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The full list of 2018 Vikings-related KFAN shows will be posted later this summer...
The full list of 2018 Vikings-related KFAN shows will be posted later this summer...
Welcome to Episode 200 of the Minnesota Vikings Podcast presented by Pepsi. Vikings GameDay Live analyst Ron Johnson jumps into the TCO Radio Studio along with Gabe Henderson, Tatum Everett, and Jay Nelson to discuss the latest NFL news. Ron reviews the ongoing search for a new Vikings Defensive Coordinator, what the Vikings need to do to elevate to another level next season, the changes to the upcoming NFL Pro Bowl format, which Vikings will be representing their squad in Las Vegas this weekend, and the upcoming historic Super Bowl storylines happening down in Glendale, Arizona next week. All of this and more is in Episode 200 of the Minnesota Vikings Podcast presented by Pepsi.
Welcome to Episode 199 of the Minnesota Vikings Podcast presented by Pepsi. Even though the season is over, the storylines never stop. Tatum Everett, Gabe Henderson, and Jay Nelson welcome in the host of The Vikings Tailgate, Cy Amundson, to the show this week to help review the end of the 2022-23 season and to look ahead at what is yet to come. Cy breaks down why there is a feeling of hope with this team moving forward, what he feels helps make teams successful when working around the NFL's salary cap rules, the prospects of Justin Jefferson for MVP, why Kevin O'Connell was deserving to be in the 'Coach of the Year' discussion, and which of the currently named Defensive Coaching candidates he finds most intriguing. All of this and more is in Episode 199 of the Minnesota Vikings Podcast presented by Pepsi.
Welcome to the Minnesota Vikings Podcast presented by Pepsi. As the Vikings begin their offseason, we figured we would bring in longtime Twin Cities sports reporter Mark Rosen to the show to get his take on all things purple. Mark joins Tatum Everett, Gabe Henderson and Jay Nelson to recap the wildcard loss to New York, season long trends that proved costly in the playoff game, the upcoming roster questions, and what the team needs to do to "right the ship" this offseason to improve on Head Coach Kevin O'Connell's inaugural season. All of this and more is in Episode 198 of the Minnesota Vikings Podcast presented by Pepsi.
Welcome to the Season Finale edition of the Vikings Postgame Report. The New York Giants defeated the Minnesota Vikings at U.S Bank Stadium on Sunday afternoon 31-24, bringing the Vikings season to a close. The Giants running game was the difference and both Saquon Barkley and Daniel Jones were the difference makers. Daniel threw for 301 yards and 2 passing touchdowns, but also added 78 rushing yards on 17 carries. Barkley only had 9 carries for 53 yards rushing, but hit pay dirt twice, including the game winning score halfway through the 4th Quarter. The Vikings bright spots on Sunday included another big game from Tight End T.J. Hockenson versus the Giants, who finished with 10 receptions for 129 receiving yards. Kirk Cousins finished the game 31 of 39 passing for 273 yards, 2 passing touchdowns, and a rushing score for 1 yard. The two passing touchdowns went to K.J. Osborn and Irv Smith Jr. Dalvin Cook led the rushing attack for the Vikings with 60 yards on 15 carries. It was an unfortunate end to a memorable season, but the team proved that they're poised for a bright future after the inaugural season with Head Coach Kevin O'Connell at the helm comes to a close. Paul Allen puts a bow on the season by breaking down what went right for the NY Giants on Sunday, the upcoming offseason, and the Vikings offensive standouts during the 2022 season. Plus, Head Coach Kevin O'Connell speaks to the media, Gabe Henderson and Ben Leber also go 'Between The Lines' presented by Gatorade, Quarterback Kirk Cousins shares his thoughts in his postgame press conference, and Ron Johnson gives his '3 Takes' to round out the show. All of this and more is in the final episode of the Vikings Postgame Report for the 2022-23 season.
Welcome to the Wild Card Friday edition of the Minnesota Vikings Podcast presented by Pepsi. KARE 11's Sports Director Reggie Wilson joins Gabe Henderson and Tatum Everett to review all of the final storylines heading into the Wild Card Playoff game at U.S. Bank Stadium this Sunday. The crew discusses the pulse of the fans going into the game, the key contributors that need to step up on Sunday, and everyone hands out their individual player awards for 2022. All of this and more is in the Wild Card edition of the Minnesota Vikings Podcast presented by Pepsi.
