Explained: 8 Items Learned from Vikings Win over Lions

Explained: 8 Items Learned from Vikings Win over Lions
Sep 25, 2022; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Vikings head coach Kevin O'Connell with wide receiver Justin Jefferson. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports.

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This is Episode 129 of VikesNow, a YouTube channel devoted to daily Minnesota Vikings analysis. This episode examines all the eyebrow-raising items from Minnesota’s win over the Detroit Lions.

Particularly, Irv Smith, Justin Jefferson, and the Vikings defense are discussed.

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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).