18 -- Offensive Positi...
17 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/31/18 -- OTAs, Contract ...
17 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/30/18 -- Previewing Poss...
15 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/25/18 -- Anthem Talk & A...
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/23/18 -- Anthem Policy, ...
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/22/18 -- What To Watch F...
14 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/18/18 -- Joint Practices...
18 min
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/11/18 -- Vegas Over/Unde...
15 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/10/18 -- RB Competition ...
15 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/8/18 -- Rookie QBs, Next...
15 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/4/18 -- Rookie Camp Talkers
15 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/2/18 -- Newman's Swan So...
15 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/30/18 -- Vikings Draft R...
20 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/27/18 -- Vikings Select ...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/26/18 -- Predicting the ...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/25/18 -- Spielman's Dece...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/23/18 -- Sam and Sage Re...
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/18/18 -- Luke Takes Over...
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/16/18 -- Arif Takes Over...
19 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/13/18 -- Preseason Preview
13 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/12/18 -- Jon Ledyard Tal...
20 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/10/18 -- The Slow Adjust...
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/6/18 -- Peter Bukowski T...
16 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/4/18 -- Prospect Nuggets...
15 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/2/18 -- Kendall Wright S...
11 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/30/18 -- Bell vs Beckham...
14 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/29/18 -- 10 Draft Nuggets
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/26/18 -- Free Agent Catc...
21 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/23/18 -- Three Subtracti...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/22/18 -- New Signings an...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/20/18 -- Timberwolves Cr...
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/19/18 -- Luke Inman Talk...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/15/18 -- Cody Roark Talk...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/14/18 -- Furious Free Ag...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/13/18 -- Cousins to the ...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/12/18 -- Legal Tampering...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/8/18 -- Luke Inman Talks...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/7/18 -- Sage Turns 40 & ...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/6/18 -- Vikings Capology...
13 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/5/18 -- Secondary Free A...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/2/18 -- Mike Zimmer's Co...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/28/18 -- Rick Spielman S...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/27/18 -- Vikings Not Fra...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/23/18 -- Sage's Combine ...
21 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/21/18 -- Free Agent DT C...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/20/18 -- Twitter Questio...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/19/18 -- Mount Rushmore:...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/16/18 -- 3 Marquee Free ...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/15/18 -- The Best Inheri...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/12/18 -- Kevin Stefanski...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/8/18 -- Top 10 Plays of ...
11 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/7/18 -- Josh McDaniels J...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/6/18 -- Vikings Offensiv...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/2/18 -- $1,000 in Super ...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/1/18 -- Get to Know the ...
15 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/31/18 -- Alex Smith Trad...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/30/18 -- Arif Hasan Talk...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/29/18 -- Possible Quarte...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/26/18 -- Quarterback Deb...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/25/18 -- Defensive Free ...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/24/18 -- Sage Rosenfels ...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/23/18 -- The Season Come...
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/19/18 -- Final Predictio...
19 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/18/18 -- Arif Hasan Talk...
15 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/17/18 -- Familiarizing W...
21 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/16/18 -- Sound From the ...
17 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/15/18 -- The Greatest Mo...
30 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/12/18 -- Vikings-Saints ...
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/11/18 -- Deuce Windham G...
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/10/18 -- Coaching Change...
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/9/18 -- Locker Room Soun...
17 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/8/18 -- Wild Card Review...
17 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/5/18 -- Wild Card Picks ...
13 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/4/18 -- Luke Inman on th...
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/3/18 -- Regular Season V...
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/2/18 -- Previewing Possi...
19 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/29/17 -- Harrison Smith...
9 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/28/17 -- Crossover With...
36 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/27/17 -- Previewing the...
15 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/26/17 -- Week 17 Lookahead
17 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/25/17 -- Vikings Win & ...
19 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/22/17 -- Terence Newman...
14 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/21/17 -- Peter Bukowski...
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/20/17 -- Rodgers to IR ...
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/19/17 -- A Dirge For th...
17 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/18/17 -- NFC North Cham...
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/15/17 -- Pacman vs Thie...
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/14/17 -- James Rapien S...
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/13/17 -- Super Bowl Log...
16 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/12/17 -- Luke Inman Joins
17 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/11/17 -- Melancholy Mon...
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/8/17 -- Week 14 Picks &...
17 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/7/17 -- Monday's Hard H...
17 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/6/17 -- Bill Riccette F...
20 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/5/17 -- Adam Thielen an...
19 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/4/17 -- The Vikings Are...
21 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/1/17 -- Week 13 Picks
20 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/30/17 -- Luke Inman Tal...
20 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/29/17 -- Crossover With...
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/28/17 -- Turning the Ga...
15 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/27/17 -- Locker Room So...
17 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/24/17 -- Thanksgiving V...
17 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/22/17 -- Thanksgiving T...
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/21/17 -- A Thanksgiving...
13 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/20/17 -- Vikings Crush ...
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/17/17 -- John Sullivan,...
20 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/16/17 -- Should Greg Ol...
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/15/17 -- Scouting the Rams
13 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/14/17 -- Seeding Scenar...
14 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/13/17 -- Vikings Win a ...
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/10/17 -- Week 10 Picks
21 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/9/17 -- Treadwell vs Do...
14 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/8/17 -- Previewing Wash...
