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The Real Forno Show 🎙️🏈: Justin Jefferson, Draft Trade Conspiracy or B.S.?
2d ago
The Real Forno Show 🎙️🏈: Justin Jefferson, Draft Trade Conspiracy or B.S.?
In this special audio edition of The Real Forno Show, Tyler Forness addresses the swirling rumors surrounding Minnesota Vikings' star receiver, Justin Jefferson. Tyler starts by sharing personal anecdotes about his Memorial Day outing and his wife's upcoming birthday, before diving deep into the rumors concerning Jefferson's absence from OTAs and the conjecture about a potential trade involving LSU wide receiver Malik Nabors. Tyler critically examines these rumors, underscoring the lack of corroboration from other sources and reaffirms his belief that the Vikings have no intention of trading Jefferson. The episode concludes with insights into the Vikings' strategic considerations and other related team updates. 00:00 Welcome to The Real Forno Show: A Special Audio Edition 00:12 Personal Updates and Memorial Day Adventures 00:25 Diving Deep into the Justin Jefferson Saga 00:32 Analyzing the Jefferson Trade Rumors and Contract Talks 04:04 The Speculation Around Vikings' Draft Strategy 06:10 Dissecting the Credibility of Trade Rumors 07:45 Exploring the Vikings' Strategic Considerations 10:30 Why Trading Jefferson Doesn't Add Up 18:23 Concluding Thoughts and Upcoming Shows FAN WITH US!!! Tyler Forness @TheRealForno of Vikings 1st & SKOL @Vikings1stSKOL and The Sporting News @sportingnews and Dave Stefano @Luft_Krigare producing this Vikings 1st & SKOL production, on the @RealFornoShow. Podcasts partnered with Fans First Sports Network @FansFirstSN and Fans First Sports Network’s NFL feed @FFSN_NFL. ____________________________________________________________ ⭐️ Subscribe to us here! - https://www.youtube.com/@vikings1stskol92 ⭐️ Our Twitter can be found at @Vikings1stSKOL ⭐️ Tyler Forness can be read at The Sporting News - https://www.sportingnews.com/us/author/tyler-forness ⭐️ At Fans First Sports Network - https://www.ffsn.app/teams/minnesota-vikings/ ⭐️ On Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/vikings1standskol Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Two Old Bloggers🎙: The Sam Darnold Project, a Look at Vikings Multiple 1st-Rounders & More!
3d ago
Two Old Bloggers🎙: The Sam Darnold Project, a Look at Vikings Multiple 1st-Rounders & More!
In this episode of Two Old Bloggers, Dave and Darren delve into multiple first round picks in Minnesota Vikings' draft history, examining their successes and failures. They discuss the 'Sam Darnold Project' and the challenges of revitalizing the quarterback's career under new coaching. Viewer comments are highlighted and addressed, focusing on the Vikings' defense, tight end depth, and salary cap management. The hosts also reflect on Memorial Day weekend, emphasizing the importance of remembering fallen soldiers while enjoying celebrations with family and friends. 00:00 Welcome to Two Old Bloggers: Vikings Talk Begins! 00:30 Diving into the Vikings Draft History: Hits and Misses 00:50 The Sam Darnold Project: Revitalizing a Career 01:11 Viewer Interactions: Addressing Your Comments 01:46 Umpire School and Personal Stories 02:37 The Vikings Vault: A Deep Dive into Draft Strategies 03:53 Evaluating Vikings' Multiple First-Round Picks Over the Years 25:15 The Sam Darnold Project: A Closer Look 34:04 Quarterback Competition and Player Analysis 34:25 The Sam Darnold Project: A Deep Dive 39:38 Fan Engagement and Viewer Comments Highlight 40:32 Vikings' Defensive Strategy and Roster Moves 51:33 Salary Cap Strategy and Future Planning 01:01:13 Memorial Day Reflections and Closing Thoughts Fan With Us! We have your Minnesota Vikings talk amongst the Two Old Bloggers, Darren @KickassblogVike, and Dave @Luft_Krigare. Join the conversation! Fan with us at Vikings 1st & SKOL @Vikings1stSKOL and with our podcast partner Fans First Sports Network @FansFirstSN and Fans First Sports Network’s NFL feed @FFSN_NFL where you get sports takes for the fan, from the fan! ________________________________________________________ ⭐️ Subscribe to us here! - https://www.youtube.com/@vikings1stskol92 ⭐️ Our Twitter can be found at @Vikings1stSKOL ⭐️ At Fans First Sports Network - https://www.ffsn.app/teams/minnesota-vikings/ ⭐️ Watch the live show here: https://youtu.be/GAqIWgGPXTU Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Who Will Be King👑: OTAs & Signings?
6d ago
Who Will Be King👑: OTAs & Signings?
In this episode of the NFC North Roundup Show ‘Who Will Be King👑’, hosts Dave, Pay, June, and Foster from their respective podcasts - Vikings First And SKOL, Da Bear Claw Podcast, and Bleachers to Speakers - come together to dissect the latest happenings in the NFC North division. They provide insights into organized team activities (OTAs), offseason preparations, and project the fortunes of the upcoming NFL season for the Minnesota Vikings, Chicago Bears, and Detroit Lions. The episode also covers recent signings, injury reports, and discussions about the competitiveness of the NFC North and its potential to be the toughest division in football next year. Join them for a deep dive into all things NFC North as they exchange views on players, team dynamics, and what to expect moving forward. 00:00 The Ultimate NFC North Roundup: Voices from the Gridiron 00:11 Meet the Podcasters: From Vikings, Bears and Lions 00:59 Diving Into the Latest NFL Season Insights 02:49 The Heart of NFL Discussions: OTAs and Player Insights 06:54 In-Depth Analysis: Player Performances and Team Dynamics 08:55 The Significance of OTAs: Perspectives and Predictions 18:35 Navigating the Offseason: Signings, Injuries, and Expectations 32:36 The Importance of Unilateral Work in Training 32:56 The Impact of Injuries on Team Performance 33:22 Thanksgiving Games: A Tradition and Its Challenges 35:47 Analyzing the NFC North's Competitive Landscape 42:00 Quarterback Contracts and the NFL Market 53:19 Closing Remarks and Where to Find Us FAN WITH US!!!  Pay @TheRealPayday, host of Da Bear Claw Podcast, June @asgjune & M Foster @Mbrfosterchild, hosts of the Bleachers To Speakers [Lions] podcast, and Dave Stefano @Luft_Krigare, from @Vikings1stSKOL. This has been a joint podcast production partnered with Fans First Sports Network @FansFirstSN and Fans First Sports Network’s NFL feed @FFSN_NFL. Don't forget to subscribe to our podcasts on your favorite aggregator and rate us for more expert analysis and discussion on NFC North football. Stay tuned for our next episode. #NFCNorth #WhoWillBeKing #Lions #Vikings #Bears #Packers ___________________________________ Our music: Track: "Veritas" Music provided by https://slip.stream Free Download / Stream: https://get.slip.stream/S8x0Ci Track: "SlowMotion Rain", The Moody Monarch Música fornecida por https://Slip.stream  Download grátis/Stream: https://get.slip.stream/WHHNwJ ___________________________________ ⭐️ Subscribe to us here! - Vikings 1st & SKOL, https://www.youtube.com/@vikings1stskol92 ⭐️ and here - Bleachers to Speakers, https://www.youtube.com/@BleachersToSpeakers-yq8tm ⭐️ and here -Da Bear Claw Podcast, https://www.youtube.com/@FrustratedChicago ⭐️ Our Twitter can be found at @Vikings1stSKOL ⭐️ At Fans First Sports Network - https://www.ffsn.app/teams/minnesota-vikings/ ⭐️ On Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/vikings1standskol Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Real Forno Show 🎙️🏈: Blake Brandel, the Next Josh Metellus?