Welcome to the Wild Card edition of The Vikings Audible presented by 3M. Since it's Wild Card week, Gabe Henderson and Tatum Everett figured it'd be good to put the 'backers back together: former linebackers Chad Greenway and Ben Leber jumped in the hot seats to reminisce about their favorite home playoff moments, the increased pressure that the playoffs bring, the importance of veteran leadership to help prepare inexperienced players, key matchups versus the Giants, and Eric Kendricks impact on this Vikings defense. All of this and more is in this Wild Card edition of The Vikings Audible presented by 3M.
Welcome to the Wild Card Weekend edition of The Vikings Tailgate presented by Cambria. Cy brings in Vikings fan and Minneapolis comedian Bryan Miller to work through their nerves going into the Vikings tilt versus the New York Giants. Cy and Bryan recant giving up on games too early, what it would take to shock them in the upcoming game, having to pay bizarre consequences at Acme Comedy Company, and how many memorable moments have been glossed over during the crazy 2022 Vikings regular season. Enjoy the festivities of the Wild Card Weekend edition of the Vikings Tailgate presented by Cambria.
Welcome to the inaugural edition of Ranking The Purple from the Vikings Entertainment Network. Ranking The Purple is a new showcase of the team's most memorable moments and debating their level of significance throughout Minnesota Vikings history. Host Cy Amundson brought in KFAN's Eric Nordquist and Paul "Meatsauce" Lambert to recant some of the Vikings most unforgettable post season moments. From the "Minneapolis Miracle" to "41-doughnut", the guys give their opinions on some of the most iconic and infamous moments in Vikings history. Tune in and enjoy the beginning of a fun new series.
Welcome to the Wild Card edition of the Minnesota Vikings Podcast presented by Pepsi. Tatum Everett welcomes newly appointed team captain Josh Metellus to the show to talk about what earning the honor means to him, how setting goals has helped keep his focus, why he takes pride in working on Special Teams, and he describes his level of excitement leading up to the Wild Card game on Sunday versus the New York Giants. Gabe Henderson and Jay Nelson also join to breakdown why the win in Chicago had a larger meaning for the upcoming game, the pop that Duke Shelley has provided during the season, the reason everything feels elevated in the playoffs, and everyone describes why they're looking forward to a frenzied crowd on Sunday afternoon in U.S. Bank Stadium. Plus, the '3M Play Of the Week' and so much more is in Episode 196 of the Minnesota Vikings Podcast presented by Pepsi.
Welcome to the regular season finale of the Vikings Postgame Report from Soldier Field. The Minnesota Vikings led wire-to-wire in Chicago, capping off their thirteenth win of the season, the most since 2017. The first half of the game saw many Vikings starters in the game, including K.J. Osborn who had a stellar 5 receptions for 117 yards total. Alexander Mattison made the most of his 10 carries, finishing with 54 yards and 2 rushing touchdowns. Overall, the Vikings Offense finished the day with 482 total yards. Defensively, Patrick Jones II notched another sack, both Patrick Peterson and Duke Shelley snagged interceptions, and Josh Metellus recorded three pass deflections. It was a well-rounded effort in all phases and the Vikings now switch their sights to hosting a playoff game next week at U.S. Bank Stadium. Paul Allen and Pete Bercich put a bow on the regular season from Soldier Field, including: reflecting on the successful regular season for both Kevin O'Connell and Kwesi Adofo-Mensah, the storylines for our upcoming playoff game at U.S. Bank Stadium, the current health status of key playmakers going into next week, Kirk Cousins keys to success, and the necessity for everyone to raise their game starting now for the upcoming playoff run. Plus, Head Coach Kevin O'Connell speaks to the media, Gabe Henderson and Ben Leber also go 'Between The Lines' presented by Gatorade, Quarterback Kirk Cousins shares his thoughts in his postgame press conference, and Ron Johnson gives his '3 Takes' to round out the show. All of this and more is in the final 2022-23 regular season edition of the Vikings Postgame Report.
Welcome to Episode 195 of the Minnesota Vikings Podcast presented by Pepsi. ESPN's Courtney Cronin joins Gabe Henderson and Tatum Everett to talk about keeping track of the NFC North from her hometown of Chicago. Courtney breaks down the change in culture for both the Vikings and Bears in the offseason, the Bears going through the difficulties associated with a 'full rebuild' of their roster, the deficiencies of playmakers due to injuries, and addresses if there is any fire to the smoke surrounding the potential team presidential candidate rumors for the Bears. All of this and more is in Episode 195 of the Minnesota Vikings Podcast.