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/7/17 -- Recapping Week 9
12 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/3/17 --#AskTheSage & We...
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/2/17 -- Matthew Coller ...
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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/1/17 -- Trade Deadline,...
14 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/31/17 -- Luke Inman Tal...
20 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/30/17 -- Vikings Avoid ...
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/27/17 -- Contender/Pret...
16 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/26/17 -- The Depth of t...
14 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/25/17 -- London, London...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss Minnesota's trip to London and their struggling opponent, the Cleveland Browns.
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/24/17 -- Andrew Sendejo...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels review Sunday's victory once more and look at the hit that caused Andrew Sendejo to get suspended.
21 min
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
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
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/19/17 -- Strong Tacklin...
Sam Ekstrom gives all the updates from Winter Park.
14 min
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
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
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
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
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
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
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/10/17 -- Vikings Surviv...
Sam Ekstrom breaks down Minnesota's close win over the Chicago Bears.
15 min
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/26/17 -- Division Power ...
Sam Ekstrom ranks the NFL division one through eight.
12 min
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/4/17 -- Possible Reasons...
Sam Ekstrom analyzes the Vikings' roster cuts.
17 min
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
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
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
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
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
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
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/24/17 -- Secondary Talkers
Sam Ekstrom reports on what he saw and heard Wednesday and Vikings practice.
13 min
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
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/22/17 -- O-Line Rotation...
Sam Ekstrom elaborates on some of his findings from Monday's Vikings practice.
13 min
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/1/17 -- Emptying the Voi...
Sam Ekstrom replays four pieces of intriguing sound from Mankato interviews.
16 min
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
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
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
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
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/25/17 -- Day 1 Impressio...
Sam Ekstrom recaps the first day of action in Mankato.
16 min
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
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/21/17 -- Handicapping th...
Sam Ekstrom breaks down the odds for the 2017 Mr. Mankato.
14 min
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
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
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
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 7/12/17 -- Minnesota Vikin...
Sam Ekstrom ranks the eight primary position coaches on the Minnesota Vikings.
9 min
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/13/17 -- Mini-Camp Report
Sam Ekstrom reports on everything he saw at Vikings mini-camp on Tuesday.
9 min
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
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 6/8/17 -- 53-Man Roster Ov...
Sam Ekstrom outlines his first projection for the Vikings' 53-man roster.
8 min
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
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
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
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
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
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/31/17 -- Teddy Throws & ...
Sam Ekstrom reports on the second OTA session available to the media.
11 min
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/15/17 -- OTA Lookahead &...
Sam Ekstrom lists off what he'd like to see from the Vikings at OTAs and breaks down his recent article on the team's quarterbacks.
12 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/12/17 -- #AskTheSage
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels answer Twitter questions on the Vikings' offseason and roster make-up.
16 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/11/17 -- Michael Floyd S...
Sam Ekstrom opines on the Michael Floyd acquisition and how the offensive line will shape up.
12 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/10/17 -- 4 Players Who M...
Sam Ekstrom lists off four Vikings who he believes must get better for the team to have success.
11 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/9/17 -- Position Battles...
Sam Ekstrom explores several key position battles for the Vikings and addresses the report of Minnesota pursuing the 2022 or 2023 NFL Draft.
15 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/8/17 -- QB Confusion, Re...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss their main takeaways from Vikings rookie camp.
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/5/17 -- Vikings Talking ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels hit on a number of topics, including the Vikings' interest in Michael Floyd, Jay Cutler's move to broadcasting, the best situation for new coaches and more.
19 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/4/17 -- 3 Stories on 3 R...
Sam Ekstrom spotlights three Vikings rookies who will be attending rookie mini-camp beginning on Friday.
11 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/3/17 -- Over/Unders, Roo...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss Sage's article on the Bears' strange draft, glance at the NFC North over/unders and preview Vikings rookie camp.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/2/17 -- Bridgewater's Ne...
Sam Ekstrom discusses yesterday's rogue report on Teddy Bridgewater's recovery, the Vikings' fifth-year option decisions and plays a clip of Corey Chavous from "The Draft Rap"
20 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 5/1/17 -- Overviewing a Ma...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels begin analyzing the Vikings' draft class, particularly Dalvin Cook and Pat Elflein, their first two selections.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/28/17 -- Day 1 Draft Recap
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss the early run on quarterbacks, the surprising lack of offensive linemen picked and which team had the best haul.
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/27/17 -- Draft Day Has A...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by draft expert Luke Inman to preview what might happen in the first round and whether the Vikings will be involved.
19 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/26/17 -- Spielman Press ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels give their impressions on Rick Spielman's pre-draft press conference and continue discussing whether New Orleans is a good fit for Adrian Peterson.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/25/17 -- Adrian Peterson...
Sam Ekstrom opines on Adrian Peterson's signing with the New Orleans Saints. He also replays an interview he conducted with OL prospect Chase Roullier.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/24/17 -- NFL.com Mock, S...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels continue their draft discussions by evaluating a strange NFL.com mock, Warren Sapp's controversial remarks and the risks of players who have character issues.
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/21/17 -- Full Schedule B...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels break down the Vikings schedule in its entirety.
19 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/20/17 -- Jon Ledyard Tal...
NFL Draft insider Jon Ledyard of Locked On NFL Draft discusses the depth of the middle rounds, Team Feeney vs Team Dawkins and Joe Mixon's draftability.