1w ago
The Real Forno Show 🎙️🏈: Blake Brandel, the Next Josh Metellus?
In this episode of The Real Forno Show, host Tyler Forness delves into the intriguing comparisons between Blake Brandel and Josh Metellus, despite their different roles on the field. He explores how Vikings GM Kwesi Adofo-Mensah’s analytics-based approach is shaping the roster, especially focusing on the offensive line strategy. Tyler examines potential impacts on team salary cap and comparisons to market investments. The discussion extends to the Vikings' current guard situation, highlighting former Vikings players like Dalton Risner and Ezra Cleveland, and analyzing their contributions and future prospects. The episode also touches on rookie quarterback J.J. McCarthy's development, the significance of metrics in evaluating performance, and a brief prediction on the Minnesota Timberwolves' playoff performance. 00:00 Introduction: The Intriguing Comparison of Blake Brandel and Josh Metellus 00:31 Welcome to The Real Forno Show: Meet the Hosts 01:21 Diving Deep into Offensive Line Strategies 02:33 The Fascinating World of Analytics in Football 04:44 The Stock Market Approach to Team Building 06:41 Exploring the Vikings' Offensive Line and Guard Position 15:36 The Strategic Bet on Blake Brandel 23:31 Analyzing Player Performance and Team Strategy 23:54 Casual Conversation: Cooking Plans and Food Talk 24:37 Deep Dive into Blake Brandel's Potential Impact 26:58 Exploring the Value of Rookie Contracts 29:05 Draft Picks and Potential Breakout Stars 30:31 The Importance of Versatility in Backups 31:10 Justin Jefferson's Contract Negotiations 37:47 Quarterback Development and Team Dynamics 41:57 Sports Talk: Predicting the Wolves vs Mavs Series FAN WITH US!!! Tyler Forness @TheRealForno of Vikings 1st & SKOL @Vikings1stSKOL and The Sporting News @sportingnews and Dave Stefano @Luft_Krigare producing this Vikings 1st & SKOL production, on the @RealFornoShow. Podcasts partnered with Fans First Sports Network @FansFirstSN and Fans First Sports Network’s NFL feed @FFSN_NFL. ____________________________________________________________ ⭐️ Subscribe to us here! - https://www.youtube.com/@vikings1stskol92 ⭐️ Our Twitter can be found at @Vikings1stSKOL ⭐️ Tyler Forness can be read at The Sporting News - https://www.sportingnews.com/us/author/tyler-forness ⭐️ At Fans First Sports Network - https://www.ffsn.app/teams/minnesota-vikings/ ⭐️ On Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/vikings1standskol ⭐️ Watch the live show here: https://youtu.be/nO9H1cJDYZY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Real Forno Show 🎙️🏈: When Will JJ McCarthy Start? Another Look at the Vikings’ Schedule
May 21 2024
The Real Forno Show 🎙️🏈: When Will JJ McCarthy Start? Another Look at the Vikings’ Schedule
Welcome to another exciting episode of 'The Real Forno Show' hosted by none other than the charismatic and insightful, Tyler Forness! Today, we're going to delve deep into all things concerning the Minnesota Vikings, your all-time favorite football team. Recently, the Vikings had their schedule released, and there's so much to talk about! How many games are the Vikings expected to win? Well, a myriad of factors will determine the outcome, but we'll discuss potential scenarios, taking into consideration the stretches the team has to go through during the season. Key questions we are going to explore on this episode: - When exactly are the Vikings' longest road trips and home-stands? - Which games seem to be the most appropriate for J.J. McCarthy to make his debut start? - What does the hardest stretch during the season look like? - Do the Vikings have a good weather schedule? How might the weather conditions affect their performance? We will be analyzing each week, opponent by opponent, and the timings of each game. From the Giants to the Lions, we'll break down every single matchup and what it means for the Vikings' season. This episode promises to be an informative and engaging discussion, so whether you're a die-hard Vikings fan or just someone who enjoys the strategic aspects of the game, there's something here for you. 'The Real Forno Show' is proud to be part of Vikings 1st & SKOL, the go-to place for all Vikings-related news, updates, and in-depth analysis. So, what are you waiting for? Subscribe now and join us on this exciting journey through the Vikings' season, and beyond. Trust us; you don't want to miss it! FAN WITH US!!! Tyler Forness @TheRealForno of Vikings 1st & SKOL @Vikings1stSKOL and The Sporting News @sportingnews and Dave Stefano @Luft_Krigare producing this Vikings 1st & SKOL production, on the @RealFornoShow. Podcasts partnered with Fans First Sports Network @FansFirstSN and Fans First Sports Network’s NFL feed @FFSN_NFL. ____________________________________________________________ ⭐️ Subscribe to us here! - https://www.youtube.com/@vikings1stskol92 ⭐️ Our Twitter can be found at @Vikings1stSKOL ⭐️ Tyler Forness can be read at The Sporting News - https://www.sportingnews.com/us/author/tyler-forness ⭐️ At Fans First Sports Network - https://www.ffsn.app/teams/minnesota-vikings/ ⭐️ On Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/vikings1standskol ⭐️ Watch the live show here: https://youtu.be/pLtuYGpW6b4 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Two Old Bloggers🎙: The Vikings QB Room & How They Will Handle It? That & More!
May 20 2024
Two Old Bloggers🎙: The Vikings QB Room & How They Will Handle It? That & More!
