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In this episode:
How good is Stefon Diggs?
Are we running too much?
The Cowboys basically refuse to run the ball on 2nd & long.— new-age analytical (@benbbaldwin) October 8, 2019
This is probably a good strategy. pic.twitter.com/JZLzbV5VMV
Results vs NY Giants
Top players vs the Giants
Top #Vikings grades from MIN@NYG:— Nick Olson (@NickOlsonNFL) October 7, 2019
• Thielen: 92.4
• Cousins: 84.7
• Elflein: 72.2
• Reiff: 71.1
• Diggs: 68.7
• Barr: 90.9
• Kendricks: 90.4
• Odenigbo: 83.0
• Hunter: 75.8
• Griffen: 73.6
What’s up with Xavier Rhodes?
Great game from Mike Hughes and Trae Waynes
Quick twitch athlete w great ball skills and a growing confidence at the cornerback position..— Luke Inman (@Luke_SpinmanNFL) October 8, 2019
Mike Hughes is only going to get better and better under Mike Zimmer. pic.twitter.com/8YOhOdlXZz
Trae Waynes 2019 overall grade 67.5— PFF MIN Vikings (@PFF_Vikings) October 8, 2019
Xavier Rhodes 2019 overall grade 51.3 https://t.co/RwW7npKwco
Eric Kendricks is ballin!
Eric Kendricks is currently PFF's second-highest graded LB among LBs playing 50% of snaps.— Nick Olson (@NickOlsonNFL) October 7, 2019
His 20 run stops and five pass breakups are both tied for second-most among all NFL defenders. https://t.co/jV4ICrhGKV
Is Dalvin Cook the best RB in the NFL?
Pass rush vs Coverage
Let's take a look at Brandon Graham's 3-sack hat trick against the Jets along with another play that he had a big impact on, the 4th down Pick Six in the first quarter.— Fran Duffy (@fduffy3) October 7, 2019
All three sacks came from a four-man rush with Graham lined up inside over the guard #FlyEaglesFly #Eagles pic.twitter.com/Hbx5pRCYmZ
Must win game for the Vikings?
- 40% chance to make the playoffs and 20% chance to win the division going into Sunday
- With win: 50% chance to make the playoffs
- With loss: 27% chance to make the playoffs