PurplePTSD: O’Connell Totally Fired Up on Video, Dalvin Cook Injury, 3-Horse Race

Explained: State of the Vikings thru 9 Weeks
Aug 27, 2022; Denver, Colorado, USA; Minnesota Vikings head coach Kevin O'Connell. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-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 – Vikings head coach was fired up after the win over Detroit in Week 3.

2 – An annual tradition, Dalvin Cook was injured in the same victory over the Lions.

3 – Josh Frey chronicles the NFC North’s three-horse race heading into October.

4 – In the daily video segment, Dustin Baker explains why beating the Lions was so damn vital.

5 – These are the Vikings best players through September.


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).