PurplePTSD: New Faces in Week 1, One Rookie Starter, Start Believing

Dustin Baker's 2022 Vikings Predictions
Aug 20, 2022; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Vikings running back Ty Chandler (32) celebrates with Minnesota Vikings guard Ed Ingram. Mandatory Credit: Matt Krohn-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 – Josh Frey details the “new faces” for the Vikings on the field in Week 1.

2 – Aside from the punter, the Vikings have one rookie starter in 2022.

3 – Christian Stoinev tells fans to stop doubting — and start believing — in this brand of Vikings.

4 – In the daily video segment, it’s that time again — Dustin Baker has the Kirk Cousins and Matthew Stafford chat.

5 – The biggest games in college football this weekend.


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).

Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

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