Purple Daily

The best and most entertaining Minnesota Vikings and NFL discussions! Purple Daily is hosted by Mackey & Judd, with contributors like's Courtney Cronin and others. You can also find Purple Daily on the SKOR North YouTube page --

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Minnesota Vikings BEST surprises this season

Minnesota Vikings biggest surprises this season starting with Kevin O’Connell being a home run hire; Kirk Cousins being clutch; Garrett Bradbury’s improvement and more; Worst surprises in terms of Danielle Hunter’s usage, Vikings defense being gashed; KJ Osborn and Greg Joseph; Packer Vent Line and Judd guesses the PFF grade.

Can Minnesota Vikings defense hold strong?

Can Minnesota Vikings defense hold strong; Vikings defense gold up enough despite the 9-2 start to the 2022 season; Can a defense like this win a Super Bowl; Vikings are not frauds after a win over the Patriots; Why is Declan still defending the kicker; Is Kirk Cousins’ contract a lot easier stomach if he wins games; Has Kwesi Adofo-Mensah done his part; Is Kevin O’Connell Ted Lasso and more Vikings feedback.

Vintage Vikings Vent Line: Celebrating a 5-0 start to the 2016 season! – Purple Rewind

Phil Mackey and Super Star Mike Morris celebrate a dominating Week 5 victory by the Minnesota Vikings over the Houston Texans in 2016. This is a vintage episode of Vikings Vent Line, from 1500 ESPN radio. You’ll hear familiar caller Realistic Randy within the first 5 minutes. Obviously the season took a downturn after this game, but at the time there was a lot of optimism surrounding Sam Bradford, Mike Zimmer and the Vikings!

BEFORE WE DIE: Minnesota Vikings put NFC BACK on notice!

Just days after being embarrassed by the Dallas Cowboys, the Minnesota Vikings re-announced their presence as Super Bowl contenders to the rest of the NFC with a win of the New England Patriots on Thanksgiving. Kirk Cousins continues to be a “gamer” and what more could we even say about Justin Jefferson?

Kirk Cousins is the BEST 4th quarter QB in the NFL

Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins is the BEST 4th quarter slayer in the NFL this season; Kevin O’Connell best game coached YET; O’Connell is a top 5 coach in the NFL; Pie chart of praise in the Vikings win; Greg Joseph continues to make things interesting; Vikings nitpicks.

VENT LINE: Minnesota Vikings WIN against New England Patriots

Minnesota Vikings WIN against New England Patriots and improve to 9-1 on the season; Kirk Cousins with another big game; Justin Jefferson is the best receiver in the NFL; Vikings continue to find ways to win; Is Jefferson the best wide receiver in team history; Mac Jones was stopped in the 4th quarter; Za’Darius Smith’s leg injury; Greg Joseph can’t make extra points; Is Cousins the best 4th quarter QB in the NFL.

TRENCHES WITH BOONE: No need to panic about Minnesota Vikings

Alex Boone believes there’s no need to panic about the Minnesota Vikings — at least, not yet — after a blowout loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Alex and Phil Mackey discuss what went wrong with the offensive line, how concerned they are about Christian Darrisaw’s concussions, why Thursday’s game against the New England Patriots can cure everything, and more. Plus a film breakdown (32:00) of the Vikings’ offensive line woes of late. Alex sees a few very fixable things on tape. And Thanksgiving Power Rankings!

Minnesota Vikings future with Kirk Cousins beyond 2022 season

Minnesota Vikings feedback on finding the next quarterback and how much time does Kirk Cousins have to prove he’s still the guy longterm; Pigskin pecking order of the Vikings rankings; Latest Vikings news and Judd guesses the PFF grades.