Explained: The Unforeseen Items Learned about the Vikings in Week 1

Explained: The Unforeseen Items Learned about the Vikings in Week 1
Jan 3, 2021; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Minnesota Vikings tight end Irv Smith. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports.

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This is Episode 119 of VikesNow, a YouTube channel devoted to daily Minnesota Vikings analysis. This episode examines surprising items about the Vikings in Week 1.

Particularly, Irv Smith and Dalvin Cook, among other topics, 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).