Minnesota Vikings predictions on Kirk Cousins, Patrick Peterson, wins out of the bye week and more!; (28:00) Purple Positivity on Christian Darrisaw, the Vikings defense putting the clamps on third down and pressuring opposing quarterbacks.
Realistic Randy joins Mackey & Judd on Purple After Dark to discuss a Minnesota Vikings team that just dominated a rock solid Panthers defense. Are they set up for a big second half push?; Picking the games the rest of the schedule post bye week!
Fresh off Minnesota Vikings' GM Rick Spielman talking with the media, Matthew Coller and ESPN's Courtney Cronin discuss a particular answer regarding Kirk Cousins's future and they break down the odds of Cousins continuing to play well and how that might factor with the playoffs and the long-term outlook. Plus they discuss the cornerback depth with Patrick Peterson out and what Spielman had to say about the rookie class. They grade the front office's job overall so far as well. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Minnesota Vikings rookie Christian Darrisaw with an impressive first start on the Vikings offensive line and former lineman Alex Boone is all about it; Has the perception of Kirk Cousins changed?; State of the Vikings offensive line; Boone's weight gain and loss from his playing days to retiring and other observations!
Minnesota Vikings pie chart of praise after their Week 6 win over the Carolina Panthers on Kirk Cousins, defensive line, the vikings wide receivers, Christain Darrisaw and more!; (25:00) Surly, You Must Be Furious!; (29:00) Vikings nitpicks on bad teams hanging around, Dalvin Cook's workload, Garrett Bradbury and Greg Joseph!
The Minnesota Vikings are unleashing Kirk Cousins and is this a new version of Kirk?; Is Klint Kubiak back in good gracious with the team?; KJ Osborn taking the next step?; Can the Vikings still take the NFC North? What would Kirk say candidly about moving on from Zimmer and Spielman?; Can Mike Zimmer evolve and how many wins will it take for him to stick around in 2022?
Kirk Cousins bailed out the Minnesota Vikings for an overtime win over the Carolina Panthers! Vikings fans join the show to give their thoughts as Minnesota heads into the bye at 3-3.
Should Minnesota Vikings consider trading Dalvin Cook after the 2021 season?; Where does Kirk Cousins rank among the current NFL quarterbacks; Which actor or actress would you ramble on about like Kirk Cousins does with Nicholas Cage and our weekly would you rather question!
Matthew Coller and ESPN's Courtney Cronin discuss a good fan question: Would we still have the same criticisms of the Vikings if they had won the first two games of the season? Courtney talks about their upcoming schedule and how it was always going to shape the season and they also discuss the numbers that point to what type of team the Vikings really are. Plus a more hardcore Vikings-Panthers breakdown of a battle of two defensive lines that will dictate the game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Minnesota Vikings offensive coaches were told to “self scout” from Mike Zimmer to make the Vikings offense less predictable in the second half; (19:00) Four key offensive stats with the Vikings offense being too conservative; (32:00) Random Viking of the week
Why Minnesota Vikings need to trust Kirk Cousins! Mike Zimmer calling out Klint Kubiak and the offensive coordinators for being too predictable in the second half; Kirk vs. Zimmer reaction and will the Vikings get back to .500?!
Minnesota Vikings predictions vs. Carolina Panthers involving the offense, Justin Jefferson, Kirk Cousins, bye week record; NFL games and more on Write That Down; (30:00) Purple Positivity on Mike Zimmer adapting, Patrick Peterson, Kirk Cousins saved Mike Zimmer's job on Sunday.
Minnesota Vikings beat the Detroit Lions and shout out to the Lions for being the Lions!; Why is Mike Zimmer still afraid to let the offense be unleashed?; Does Kirk Cousins hold Zimmer back or is it the over way around?; Can the Vikings get back to .500 against the Carolina Panthers?
Dan is joined by ESPN's Courtney Cronin for her regular appearance to talk Vikings, NFL and the Jon Gruden situation. After Courtney Dan dives into a political rant about something that bugged him this week.
Minnesota Vikings made Dan Campbell cry!; How should the Vikings feel about an ugly win over the Lions; Behind the scenes of how teams execute two-minute drills and why the Vikings offense stalls out in the second half; Why the Vikings don't take more shots down the field.
Minnesota Vikings pie chart of praise after a Vikings win over the Detroit Lions involving Justin Jefferson, Kirk Cousins, Greg Joseph and more!; (20:00) Surly, you must be furious!; (30:0o) Vikings Nitpicks after the win over the Lions
Minnesota Vikings playoff odds through four games of the NFL season; Prop bets vs. Detroit Lions for Week 5! Will the Vikings cover? Over/under of 49.5 points; Dalvin Cook's rushing yards; Kirk Cousins' passing yards and more on the latest edition of Purple Props!
