11:37 PM EST, Sat November 16, 2019
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Vikings vs Broncos - GMG Preview Show

Vikings vs Broncos - GMG Preview Show

The Good Morning Gjallarhorn crew get together to talk your Minnesota Vikings playing against the visiting Denver Broncos. This pregame show prepares you for a great game-day experience. Go Vikings! Vikings vs Broncos… Good morning Horners! Your Minnesota Vikings are at home for this contest against the visiting Denver Broncos. After a quick appeal to the football gods, will Mike Zimmer create a defensive scheme that will destroy the rookie Brandon Allen’s [who?] effort in his first road game as a starter? Will the Broncos defense led by nemesis Vic Fangio’s defensive schemes cause...
10 hours ago
Week 12 - Which College Players Are Future Vikings 2019

Week 12 - Which College Players Are Future Vikings 2019

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports Week 12 is here and the final four bowl playoff matchups are still up for grabs. Anything can happen. Ohio State still as Penn St, Michigan, and maybe the Big 10 Championship. LSU has Ole Miss, Arkansas, Texas A&M, and maybe the SEC Championship. Clemson may have the easiest route with games against Wake Forest, South Carolina, and the ACC Championship. Georgia has Auburn, Texas A&M, Georgia Tech, and maybe the SEC Championship. Alabama has Mississippi State, Western Carolina, Auburn, and maybe the SEC Championship. Oregon and Utah do not have it too tough...
19 hours ago
Minnesota Vikings News and Links: November 16th, 2019

Minnesota Vikings News and Links: November 16th, 2019

Photo by Ronald Martinez/ Saturday Open Thread Good Morning! I hope the Vikings are able to get untracked quickly against the Broncos Sunday. It seems to me getting off to a good start is key to the offense continuing to roll throughout the game. We had a lively discussion yesterday revolving the events that occurred Thursday night, kudos to all of you that contributed and kept the discussion civil...or at least DN civil. Meanwhile, let’s carry on with our news and links open thread full of beer recommendations, nap strategies, crock pot and smoker recipes. Drop by for some fan wisdom,...
23 hours ago
Daily Norseman FanPulse: Season’s back on!

Daily Norseman FanPulse: Season’s back on!

Photo by Ronald Martinez/ Well, would you look at that? After taking a pretty significant plunge. . .again. . .last week, our FanPulse data for this week shows that the confidence of Minnesota Vikings fans is back to a more normal and sane level. I mean, it’s not as high as it’s been, but it’s getting there. According to our poll this week, 71% of Vikings’ fans are now expressing confidence in the direction of the team. That’s just a few points below where it was before the loss to Kansas City, when it was at 74%. Like I said, it’s getting there. We had a...
Nov 15, 2019
Vikings activate Josh Doctson

Vikings activate Josh Doctson

Photo by Wesley Hitt/ He could make his debut on Sunday With a hole on the depth chart at the wide receiver position, the Minnesota Vikings made a move that many have been expecting for the past couple weeks in order to fill it. Per numerous sources, the Vikings have added wide receiver Josh Doctson to the 53-man roster, effective immediately. Doctson was the 22nd overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft out of Texas Christian by the Washington Redskins. He was waived by the Redskins at the end of Training Camp this year, and subsequently signed to a one-year deal by the Vikings. Before...
Nov 15, 2019
Norse Code Podcast Episode 303: When James Harrison Calls You Out For Playing Dirty (featuring Benjamin Allbright)

Norse Code Podcast Episode 303: When James Harrison Calls You Out For Playing Dirty (featuring Benjamin Allbright)

James and Arif initially make fun of how bad the Browns/Steelers game until it gets REAL in the mailbag. Wow. We are here to preview the Broncos game with Benjamin Albright. Should we fear their QB? Will there be a defensive stalemate? And can Kubiak disguise his Kubiak tendencies?  *****Download Link Here***** Episode Notes: Brandon Allen’s scouting report at NFL.com compares him to Case Keenum Superman, the golden age of animation is an amazing video to watch I’m not a fan of Nostalgia Critic, but James mentions his video and you can see it here. I couldn’t quickly find the...
Nov 15, 2019
Vikings final injury report: Four starters out against Broncos

Vikings final injury report: Four starters out against Broncos

Photo by Rey Del Rio/ Next men up! It’s Friday, which means that the Minnesota Vikings have released their final injury report for this Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos at U.S. Bank Stadium. It’s not a terribly pretty report, but there aren’t any real surprises on it, either. Here’s a full look at things for the purple. Out S Anthony Harris (groin) DT Linval Joseph (knee) G Josh Kline (concussion) WR Adam Thielen (hamstring) Questionable S Andrew Sendejo (groin) Nobody else that has appeared on the injury reports this week was given an injury designation, which means...
Nov 15, 2019
Climbing The Pocket: Episode 178 [Enter The System (QB)]

Climbing The Pocket: Episode 178 [Enter The System (QB)]

