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E32: Pocket Protectors [2019 Vikings Season Preview - Detroit to Chicago]

Previewing the fourth quarter of the season

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In this episode:

Eric Eager and Nick Olson join Jayson Brown to preview the fourth quarter of the 2019 Vikings Season.

Detroit Lions

  • Memories of the Golden Tate Flip?
  • Dominating defensive performance by the Vikings
  • Minnesota is a big favorite heading into this game
  • Lions are not good enough to hang with the other teams in the division
  • Could the Lions look to move on from Matt Stafford?
  • Is Matt Stafford is actually underrated?

Los Angeles Chargers

  • Chargers most talented roster in the NFL
  • Anthony Lynn is underrated
  • Chargers favored by over a field goal
  • Anthony Lynn’s in-game decision making is sub-optimal
  • Chargers run a slow pace which increases variance

Green Bay Packers

  • The Viking should be favored by over a field goal
  • Minnesota is the stronger team per PFF’s Eric Eager
  • LaFleur didn’t elevate the talent he was working with in Tennessee
  • Nick doubles down on Packers being more talented than the Vikings
  • Davante Adams is a top-10 WR
  • Aaron Jones vs Dalvin Cook

Chicago Bears

  • Bears will suck!
  • 3rd least injured team last season
  • Bears have lost too much talent
  • Will Trubisky be the next Jared Goff?

Record Predictions

Eric - 3-1 (9-7) ; Playoffs!

Nick - 3-1 (10-6) ; Division Champions!!!!!!!