Welcome to today's episode of Two Old Bloggers with your hosts, Darren Campbell and Dave Stefano. Strap in for a deep dive into all things Minnesota Vikings on Vikings 1st & SKOL. We kick things off with a detailed analysis of the newly released Vikings schedule, discussing its intricacies, challenges, and potential impact on the team's performance in the upcoming season. We also dissect reactions to the schedule, and assess the possibility of a tough start to the season, considering the strength of the opponents in the first seven games. The episode takes a turn towards the team's quarterback conundrum, spotlighting Sam Darnold and J.J. McCarthy. We explore the potential scenarios of who will start in 2024, the impact on the team's dynamics, and the overall strategy for the QB room. Next, we shift our focus to the strength of the Vikings defense with a spotlight on new additions Jonathan Greenard, Andrew Van Ginkel, Blake Cashman, Shaq Griffin, and Dallas Turner. We contemplate on the team's defensive strategies under coordinator Brian Flores, and how these new additions might transform the defense into a top-tier unit in the NFL in 2024. The episode also features an in-depth look at some significant roster moves. We discuss the implications of the Vikings waiving reserve corner JoeJuan Williams, and the subsequent signing of defensive lineman James Lynch. Additionally, we evaluate the potential impact of signing veteran tight end Robert Tonyan, especially considering the uncertainty around T.J. Hockenson's readiness to play. We wrap things up by pondering over the ways General Manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah could accumulate more draft picks for the 2025 draft, including the potential trading of Nick Mullens and the future of promising young players like Lewis Cine and Andrew Booth. Join us for this engaging and comprehensive discussion on the Minnesota Vikings' 2024 season and beyond. Don't forget to comment, like, and subscribe to stay updated with all our latest content! Fan With Us! We have your Minnesota Vikings talk amongst the Two Old Bloggers, Darren @KickassblogVike, and Dave @Luft_Krigare. Join the conversation! Fan with us at Vikings 1st & SKOL @Vikings1stSKOL and with our podcast partner Fans First Sports Network @FansFirstSN and Fans First Sports Network’s NFL feed @FFSN_NFL where you get sports takes for the fan, from the fan! ________________________________________________________ ⭐️ Subscribe to us here! - https://www.youtube.com/@vikings1stskol92 ⭐️ Our Twitter can be found at @Vikings1stSKOL ⭐️ At Fans First Sports Network - https://www.ffsn.app/teams/minnesota-vikings/ ⭐️ Watch the live show here: https://youtu.be/676-OrqQ6_M Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Who Will Be King👑: Unveiling NFC North's Secrets with the 2024 Schedules Revealed: Who Will Rule the Gridiron This Season?
May 17 2024
Who Will Be King👑: Unveiling NFC North's Secrets with the 2024 Schedules Revealed: Who Will Rule the Gridiron This Season?
Welcome to today's episode of Who Will Be King👑, brought to you by the Fans First Sports Network. This is your ultimate roundup of all things NFC North, where our hosts expertly break down the latest happenings in the division. Today, we've got Pay, the charismatic host of the Da Bear Claw Podcast, bringing you the lowdown on the Chicago Bears' freshly revealed schedule. Then, June and Foster of the compelling Bleachers To Speakers podcast will unravel the ins and outs of the Detroit Lions' game plan, and Dave Stefano from Vikings 1st & SKOL! will bring the Minnesota Vikings into the spotlight. The NFL front office's love for the Green Bay Packers will also be a hot topic of conversation. We'll also be diving deep into the Detroit Lions' recent historic contract extension for Jared Goff. This move means the Lions have invested an eye-watering total of $444 million in just three players this spring: Penei Sewel, Amon-Ra St. Brown, and Jared Goff himself. We'll unpack Goff's record-breaking four-year, $212 million contract extension, which includes a staggering $170 million guaranteed and a new record $73 million signing bonus. We can't wait to bring you all this and much more in today's episode. So tune in, engage, and join the conversation as we ask: Who Will Be King👑? FAN WITH US!!!  Pay @TheRealPayday, host of Da Bear Claw Podcast, June @asgjune & M Foster @Mbrfosterchild, hosts of the Bleachers To Speakers [Lions] podcast, and Dave Stefano @Luft_Krigare, from @Vikings1stSKOL. This has been a joint podcast production partnered with Fans First Sports Network @FansFirstSN and Fans First Sports Network’s NFL feed @FFSN_NFL. Don't forget to subscribe to our podcasts on your favorite aggregator and rate us for more expert analysis and discussion on NFC North football. Stay tuned for our next episode. #NFCNorth #WhoWillBeKing #Lions #Vikings #Bears #Packers ___________________________________ Our music: Track: "Veritas" Music provided by https://slip.stream Free Download / Stream: https://get.slip.stream/S8x0Ci Track: "Zeuss Lightning", The Moody Monarch Music provided by https://Slip.stream  Free Download/Stream: https://get.slip.stream/C55Ofq ___________________________________ ⭐️ Subscribe to us here! - Vikings 1st & SKOL, https://www.youtube.com/@vikings1stskol92 ⭐️ and here - Bleachers to Speakers, https://www.youtube.com/@BleachersToSpeakers-yq8tm ⭐️ and here -Da Bear Claw Podcast, https://www.youtube.com/@FrustratedChicago ⭐️ Our Twitter can be found at @Vikings1stSKOL ⭐️ At Fans First Sports Network - https://www.ffsn.app/teams/minnesota-vikings/ ⭐️ On Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/vikings1standskol Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Real Forno Show 🎙️🏈: The Vikings’ 2024 Season Schedule Reveal
May 16 2024
The Real Forno Show 🎙️🏈: The Vikings’ 2024 Season Schedule Reveal
Welcome to 'The Real Forno Show' with your host, Tyler Forness! We're delighted to bring you a comprehensive look at everything you need to know about the Minnesota Vikings' 2024 National Football League season. The focus of today's episode is the freshly released schedule and its potential impact on our favorite team's performance throughout the season. Understanding the schedule is crucial to predicting the season's trajectory. It's not just about who we play, but also when and under what circumstances. A well-timed match against a team on a losing streak, or one without their starting quarterback, could tip the scales in our favor. Conversely, ending up on the opposite side of that situation could pose a significant challenge. In today's show, we'll tackle some essential questions. What teams will the Vikings face in primetime? How could these high-profile games shape the season? And what about our own stars - when will Kirk Cousins, Stefon Diggs, and Danielle Hunter grace our home turf? These games are always exciting, and we'll give you all the details you need to mark your calendars. We'll also take a closer look at the toughest and easiest stretches in the Vikings' schedule. Identifying these periods can