About the Labor: Training Camp Preview — WRs [PODCAST]

BJ Reidell and Drew Mahowald preview the wide receiver position with the Minnesota Vikings set to hit Mankato in a little over a week, discuss a report that then-rookie Laquon Treadwell was “playing” injured in 2016, rebuttal former Viking Nate Burleson’s take that Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen combine to form the 17th-best wide receiver duo in the NFL and field a few questions in the first official LIVE broadcast of the About the Labor Podcast.

Episode 81 is sponsored by local stand-up comic Brendan Gay — Catch the LIVE recording of his first comedy special at the Joke Joint Comedy Club (Lilydale, Minn.) on August 10th! Use to the promo code “BRENDAN” to get 40% off your ticket on the Joke Joint Comedy Club official website!


  1. Intro: The Agenda (0:00)
  2. Advertising: See Local Comic Brendan Gay Perform LIVE August 10th (1:46)
  3. Treadwell Lightly: Laquon Treadwell reportedly was “playing” injured in 2016 (2:22)
  4. Burleson (re)Buttal: Nate Burleson Ranks Stefon Diggs & Adam Thielen 17th-Best WR Duo (16:30)
  5. Training Camp Preview: Wide Receivers (29:20)
  6. Live Commentary: You are Rick Spielman… (48:35)
  7. Take 5: Time Killers While Waiting in the Doctor’s Office (54:46)
  8. Drew’s Final Take: Strong Words on the Season of Summer (1:01:19)
  9. Sign-Out: Monday-Wednesday-Friday Podcast Schedule Begins Next Week (1:04:02)



The Uncut, Unfiltered & Extended Childbirth

Disclaimer: Video Recordings are unedited and may contain tasteful profanity on occasion

No Video: Episode 81 was recorded live via MixIr on Wednesday, July 12th and, consequently, does not feature a video complement

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