21 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/19/17 -- Thoughts on Her...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels address the disturbing news about Aaron Hernandez, then touch on Sage's latest article breaking down the various levels of QB need.
16 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/18/17 -- Luke Inman Talk...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by draft analyst Luke Inman to discuss tight ends, running backs and other Minnesota Vikings possibilities in the draft.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/17/17 -- Robison's Retir...
Sam Ekstrom talks Brian Robison's retirement schedule, Mike Zimmer's eyes and Vikings draft needs.
11 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/14/17 -- An Ode to Roone...
Sam Ekstrom discusses the passing of Dan Rooney and the Pioneer Press's fascinating feature on Terence Newman.
11 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/13/17 -- A New McShay Mo...
Sam Ekstrom highlights some of the most notable Vikings stories of the day and replays an interview with Temple prospect Dion Dawkins.
17 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/12/17 -- Best Fits For Q...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss where the top quarterback prospects should go, why Adrian Peterson can't sign a contract and how invested Sage's former teammates were in the draft.
15 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/11/17 -- Preseason Sched...
Sam Ekstrom breaks down the Vikings preseason schedule and reviews an interesting Star Tribune story about a pair of historic Minnesota drafts.
12 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/10/17 -- Patriots' Banne...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels dig into the most interesting NFL stories of the day and are both surprised where the Vikings are ranked in CBS Sports' Power Rankings.
19 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/7/17 -- Adrian Visits Ne...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels talk about Adrian Peterson's next stop, the deep running back draft class and Richard Sherman's future in Seattle.
20 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/6/17 -- Bill Huber Talks...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by Locked On Packers host Bill Huber to get the lowdown on Green Bay's offseason.
21 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/5/17 -- Romo to CBS & To...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss Tony Romo's departure from football to pursue broadcasting. They also dissect the top-tier of QBs in the NFL Draft.
21 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/4/17 -- Vikings Sign a P...
Sam Ekstrom discusses Case Keenum's role, the Vikings' new punter and a handful of offensive guard prospects.
13 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/3/17 -- Peterson Visits ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels have the latest on Adrian Peterson, the Vikings' new backup quarterback and a handful of Twitter questions.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/31/17 -- Floyd's Career ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels react to the news that Sharrif Floyd's career could be in peril. Sage also remembers getting fined in a preseason game early in his career.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/30/17 -- Surgeries for S...
Sam Ekstrom provides updates on a pair of Vikings players getting surgery, spotlights his latest article on Teddy Bridgewater's recovery and analyzes Mike Zimmer's quotes from Wednesday's media session.
17 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/29/17 -- Teddy Throwing,...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss Teddy Bridgewater's apparent progress in recovery, Oakland's move to Las Vegas and the new ejection rule in the NFL.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/28/17 -- Interview With ...
Sam Ekstrom interviews Bailey Cossairt, the creator of upcoming Vikings documentary "Wide Left."
19 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/27/17 -- Sage and Sam Re...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels catch up after being apart for two weeks. It's an emotional reunion.
15 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/24/17 -- Robison Extends...
Sam Ekstrom addresses Brian Robison's extension, Sharrif Floyd's emotional Instagram tweet and plays audio from a Charles Johnson interview.
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/23/17 -- Murray Has Surg...
Sam Ekstrom discusses Latavius Murray's surgery, a potential Vikings draft prospect and how it would look if Adrian Peterson signed in Green Bay.
16 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/21/17 -- Matt Dery Talks...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by Locked On Lions host Matt Dery to discuss Detroit's offseason and what the Vikings are getting in Riley Reiff.
21 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/20/17 -- Free Agent Inve...
Sam Ekstrom reviews what's still left to do in free agency and how some of the work may have to wait until the draft.
14 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/17/17 -- Arif Hasan In S...
Sam Ekstrom and Arif Hasan talk about the legacy of Adrian Peterson, Minnesota's free agent moves and much more.
33 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/16/17 -- Murray, Thielen...
Sam Ekstrom provides updates on Latavius Murray, Adam Thielen and Terence Newman.
10 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/15/17 -- Another Packer ...
Sam Ekstrom provides thoughts on the Datone Jones signing and the potential of acquiring Latavius Murray.
10 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/14/17 -- Goodbye, Cordar...
Sam Ekstrom opines on the Cordarrelle Patterson departure and what it means for all parties.
11 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/13/17 -- Weekend Free Ag...
Sam Ekstrom flies through all the latest in Minnesota Vikings free agency.
13 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/10/17 -- Free Agency CRA...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels break down the wild moves in NFL free agency, the Vikings' signings and departures and the Packers' disinterest in signing anybody.
30 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/9/17 -- The End of the K...
Sam Ekstrom goes through the latest free agency news and how it impacts the Minnesota Vikings.
13 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/8/17 -- Greenway Audio &...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels rehash Chad Greenway's retirement press conference, update free agency rumors and discuss Sage's many interviews before the Draft.
17 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/7/17 -- Greenway Retirem...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss what retirement might look like for Chad Greenway, then dig into another Adrian Peterson rumor.
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/6/17 -- Chad Greenway Re...
Sam Ekstrom goes through all the Vikings news that went down over the weekend and breaks the news of Chad Greenway's retirement.