help us manage expectations and keep our spirits high throughout the season. All this and so much more is coming your way from Vikings 1st & SKOL. So grab your purple and gold gear, sit back, and get ready to dive into the world of the Minnesota Vikings with us. Join us on 'The Real Forno Show' as we break it all down! preseason week day date opponent time p1 tbd tbd Las Vegas Raiders tbd p2 tbd tbd at Cleveland Browns tbd p3 tbd tbd at Philadelphia Eagles tbd regular season week day date opponent time (ct) 1 Sunday sept. 8 at New York Giants noon 2 Sunday sept. 15 San Francisco 49ers noon 3 Sunday sept. 22 Houston Texans noon 4 Sunday sept. 29 at Green Bay Packers noon 5 Sunday oct. 6 New York Jets (London) 8:30 a.m. 6 Sunday oct. 13 bye 7 Sunday oct. 20 Detroit Lions noon 8 Thursday oct. 24 at Los Angeles Rams (tnf) 7:15 p.m. 9 Sunday nov. 3 Indianapolis Colts noon 10 Sunday nov. 10 at Jacksonville Jaguars noon 11 Sunday nov. 17 at Tennessee Titans noon 12 Sunday nov. 24 at Chicago Bears noon 13 Sunday dec. 1 Arizona Cardinals noon 14 Sunday dec. 8 Atalanta Falcons noon 15 Monday dec. 16 Chicago Bears (mnf) 7:00 p.m. 16 Sunday dec. 22 at Seattle Seahawks 3:05 p.m. 17 Sunday dec. 29 Green Bay Packers noon 18 tbd tbd at Detroit Lions tbd FAN WITH US!!! Tyler Forness @TheRealForno of Vikings 1st & SKOL @Vikings1stSKOL and The Sporting News @sportingnews and Dave Stefano @Luft_Krigare producing this Vikings 1st & SKOL production, on the @RealFornoShow. Podcasts partnered with Fans First Sports Network @FansFirstSN and Fans First Sports Network’s NFL feed @FFSN_NFL. ____________________________________________________________ ⭐️ Subscribe to us here! - https://www.youtube.com/@vikings1stskol92 ⭐️ Our Twitter can be found at @Vikings1stSKOL ⭐️ Tyler Forness can be read at The Sporting News - https://www.sportingnews.com/us/author/tyler-forness ⭐️ At Fans First Sports Network - https://www.ffsn.app/teams/minnesota-vikings/ ⭐️ On Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/vikings1standskol ⭐️ Watch the live show here: https://youtu.be/qR-NU-OnKC0 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Vikings Daily Opener - May 15th, 2024: Vikings Host Jets in London
May 15 2024
Vikings Daily Opener - May 15th, 2024: Vikings Host Jets in London
Join Dave Stefano in the latest episode of the 'Vikings Daily Opener', brought to you by Vikings 1st & SKOL in partnership with Fans First Sports Network. In this episode, Dave brings you exciting news about the upcoming international showdown between the Minnesota Vikings and the NY Jets. Set in the iconic Tottenham Spur Stadium in London, UK, on October 6th, Dave discusses the Vikings' impressive history in international games and their unique achievement of securing victories in all three of London's NFL venues. The episode features a special segment on Aaron Rodgers' return to the gridiron. Dave dives into the impact of Rodgers' previous injuries and discusses what fans can expect from the former nemesis of the Vikings, as he is set to quarterback the Jets in the upcoming London game. Dave takes listeners on a nostalgic journey, reflecting on past victories of the Vikings. From their victory over the Saints at Tottenham in 2022, to their wins over the Steelers at Wembley Stadium and the Browns at Twickenham Stadium, Dave captures the spirit and determination of the Vikings in their international conquests. In addition to their London victories, Dave also talks about the Vikings' successes in overseas exhibition games, with wins in Goteburg, Sweden; Berlin, Germany; Tokyo, Japan; and London, England. He relives the excitement of the Vikings' first international game – a preseason matchup against the St. Louis Cardinals in 1983 where the Vikings secured a 28-10 victory. Listen in as Dave dishes out all the latest details, anticipations, and team histories leading up to the Vikings' London game. Whether you're a lifelong Vikings fan or new to the NFL, you'll find Dave's in-depth knowledge and passion for the game contagious. Tune in to the 'Vikings Daily Opener' and get ready to cheer – SKOL VIKINGS! Hosted by Dave Stefano @Luft_Krigare. Join the conversation! Fan with us at Vikings 1st & SKOL @Vikings1stSKOL and with our podcast partner Fans First Sports Network @FansFirstSN where you get sports takes for the fan, from the fan! #Vikings #VikingsDailyOpener #Vikings1st&SKOL #SKOL ____________________________________________________________ ⭐️ Subscribe to us here! - https://www.youtube.com/@vikings1stskol92 ⭐️ Our Twitter can be found at @Vikings1stSKOL ⭐️ Tyler Forness can be read at The Sporting News - https://www.sportingnews.com/us/author/tyler-forness ⭐️ At Fans First Sports Network - https://www.ffsn.app/teams/minnesota-vikings/ ⭐️ On Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/vikings1standskol Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Real Forno Show 🎙️🏈: The Vikings Rookie Minicamp & Roster Holes
May 14 2024
The Real Forno Show 🎙️🏈: The Vikings Rookie Minicamp & Roster Holes
Welcome to 'The Real Forno Show' hosted by Tyler Forness, your number one source for in-depth analysis, discussion, and reviews of everything related to your favorite NFL team, the Minnesota Vikings. Courtesy of Vikings 1st & SKOL, we aim to keep you updated with the latest happenings, insights, and fan theories surrounding our beloved team. In today's episode, we delve into an exhaustive breakdown of the recently concluded rookie minicamp. We got a firsthand look at rookie quarterback J.J. McCarthy, a promising new addition to our lineup. He's already making waves, saying that his first practice didn't feel like a rookie's first outing. His journey with the Vikings started with a memorable visit to Ann Arbor before the draft, and we're excited to see his skills develop further. We'll be examining other key takeaways from the minicamp and discussing the players who showed exceptional skills on the field. There's also the question of the new player added to the Vikings roster from the group of tryouts. Who is this new Viking, and what can we expect from them in the upcoming season? A significant part of our discussion will revolve around the biggest holes in our roster. There's been a lot of chatter about what the most pressing need is for our team. We're going to delve into this and provide our perspective on the most critical gaps that need to be filled. Additionally, we'll be reacting to the recent Jared Goff contract extension. It's a development that has stirred the football world and we're eager to share our thoughts on its implications. But that's not all! We aim to cover everything Vikings, so expect a comprehensive review of the team's current scenario. From the strongest players on our roster to the depth in our line-up, we'll be scrutinizing every aspect of the Vikings' game. Stay tuned for a detailed, insightful, and passionate discussion about everything Vikings. Whether you're an old fan or new, 'The Real Forno Show' is your destination for all things Vikings! FAN WITH US!!! Tyler Forness @TheRealForno of Vikings 1st & SKOL @Vikings1stSKOL and The Sporting News @sportingnews and Dave Stefano @Luft_Krigare producing this Vikings 1st & SKOL production, on the @RealFornoShow. Podcasts partnered with Fans First Sports Network @FansFirstSN and Fans First Sports Network’s NFL feed @FFSN_NFL. ____________________________________________________________ ⭐️ Subscribe to us here! - https://www.youtube.com/@vikings1stskol92 ⭐️ Our Twitter can be found at @Vikings1stSKOL ⭐️ Tyler Forness can be read at The Sporting News - https://www.sportingnews.com/us/author/tyler-forness ⭐️ At Fans First Sports Network - https://www.ffsn.app/teams/minnesota-vikings/ ⭐️ On Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/vikings1standskol ⭐️ Watch the live show here: https://youtu.be/dEkQRkIakjQ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Who Will Be King👑: Rookie Minicamps & the Implications for the Round 1 Drafted Quarterbacks
