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E32: Pocket Protectors [2019 Vikings Season Preview - Detroit to Chicago]

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Previewing the fourth quarter of the season

BREAKING NEWS!!! The Daily Norseman and the Climbing The Pocket Network are joining forces to create a one-stop shop for Vikings podcasts delivered to your eardrums daily. This collection of shows promises to deliver the top independent voices covering the Vikings from every angle.

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just_rob

Minnesota Vikings News and Links: July 22nd, 2019

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Monday Open Thread

Good Morning!

Not sure what happened to Fishin this morning, probably more issues with his computer. Links etc will be briefly limited so I can get this published, I’ll add more in a few minutes. Meanwhile, time to carry on with our news and links open thread full of beer recommendations, nap strategies, crock pot and smoker recipes. Drop by for some fan wisdom, snark and go ahead leave work early, it’s...

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4 underrated Vikings to watch during training camp

Who are some of the lesser-known members of the Minnesota Vikings to keep an eye out for during the team’s 2019 training camp. Finally, the first week of training camp is here for the 2019 Minnesota Vikings. Rookies and other early arrivals will check in to camp on Monday and the rest of the Vikings’ […] 4 underrated Vikings to watch during training camp - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Christopher Gates

Austin Cutting to serve active duty commitment concurrent with NFL career

We still don’t have any pictures of Austin Cutting, so we’re doing what we can. | Harrison Barden-USA TODAY Sports

And will be used in recruiting for the next couple of years

When rookies (and other selected players) for the Minnesota Vikings report to the Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center in Eagan tomorrow. . .yes, tomorrow. . .for the start of Training Camp, long snapper Austin Cutting will be among them. The determination has been made that he will be able to play in the...

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Vikings reportedly sign long snapper Austin Cutting to rookie deal

More clarity arrived regarding Vikings long snapper Austin Cutting‘s status recently, and the seventh-round pick agreed to terms on his rookie deal, according to Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Cutting’s commitment to the Air Force Academy had left his status in limbo for a while this offseason, but he has been cleared to play. This marks the last of 2019’s Day 3 draft choices to agree to the terms of his rookie contract. Cutting’s deal is for four years and $2.59M....

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ESPN predicts that Kirk Cousins will sign an extension with the Vikings

Harrison Barden-USA TODAY Sports Come on in for reasonable, well-thought out discussion When the Minnesota Vikings signed quarterback Kirk Cousins to a three-year, $84 million, fully guaranteed contract during the 2018 offseason, it was difficult to know for sure whether or not the team saw him as a long-term fix at the position. He’s still relatively young, as he’ll turn 31 in a few weeks here, but not so young that the Vikings couldn’t realistically weigh the possibility of drafting...

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Christopher Gates

Trae Waynes teams with Melvin Gordon for hometown dodgeball tournament

Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

And a good time was had by all

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Trae Waynes and Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon share a home town, Kenosha, Wisconsin. In 2019, they’ll share the field when the Chargers play host to the Vikings in Week 15. And, this past weekend, they shared an opportunity to promote fitness in their home town before Training Camps get underway.

This past Friday at Indian Trail High School in Kenosha, Waynes and Gordon hosted a...

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Vikings CB Trae Waynes teamed with Melvin Gordon for dodgeball tourney

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Trae Waynes partnered with Chargers running back Melvin Gordon to host a dodgeball tournament in Kenosha, Wisconsin. It is nice to see traditions continue, especially when they encourage fitness and can help to inspire fans. And that is exactly what Minnesota Vikings cornerback Trae Waynes and Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin […] Vikings CB Trae Waynes teamed with Melvin Gordon for dodgeball tourney - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota...

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Why do the Vikings have worse Super Bowl odds than the Packers?

Despite the Green Bay Packers only winning six games last year, they still have better Super Bowl odds than the Minnesota Vikings this season? Week 16 of the 2016 season is the last time the Green Bay Packers were able to come out of a matchup against the Minnesota Vikings with a win. In fact, […] Why do the Vikings have worse Super Bowl odds than the Packers? - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Vikings Training Camp 2019: Previewing the defensive line

The Minnesota Vikings will hope that 2019 is not the beginning of the end for some of the mainstays on the defensive line. One of the biggest strengths of the Minnesota Vikings during Mike Zimmer’s tenure as the team’s head coach has been the play of their defensive line. With an emphasis on winning the […] Vikings Training Camp 2019: Previewing the defensive line - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Luft Krigare

Good Morning Gjallarhorn - ep 057 – One Small Step leads to Giant Vikings Results

In the spirit of celebrating 50 years ago, GMG with special guest Ed Brodmarkle from the Skoldiers Podcast talk about what happened, and what will happen as the rookies report to camp on Monday.

