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  • Another meltdown against a winner (ep 415)

    The Minnesota Vikings’ offense fell apart against the Seattle Seahawks on Monday Night Football, now the Vikings are left to scramble for answers. Matthew Coller and Judd Zulgad break down what’s left for them to…

  • What hope is left for the Vikings? (ep 414)

    Matthew Coller and Pro Football Focus analyst Eric Eager break down whether Vikings fans should be down on their chances at a deep playoff run. Did they sign up for three years of so-so football…

  • Kirk Cousins redeems himself

    Matthew Coller and Judd Zulgad discuss how important it was for quarterback Kirk Cousins to bounce back in the Vikings’ victory over Green Bay on Sunday night after a disappointing loss in Chicago a week…

  • Are the Vikings even a playoff team? (ep 404)

    The Vikings’ disappointing performance in Chicago on Sunday night left Matthew Coller and Judd Zulgad wondering if Minnesota is going to be a playoff team. Coller and Zulgad also discussed another subpar big-game performance from…

  • Purple Podcast: How good are the Vikings?

    Matthew Coller and Judd Zulgad discuss the mistakes that cost the Vikings a chance to beat the New Orleans Saints and why this defeat leaves us wondering about just how good the Vikings are right…

  • The Philly Special (ep. 385)

    The Vikings jump started their season on Sunday with a victory over the Eagles and Matthew Coller was there to bring you all the details from the game and the victorious locker room in Philadelphia.…

  • Can the Vikings fix their defense? (ep. 380)

    Matthew Coller and Judd Zulgad discuss whether the Vikings can fix their defensive woes, Coller tells us of coach Mike Zimmer’s troubling reaction to those issues and gives us a locker tidbit about Kirk Cousins’…

  • A deep dive on the Rams’ offense (ep. 379)

    Matthew Coller connects with author Bobby Peters of the Rams Third Down Manual, which details the success of Sean McVay’s offense. Matthew and Bobby analyze the different creative elements that Mike Zimmer will face and…

  • How the Vikings can Ram ahead after rough Week 3 (ep. 378)

    Matthew Coller and former NFL quarterback Sage Rosenfels dig into the Vikings’ mentality heading into their Thursday night matchup with the Los Angeles Rams and take a closer look at Sean McVay’s offense. What makes…

  • Breaking down the Vikings’ meltdown vs. Bills (ep. 376)

    Matthew Coller and Judd Zulgad dig into every aspect of the Vikings’ shocking home loss. What happened to Kirk Cousins? Was the offensive line to blame? What happened to the dominant defense? And heck, where…

  • Are we taking the over? (ep 375)

    Matthew Coller and ESPN’s Courtney Cronin talk about the Vikings’ addition of Tom Johnson and the decision to cut Daniel Carlson. Will we finally see George Iloka this week? Should Dalvin Cook sit if he…

  • Breaking down a key play from Vikings-Packers (ep. 374)

    Matthew Coller and former NFL quarterback Sage Rosenfels grind the tape together, breaking down Stefon Diggs’ 75-yard touchdown. Sage recognizes the play right away and explains why it worked, how protection played a key role,…

  • Analyzing Kirk Cousins’ first two games and the addition of Tom Johnson (ep 373)

    Matthew Coller and Pro Football Focus data scientist Eric Eager dig into Kirk Cousins’ performances in the first two games. How Cousins has performed under pressure, why Thielen and Diggs are getting the most out…

  • Will the Packers actually play Rodgers? (ep. 370)

    Matthew Coller and ESPN’s Courtney Cronin discuss whether Aaron Rodgers will start for the Packers. Also they dig into Kirk Cousins’ fourth quarter against the 49ers, who will play at nickel corner and the defensive…

  • Remembering Brett Favre’s return to Lambeau (ep 368)

    Matthew Coller talks with former Vikings quarterback Sage Rosenfels about Brett Favre’s famous return to Lambeau Field in 2009. What was Favre like the week before the game? Why was Favre such a special quarterback…