May 10 2024
Who Will Be King👑: Rookie Minicamps & the Implications for the Round 1 Drafted Quarterbacks
In this riveting episode of 'Who Will Be King👑', the Fans First Sports Network's NFC North roundup show, our esteemed hosts Pay (Da Bear Claw Podcast), June & Foster (Bleachers To Speakers [Lions] podcast), and Dave Stefano (Vikings 1st & SKOL) ignite an engaging discussion on the latest NFL updates. The conversation kicks off with the hosts sharing their moods and swiftly transitions to their anticipation for the forthcoming NFL season. A fascinating dialogue unfolds about the influence the NFL has over fans' calendars and emotions, with Dave drawing a historical parallel to the fall of Rome. The focus then shifts to the six quarterbacks that were freshly drafted. The hosts provide a thorough analysis of each player's situation, assessing who is stepping onto the field in the most favorable conditions to succeed from day one and who might face a challenging climb to success. Special attention is given to J.J. McCarthy and Caleb Williams, who are deemed to be in the best scenarios. Further into the episode, the hosts draw attention to the importance of the head coach, offensive coordinator, and quarterback coach. They consider the potential drawbacks of having a defensive head coach, using the Chicago Bears as a case study. The strategic setup of the Minnesota Vikings receives high praise, particularly for the roles of Kevin O’Connell and Josh McCown. In a detailed dissection of team performance, the significance of wide receivers, tight ends, and tackles is highlighted. The hosts compare the setups of the Chicago Bears and the Washington Commanders, focusing on their strengths and weaknesses. Caleb Williams is spotlighted as a player with significant potential due to his mobility. The hosts then wrap up the discussion with humorous remarks about backup quarterbacks and tablets, leaving the audience amused and engaged. The episode concludes with Pay sharing his anticipation for the upcoming games and expressing confidence in the Chicago Bears' prospects for the home games of the 2024 season. The hosts discuss the power of storylines in the NFL and how they influence viewership, pointing out the potential appeal of the Bears' new draft pick, Caleb Williams. Finally, the hosts invite fans to stay tuned for more updates, commentary, and predictions on their respective platforms. Whether you're a fan of the Bears, Lions, Vikings, or even the Packers, this episode promises that there's plenty to look forward to in the NFC North. FAN WITH US!!!  Pay @TheRealPayday, host of Da Bear Claw Podcast, June @asgjune & M Foster @Mbrfosterchild, hosts of the Bleachers To Speakers [Lions] podcast, and Dave Stefano @Luft_Krigare, from @Vikings1stSKOL. This has been a joint podcast production partnered with Fans First Sports Network @FansFirstSN and Fans First Sports Network’s NFL feed @FFSN_NFL. Don't forget to subscribe to our podcasts on your favorite aggregator and rate us for more expert analysis and discussion on NFC North football. Stay tuned for our next episode. ___________________________________ Our music: Track: "Veritas" Music provided by https://slip.stream Free Download / Stream: https://get.slip.stream/S8x0Ci Track: "Zeuss Lightning", The Moody Monarch Music provided by https://Slip.stream  Free Download/Stream: https://get.slip.stream/C55Ofq ___________________________________ ⭐️ Subscribe to us here! - Vikings 1st & SKOL, https://www.youtube.com/@vikings1stskol92 ⭐️ and here - Bleachers to Speakers, https://www.youtube.com/@BleachersToSpeakers-yq8tm ⭐️ and here -Da Bear Claw Podcast, https://www.youtube.com/@FrustratedChicago ⭐️ Our Twitter can be found at @Vikings1stSKOL ⭐️ At Fans First Sports Network - https://www.ffsn.app/teams/minnesota-vikings/ ⭐️ On Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/vikings1standskol Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Real Forno Show 🎙️🏈: The 2024 Rookie Minicamp Preview
May 10 2024
The Real Forno Show 🎙️🏈: The 2024 Rookie Minicamp Preview
Welcome to The Real Forno Show! This is your go-to Minnesota Vikings podcast, offering engaging content from Vikings 1st & SKOL. In this episode, Tyler gives a detailed preview of the Vikings' 2024 rookie minicamp. He discusses key aspects to watch, rookie roles, and what their performance could imply for the season. The episode starts with a focus on rookie J. J. McCarthy and his potential impact. Tyler also talks about Dallas Turner's remarkable movement skills and their influence on the Vikings' defense. Tyler emphasizes the significance of rookies' development throughout the camp, and then discusses other rookies like Kyrie Jackson, Levi Drake Rodriguez, and Gabriel Murphy. He analyses their skills and potential impact on the team. Tyler explores possible strategies from the coaching staff, including Brian Flores, to leverage the rookies' skills. He also reminds fans to be patient and avoid overreactions based on early performances. The episode concludes with a look at the NFL Rookie Premiere and other key dates. So, join us on The Real Forno Show for an in-depth look at the Vikings' rookie minicamp. SKOL, Vikings! FAN WITH US!!! Tyler Forness @TheRealForno of Vikings 1st & SKOL @Vikings1stSKOL and The Sporting News @sportingnews and Dave Stefano @Luft_Krigare producing this Vikings 1st & SKOL production, on the @RealFornoShow. Podcasts partnered with Fans First Sports Network @FansFirstSN and Fans First Sports Network’s NFL feed @FFSN_NFL. ____________________________________________________________ ⭐️ Subscribe to us here! - https://www.youtube.com/@vikings1stskol92 ⭐️ Our Twitter can be found at @Vikings1stSKOL ⭐️ Tyler Forness can be read at The Sporting News - https://www.sportingnews.com/us/author/tyler-forness ⭐️ At Fans First Sports Network - https://www.ffsn.app/teams/minnesota-vikings/ ⭐️ On Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/vikings1standskol Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Real Forno Show 🎙️🏈: Did Kwesi Adofo-Mensah Screw-Up the Compensatory Picks for the Vikings?
May 9 2024
The Real Forno Show 🎙️🏈: Did Kwesi Adofo-Mensah Screw-Up the Compensatory Picks for the Vikings?