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/3/17 -- Zimmer Getting A...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss Mike Zimmer's latest comments about getting advice from his players, the NFL's new policy barring players with past crimes from attending the Combine and Adrian Peterson's coincidental interview.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/2/17 -- The Best Vikings...
Sam Ekstrom provides some news updates, then digs into Minnesota's free agent tendencies over the past 10 years.
17 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/1/17 -- Peterson to Hit ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels react to the Vikings declining Adrian Peterson's 2017 option, as well as a controversial story about dead birds.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/28/17 -- Thielen's Gym &...
Sam Ekstrom spotlights a couple notable Vikings stories and listens back to some clips of Rick Spielman speaking to Vikings.com.
14 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/27/17 -- Oscar's Drama &...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels revisit Sunday's Oscar's controversy, talk about what factors influence free agents' decisions and the dangers of parental advice.
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/24/17 -- Spielman Nugget...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels address Thursday's Rick Spielman press conference, evaluate some internal replacements for Chad Greenway and discuss some pressing league issues like revenue streams and player safety.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/23/17 -- Clips From Mike...
Sam Ekstrom reacts to some fresh audio from head coach Mike Zimmer and highlights a recent story about Captain Munnerlyn.
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/22/17 -- Second-Tier FAs...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels evaluate the second-tier of in-house free agents for the Minnesota Vikings and touch on Sage's path to Iowa State.
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/21/17 -- Luke Inman on D...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by Luke Inman, host of The Draft Rap, for insights on the upcoming draft and what strategy the Vikings should take.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/20/17 -- Free Agent Outl...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels give their latest opinions on what the Vikings will do with their top tier of free agents. They also label a couple veteran receivers that might be of interest.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/17/17 -- A New Coaching ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss the Vikings' changing coaching demographic, some free agent running back possibilities and the importance of second contracts.
20 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/16/17 -- Adrian Tweets &...
Sam Ekstrom addresses the cryptic Adrian Peterson tweets, evaluates three more Vikings and investigates one possible free agent target for Minnesota.
16 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/15/17 -- Sam Bradford Ta...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels evaluate quarterback Sam Bradford, discuss social media's impact on NFL locker rooms and introduce Minnesota Vikings Tweets of the Week.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/14/17 -- 1 Offense, 1 De...
Sam Ekstrom churns through three player evaluations: SS Andrew Sendejo, OL Jeremiah Sirles and P Jeff Locke.
12 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/13/17 -- Brandon Fusco C...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels address the latest Vikings roster move and continue with their player evaluations.
20 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/10/17 -- Blair Walsh Sig...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels address Blair Walsh signing with Seattle, continue with player evaluations and delve into agent-player relationships with their Frugal Friday segment.
19 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/9/17 -- Evals on Andre/C...
Sam Ekstrom continues with Vikings evals and summarizes four interesting Vikings articles from various publications.
12 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/8/17 -- Player Evals, Of...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels keep plugging away on their Vikings player evaluations, discuss what Sage's offseasons looked like and examine the 2017 Vikings opponents.
16 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/7/17 -- Aaron Freeman of...
Sam Ekstrom hears from Aaron Freeman, host of Locked On Falcons, to get an idea of what the Falcons fan base is going through two days after an agonizing Super Bowl loss.
21 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS --2/6/17 -- Best. Super Bowl....
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels deliver their thoughts on the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history.
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/3/17 -- Official Super B...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels put the finishing touches on their Super Bowl talk, capping the show with their predictions for the game.
17 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/2/17 -- Sage Reports Fro...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss the vibe in Houston as the Super Bowl approaches and compare the Patriots' defense to the Falcons'.
16 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/1/17 -- Super Bowl Fun F...
Sam Ekstrom continues Vikings player evals, then has some fun with Super Bowl facts and crazy prop bets.
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/31/17 -- Robert Land Des...
Locked On Texans host Robert Land joins the show to discuss his team's quarterback situation and what the city is like with the Super Bowl five days away.
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/30/17 -- George Stewart ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss yet another Vikings coaching change. They also break down the seasons of Alex Boone and Terence Newman and begin previewing the Super Bowl.
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/27/17 -- Frugal Fridays ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels evaluate a pair of Vikings who could have big paydays around the corner, then continue the money conversation with Frugal Fridays and cap the program with another memory challenge for Sage.
20 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/26/17 -- Top 10 Offensiv...
Sam Ekstrom addresses a pair of Vikings headlines and then counts down the Top 10 offensive plays of the season.
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/25/17 -- Pro Bowl Opinio...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels talk about Jeff Pearlman's "Gunslinger" book, the deterioration of the Pro Bowl and Laquon Treadwell's tough rookie season, amongst other topics, in today's show.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/24/17 -- Luke Inman Live...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by ColdOmaha.com's Luke Inman to talk prospects at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala.
16 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/23/17 -- Patriots, Falco...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels review the NFC and AFC Championship, announce another Vikings Pro Bowler and review the seasons of Shaun Hill and Eric Kendricks.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/20/17 -- Moss and Peters...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels break down Thursday's controversial quotes from Adrian Peterson and Randy Moss. They also make predictions for Sunday's enormous games.
19 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/19/17 -- Bill Huber Prev...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by Bill Huber of Locked On Packers to analyze how Green Bay could pull another upset this weekend and the confidence level of their fan base.
19 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/18/17 -- Sage's Best Pas...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels continue evaluating the Minnesota Vikings roster, looking at Adam Thielen and Chad Greenway. They also discuss the ins and outs of restricted free agency.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/17/17 -- Arif Hasan on D...
Arif Hasan joins Sam Ekstrom for a discussion about WR Stefon Diggs, DT Shamar Stephen and the variance in player grades on multiple analytics websites.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/16/17 -- More A-Rodg Wiz...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels rehash the drama of the Divisional Playoffs and continue with their Minnesota Vikings player evaluations.
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/13/17 -- Frugal Friday D...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels continue breaking down the Vikings roster, Sage talks about NFL contract negotiations, then they both make their Divisional Round predictions.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/11/17 -- Patterson & Hun...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels continue their player evaluations and look into some fun statistics from the team's official stat book.
21 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/10/17 -- Shurmur In, Tur...
Sam Ekstrom analyzes the decision to retain Pat Shurmur as offensive coordinator and fire Scott Turner as quarterbacks coach.
14 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/9/17 -- Wild Card Review...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels recap the weekend of NFL action and start reviewing each player on the Vikings roster.
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/6/17 -- Wild Card Weeken...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels break down each Wild Card playoff game and predict a winner.
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/5/17 -- Top 10 Defensive...
Sam Ekstrom counts down the Vikings' top defensive plays and compares the 2015 defense to the 2016 defense.
16 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/4/17 -- Mike Zimmer is S...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss the New York Giants partying in South Beach, Mike Zimmer's season-ending presser and some notable stats from 2016.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/3/17 -- Audio From Locke...
Sam Ekstrom plays and reacts to a series of sound bites as the Vikings clean out their lockers at Winter Park.
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 1/2/17 -- Rappelling Prote...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels analyze the season's final game, a 38-10 victory over Chicago, and what comes next for the Minnesota Vikings.
31 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/30/16 -- Predictions Wi...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels make their predictions for the final weekend of the NFL regular season.
16 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/29/16 -- Show 100!
Sam Ekstrom talks about Captain Munnerlyn winning the Media Good Guy award, updates the injury report and has some Mike Zimmer sound.
17 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/28/16 -- QB Drama Aroun...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels look at the playoff picture around the league and some of the backup quarterbacks being thrust into duty. They also discuss the Vikings' decision at quarterback this offseason.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/27/16 -- Did DBs Go Rogue?
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels address the new developments in the strange case of the Vikings' cornerbacks going off script, wonder whether Minnesota should play some backups on Sunday and discuss what it would be like to be stuck on a plane for five ...
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/26/16 -- Coal in the Vi...
Sam Ekstrom recaps the Christmas Eve massacre at Lambeau Field, the Vikings' defensive backs going off script and Adam Thielen's outstanding performance in the loss.
15 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/23/16 -- O-Line Analysi...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels attempt to diagnose some of the offensive line issues. They then talk Vikings-Packers X-factors, and Sam puts Sage through an intense Christmas game.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/22/16 -- Packer Perspec...
Sam Ekstrom welcomes Bill Huber to the show to shed some light on Green Bay's four-game winning streak.
33 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/21/16 -- Talking Barr, ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels wonder what's happened to Anthony Barr, recount their trips to Lambeau Field and dig into how the Packers have won four straight.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/20/16 -- Mike Zimmer Do...
Sam Ekstrom plays some clips from Monday's press conference and gives you the latest Viking to hit the injured reserve.
17 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/19/16 -- Embarrassing L...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss a disappointing 34-6 loss to Indianapolis and where the Vikings go from here.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/16/16 -- Adrian Peterso...
Sam Ekstrom opines on the Adrian Peterson press conference from Thursday and goes through his predictions for Sunday.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/15/16 -- Matt Danely Ta...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by Locked On Colts host Matt Danely, who explains why Andrew Luck has a very poor supporting cast.
30 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/14/16 -- The Formula Fo...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels talk about Andrew Luck's career arc, how to beat the Colts and what T.Y. stands for.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/13/16 -- Arif Hasan Tal...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by writer Arif Hasan to touch on the Vikings' troubling run game, Sharrif Floyd heading to the IR and the Vikings getting another London game.
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/12/16 -- Vikings Stay A...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels break down an ugly but effective win against the Jaguars and delve into some concussion conversation toward the end of the show.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/9/16 -- Locked On Jagua...
Sam Ekstrom welcomes Kerry Belkin to the show to get a Jaguars perspective. Could Gus Bradley be fired in Jacksonville? Plus, Sage Rosenfels joins to make his predictions for the weekend's games.
40 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/8/16 -- AP Speaks & Zim...
Sam Ekstrom previews the Vikings-Jaguars game with audio from Mike Zimmer. Adrian Peterson also spoke for the first time since his injury and laid out some conditions for his return.
19 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/7/16 -- Harrison Smith ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss what Harrison Smith's ankle sprain means, how terrible outdoor practices are in the winter and what Jacksonville's mentality is right now with a 2-10 record.
21 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/6/16 -- A Look Back to ...
Sam Ekstrom recaps how the Vikings accomplished their December rally in 2012, then he welcomes in Zachary Bennett of Locked On Wolves to talk a little hoops.
