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Matthew Coller is joined by reporters, players, analysts and much more to break down everything Minnesota Vikings football. From discussing whether Kirk Cousins will take the Vikings to the next level to breaking down offensive line combinations to analyzing the NFC North, this podcast is for people who live and breathe football.

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    • 4.8 • 570 Ratings

Matthew Coller is joined by reporters, players, analysts and much more to break down everything Minnesota Vikings football. From discussing whether Kirk Cousins will take the Vikings to the next level to breaking down offensive line combinations to analyzing the NFC North, this podcast is for people who live and breathe football.

    Some Vikings rookies are put on blast already and the winners and losers of Vikings minicamp

    Some Vikings rookies are put on blast already and the winners and losers of Vikings minicamp

    Matthew Coller and Sam Ekstrom start the show with three notable comments Mike Zimmer made in an interview with KFAN about rookies Kellen Mond, Ihmir Smith-Marsette and Wyatt Davis. What does it say about where each player stands coming out of minicamp? Plus the winners and losers of minicamp/OTAs are highlighted by Mike Zimmer, Kirk Cousins and Justin Jefferson.

    • 50 min
    Sheldon Richardson is a Viking and Jake Browning is still QB2 in minicamp

    Sheldon Richardson is a Viking and Jake Browning is still QB2 in minicamp

    Fresh off Sheldon Richardson's reintroduction press conference, Matthew Coller and Sam Ekstrom talk about what Richardson's presence means to the Minnesota Vikings, where he fits in and what it means for the bigger picture. They talk about how Mike Zimmer has done it his way in rebuilding the defense quickly and whether the short-term nature of this rebuild is a good thing. Plus, was it the right way to go in ignoring the offense this offseason? And Jake Browning is still taking the No. 2 reps in minicamp. Should we care?

    • 53 min
    Reaction to Danielle Hunter reworking his deal and pie charts with ESPN's Courtney Cronin

    Reaction to Danielle Hunter reworking his deal and pie charts with ESPN's Courtney Cronin

    Matthew Coller opens the show with an emergency reaction to Danielle Hunter news. NFL Network is reporting that he will be at mandatory minicamp. What does that mean for his current contract situation? How do we expect his "situation" to be resolved? Plus Matthew connects with Courtney Cronin of ESPN to talk about who's playing on the opposite side of Hunter, whether Irv Smith Jr. is set for a big year and how much coverage will be focused on Kellen Mond.

    • 43 min
    Yahoo! Sports' Eric Edholm answers: Should Vikings fans be worried about Jordan Love?

    Yahoo! Sports' Eric Edholm answers: Should Vikings fans be worried about Jordan Love?

    Matthew Coller is joined by Yahoo! Sports' Eric Edholm to talk about his article on Jordan Love. Edholm talked to Love's former coaches at Utah State and Matthew asks Eric to read between the lines on Love. Could he overcome having poor numbers in college and being the No. 3 QB last year? Or should we be skeptical that Love can take over for Aaron Rodgers? Plus Eric talks about what he thought of Kellen Mond coming out in the draft and why drafting a QB these days is less risky than it's ever been. And he gives his prediction for a Day 3 Vikings player who could make a surprising difference in Year 1.

    • 43 min
    Matthew Coller leads a game of "How you feelin' 'bout?" with the Vikings now done with OTAs

    Matthew Coller leads a game of "How you feelin' 'bout?" with the Vikings now done with OTAs

    Matthew Coller is back from vacation, so he and Sam hash out some of the big storylines now that OTAs are in the rearview mirror. How does the cornerback group look? Is Kirk Cousins really going to be helpful for Kellen Mond? They also focus on one non-Vikings story: What exactly is the deal with Deshaun Watson's situation?

    • 59 min
    Andrew Krammer of the Star Tribune reviews a better day for the offense at OTAs

    Andrew Krammer of the Star Tribune reviews a better day for the offense at OTAs

    After a hot day at TCO Performance Center, Andrew Krammer joins Sam Ekstrom to cool down with a review of what they observed on the practice field. Already the Vikings can't get their cornerbacks on the field, and how much trouble is the defensive line in without Danielle Hunter?

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
570 Ratings

570 Ratings

dpmosher ,

Good show

The host will occasionally come up with really cool new segments.

goldseedlbg ,

Good Vikings Podcast

A good non objective Vikings podcast.

ballnweiners ,

Purple insider created by Matthew Coller

Hey, I’m Alex Lawson from Chicago and this is my first ever review. I typically do not review things: positive or negative. I had to review this podcast because it’s simply the best. The host, Matthew coller, includes a variety of guests and has created one of the smartest, respectable, and and honest medium for all things minnesota Vikings. Minnesota is lucky to have this man covering the Vikings and if you haven’t tuned in: what are you waiting for!? You will not regret listening to this material daily!

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