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports Yinka Ayinde joins Jayson Brown to discuss our win in Dallas, his concerns with our secondary, whether Kirk is a system QB, and our upcoming matchup with the Denver Broncos. The Daily Norseman and the Climbing The Pocket Network have joined forces to create a one-stop shop for Vikings podcasts delivered to your eardrums daily. This collection of shows promises to deliver the top independent voices covering the Vikings from every angle. Subscribe below: Click here for iTunes Click here for Stitcher Click here for Spotify Click here for iHeartRADIO Click...
Nov 15, 2019
Minnesota Vikings News and Links: November 15th, 2019

Minnesota Vikings News and Links: November 15th, 2019

Photo by Richard Rodriguez/ Friday Open Thread Good Morning! I hope you enjoyed yesterday’s “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” up here in the Words No One Reads™. Meanwhile, let’s carry on with our news and links open thread full of beer recommendations, nap strategies, crock pot and smoker recipes. Drop by for some fan wisdom, snark and go ahead and leave work early, you deserve it. Around the DN since our last open thread: 2019 NFL Week 11: Minnesota Vikings at home vs the Denver Broncos, all the front page stories in one spot. DN News and Links Regular and Lord of the Grill...
Nov 15, 2019
Vikings Thursday Injury Report: Anthony Harris sits out of practice

Vikings Thursday Injury Report: Anthony Harris sits out of practice

Photo by Ronald Martinez/ Another starter takes a seat The second injury report of the week is out for the Minnesota Vikings, and it features yet another starter being added to the “Did Not Practice” list. Safety Anthony Harris, who was limited in Wednesday’s practice with a groin injury, sat out of Thursday’s practice entirely. He joins Adam Thielen, Linval Joseph, and Josh Kline in that category. Harris has started every game for the Vikings this season next to Harrison Smith. Here’s the full injury report from Thursday’s practice session. Players who have seen their status...
Nov 14, 2019
Vote Your Favorite Vikings to the Pro Bowl

Vote Your Favorite Vikings to the Pro Bowl

Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports Voting is now open online and via Twitter. Pro Bowl voting is now open and some of our favorite Minnesota Vikings are eligible to go. Adam Thielen, Stefon Diggs, Danielle Hunter, Everson Griffen, Anthony Barr and Eric Kendricks are some of the players that you can vote for. The Pro Bowl is January 26, 2020 at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida on ABC. There is no limit to how many times or times a day you can vote and you can vote here. You can also vote via Twitter. To vote on Twitter, you need to tweet the first and last name of the player, their...
Nov 14, 2019
Vikings vs. Broncos Week 11 Preview: No Style Points

Vikings vs. Broncos Week 11 Preview: No Style Points

Fact: Brandon Allen has won NFL every game he has ever started. The Vikings will look to change that on Sunday. | Photo by Wesley Hitt/ Sunday’s game against Denver might be tough to watch at times, but all the Vikings need to do is get a win before the bye and a tough final stretch. Imagine winning the Powerball but bitching about how you only get barely half the jackpot after taxes. Or receiving a certified pre-owned Lexus from your parents for for your 16th birthday, but getting upset because the car had 20,000 miles on it instead of being brand new. Or bringing home the puppy your...
Nov 14, 2019
Unbelievable! - Buckin’ the Broncos

Unbelievable! - Buckin’ the Broncos

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports BJ Reidell and Drew Mahowald break down the Minnesota Vikings’ upcoming matchup against the Denver Broncos. The Daily Norseman and the Climbing The Pocket Network have joined forces to create a one-stop shop for Vikings podcasts delivered to your eardrums daily. This collection of shows promises to deliver the top independent voices covering the Vikings from every angle. Subscribe below: Click here for iTunes Click here for Stitcher Click here for Spotify Click here for iHeartRADIO Click here for YouTube Click here for Google Play Music Need help getting...
Nov 14, 2019
Vikings make several roster moves

Vikings make several roster moves

Photo by Wesley Hitt/ Most of which involve the offensive line On Thursday morning, the Minnesota Vikings made several roster moves, most of which involved the offensive line. First off, the Vikings have placed offensive lineman Brett Jones on the injured reserve list, which will end his 2019 season. Jones had been released before the season opener, but the team brought him back. Jones has been inactive for the majority of the Vikings’ games this season, having appeared in just two games. The roster page on the Vikings’ website has Jones listed as “designated for return,” which...
Nov 14, 2019
E45: Pocket Protectors [Flipping The Script]

E45: Pocket Protectors [Flipping The Script]

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports Eric Eager and Nick Olson join Jayson Brown to discuss our win over the Cowboys, scripted plays, our epic screen game, and more. The Daily Norseman and the Climbing The Pocket Network have joined forces to create a one-stop shop for Vikings podcasts delivered to your eardrums daily. This collection of shows promises to deliver the top independent voices covering the Vikings from every angle. Subscribe below: Click here for iTunes Click here for Stitcher Click here for Spotify Click here for iHeartRADIO Click here for YouTube Click here for Google Play...