Good morning Horners! We thought we put out a special episode today, partly to commemorate 50 years ago, and mainly to discuss that rookies report to camp on Monday. 50 years ago today Neil Armstrong was the first man to step on the moon, also 50 years ago the Vikings entered season in which they won...

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MMQB picks Vikings to win NFC North

Harrison Barden-USA TODAY Sports And, possibly, a first-round bye During his tenure with the Minnesota Vikings, odd-numbered years under Mike Zimmer era have been very good for the purple. The Vikings won the NFC North in 2015 and 2017 under Zimmer, and have hovered around the .500 mark during the even-numbered years. (7-9 in 2014, 8-8 in 2016, and 8-7-1 last season.) Now that we’re less than a week from the start of Training Camp, we are starting to see some more predictions, and at least...

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5 Minnesota Vikings players with nothing to prove in 2019

This time of year, teams like the Minnesota Vikings have many players come to camp for competitions. However, there are some players with nothing to prove. Preseason and training camp are important times for players hoping to achieve their dreams of playing in the NFL or going after a championship. Teams like the Minnesota Vikings […] 5 Minnesota Vikings players with nothing to prove in 2019 - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Kirk Cousins predicted to sign an extension with the Vikings

ESPN’s Dan Graziano believes the Minnesota Vikings quarterback will sign another contract with the team before his current deal runs out in 2021. When Kirk Cousins signed with the Minnesota Vikings last offseason, his deal was unique for a number of reasons. Obviously, it was the largest fully guaranteed contract for a quarterback in NFL […] Kirk Cousins predicted to sign an extension with the Vikings - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion...

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just_rob

Minnesota Vikings News and Links: July 20th and 21st, 2019

Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning!

It’s the weekend and even better my weekend off. Our plan is cram as much Netflix into Saturday and Sunday as possible, which knowing me is about two hours because I don’t sit still very well. We’ll be cooking what looks to be the last of the deer we have in the freezer on Saturday, not sure what we’re doing Sunday but it will probably involve the smoker......I’m thinking brisket again. The weekend open thread lead picture is of course HoF DT...

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Evolving the Vikings Defense

Photo by Amy Lemus/NurPhoto via Getty Images The Vikings’ defense took a slight step back in 2018. How can they prevent the same thing from happening this season? The Vikings have had a top 10 defense since Mike Zimmer came to town five years ago, and such was the case last year as well. But last year represented the first year that the defense suffered a bit of a regression in overall rankings, slipping to #3 in yards allowed and #9 in points allowed. Of course there was no where to go...

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Kirk Cousins grills up rewards for the Minnesota Vikings offensive line

Kirk Cousins has made an investment in the success of the Minnesota Vikings offensive line by giving them each a gift before the 2019 NFL season. Every once in a while, a player will reward their teammates for a job well done by buying them gifts. For example, fans of the Minnesota Vikings may remember […] Kirk Cousins grills up rewards for the Minnesota Vikings offensive line - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Climbing The Pocket: Episode 157 [Second Year Expectations for Kirk Cousins + 2019 Draft Recap]

David Berding-USA TODAY Sports

Jordan Reid and Yinka Ayinde join Jayson Brown to discuss Kirk Cousins and recap the 2019 draft ahead of training camp

BREAKING NEWS!!! The Daily Norseman and the Climbing The Pocket Network are joining forces to create a one-stop shop for Vikings podcasts delivered to your eardrums daily. This collection of shows promises to deliver the top independent voices covering the Vikings from every angle.

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6 reasons why the Vikings will win the Super Bowl in 2019

What will it take for the Minnesota Vikings to capture their first-ever Super Bowl victory at the end of the 2019 NFL season? Why can’t this be the year? Why can’t the 2019 season finally be when the Minnesota Vikings are able to put it all together and win the franchise’s first-ever Super Bowl? Did […] 6 reasons why the Vikings will win the Super Bowl in 2019 - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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just_rob

Minnesota Vikings News and Links: July 19th, 2019

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Weekend Eve Open Thread

Good Morning!

We’ve (almost) finally made it to training camp. One week from today Kyle Slotergoat™ Sloter starts his conquest for the backup QB job along with a lot of other guys who have something to prove on the practice field and preseason. We’ve had a lot of fun with the Kyle Sloter, Chad Beebe, Brandon Zylstra thing since last year; I hope they all make the team again but really I want the best 11 players for the...

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