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Vikings reporters Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer of the Star Tribune are bringing all you football enthusiasts another way to stay connected to the purple. Consider this podcast to be similar to any Vikings season: full of ups and downs, but never boring.

Vikings
January 13
Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook (33) was tacked for no gain in the first quarter by San Francisco 49ers linebacker Dre Greenlaw (57) .] Jer

Podcast: Vikings' season ends with lopsided loss. What happened?

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Chip Scoggins recap the Vikings' 27-10 loss in the NFC Divisional playoff round to the 49ers.
Vikings
January 8
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter, left, and Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen celebrated their defense in the first quart

Podcast: Can the Vikings keep rolling in San Francisco?

Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer preview Saturday's NFC Divisional playoff game in San Francisco, where the 49ers defensive line poses a tough challenge for the Vikings offense.
Vikings
January 6
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen celebrated after he sacked New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees in the third quarter.

Podcast: On Kirk Cousins, Mike Zimmer and an impressive Vikings playoff win

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Jim Souhan return from the visiting locker room in the Superdome to recap the Vikings' 26-20 overtime playoff win against the Saints.
Vikings
January 1
Members of the Skol Line showed their pride with the Skol cheer from the tunnel during halftime. ] ELIZABETH FLORES • liz.flores@startribune.com The

Podcast: Answering your questions on Vikings-Saints, Stefanski, more

Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer empty the mailbag and answer your questions about Sunday's NFC wild-card game between the Vikings and Saints.
Vikings
December 30, 2019
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks (54) returns a fumble in the first quarter Monday, Dec. 23, 2019 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn

Podcast: Vikings get tall task in playoff trip to New Orleans

Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer react to the Vikings' first-round playoff matchup in New Orleans, starting with the opportunity for quarterback Kirk Cousins.
Vikings
December 27, 2019
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks (54) celebrated with the defense after recovering a fumble in the first quarter.

Podcast: Finding meaning in Vikings' regular season finale vs. Bears

Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer find meaning in the Vikings' season finale against the Bears, when starters might or might not play that much.
Vikings
December 24, 2019
Minnesota Vikings receiver Adam Thielen (19).

Podcast: On a 'sobering' Vikings loss to the Packers

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Chip Scoggins discuss the fallout from the Vikings' 23-10 loss to the Packers, marking the first home loss of the 2019 season. What to make of quarterback Kirk Cousins' night, the offensive line and much more.
Vikings
December 19, 2019
Minnesota Vikings running back Mike Boone (23).

Podcast: Vikings-Packers, impact of Cook's likely absence and Pro Bowl

Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer preview all things Vikings-Packers ahead of Monday night's matchup, including how Dalvin Cook's likely absence will impact the offense, stories about the Pro Bowl and your Twitter questions.
Vikings
November 18, 2019
Minnesota Vikings' quarterback Kirk Cousins called plays in the huddle in the first quarter.

Podcast: Historic comeback over Broncos shows Vikings' adaptability

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Jim Souhan provide their reactions to Sunday's 27-23 win against the Broncos.
Vikings
November 13, 2019
Minnesota Vikings safety Jayron Kearse (27) intercepted the ball on the last play of the game at AT&T Stadium.

Podcast: Vikings positioned well at start of NFC playoff race

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Michael Rand discuss the Vikings' early positioning in the NFC playoff race after 10 games, Gary Kubiak's influence ahead of the Broncos game and answer your Twitter questions.
Vikings
November 12, 2019
Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook (33) scored a touchdown in the third quarter.

Podcast: Vikings make statement in prime-time win over Cowboys

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Jim Souhan return from the visiting locker room at AT&T Stadium to discuss the Vikings' 28-24 win in Dallas.
Vikings
November 7, 2019
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) warms up before an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Nov

Podcast: Vikings can gain NFC ground in Zimmer's return to Dallas

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Michael Rand discuss Sunday night's NFC clash between the Vikings and Cowboys, featuring the latest chance to beat a winning team on the road. What does Mike Zimmer's return to Dallas mean to him? What kind of challenge does Amari Cooper present this Vikings secondary?
Vikings
November 5, 2019
Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer argued with official Mike Carr in the second quarter.