Welcome to the final regular season edition of The Vikings Audible presented by 3M. Gabe Henderson and Tatum Everett welcome back the big boys, Dalvin Tomlinson and Harrison Phillips, to make good on an in season promise. Harrison and Dalvin talk about the scary Damar Hamlin situation from Monday night and their personal ties to the situation, the brotherhood of the NFL during times of need, participate in a game of 'Would You Rather,' discuss the increased intensity that happens during the NFL playoffs, provide their keys to minimizing penalties, and Harrison reflects on what it takes for teams to consistently be in the Super Bowl hunt. All of this and more is in the Week 18 episode of The Vikings Audible presented by 3M.
Welcome back to The Vikings Tailgate presented by Cambria. It's Week 18 and our old friend Blake Wexler is back representing "The Birds" from Phili. Cy and Blake commiserate each of the Week 18 matchups for their squads, while also taking a look ahead to the potential NFC matchups happening in the upcoming playoffs. From cherry picking their favorite potential matchups to ragging on the Cowboy and Packer fans dumb hats, Cy and Blake work through the anxiety following the Vikings and Eagles Week 17 losses. So break out your favorite good luck charms and enjoy the Week 18 episode of The Vikings Tailgate presented by Cambria.
Welcome to Episode 194 of the Minnesota Vikings Podcast presented by Pepsi. Tatum Everett and Gabe Henderson are back to review the rough outing in Green Bay but brought in one of the game's bright spots as this week's guest: Rookie Wide Receiver Jalen Nailor. Jalen notched his first NFL touchdown reception this weekend versus the Packers and helps breakdown what it felt like to finally make it happen. Jalen also shares what his rookie experience has been this season, the ups and downs of the NFL, what teammates like Adam Thielen and C.J. Ham have meant to his acclimation, and the importance of his role on the Special Teams this season. Plus, the '3M Play of the Week' and Tatum and Gabe breakdown the likely hood of starting or resting starters in Week 18 versus the Bears. All of this and more is in Episode 194 of the Minnesota Vikings Podcast presented by Pepsi.
Welcome to the Week 17 edition of the Vikings Postgame Report. It was a rough start to 2023 for the Vikings, as they were overrun and unable to recover from early mistakes at Lambeau Field on Sunday afternoon. The first half saw a host of errors that gave Green Bay a comfortable lead, including: a pick six, a kick return touchdown, a Tonyan touchdown reception, and a doinked in 56-yard Mason Crosby field goal at the buzzer, leaving the Vikings in a 27 - 3 hole. The Vikings Offense moved the ball a bit better to start the second half, but a series of costly turnovers and subsequent conversions by Green Bay saw the game continue to get out of hand. A few bright spots included Jalen Nailor scoring his first career touchdown midway through the fourth-quarter, K.J. Osborn grabbing a late touchdown toss from Mullens, and Josh Metellus blocking his second punt in as many weeks. Paul Allen and Pete Bercich breakdown what happened today, including: the impact of the Offensive injuries during today's game, the inability to get Thielen or Jefferson going in a meaningful way, the losses current impact on our playoff position, and an overview of the key issues that need to be cleaned up as the squad looks to finish off the regular season in Chicago and head into the playoffs. Plus, Head Coach Kevin O'Connell speaks to the media, Gabe Henderson and Ben Leber also go 'Between The Lines' presented by Gatorade, Quarterback Kirk Cousins shares his thoughts in his postgame press conference, and Ron Johnson gives his '3 Takes' to round out the show. All of this and more is in the Week 17 edition of the Vikings Postgame Report.
Welcome to the Friday edition of the Minnesota Vikings Podcast presented by Pepsi. FOX 9's Sports Reporter, Ahmad Hicks, joins Gabe Henderson and Tatum Everett to converse about his journey to the Twin Cities market covering the Vikings, watching Cousins in person and shedding the negative stereotype, his love of sports, the flexibility in the Vikings Cornerback position group, and the need for the Vikings Defense to make the Packers Offense uncomfortable on New Years Day. All of this and more is in Episode 193 of the Minnesota Vikings Podcast presented by Pepsi.