Explained: How Vikings Fans Might Have Misunderstood the Chris Reed Signing

Jul 28, 2022; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings guard Chris Reed. Mandatory Credit: Matt Krohn-USA TODAY Sports.

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This is Episode 94 of VikesNow, a YouTube channel devoted to daily Minnesota Vikings analysis. This episode examines the Chris Reed acquisition from March and how it may have been misinterpreted.

Particularly, Reed’s possible pivot to center is discussed.


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).