Podcast: Big plays, missed opportunities sink Vikings in Kansas City

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Chip Scoggins recap the Vikings' 26-23 loss in Kansas City, which saw big plays, missed opportunities and a strong road crowd in purple.
Vikings
October 31, 2019
Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins handed the ball to Vikings running back Alexander Mattison during the third quarter.

Podcast: Mahomes? Moore? Vikings take winning streak to Kansas City

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Michael Rand preview Sunday's game in Kansas City, where the Vikings (6-2) can catch a break against an MVP-less Chiefs (5-3) team.
Vikings
October 25, 2019
Former Minnesota Vikings star Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson (26) was greeted by Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (19) a

Podcast: An 'ugly' Vikings win and warmer reception for Adrian Peterson

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Chip Scoggins discuss the Vikings' 19-9 win over Washington on Thursday night, including how fans' reactions changed toward Adrian Peterson during his second return to Minnesota.
Vikings
October 23, 2019
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) reacts after a touchdown by running back Dalvin Cook during the second half of an NFL football game aga

Podcast: Cousins, Keenum, Peterson and a game of intrigue

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Michael Rand preview Thursday night's Vikings-Redskins game, full of intrigue from Kirk Cousins playing his former team to Case Keenum and Adrian Peterson returning to U.S. Bank Stadium.
Vikings
October 21, 2019
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) celebrated tight end Kyle Rudolph (82) fourth quarter touchdown at Ford Field.

Podcast: Kirk Cousins, Vikings offense keep rolling in Detroit

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Jim Souhan discuss the Vikings' 503-yard, 42-point win in Detroit, where the offense continued rolling off the arm of quarterback Kirk Cousins.
Vikings
October 17, 2019
After his touchdown, Vikings running back Dalvin Cook threw the ball into the stands in the fourth quarter.

Podcast: On confidence, the Vikings offense and another NFC North road trip

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Michael Rand discuss how coordinator Kevin Stefanski and the offense has displayed confidence in quarterback Kirk Cousins, who has returned the gesture in back-to-back wins. Where does that put the outlook ahead of Sunday's game in Detroit?
Vikings
October 16, 2019
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) threw a warm up pass ahead of Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Podcast: Did Vikings, Cousins find their stride in win over Eagles?

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Chip Scoggins discuss the major takeaways from the Vikings' 38-20 win against the Eagles.
Vikings
October 9, 2019
Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook (33) during a fourth quarter run.

Podcast: Uneven Vikings face tough, but beatable foe in Eagles

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Michael Rand discuss the gravity to Sunday's game against the Eagles, which could become the best opponent the Vikings have beaten since the last time they played Philadelphia.
Vikings
October 8, 2019
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) spoke with New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones (8) at the end of the game. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • c

Podcast: Road win in New York is just what Vikings needed

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Jim Souhan recap the Vikings' 28-10 win in New York, where they dismantled a shorthanded Giants team.
Vikings
October 2, 2019
Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen

Listen: On the Vikings' broken passing game, Sunday's game at Giants

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Michael Rand discuss where the Vikings offense stands with Kirk Cousins after two poor NFC North games. They also preview Sunday's game in New York, where former Vikings coordinator Pat Shurmur is molding an up-and-coming quarterback in rookie Daniel Jones.
Vikings
October 1, 2019
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) reacted as he looked to the scoreboard from the sidelines late in the fourth quarter. ] ANTHONY SOUFFLE

Listen: The Vikings offense struggles again on road in NFC North

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Chip Scoggins discuss the Vikings' underwhelming offense in Sunday's 16-6 loss in Chicago.
Vikings
September 27, 2019
Vikings running back Dalvin Cook celebrated a first down in third quarter.

Listen: Vikings enter Soldier Field with plenty to prove

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Michael Rand discuss the Vikings' trip to Soldier Field, which has produced anything but boring games over the years. What is there still to learn about this Vikings team? We also discuss the returns of Marcus Sherels and Laquon Treadwell, as well as take your questions.
Vikings
September 22, 2019
Minnesota Vikings receiver Adam Thielen (19) celebrated after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter.

Listen: Breaking down the Vikings' domination of Oakland

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Jim Souhan exit the Vikings locker room and react to Sunday's 34-14 win against the Raiders. Kirk Cousins carried out the Vikings' plan well, but questions remain. We also discuss Dalvin Cook's greatness, the defense's depth and the boos raining down on Raiders kicker Daniel Carlson.