PurplePTSD: Rick Spielman and Mike Zimmer Reunite, Greg Joseph Hype, Position Battles

Zimmer and Spielman talking
Oct 18, 2015; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer speaks, right, with general manager Rick Spielman. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-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 – PPTSD reports that Mike Zimmer and Rick Spielman are now NFL analysts for the same website.

2 – The Vikings new special teams coordinator, Matt Daniels, loves his kicker, Greg Joseph. Daniels predicts a career year for the Vikings kicker.

3 – Josh Frey breaks down position battles to monitor as the Vikings players put pads on.

4 – In the daily video segment, Dustin Baker lifts up all the major takeaways from Minnesota’s first week of training camp.

5 – Kyle Joudry analyzes the Vikings “max protection deep shot.”


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).