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Locked On Vikings - Daily Podcast On The Minnesota Vikings

The Locked On Vikings Podcast is your daily source for Minnesota Vikings news and analysis. Luke Braun is on a journey to better understand the Minnesota Vikings & professional football, and you're welcome to copy his homework. Breaking down every player, every play, and every headline that grips Skol Nation. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/15/19 — Gary Kubiak, And Friends!

The Vikings hired zone run legend Gary Kubiak as an offensive advisor, as well as his long-time colleagues as position coaches. What does this mean for the offensive staff?Follow the show: @lockedonvikingsFollow the host: @LukeBraunNFLReports about everyone coming together: https://twitter.com/mikeklis/status/1084912240380194818?s=21Kubiak’s running scheme: https://www.denverpost.com/2015/01/21/graphic-breaking-down-gary-kubiaks-zone-blocking-offense/Broncos fans do not like Rick Dennison: https://www.milehighreport.com/2019/1/12/18179449/fans-lost-interest-gary-kubiak-rick-dennison Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

32mins

15 Jan 2019

Rank #1

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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/9/18 -- John DeFilippo Hired as OC

Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels react to the news that John DeFilippo has been hired as the Vikings' offensive coordinator. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

22mins

9 Feb 2018

Rank #2

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Vikings Trade Stefon Diggs, Extend Kirk Cousins, Tag Anthony Harris

And even more on an eventful day 1 of NFL tamperingFollow the show: @LockedOnVikingsFollow the host: @LukeBraunNFLKirk Cousins details: https://twitter.com/CourtneyRCronin/status/1239573063802511363?s=20Anthony Harris details: https://twitter.com/christomasson/status/1239582787629395971?s=20Stefon Diggs trade terms: https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/1239742121885798403?s=20Keep up with everything here: https://www.dailynorseman.com/2020/3/16/21182299/minnesota-vikings-2020-free-agency-trackerPlay with the new salary cap: https://overthecap.com/calculator/minnesota-vikings/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

33mins

17 Mar 2020

Rank #3

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The Vikings Aren't In Rebuilding Mode

They aren't in win-now mode either.Follow the show: @LockedOnVikingsFollow the host: @LukeBraunNFLAnthony Harris rumors: https://www.cleveland.com/browns/2020/03/browns-could-explore-a-trade-for-vikings-safety-anthony-harris-source-says-it-will-take-at-least-a-3rd-probably-a-2nd.htmlTrae Waynes deal: https://www.cincyjungle.com/2020/3/17/21184297/cincinnati-bengals-sign-trae-waynes-free-agencyTrack the comp picks: https://overthecap.com/compensatory-draft-picks-cancellation-chart/Track free agency: https://www.dailynorseman.com/2020/3/16/21182299/minnesota-vikings-2020-free-agency-tracker Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

36mins

18 Mar 2020

Rank #4

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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/20/18 -- Twitter Question Tuesday

Sam Ekstrom explains Sharrif Floyd's grievance with the Vikings and answers fans' Twitter questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

23mins

20 Feb 2018

Rank #5

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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/14/18 -- Furious Free Agency

Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels touch on some of the biggest free agency moves in the NFC North. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

22mins

14 Mar 2018

Rank #6

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How The Vikings Can Pull A Second Stunning Upset

This one won’t be any easier.Follow the show: @LockedOnVikingsFollow the host: @LukeBraunNFLThielen story: https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/28448489/vikings-adam-thielen-suffers-ankle-injury-stefon-diggs-again-sits-practiceSource for the Kittle talk: https://theathletic.com/1515392/2020/01/08/49ers-vs-vikings-preview-an-intriguing-coaching-matchup-but-the-trenches-should-decide-this-playoff-game/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

35mins

9 Jan 2020

Rank #7

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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 3/13/18 -- Cousins to the Vikings? Keenum to the Broncos?

Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels react to the reports that Kirk Cousins will sign with the Vikings and Case Keenum will head to the Denver Broncos. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

21mins

13 Mar 2018

Rank #8

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A Plan To Hit The Reset Button

What if the Vikings blew it all to hell?Couldn't put in the metal music after all, rights and what not. So play your own or somethingFollow the show: @LockedOnVikingsFollow the host: @LukeBraunNFLPFF Free Agency page: What if the Vikings blew it all to hell?Salary Cap Calculator: https://overthecap.com/calculator/minnesota-vikings/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

40mins

5 Mar 2020

Rank #9

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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/10/19 — Stefanski Makes It Official & Divisional Round Preview

Kevin Stefanski put pen to paper and will be the permanent offensive coordinator. Plus, playoff games!Follow the show: @lockedonvikingsFollow the host: @LukeBraunNFLStefanski news: http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/25721603/kevin-stefanski-returned-minnesota-vikings-offensive-coordinatorJoe Philbin’s resume: https://twitter.com/skolsees/status/1083186954869583872?s=21Bill Callahan rumors: https://thefandc.radio.com/jim-tomsula-bill-callahan-could-soon-follow-ben-kotwica Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

33mins

10 Jan 2019

Rank #10

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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 2/4/19 — A Dollar-By-Dollar Salary Cap Plan