Welcome to another exciting episode of The Real Forno Show, hosted by your very own, Tyler Forness. Here, we dissect, discuss and dive deep into all things related to our favorite team, the Minnesota Vikings. Brought to you by Vikings 1st & SKOL, we're dedicated to keeping you informed and engaged with insightful analysis and passionate discussions. In today's episode, we're diving into a contentious issue that's been making waves in the Viking community. The focus of today's discussion is the scrutiny that the Vikings' general manager, Kwesi Adofo-Mensah, is facing over his handling of compensatory picks. More specifically, we're examining the signing of cornerback Shaquill Griffin, a move that's been perceived by some to have eliminated a third-round compensatory selection for the Vikings. But is that really the case? According to The Star Tribune's Ben Goessling, things might not be as they seem. We're going to explore why the Vikings didn't believe they were eligible for a compensatory pick, and how this all ties back to the contract of Jonathan Greenard. This leads us to the big questions of the hour: Does Kwesi Adofo-Mensah deserve the criticism he's been receiving? How does the signing of Griffin correlate with the compensatory pick issue? Is there more to this story that we're not seeing? We're breaking down all these points and more, providing comprehensive analysis and giving you the insight you need to understand the situation. So, gear up, grab a seat, and join us on this deep dive into the world of the Minnesota Vikings. FAN WITH US!!! Tyler Forness @TheRealForno of Vikings 1st & SKOL @Vikings1stSKOL and The Sporting News @sportingnews and Dave Stefano @Luft_Krigare producing this Vikings 1st & SKOL production, on the @RealFornoShow. Podcasts partnered with Fans First Sports Network @FansFirstSN and Fans First Sports Network’s NFL feed @FFSN_NFL. ____________________________________________________________ ⭐️ Subscribe to us here! - https://www.youtube.com/@vikings1stskol92 ⭐️ Our Twitter can be found at @Vikings1stSKOL ⭐️ Tyler Forness can be read at The Sporting News - https://www.sportingnews.com/us/author/tyler-forness ⭐️ At Fans First Sports Network - https://www.ffsn.app/teams/minnesota-vikings/ ⭐️ On Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/vikings1standskol ⭐️ Watch the live show here: https://youtu.be/HxXq7ma5VHs Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Real Forno Show 🎙️🏈: When Will JJ McCarthy Start? ...And other Vikings News
May 7 2024
The Real Forno Show 🎙️🏈: When Will JJ McCarthy Start? ...And other Vikings News
Welcome to the latest episode of The Real Forno Show, the one-stop destination for all things Minnesota Vikings. Your host, Tyler Forness, is here to guide you through the twists and turns of the Vikings' journey over the next few months. The Vikings aren't just in a position to compete for a playoff spot, they've got their quarterback of the future, J.J. McCarthy, and a potential star edge rusher in Dallas Turner. We'll dive into the strengths these players bring to the team and discuss their potential impact on the team's overall performance. One of the biggest talking points we'll be focusing on is McCarthy's entry into the game. The questions everyone is asking are: Should he start in week one? Or would it be more beneficial for him to sit out the season? It's a contentious topic that has everyone talking, and we're here to delve into it headfirst. We'll explore these questions from all angles, providing you with a comprehensive understanding of the situation. There's no question too big or small, and we're here to ensure you're up-to-date with everything you need to know about the team's strategy. But that's not all. On top of our in-depth analysis of the team, we'll also bring you the latest Vikings news, hot off the press. Whether it's team updates, player interviews, or behind-the-scenes happenings, you'll hear it first on The Real Forno Show. Brought to you by Vikings 1st & SKOL, this is more than just a sports show. It's a community of passionate fans, a place for you to engage with your team and fellow supporters. So, tune in, join the conversation and let's celebrate the team we love, the Minnesota Vikings! FAN WITH US!!! Our guest Sam Monson @PFF_Sam from Pro Football Focus, @PFF, Tyler Forness @TheRealForno of Vikings 1st & SKOL @Vikings1stSKOL and The Sporting News @sportingnews and Dave Stefano @Luft_Krigare producing this Vikings 1st & SKOL production, on the @RealFornoShow. Podcasts partnered with Fans First Sports Network @FansFirstSN and Fans First Sports Network’s NFL feed @FFSN_NFL. ____________________________________________________________ ⭐️ Subscribe to us here! - https://www.youtube.com/@vikings1stskol92 ⭐️ Our Twitter can be found at @Vikings1stSKOL ⭐️ Tyler Forness can be read at The Sporting News - https://www.sportingnews.com/us/author/tyler-forness ⭐️ At Fans First Sports Network - https://www.ffsn.app/teams/minnesota-vikings/ ⭐️ On Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/vikings1standskol ⭐️ Watch the live show here: https://youtu.be/wxny1LX9nfk Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Two Old Bloggers🎙: Kevin O’Connell, an Actual QB Guru? And More!
May 6 2024
Two Old Bloggers🎙: Kevin O’Connell, an Actual QB Guru? And More!
Welcome to another engaging episode of 'Two Old Bloggers' with your hosts Darren Campbell and Dave Stefano, brought to you by Vikings 1st & SKOL. This episode is packed with insightful discussions, analysis, and predictions as we delve deep into the heart of Vikingsland. Our hosts kick off the conversation with a discussion about the Vikings' decision to pick up Christian Darrisaw’s 5th year option. They look at Darrisaw's impressive performance as the starting left tackle for the Vikings over the past three seasons, and what this decision means for the team's future strategy. Next, the conversation turns to Dallas Turner. Darren and Dave delve into the controversy surrounding the Vikings' potential overpayment for this Alabama edge rusher. They break down the trades, the analytics, and the potential impact on the team’s depth in the future. The episode then shifts to focus on Devron Harper, a potential new return specialist for the Vikings. Our hosts take a closer look at Harper's standout performance as a punt and kickoff returner at Mercer University and discuss how he could fit into the Vikings' game plan. The competition is heating up in Vikingsland, and our hosts are on it! They look at the brewing contest between Mr. Wright and Seth Vernon for the position of punter, exploring each player's strengths and potential contributions to the team. One of the key discussions in this episode revolves around Kevin O'Connell. A former quarterback himself, O'Connell has been touted as a QB guru. Darren and Dave delve into his track record, analyzing his impact on quarterbacks across his coaching career. They also discuss the potential impact of his coaching on J.J. McCarthy, the new addition to the Vikings' quarterback room. But the discussions don't stop there! As we look ahead, Darren and Dave talk about some exciting things on the horizon. They discuss the start of the rookie minicamp, the NFL 2024 schedule release, and the nearing contract extension for star player Justin Jefferson. They also discuss the Organized Team Activity (OTA) practices, looking at the schedule and what to expect. This episode of 'Two Old Bloggers' is a must-watch for all Vikings fans, as Darren and Dave tackle the hottest topics, provide their unique insights, and discuss what's next for the team. Buckle up, and join us for an episode filled with all things Vikings! Fan With Us! We have your Minnesota Vikings talk amongst the Two Old Bloggers, Darren @KickassblogVike, and Dave @Luft_Krigare. Join the conversation! Fan with us at Vikings 1st & SKOL @Vikings1stSKOL and with our podcast partner Fans First Sports Network @FansFirstSN and Fans First Sports Network’s NFL feed @FFSN_NFL where you get sports takes for the fan, from the fan! ________________________________________________________ ⭐️ Subscribe to us here! - https://www.youtube.com/@vikings1stskol92 ⭐️ Our Twitter can be found at @Vikings1stSKOL ⭐️ At Fans First Sports Network - https://www.ffsn.app/teams/minnesota-vikings/ ⭐️ Watch the live show here: https://youtu.be/jFCSLewW3kw Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Who Will Be King👑: The 2024 Draft Roundup for the NFC North
