PurplePTSD: An Irv Smith Contingency Plan, Adrian’s NFL Desires, Bears New Weapon

Jan 3, 2021; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Detroit Lions strong safety Duron Harmon (26) tackles Minnesota Vikings tight end Irv Smith (84) during the second quarter at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

The sister-site to VikingsTerritory is PurplePTSD.com, and the guys and gals over there roll out the Minnesota Vikings analysis just as much as we do.

Here is some of their top content from the last couple of days:

1 – Kyle Joudry examines contingency plans if Irv Smith Jr. becomes unavailable.

2 – Adrian Peterson isn’t quite done with the NFL yet.

3 – The Chicago Bears added a former 1st-Rounder via trade with the New England Patriots.

4 – In the daily video segment, Dustin Baker ranks the NFL’s Top 15 quarterbacks heading into 2022.

5 – Josh Frey peeks at Clemson University for Vikings 2023 draft purposes.



Dustin Baker is a political scientist who graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2007. Subscribe to his daily YouTube Channel, VikesNow. He hosts a podcast with Bryant McKinnie, which airs every Wednesday with Raun Sawh and Sally from Minneapolis. His Viking fandom dates back to 1996. Listed guilty pleasures: Peanut Butter Ice Cream, ‘The Sopranos,’ and The Doors (the band).