If Minnesota Vikings moved on from Mike Zimmer, how would you feel about these head coaching candidates?; Will Minnesota Vikings sit Dalvin Cook against the Detroit Lions; Where is the 3-game winnings streak on the Vikings schedule? And our weekly would you rather question of the week!
ESPN's Courtney Cornin talks about how some Vikings fans seem to want the Vikings to lose to the Lions in order to spark a rebuild. Also she talks about Dalvin Cook's injury and first guessing that it would be a problem this year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Minnesota Vikings offense is a ROLLER COASTER this season under new offensive coordinator Klint Kubiak! Tyler Forness of Climbing the Pocket and NBC Sports joins for a state of the Vikings offense. Why haven't the Vikings played their rookie draft class?; And a way too early look at the 2022 NFL Draft!
What Minnesota Vikings should expect from Anthony Barr's return; The Vikings run defense is a mess; Will Christian Darrisaw make his first NFL start?; How hot is Mike Zimmer's seat right now?; The staggering lack of rookies playing this season and Week 5 predictions against the Lions with Chip Scoggins from the Star Tribune!
Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions predictions in Week 5 on Kirk Cousins, Danielle Hunter, Christian Darrisaw, Stephon Gilmore and other NFL predictions; (23:00) Purple Positivity on Anthony Barr, Darrisaw and Kirk Cousins!
The Minnesota Vikings offensive line is a MESS again after getting bullied by the Browns; The run defense is embarrassingly bad; How many more excuses will the Vikings come up?; Who is more at fault Mike Zimmer or Rick Spielman?; What happens if they lose to the Lions and more on the latest Purple After Dark with Realistic Randy!
Are Minnesota Vikings still a “good” team after their 1-3 start? Picking through Mike Zimmer's positive comments despite winning just one of their first four games; Will the Vikings offensive line get back on track after getting whipped against the Browns; Why can't the Vikings orchestrate a game-winning drive?; Is the Vikings offense too predictable?; Anthony Barr's status going forward?
Frivolity kicks off #92Noon on a Tuesday, followed by ESPN.com's Courtney Cronin making her studio appearance for most of the first hour. Paul Guenther's Vikings report tucked into the mix as well on a Crucial Catch Day at the Fan!
Minnesota Vikings pie chart of BLAME after a Week 4 loss to the Cleveland Browns! Assessing blame to Mike Zimmer, Rick Spielman, the offensive line, run defense and more; Silver Linings on KJ Osborn, Cam Dantzler and the defense; And Surly You Must be Furious!
The Minnesota Vikings run defense is a problem; is the offensive scheme too predictable; Kirk Cousins to the Browns in 2022?!; Did the Vikings miss an opportunity to draft Mac Jones?; Why is Mike Zimmer remaining so positive?; Is it code red if the Vikings don't beat the Lions. Judd and Declan read your comments!
Should Minnesota Vikings fans miss Kevin Stefanski; Is Tom Brady's return to New England bigger than Brett Favre's return to Lambeau?; Who will be the top 5 quarterbacks in league five years from now? And our weekly would you rather question!
Matthew Coller and ESPN's Courtney Cronin preview Vikings-Browns and talk about how badly the Vikings need a win that shows they can be a very good team this year. What will a win say about Kirk Cousins and the offense's sustainability. Why should the Vikings be concerned about Cleveland's running game? And Courtney tells a great story about Jared Allen and Kevin Stefanski Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
How Minnesota Vikings can beat the Cleveland Browns; Why Kirk Cousins and Mike Zimmer have taken their relationship to the next level; Alex Mattison stepping in for Dalvin Cook; Is the defense trending towards improvement?; And score final score predictions!
Minnesota Vikings predictions: Week 4 vs. Cleveland Browns, Kirk Cousins, Justin Jefferson, Greg Joseph, Alex Mattison, Tom Brady's return to New England and more on Write That Down; (21:30) Purple Positivity on Kirk Cousins being red hot.
Will Minnesota Vikings be able to get back to .500 against the Cleveland Browns? Alex Boone joins to bring perspective on what Kevin Stefanski will bring in his return to Minnesota; (11:00) Why the Vikings offense is on fire; (18:00) nerd football stats on the offensive line and how Boone explains football terms!
Matthew Coller and ESPN's Courtney Cronin discuss why the Vikings so desperately need a win and why they're both picking the Vikings to save their season on Sunday afternoon. Why is Russell Wilson such a difficult QB to face, even at US Bank Stadium? What would the ramifications be of a loss? Do the Vikings have Wolves-like dysfunction? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices