Purple Podcast, ep 14: Bridgewater showed promise in Vikings debut Updated: 5 hours ago The Purple Podcast analyzes the Vikings’ week 3 loss to the Saints. Matt Cassel apparently broke several bones in his foot and will likely miss an extended period of time. Teddy Bridgewater saw his first game action sooner than many originally expected. And while he’s not a finished product quite yet, he displayed positive signs Sunday that we’ll discuss at length on this episode. We also address Adrian Peterson’s absence, the offensive line's struggles, Vikings injury updates and a pivotal call that went against the Vikings. And while Minnesota falls to 1-2 with the 11-point loss, there were several positives, including Harrison Smith’s performance. [Click to listen]
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Vikings Vent Line 9/21/2014 Updated: 6 hours ago The Vikings got dismissed down in New Orleans again, losing 20-9, which left you, the listeners, upset and ready to Vent. Today you got after the offensive lines poor play. You also discussed rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewaters performance. Also, there was plenty of talk about the lack of offense and the big controversial call late in the game. [Click to listen]
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How does Vegas think the Vikings will fare against the Saints? Updated: 2 days ago In the Week 3 edition of "Pros or Joes?" with Mackey, Judd, Harrigan, FOX Sports 1 Vegas insider Todd Fuhrman explains Vegas' mindset in making the Saints 10-point favorites over the Vikings. Do the Vikings have a chance? [Click to listen]
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Purple Podcast, ep 13B: How can Vikings counter Drew Brees' deep passes? Updated: 4 days ago If you’re Adrian Peterson’d out and are craving football analysis, Andrew Krammer and Derek Wetmore preview the Vikings-Saints matchup for Sunday. The key matchup we’re watching will be Matt Cassel versus New Orleans’ secondary. Who will have the edge? -- How does Jimmy Graham compare to the most recent tight end threat the Vikings faced, Rob Gronkowski? How can the Vikings defend Drew Brees and the Saints’ vertical offense? With Brees’ downfield accuracy, what tactics can Minnesota employ to counter it? -- We go over other Vikings injuries of minor concern. And make a prediction for the outcome of the game. [Click to listen]
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Purple Podcast, ep 13A: Where the Vikings stand with Adrian Peterson case Updated: 4 days ago The Purple Podcast has the latest updates in the Vikings’ decision to keep Adrian Peterson away from the team indefinitely. Owners Zygi and Mark Wilf, general manager Rick Spielman and Vice President of Legal Affairs Kevin Warren addressed the media Wednesday. We'll include the timeline of important events, how the Vikings arrived at this decision, how they admitted to making a mistake Monday, lost sponsors and then changed their mind overnight Tuesday into Wednesday. -- We'll also answer some of the most pressing questions as far as the Vikings are concerned. What is the next step in Peterson's legal case? Is Adrian Peterson done for 2014? Will he play another snap for the Vikings? Peterson is tradeable while he's on the Exempt List. Is that something the Vikings should pursue? [Click to listen]
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Purple Podcast, ep 12: How did the Patriots stifle the Vikings offense? Updated: 7 days ago The Purple Podcast analyzes the Vikings loss to the Patriots. Is it too early to have the Teddy Bridgewater conversation? Matt Cassel will be the starter for the team’s game in Week 3 in New Orleans, but when will they consider Bridgewater if this poor play continues? -- What did the Patriots do to stifle the Vikings’ offense? What in-game strategic decisions gave New England the advantage? -- How did Xavier Rhodes play? Are there concerns going forward with all the defensive pass interference calls?-- Answers to all those questions and more in this episode of the podcast. [Click to listen]
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Vikings Vent Line 9/14/2014 Updated: 7 days ago Plenty of calls today as the Vikings got beat by the Patriots 30-7. You called in to talk heavily about Matt Cassel and his horrible game against his former team. There were calls for Bridgewater to start now. Questions about how the AP situation figured into todays debacle. Also, plenty of comments on Matt Kalil and Xavier Rhodes struggling mightily. [Click to listen]
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How does Vegas think Vikings will fare against Patriots? Updated: 9 days ago In the Week 2 edition of "Pros or Joes?" with Mackey, Judd, Harrigan and FOX Sports 1 Vegas insider Todd Fuhrman, the boys discuss reasons why the Bears are bad, why the Packers won't cover and why the smart money is on the Vikings at home against the Patriots. [Click to listen]
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Purple Podcast, ep 11: How can the Vikings slow down Tom Brady? Updated: 11 days ago Andrew Krammer and Derek Wetmore take on another episode of the Purple Podcast with some updates on the Vikings and a preview of the team’s game against the New England Patriots. How the Vikings can potentially slow down Tom Brady and the Patriots offense?--- Andrew also analyzed the film of the Vikings week 1 win against the Rams. He talks about what he learned from that, including an appreciation of safety Harrison Smith’s talent and versatility.--- Is blitzing Tom Brady an unnecessary risk? We’ll look at the tape of what the Miami Dolphins did to expose Brady in the second half of week 1 to help answer that question. Plus, a little scouting of the Patriots’ offensive line and how the Vikings can take advantage. --- We end with a simple game plan that for how the Vikings could win on offense, and make predictions for Sunday’s game. [Click to listen]
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Jerome Felton says he was surprised by blowout of St. Louis Updated: 11 days ago Vikings fullback Jerome Felton joins Mackey & Judd. Felton talks about the lopsided win in week one over the Rams, prepping for the Patriots, and gives his thoughts on how the NFL has handled the Ray Rice situation. [Click to listen]
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Vikings Vent Line 9/7/2014 Updated: 14 days ago We're back with you're call-in show right after the game ends! Vikings dominate the Rams in St. Louis this week 34-6. You called in with, mostly, tempered expectations to talk about what you liked from the offense, defense, & coaching staff. [Click to listen]
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Purple Podcast, ep 10: Two reasons Vikings defense succeeded vs. Rams Updated: 14 days ago Andrew Krammer and Derek Wetmore break down the Vikings season opening blowout win against the Rams on this episode of the Purple Podcast. We talk about Cordarrelle Patterson’s explosive day, the impressive day from the Vikings secondary, and the pass rush that got into the backfield, as Mike Zimmer’s tenure as Vikings head coach got off to a nice start on both sides of the ball. [Click to listen]
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Purple Podcast, ep 9: The most important matchup for Vikings vs. Rams Updated: 18 days ago The Purple Podcast digs in on Wednesday’s news that the Vikings have decided all their starters. We’ll also preview the Vikings first game against St. Louis Rams. Starters at strong safety and middle linebacker have been announced. Nickel corner also appears to be decided. Who are they and how do they fit in Mike Zimmer’s defense? Andrew Krammer spoke at length with defensive backs coach Jerry Gray on Wednesday about members of the secondary. Gray had a very surprising statement about Josh Robinson. The injury report for the Vikings came out during the podcast, so we discussed that. What is the biggest matchup for the Vikings’ week 1 matchup? We make an on-the-record prediction for the outcome of the game. [Click to listen]
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Jerome Felton says he wasn't too worried about being cut by Vikings Updated: 18 days ago Vikings fullback Jerome Felton joins Mackey & Judd to preview week 1 against the Rams. Felton talks about any nervousness he had as cut day approached last weekend, and what he expects moving forward from the Vikings' offense. [Click to listen]
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Sports Over Beers, ep 31: Trying to outsmart Vegas with Vikings predictions Updated: 19 days ago With the Vikings season beginning Sept. 7, it’s time to roll out some predictions. This Sports Over Beers episode was taped at Brothers bar downtown and sponsored by Shock Top. Chip Scoggins of the Star Tribune joins the Sports Over Beers podcast to make some bold predictions based on the gambling odds from Bovada. ----- Sports Over Beers looks at the Vikings from a big-picture perspective and on an individual player level. For example: will the Vikings win more than the 6 ½ games, where Bovada currently has them pegged? Is there any chance they will make the playoffs? ----- Will Adrian Peterson win the NFL MVP? Peterson is the most likely non-QB to win the MVP, according to Bovada. That’s behind seven quarterbacks, though, which begs the question: will another running back ever win an MVP? ----- The podcast begins with Vikings predictions and it turns into a rip-fest on Wetmore. [Click to listen]
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MarQueis Gray on his return to MN and playing under Norv Turner Updated: 19 days ago New Viking, and former Gopher, MarQueis Gray joins Mackey & Judd. Gray talks about his return to Minnesota, what it's like playing in a Norv Turner offense, and the atmosphere in Cleveland while he was in camp with Johnny Manziel. [Click to listen]
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Rick Spielman Talks Waiver Wire, Cuts Updated: 21 days ago Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman joined Souhan & Corzo on Sunday Morning Sports Talk to discuss the teams cuts that were made yesterday. Spielman also talked about some of the Waiver Wire activity they've already made. [Click to listen]
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Purple Podcast, ep 8: Goessling, Krammer on Vikings' impressive run game Updated: 24 days ago Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer are on this episode of the Purple Podcast to look back at the Vikings' 4-0 preseason after fourth and final game. The Vikings running game sans Adrian Peterson was impressive this preseason. They rushed for nearly 600 yards across four preseason games. What worked for them? How has the offensive line looked in run blocking? What will Peterson’s addition mean for that group? Is Matt Kalil the most critical member of the offensive line? Blair Walsh: back on track? And of course, the quarterbacks in preseason Game 4. What did you think of Teddy Bridgewater this preseason? Did Christian Ponder boost his trade value in the final game of the preseason? Will any team take him as a backup? With roster cuts looming, who stood out during the preseason? Is defensive secondary still the biggest are of concern heading into the year? Finally, a little congratulations are in order for Ben Goessling, who accurately predicted months in advance that Adam Thielen would be a worthy Mr. Mankato. [Click to listen]
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Purple Podcast, ep 7: Vikings pass rush impressive in preseason game 3 Updated: 29 days ago Andrew Krammer and Derek Wetmore analyzed the Vikings following the team's big win against the Kansas City Chiefs in the preseason. The Vikings showed multiple different looks with the first team defensive line in preseason game No. 3. Should we expect that to continue in the regular season, or is Mike ZImmer just toying with different options? They were without hulking nose tackle Linval Joseph, how might his return affect the line? Also, did we get any more clarity on some of the unsettled starters on defense? Middle linebacker, second safety, third corner all appear up for grabs. Finally, it's clear Matt Cassel will be the Week 1 starter. When will they announce that and what have you thought of his preseason so far? [Click to listen]
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Matt Cassel explains why Norv Turner's offense is successful Updated: 32 days ago Vikings QB Matt Cassel joins Mike Greenberg and Cris Carter. Cassel talks about the new offense under Norv Turner, why he chose to return to the Vikings, and the luxury of having Adrian Peterson in the Vikings backfield. [Click to listen]
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