PurplePTSD: Vikings Captains Announced, Irv Smith News, David Blough

PurplePTSD: Captains Announced, Irv Smith News, David Blough
Jan 3, 2021; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Detroit Lions strong safety Duron Harmon (26) tackles Minnesota Vikings tight end Irv Smith. 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 – And just like that, the Vikings have eight team captains for 2022.

2 – They weren’t kidding — Irv Smith is ready to go for Week 1.

3 – Kyle Joudry applauds the addition of David Blough to the Vikings QB room.

4 – Josh Frey has AFC South predictions.

5 – A peek at Minnesota’s looming Week 1 question marks.


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).

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