Matthew Coller

Matthew Coller

Matthew Coller is the Vikings analyst for 1500ESPN.com. He has also written hockey for ESPN Insider and spent his early reporting days covering the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres.

Latest Articles by Matthew Coller

  • On to Vikings OTAs and putting 2017 behind us (ep 327)

    Matthew Coller and ESPN’s Courtney Cronin talk about the possibility of the Vikings signing Richie Incognito as well as what they are looking for in OTAs. Will we get an idea of what’s going to…

  • Is Kirk Cousins still an underdog?

    In an age where athletes spend an exorbitant amount of time and money spiffing their image to fit a carefully thought-out narrative, Kirk Cousins came across his persona organically. In Washington, he earned the label…

  • Cedric Thompson is finally at peace

    For dramatic purposes, Cedric Thompson wishes he wasn’t like a jellybean – hard on the outside, soft on the inside. Maybe it would have hit a little harder for people watching on their computers and…

  • Dalvin Cook will be limited participant in OTAs

    Everything appears on track for Dalvin Cook in his recovery from an ACL tear suffered in Week 4 last year. Head coach Mike Zimmer said Cook will take part in organized team activities this week.…

  • Five things to watch in Vikings OTAs

    The Minnesota Vikings begin organized team activities next week. There may be months remaining until training camp, but OTAs are the unofficial beginning of positional battles and rookies’ first opportunity to compete in practice with…

  • Vikings projected to land four compensatory picks in 2019

    The Minnesota Vikings had a busy offseason. Not only did they sign a franchise quarterback, but let three proven starters walk. Letting Case Keenum, Teddy Bridgewater and Sam Bradford leave in free agency will likely…

  • Four Lynx storylines heading into opener vs. Sparks

    The Minnesota Lynx open their season Sunday against the Los Angeles Sparks in a rematch of the last two WNBA Finals. Here are five stories that will be worth watching… The WNBA’s Celtics-Lakers In a…

  • The basketball world is again talking Wolves drama – this time with KAT

    When the Minnesota Timberwolves hired Tom Thibodeau, they hoped he would bring them back to the postseason and change the culture of a sputtering franchise. The Wolves achieved the first goal this year by reaching…

  • Stefon Diggs lands on PFF’s top 25 under 25 list

    Earlier this week, Pro Football Focus named the Minnesota Vikings’ receiving group as the best in the NFL. On Friday, the football analytics site tabbed receiver Stefon Diggs as one of the league’s best players…

  • Diggs: Contract situation will ‘figure itself out’

    Appearing on NFL Network Thursday, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs was asked about a potential pay day coming his way. Diggs is set to be a free agent after this season. “On a day…

  • Is the NFC North the toughest division in the NFL?

    The Minnesota Vikings made two of the biggest offeseason moves in the NFL in signing Kirk Cousins and Sheldon Richardson. The Vikings drew praise in a recent article from ESPN looking at teams’ offseason improvements.…

  • NFL reveals proposed changes to kickoffs

    Once upon a time, kickoffs were one of football’s most exciting plays. But with very clear data showing kickoffs are also one of the most dangerous plays, the league is considering ideas to make it…

  • Vikings announce joint practices with Jaguars

    Leading up to the Minnesota Vikings’ preseason matchup with the Jacksonville Jaguars at US Bank Stadium, the two teams will hold joint practices at TCO Performance Center. The team announced Thursday that the Vikings and…

  • Report: Vikings sign former Colts, Saints DT Parry

    The Minnesota Vikings have added another defensive tackle to the mix as they approach organized team activities. NFL Network’s Ian Rapaport is reporting that the Vikings have signed former Colts and Saints defensive lineman David…

  • Lynx dominate annual GM poll, but aren’t voted to repeat

    Considering their star power and sustained success, it should come as no surprise that the Minnesota Lynx received high praise from their  WNBA peers in the league’s annual GM poll. But the top decision makers…