A Super Bowl Review, what the Vikings should do in Free Agency, and how they can afford itFollow the show: @LockedOnVikingsFollow the host: @LukeBraunNFLWade Wilson: http://www.startribune.com/former-vikings-quarterback-wade-wilson-dies-at-60/505213922/Gerald McCoy: https://www.bucsnation.com/2018/12/30/18161938/gerald-mccoy-says-goodbye-to-buccaneers-fansVote in the pain bracket! https://twitter.com/lukebraunnfl/status/1092289290753662977?s=21Follow along with my cap numbers at overthecap.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

32mins

4 Feb 2019

Rank #11

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Slick Rick Has Done It Again

Justin Jefferson, Jeff Gladney & a particularly slick trade back.Follow the show: @LockedOnVikingsFollow the host:@ LukeBraunNFLJustin Jefferson draft profile: https://thedraftnetwork.com/player/justin-jeffersonJeff Gladney draft profile: https://thedraftnetwork.com/player/jeff-gladneyRich Hill trade chart: https://www.drafttek.com/NFL-Trade-Value-Chart-Rich-Hill.asp Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

32mins

24 Apr 2020

Rank #12

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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 10/25/19 — Vikings Beat Washington 19-9 In Primetime Purple

On a sloppy Thursday night, Minnesota took home their 6th W of the seasonFollow the show: @LockedOnVikingsFollow the host: @LukeBraunNFLFinal box score: https://twitter.com/vikingspr/status/1187571330696138752?s=21Highlights: https://youtu.be/fwCS4Lu4qAM Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

28mins

25 Oct 2019

Rank #13

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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 2/27/18 -- Vikings Not Franchising Keenum?

Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels react to the report that the Vikings won't be using the franchise tag on Case Keenum. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

23mins

27 Feb 2018

Rank #14

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LOCKED ON VIKINGS -- 4/2/18 -- Kendall Wright Signs With the Vikings

Sam Ekstrom provides the bio on Kendall Wright and plays a snippet of his conference call with reporters. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

16mins

2 Apr 2018

Rank #15

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Vikings Win 26-20 Overtime Thriller

Oh my god Kirk Cousins won a playoff gameFollow the show: @LockedOnVikingsFollow the host: @LukeBraunNFLBox score: https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/202001050nor.htmHighlights: https://youtu.be/FRF5pcX741o Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

28mins

6 Jan 2020

Rank #16

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Moves That Could Save The Vikings Offseason

And all of the latest updates.Follow the show: @LockedOnVikingsFollow the host: @LukeBraunNFLTrack all of the moves here: https://www.dailynorseman.com/2020/3/16/21182299/minnesota-vikings-2020-free-agency-trackerAnd the compensatory pick situation: https://overthecap.com/compensatory-draft-picks-cancellation-chart/Robby Anderson rumor mill: https://clutchpoints.com/jets-news-robby-anderson-sends-telling-statement-on-twitter/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

30mins

23 Mar 2020

Rank #17

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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/8/19 — 2018 Offensive Line Full Review

The 2018 offensive line was a mess. Dive deep into the carnage with me.Follow the show: @LockedOnVikingsFollow the host: @LukeBraunNFLPackers hire Matt LaFleur: http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/25708602/green-bay-packers-expected-hire-tennessee-titans-offensive-coordinator-matt-lafleur-coachDirk Koetter Rumors: https://www.dailynorseman.com/2019/1/7/18173000/dirk-koetter-candidate-minnesota-vikings-offensive-coordinator-jobThe O-line, in charts: https://twitter.com/lukebraunnfl/status/1082358967915864064?s=21What’s a “zone scheme”? https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2072415-nfl-101-introducing-the-zone-running-gameTweet at us! What would you think if the Vikings entered 2019 with the same configuration at both tackle positions (Reiff and O’Neill) and the same backup (Hill)? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

33mins

8 Jan 2019

Rank #18

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LOCKED ON VIKINGS — 1/31/19 — How The Vikings Can Create Cap Space

A look into how the Vikings can get out from under the salary cap, and a Super Bowl preview!Follow the show: @LockedOnVikingsFollow the host: @LukeBraunNFLVote in the pain bracket! https://twitter.com/lukebraunnfl/status/1090791494217216000?s=21Beginner's guide to football: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ddwp1HyEFRETed Nguyen on the Pats pass blocking: https://theathletic.com/790329/2019/01/30/ted-film-room-rams-patriots-aaron-donald-super-bowl/Ted Nguyen on the Pats run game: https://theathletic.com/771994/2019/01/18/ted-nguyens-film-room-patriots-multiple-ground-attack-vs-chiefs-run-defense/Possible tenders for 2019: https://overthecap.com/franchise-transition-and-rfa-tenders/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

31mins

31 Jan 2019

Rank #19

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Introducing The 2020 NFL Draft

Let's begin the next chapter of the offseason.Follow the show: @LockedOnVikingsFollow the show: @LukeBraunNFLDeMarquis Gates: https://vikingswire.usatoday.com/2020/03/24/report-vikings-to-sign-xfl-linebacker-demarquis-gates/Some draft resources to bookmark-Do mock drafts here: https://thedraftnetwork.com/mock-draft-machineMockdraftable.com is a good database for athletic testing: https://www.mockdraftable.com/The trade charts: https://www.pff.com/news/nfl-revisiting-the-losers-curse-the-surplus-value-of-draft-picks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

31mins

25 Mar 2020

Rank #20