May 3 2024
Who Will Be King👑: The 2024 Draft Roundup for the NFC North
Welcome to another exciting episode of "Who Will Be King👑," the Fans First Sports Network's NFC North roundup show. Join our charismatic hosts, Pay from Da Bear Claw Podcast, June & Foster from the Bleachers To Speakers [Lions] podcast, and Dave Stefano from Vikings 1st & SKOL, as they dive deep into the thrilling world of the NFC North. This episode kicks off with our energetic hosts welcoming you to the discussion. They then shift gears to unravel the exciting results of the highly anticipated 2024 NFL Draft. Pay, representing the Chicago Bears, shares his enthusiasm about the selection of Caleb Williams and Rome Odunze, predicting their potential impact on the squad. Foster, for the Detroit Lions, highlights their strategic choices, particularly their selection of Terrion Arnold. Dave, our resident Minnesota Vikings enthusiast, discusses the Vikings' strategic picks of J. J. McCarthy and Dallas Turner in an engaging manner. The conversation takes an interesting turn as Dave, despite his Vikings allegiance, provides a well-rounded analysis of the Green Bay Packers' draft, focusing on their attention to the offensive line and defense. As the episode nears its end, our hosts share their predictions for the future. Dave particularly points out the youthfulness of the teams in the NFC North, suggesting that this could potentially set the stage for the North to be a powerhouse in the coming seasons. The show doesn't stop at the NFC North, as our hosts also share their reactions to surprising decisions in the NFL Draft, such as the Atlanta Falcons' unexpected selection at number eight. They delve into the implications of this decision for the team and its existing quarterback, Kirk Cousins, giving you an insider's view of the situation. The episode concludes on a high note, with a sense of anticipation and excitement for the next season. Our hosts discuss their strategies and new draft picks, leaving no doubt that the NFC North is gearing up for a season of intense competition and high-stakes games. Don't miss out on this riveting discussion — tune in to "Who Will Be King👑" for all the latest insights on the NFC North! FAN WITH US!!!  Pay @TheRealPayday, host of Da Bear Claw Podcast, June @asgjune & M Foster @Mbrfosterchild, hosts of the Bleachers To Speakers [Lions] podcast, and Dave Stefano @Luft_Krigare, from @Vikings1stSKOL. This has been a joint podcast production partnered with Fans First Sports Network @FansFirstSN and Fans First Sports Network’s NFL feed @FFSN_NFL. Don't forget to subscribe to our podcasts on your favorite aggregator and rate us for more expert analysis and discussion on NFC North football. Stay tuned for our next episode. #NFCNorth #WhoWillBeKing #Lions #Vikings #Bears #Packers ___________________________________ Our music: Track: "Veritas" Music provided by https://slip.stream Free Download / Stream: https://get.slip.stream/S8x0Ci Track: "Zeuss Lightning", The Moody Monarch Music provided by https://Slip.stream  Free Download/Stream: https://get.slip.stream/C55Ofq ___________________________________ ⭐️ Subscribe to us here! - Vikings 1st & SKOL, https://www.youtube.com/@vikings1stskol92 ⭐️ and here - Bleachers to Speakers, https://www.youtube.com/@BleachersToSpeakers-yq8tm ⭐️ and here -Da Bear Claw Podcast, https://www.youtube.com/@FrustratedChicago ⭐️ Our Twitter can be found at @Vikings1stSKOL ⭐️ At Fans First Sports Network - https://www.ffsn.app/teams/minnesota-vikings/ ⭐️ On Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/vikings1standskol Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Real Forno Show 🎙️🏈: Sam Monson From PFF On The Vikings’ Draft
May 2 2024
The Real Forno Show 🎙️🏈: Sam Monson From PFF On The Vikings’ Draft
Welcome to another episode of 'The Real Forno Show', where we bring you all things Minnesota Vikings! Your host, Tyler Forness, in collaboration with Vikings 1st & SKOL, takes you on a journey through the fascinating world of NFL drafts, team strategies, and player statistics. This episode is all about the 2024 NFL Draft. The Vikings made a total of seven selections this weekend, and we're here to dissect each pick. We have the privilege of being joined by a special guest, Sam Monson, the Lead NFL Analyst at Pro Football Focus [PFF]. He'll provide his expert insights into the players selected and the strategies employed by the Vikings. We'll be delving into one of the most talked-about moves of the draft - the Vikings' decision to move up for JJ McCarthy and Dallas Turner. Was it a good process? What impact will this have on the team's future? These are some of the questions we plan to explore. Sam Monson will help us to break down each selection, not just from the standpoint of individual player potential, but also from a wider perspective. We'll be looking at the draft from a conventional, market, and analytical perspective to give you a well-rounded view. Player drafted by the Vikings include QB J.J. McCarthy from Michigan, EDGE Dallas Turner from Alabama, CB Khyree Jackson from Oregon, T Walter Rouse from Oklahoma, K Will Reichard from Alabama, C Michael Jurgens from Wake Forest and DI Levi Drake Rodriguez from Texas A&M–Commerce. We'll be going through at least some of them and what they bring to the Vikings from Monson’s point of view. How do things look from a conventional, market and analytical perspective? Join us on The Real Forno Show as we discuss just that. So, whether you're a die-hard Vikings fan, a football enthusiast, or just interested in the mechanics of the NFL Draft, this episode has something for you. Join us on 'The Real Forno Show' as we venture into the intricate world of NFL drafts and the Minnesota Vikings' strategy in the 2024 season! FAN WITH US!!! Our guest Sam Monson @PFF_Sam from Pro Football Focus, @PFF, Tyler Forness @TheRealForno of Vikings 1st & SKOL @Vikings1stSKOL and The Sporting News @sportingnews and Dave Stefano @Luft_Krigare producing this Vikings 1st & SKOL production, on the @RealFornoShow. Podcasts partnered with Fans First Sports Network @FansFirstSN and Fans First Sports Network’s NFL feed @FFSN_NFL. ____________________________________________________________ ⭐️ Subscribe to us here! - https://www.youtube.com/@vikings1stskol92 ⭐️ Our Twitter can be found at @Vikings1stSKOL ⭐️ Tyler Forness can be read at The Sporting News - https://www.sportingnews.com/us/author/tyler-forness ⭐️ At Fans First Sports Network - https://www.ffsn.app/teams/minnesota-vikings/ ⭐️ On Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/vikings1standskol ⭐️ Watch the live show here: https://youtu.be/TulpfwMFHVQ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Real Forno Show 🎙️🏈: What Was the Vikings Draft Process? Tyler Dissects Kwesi Adofo-Mensah’s Strategy
May 1 2024
The Real Forno Show 🎙️🏈: What Was the Vikings Draft Process? Tyler Dissects Kwesi Adofo-Mensah’s Strategy