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/5/16 -- Is There Still ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss the newest playoff scenarios for the Vikings and talk about the best and worst of Sunday's NFL action.
19 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/2/16 -- Same Old Story:...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss what they saw in Thursday night's heartbreaker. An otherwise strong performance was undone by silly mistakes and some suspect officiating.
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 12/1/16 -- Mike Zimmer Und...
Sam Ekstrom reports on the breaking developments of Mike Zimmer's unexpected eye surgery. He also talks Cowboys with Drew Davison of Locked On Cowboys.
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/30/16 -- Center-QB Exch...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels debate the pros and cons of Adrian Peterson returning this season. They also discuss how Joe Berger's injury will affect the Vikings and who needs to step up on Thursday to help pull the upset.
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/29/16 -- Comparing the ...
Sam Ekstrom looks at how Dallas constructed its offensive line compared to the Vikings' O-line construction.
17 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/28/16 -- Looking Back a...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels kick off Week 13 by looking back at the Debacle in Detroit and previewing the Vikings' date with Dallas.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/25/16 -- A Lions Fan Pe...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by local podcaster and Lions fan Sam Verhulst, who has some thoughts on Thursday's big win and his team's unexpected success.
20 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/24/16 -- Immediate Reac...
Sam Ekstrom gives his initial take on the late defensive collapse and a series of boneheaded offensive plays as Minnesota loses 16-13 to Detroit.
14 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/23/16 -- Thanksgiving G...
Matt Dery of Locked On Lions joins the program for the second time to preview the battle for the division lead. Sage Rosenfels also joins to make his Thanksgiving Day predictions.
37 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/22/16 -- Wildcat Deep D...
Sam Ekstrom digs into the Vikings' Wildcat Formation this season and goes on to reminisce about how Randy Moss dominated the Dallas Cowboys, not once, but twice on Thanksgiving Day.
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/21/16 -- Vikings Snap t...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss everything that happened in Sunday's win over Arizona, primarily the pass rush, special teams and game-changing plays.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/18/16 -- Larry Fitzgera...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss the key matchups of this weekend's Vikings-Cardinals game, Sage answers Twitter questions and both of them make predictions for the weekend.
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/17/16 -- Chris Kluwe On...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe to discuss his experiences with Blair Walsh and what likely led to his struggles and departure from the team.
20 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/16/16 -- Blair Walsh Cu...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels react to the departure of Blair Walsh and give their thoughts on new kicker Kai Forbath.
21 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/15/16 -- Kalil and Wals...
Sam Ekstrom gives two updates from Winter Park and then delves into Minnesota's short yardage woes that have plagued them for the last four games.
21 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/14/16 -- Vikings Lose G...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels break down the Minnesota Vikings' fourth straight loss at Washington. Just how bad is the run blocking? Has the defense lost its edge? Do we miss Teddy? They answer all those questions and more and today's episode.
28 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/11/16 -- Key Matchups a...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels give their final breakdown of Sunday's game and predict whether the Vikings can bring their losing streak to a close.
21 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/10/16 -- Vikings FAQs
Sam Ekstrom addresses five important Vikings questions, including what the differences were between Norv Turner and Pat Shurmur's offense.
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/9/16 -- Walsh Stays For...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels analyze the Vikings' decision to keep Blair Walsh (for the moment) and waive MyCole Pruitt. They also dole out midseason awards for the Vikings.
20 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/8/16 -- Blair Walsh On ...
Sam Ekstrom and Luke Inman explore the possibility of a new Vikings kicker and discuss some additional Vikings-Lions takeaways.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/7/16 -- Plenty of Regre...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels react to a brutal loss to the Detroit Lions. Why couldn't the offense score in the red zone? Why can't the defense rush the passer all of a sudden? And what to do with Blair Walsh?
30 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/4/16 -- West Coast Sche...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels contemplate what Pat Shurmur's offense might look like, the impact of a couple Vikings injuries and the all-important Vikings Donut Club.
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/3/16 -- Matt Dery Talks...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by Matt Dery of Locked On Lions to talk about Game 7, which he attended, and the state of the Detroit Lions. Sage Rosenfels also calls in to weigh in more on Norv Turner's resignation.
30 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/2/16 -- Norv Turner OUT...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels react to the breaking news of Norv Turner's resignation.
32 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 11/1/16 -- Is the Sky Fall...
Sam Ekstrom ponders what happened in the Windy City on Halloween Night and whether the Vikings are capable of fixing their offensive -- and now defensive -- issues.
21 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/31/16 -- Halloween, Vik...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss Sunday's NFL action before giving their final thoughts and predictions on Monday night's Vikings-Bears game.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/28/16 -- Arthur Arkush ...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by Arthur Arkush from Chicago to discuss the Bears' poor start to the season and his beloved Cubs in the World Series. Sage Rosenfels also appears to discuss the hard-hitting stuffed animal controversy involving Mike Zimmer.
32 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/27/16 -- Pete Carroll R...
Sam Ekstrom is first joined by Arif Hasan to address the rumors of the Vikings signing another offensive lineman. Then new Locked On Wolves host, Zach Bennett, joins the show to review Minnesota's season-opening loss.
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/26/16 -- Sage Addresses...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss the recent Deadspin article about the 2009 Vikings having a bounty program. They also talk about communication on the O-line and Jay Cutler's history against the Vikings.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/25/16 -- Correction, No...
Sam Ekstrom explains how Mike Zimmer has been good at bouncing back from losses and describes how Minnesota can rediscover its identity.
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/24/16 -- Melancholy Mon...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss Minnesota's first loss of the season, a 21-10 clunker at Philadelphia.
30 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/21/16 -- Bradford's Bes...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels give their final thoughts before the Vikings face the Eagles. They talk about Sam Bradford's top throws, the best home crowds in the NFL and who they think will win Sunday's top matchups.
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/20/16 -- Eagles Insider...
Sam Ekstrom welcomes on Turron Davenport, host of Locked On Eagles. They talk the development of Carson Wentz, the Bradford trade and how the Philly offensive line is holding up.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/19/16 -- Top All-Time D...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss where the Vikings could rank amongst historically good defenses, the unfortunate news about George Edwards' DUI and which Vikings player would you most want to have off IR tomorrow.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/18/16 -- Focused Viking...
Sam Ekstrom gets you caught up on all the latest updates as the Vikings report back to practice following their bye week.
19 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/17/16 -- NFL Review, Vi...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels review an exciting Week 6 in the NFL and try to figure out who's for real in the NFC. They also ponder who the worst teams in the NFL are.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/14/16 -- Cris Carter St...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels wrap up the bye week with a variety of talkers, including Sage's experiences with Cris Carter in Miami. They hit on three Vikinsg-related questions before predicting the NFC North games for the weekend.
20 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/13/16 -- Matt Williamso...
Sam Ekstrom welcomes Matt Williamson of Locked On NFL to discuss the league as a whole and how far the Vikings can go.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/12/16 -- #AskTheSage: J...
Sam Ekstrom quizzes Sage Rosenfels with Twitter questions on the status of the Vikings' offensive line, what bye weeks looked like for him and which presidential candidate would he want running the Vikings?
20 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/11/16 -- Vikings Sign J...
Sam Ekstrom breaks the news of Minnesota signing LT Jake Long, then recaps the first five games with some of the team's top highlights.
21 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/10/16 -- Vikings Crush ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels rehash Minnesota's dominant win over Houston to move to 5-0. They discuss the improving offense, the stifling third down defense and the selfless coaching staff that has brought the #Vikings to this point.
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/7/16 -- Offensive Code ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss the offensive playcalling strategies for the Vikings and Texans, Sam hits Sage with some quarter-of-the-way stats, and they both make their predictions in the four NFC North games.
29 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/6/16 -- Robert Land of ...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by Robert Land of Locked On Texans to preview Sunday's tilt. They discuss the game's key matchups and the confidence levels of their respective fan bases.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/5/16 -- Vikings-Giants ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels close the book on New York and open the book on Houston as the undefeated Vikings begin a short week of preparation after their 24-10 win against the Giants.
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/4/16 -- Vikings Dominat...
Sam Ekstrom and Luke Inman dissect the dominant defensive performance and balanced offensive approach in Minnesota's fourth straight victory.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 10/3/16 -- Dome Collapse M...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels remember the disastrous 2010 Metrodome Collapse, discuss the big NFL storylines from Sunday and give their official predictions for Monday night's battle against the New York Giants.
21 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/30/16 -- How QBs Watch F...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss how quarterbacks scout the opposition, update the Vikings injury situation and speculate who could fill in if Zach Line misses time. Plus, the Giants may not have anybody left in the secondary.
20 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/29/16 -- Giants Talk Wit...
Sam Ekstrom and Art Stapleton go back and forth and discuss their teams' strength and weaknesses in advance of Monday's matchup.
32 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/28/16 -- Stopping Beckha...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels begin previewing the New York Giants game by reminiscing about Sage's year with the team. They talk Eli Manning, Tom Coughlin and Odell Beckham, Jr., as well as whether or not the Vikings' defensive success is sustainable.
20 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/27/16 -- Turnover Creati...
Sam Ekstrom explains how the Minnesota Vikings are generating so many takeaways, the status of Alex Boone and why Laquon Treadwell isn't getting much playing time.
19 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/26/16 -- Vikings Win Wit...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels break down Minnesota's convincing win over Carolina to stay unbeaten. They discuss how the Vikings flustered Cam Newton and how Sam Bradford is finding success in an unfamiliar offense.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/23/16 -- The Futures of ...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels wonder what lies ahead for Matt Kalil, Sharrif Floyd and Adrian Peterson and how they'll be affected from a contract standpoint next year. They also discuss what makes Carolina so tough to stop and give their official gam...
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/22/16 -- Peterson Opts F...
Sam Ekstrom explains why the Vikings can still compete without Kalil and Peterson, and he takes a look back at the last time the Panthers and Vikings played.
19 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/21/16 -- Carolina Look-A...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels begin previewing the Vikings game at Carolina and how they'll be functioning without Adrian Peterson. Sam also checks Sage's panic level on a few concerning issues.
21 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/20/16 -- Adrian's Torn M...
Sam Ekstrom provides an Adrian Peterson knee update and explains how the Vikings should move forward without him.
19 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/19/16 -- Vikings Win, Pe...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels both report on the experience being inside US Bank Stadium for the Vikings' 17-14 win over the Packers. They also talk about the game's turning points and what the Vikings still need to fix.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/16/16 -- Kalil's Injury,...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels explain what it will take for the Vikings to beat the Packers on Sunday Night Football. Sam also has a pop quiz for Sage to see if he has a photographic memory like Aaron Rodgers.
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/15/16 -- The Packer Repo...
Sam Ekstrom and Bill Huber get up speed on each other's teams as they deliver a mega-pod in preparation for Sunday's Border Battle. Plenty of info on Rodgers, Lacy, Peterson and Diggs to get you ready for the big game.
38 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/14/16 -- Aaron Rodgers P...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels talk Vikings-Packers with memories of Brett Favre facing his old team, the video game-like qualities of Aaron Rodgers and how Kevin Harlan delivered the greatest play-by-play call in the history of sports.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/13/16 -- Blair Walsh Opi...
Sam Ekstrom explains why it would be tough to replace Blair Walsh, then welcomes in Arif Hasan to get a deeper look at Sunday's win.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/12/16 -- Hill Manages, D...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels break down a Week 1 Vikings win, 25-16 over Tennessee. They discuss the performance of the Shaun Hill, the lackluster run game, Stefon Diggs' improvement and Blair Walsh's kicking woes.
27 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/9/16 -- Week 1 Predictio...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels look ahead to the Week 1 Titans matchup and play a Vikings-centric 'Would You Rather?' game.
21 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/8/16 -- Vikings-Titans T...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by Locked On Titans host Terry McCormick to discuss Marcus Mariota, the Titans' exciting rookies and the release of David Cobb in Tennessee.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/7/16 -- Mariota Impressi...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels dive into the Tennessee Titans matchup in Week 1, and Sage answers questions from Twitter.
20 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/6/16 -- The Importance o...
Sam Ekstrom breaks down how Sam Bradford will get incorporated into the offense and how Rick Spielman negotiated the deal.
17 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/5/16 -- Vikings Trade Fo...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels opine on the Sam Bradford acquisition and whether Rick Spielman made a good move. They also recap a fairly uneventful roster cut day.
25 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/2/16 -- Spielman's QB Se...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels react to Rick Spielman's comments on Teddy Bridgewater and his quarterback search. They also talk about a couple standouts in last night's game who may have improved their future in the NFL.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 9/1/16 -- Travis Rodgers o...
Sam Ekstrom discusses how the Vikings might go about finding a replacement for Teddy Bridgewater before welcoming in Locked On Rams host Travis Rodgers to talk Vin Scully, Hard Knocks and Todd Gurley's ceiling.
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/31/16 -- The Teddy Bridg...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels confirm the news of Teddy Bridgewater's torn ACL and begin analyzing back-up options. They also dissect the departure of John Sullivan, Minnesota's veteran center.
24 min
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels react to Teddy Bridgewater's significant knee injury and contemplate how the Vikings will move forward.
12 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/30/16 -- 2-Point Convers...
Sam Ekstrom is joined by Arif Hasan of ColdOmaha.com to discuss the John Sullivan trade rumors and the Vikings' offensive line. Sam also points out the value of the 2-point conversion.
19 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/29/16 -- Teddy, Diggs, S...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels rehash the Vikings' first game at US Bank Stadium, talk about the top performances and discuss what NFL roster cut days are like.
32 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/26/16 -- Contract "Holdo...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss the advantages for Teddy Bridgewater of playing indoors, the Joey Bosa contract situation and alpha dogs in NFL locker rooms. Then Sam wraps up the week by quizzing Sage on old box scores from his past.
26 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/25/16 -- The Real Meanin...
Sam Ekstrom describes Rhett Ellison's fascinating press conference at Vikings practice, how preseason success correlates to the regular season and looks at the status of each NFC North foe.
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/24/16 -- Zimmer vs Media...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss the continued discontent between Mike Zimmer and the media, whether Adrian Peterson should play in the preseason and how amazing knee rehabs are these days.
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/23/16 -- Vikings FAQs
Sam Ekstrom attempts to answer some common Vikings questions pertaining to Zach Line, the new stadium and the battle at center.
18 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/22/16 -- Quarterback Car...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss the latest Vikings' QB confusion, the state of the team's offensive line and whether Jerick McKinnon can be a legit starter post-Peterson.
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/19/16 -- Teddy's No-Show...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss Mike Zimmer's decision to not play Teddy Bridgewater on Thursday, their concerns about the Vikings' run game and the mentality of a back-up quarterback.
24 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/18/16 -- Ponder Got a Jo...
Sam Ekstrom congratulates Christian Ponder on the new gig in San Francisco, then describes what he's looking for in tonight's Vikings preseason game at Seattle.
21 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/17/16 -- Blair Walsh, Ad...
Sage Rosenfels joins Sam Ekstrom to preview the Seattle preseason game. Can Blair Walsh bounce back from last year's miss? Should Adrian Peterson play in the preseason? And who will claim the second safety spot beside Harrison Smith?
22 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/16/16 -- Shamar Stephen ...
Sam Ekstrom details the reemergence of Shamar Stephen, reports on the latest Vikings' practice news and explains why the current rookie class may not be as strong as last year's.
23 min
LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 8/15/16 -- Brett Favre Sto...
Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels kick off the Locked On Vikings Podcast by reminiscing about the 2009 Vikings and wondering if the 2016 team can make a similar run.
22 min