Dustin Baker

Writer. Host of Bleav in Vikings Podcast w/B-Mac & Baker.
  • General News
    Mike Zimmer

    The Lunacy of the Titans Loss

    The Minnesota Vikings will journey to Houston, Texas, this weekend for a contest pitting two unexpectedly winless teams against each other. Both franchises are equally as desperate for a victory; both are beset by early-season hardships. In Week 3, the…

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    Vikings versus Giants

    The Vikings may not be done yet. The 2007 Giants Blueprint

    Note: This article originally appeared on our sister-site, purplePTSD.com. Check that site out, daily, for another dose of Vikings news! The Minnesota Vikings have kickstarted the peculiar 2020 season with two backfires. The team hosted the Green Bay Packers and then hit the road…

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    This Could be it for Pat Elflein

    This Could be it for Pat Elflein All of a sudden, Minnesota Vikings right guard is banged up and will visit the injured reserve list until Week 5, at the earliest. The details on the nature of the ailment are…

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    How do Zimmer defenses bounce back?

    By now, the news has tickled your brain receptors that the Vikings defense was rancid last weekend. Linebacker Eric Kendricks performed with his typical upper-echelon prowess. Aside from that, the defense was uncharacteristically porous. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers…

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    How to Beat the Packers: A Blueprint 

    There was a stretch not long ago where the Minnesota Vikings hooked up with the Green Bay  Packers and played like numpties. This period was filled with doldrums and lasted about six seasons. Former Packers quarterback Brett Favre was employed by the Vikings when it started, but he was culminating his career with an abysmal season. The year was 2010.  Minnesota lost twice to the Packers that season, and this was the beginning of border-battle  futility for the Vikings.    The tide was not turned until late in the 2015 season. From 2010 until that point, the Packers owned those 12 matchups over the Vikings with a record of 10-1-1 (.875). Signal-caller Aaron Rodgers was at a peak of his powers that can be classified as one of the best six-year runs by any quarterback in NFL history. And, of course, Rodgers was relentless toward Minnesota, among others.     The aforementioned tide came in during head coach Mike Zimmer’s second year. Green…

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