Welcome to a new episode of The Real Forno Show with your host, Tyler Forness! We're excited to bring you an in-depth discussion about our favorite team, the Minnesota Vikings, focusing especially on their moves in the recent 2024 NFL Draft. In this episode, we're taking a close look at the Vikings' finalized draft class. They made a total of seven picks and brought in an additional 17 undrafted free agents. The names on the roster are important, but what's truly fascinating is the process behind these selections, and that's what we're here to dissect. Our main focus will be on the intriguing approach of Vikings' General Manager, Kwesi Adofo-Mensah. Unlike many of his peers who tend to lean towards analytical thinking and trading down for more assets, Adofo-Mensah has a knack for trading up. This strategy does not go without its risks, but it also presents potential rewards that could redefine draft theory. We'll be delving deep into this approach, dissecting its pros and cons, and discussing the potential implications for future drafts. Next, we'll be reviewing the players that the Vikings have picked up, both through the draft and from the pool of undrafted free agents. With a keen eye for talent and potential, we'll be looking at these new additions to the team and speculating on the potential gems among them. Could one of these players be the next breakthrough star for the Vikings? We'll discuss this and more! To round things off, we'll also be touching on some interesting trends we've noticed in the Vikings' draft strategy. Power 5 schools continue to be a priority, trade ups seem to prioritize player value over pick value, and top 30 visits still matter a lot. All these points paint a bigger picture of the Vikings' draft philosophy under Adofo-Mensah, and we'll be exploring what this could mean for the team's future. So don't miss out on this comprehensive coverage of the 2024 NFL Draft from a Vikings' perspective, right here on The Real Forno Show, brought to you by Vikings 1st & SKOL. Whether you're a seasoned Vikings fan or new to the purple and gold, this episode guarantees to give you insightful commentary and analysis. Tune in to get your ultimate Vikings fix! FAN WITH US!!! Tyler Forness @TheRealForno of Vikings 1st & SKOL @Vikings1stSKOL and The Sporting News @sportingnews and Dave Stefano @Luft_Krigare producing this Vikings 1st & SKOL production, on the @RealFornoShow. Podcasts partnered with Fans First Sports Network @FansFirstSN and Fans First Sports Network’s NFL feed @FFSN_NFL. ____________________________________________________________ ⭐️ Subscribe to us here! - https://www.youtube.com/@vikings1stskol92 ⭐️ Our Twitter can be found at @Vikings1stSKOL ⭐️ Tyler Forness can be read at The Sporting News - https://www.sportingnews.com/us/author/tyler-forness ⭐️ At Fans First Sports Network - https://www.ffsn.app/teams/minnesota-vikings/ ⭐️ On Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/vikings1standskol ⭐️ Watch the live show here: https://youtu.be/sY55Wh4Z0U0 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Two Old Bloggers🎙: The Vikings Draft… All Smiles & First Impressions
Apr 29 2024
Two Old Bloggers🎙: The Vikings Draft… All Smiles & First Impressions
Join Darren Campbell and Dave Stefano in today's episode of 'Two Old Bloggers' on Vikings 1st & SKOL, as they delve into the exciting world of the Minnesota Vikings' post-2024 NFL Draft. Our duo unpacks the selection of J.J. McCarthy, the promising quarterback from the national champion Michigan Wolverines, and renowned defender Dallas Turner from Alabama. They will also discuss the Vikings' day three draft picks, including Khyree Jackson, Walter Rouse, Will Reichard, Michael Jurgens, and Ivan-Drake Rodriguez. In the second segment, they'll explore the new undrafted rookie free agents, focusing on Gabriel Murphy from UCLA and Dwight McGlothern from Arkansas. How will these additions strengthen the Vikings' depth at edge and corner? Finally, in the wrap-up segment, Darren and Dave share their final thoughts on the draft and ponder some interesting questions for the future. When will McCarthy take over as the starting QB? How will the Vikings tackle the remaining roster needs after this top-heavy draft? Join the discussion and share your thoughts on these topics. Tune in for an intriguing conversation on the future of the Minnesota Vikings! Fan With Us! We have your Minnesota Vikings talk amongst the Two Old Bloggers, Darren @KickassblogVike, and Dave @Luft_Krigare. Join the conversation! Fan with us at Vikings 1st & SKOL @Vikings1stSKOL and with our podcast partner Fans First Sports Network @FansFirstSN and Fans First Sports Network’s NFL feed @FFSN_NFL where you get sports takes for the fan, from the fan! ________________________________________________________ ⭐️ Subscribe to us here! - https://www.youtube.com/@vikings1stskol92 ⭐️ Our Twitter can be found at @Vikings1stSKOL ⭐️ At Fans First Sports Network - https://www.ffsn.app/teams/minnesota-vikings/ ⭐️ Watch the live show here: https://youtu.be/2rCAXtTNxGw Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Vikings 1st & SKOL: Special 2024 NFL Draft Coverage, Day 2 - What’s next for the Vikings?
Apr 27 2024
Vikings 1st & SKOL: Special 2024 NFL Draft Coverage, Day 2 - What’s next for the Vikings?
Welcome to Day 2 of our special 2024 NFL Draft Coverage on Vikings 1st & SKOL, hosted by Tyler Forness and David Stefano. As passionate supporters and expert commentators, we're geared up to discuss the Minnesota Vikings, your favorite team, and the ongoing NFL Draft. In the first round, the Vikings made significant moves, securing the talents of J.J. McCarthy and Dallas Turner as our future quarterback and new edge rusher respectively. These top 20 picks, with McCarthy at 10th and Turner at 17th overall, have set the stage for an exciting future for our team. On day two, although we might not have any draft capital, we'll be fully engaged in the draft activities. There's a possibility of trading back up in the third round, and we'll analyze all the potential moves and strategies. We aim to provide comprehensive insights into the future of the Minnesota Vikings and the NFL Draft. In addition, we'll analyze the Vikings' picks, keeping you informed about our team's direction and prospects. To make our coverage even more enriching, we'll have special guests offering their unique perspectives and predictions on the Vikings' picks. Our first guest is RAP from Vocal Vike, who will discuss the Purple and Day 1 of the 2024 NFL Draft. His segment starts at the 5:07 mark. We'll debut his newest song, a Vikings tale titled “Are You Ready?!” at the 17:48 minute mark. Don't forget to give RAP a shout out for his outstanding performance. Our second guest, Arif Hasan from substack Wide Left, will join Tyler to discuss and analyze Kwesi Adofo-Mensah’s drafting and trade tendencies. His segment starts at the 33:37 mark of the show. Finally, Luke Braun from Locked On Vikings will join us to discuss a range of topics from Day 1 and beyond. He makes his appearance at the 1:41:42 mark. Join us on this relaxing night two of the NFL Draft. Let's explore the future of the Minnesota Vikings together on Vikings 1st & SKOL. We look forward to sharing this journey with you. FAN WITH US!!! Guests, RAP, @VocalVike from the Vocal Vike YouTube channel, Arif Hasan @ArifHasanNFL from substack Wide Left, Locked On Minnesota’s The Minnesota Football Party @LockedOnMIN, and Norse Code @NorseCodeDN from The Daily Norseman @DailyNorseman, and Luke Braun @LukeBraunNFL of Locked On Vikings @lockedonvikings. Tyler Forness @TheRealForno of Vikings 1st & SKOL @Vikings1stSKOL and The Sporting News @sportingnews and Dave Stefano @Luft_Krigare producing this Vikings 1st & SKOL production, on the @RealFornoShow. Podcasts partnered with Fans First Sports Network @FansFirstSN and Fans First Sports Network’s NFL feed @FFSN_NFL. ____________________________________________________________ ⭐️ Subscribe to us here! - https://www.youtube.com/@vikings1stskol92 ⭐️ Our Twitter can be found at @Vikings1stSKOL ⭐️ Tyler Forness can be read at The Sporting News - https://www.sportingnews.com/us/author/tyler-forness ⭐️ At Fans First Sports Network - https://www.ffsn.app/teams/minnesota-vikings/ ⭐️ On Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/vikings1standskol ⭐️ Watch the live show here: https://youtu.be/hLvg0oedrvs Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices