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Climbing The Pocket Mondays

The Search Is On!

On The Real Forno Show - Ed Donatell was released so that means another DC search is on. Tyler covers the search with reports on the 3 candidates we know of plus a few more. Then we get into a discussion of wide receivers that could complement Justin Jefferson. This will give opponents a second thought about how they will cover JJ at risk of being burned.

The End is Just the Beginning

The Vikings 2022 season may have ended, but that means we are on the verge of the next unwritten chapter in our fandom and that of our favorite team. Tyler walks us through some of the decisions that will have to be made to make 2023 even better. All this and more on The Real Forno Show.

On A Mission

On The Real Forno Show - Is it a Mission Impossible? [The theme song playing in your mind.] The Vikings have accepted the mission. Join us as Tyler reports on it.

Lambasted In Lambeau

On The Real Forno Show - The Vikings lost to the Packers by getting smoked. It brings up concerns for the future in the NFC playoffs and this is where Tyler gets into it.

Believe! They Do

The biggest comeback ever and there were some key moments and key players that made it happen. Result: your Minnesota Vikings win the NFC North.

Time To Hit The Panic Button?

On The Real Forno Show - Do you think the Vikings' defense must change a month before the playoffs? Should Ed Donatell be fired? Then there is a Colts game on Saturday.

Refusing To Break: The Vikings Way in 2022

On The Real Forno Show - It was another way too close victory, but they count as much as blowouts as the Vikings defeated the Jets 27-22.

Adversity & Adjustments: The Vikings Way

It is good to see adjustments leading to a quality win over the Patriots. Keep them coming for the Jets.

Are The Vikings At A Turning Point?

Yes, they are, and they better figure out which way to go. Play dominant football or implode against good defenses.

Are These Vikings Special?

Are these Vikings special? Do you think so? As we wake up this morning, we see that they share the best record in the NFL. Tyler and Dave get into the whys and wherefores and the constant improvement that we as fans are seeing. This, and more on the The Real Forno Show . SKOL!

Resilience - The 2022 Vikings

The 7-1 Minnesota Vikings keep winning and Tyler along with Dave talk about why after Danielle Hunter’s big day. It is resilience. It is Kirk Cousins’ confidence that leads to another win, and it is new tight end T.J. Hockenson who makes it happen. This, and more on the The Real Forno Show . SKOL!

Defense Wins The Day

Tyler and Dave lead off the week by talking about the win down in Miami over the Dolphins. What can we expect the team to do over the bye week? Tyler gets into it. ...And much more on The Real Forno Show . SKOL!

Besties - Justin Jefferson & Kirk Cousins

Tyler Forness and Dave will start the week of Climbing The Pocket’s show docket as we work from a victory over the NFC North Bears to traveling down to Miami to play the Dolphins. Justin Jefferson and Kirk Cousins are developing quite the chemistry on the football field with both setting records yesterday. They are becoming gridiron "Besties". Let’s celebrate that and have fun looking toward the next Vikings win. ...And much more on The Real Forno Show . SKOL!

The Good, The Bad, The Kirk

The Vikings are an ugly 3-1 but they are a winning football team. Why are things so ugly? What’s with Kirk Cousins’ interceptions? Have they shown improvement? The last few games have been rough stomach-churning affairs with highs and lows and fears abound. Purple fans never age as much as they do during those 3 hours, but we love it. Come join Tyler Forness and Dave as we celebrate the win and discuss the frustrations. ...And much more on The Real Forno Show. SKOL!

Comeback King - Kirk Cousins

Tyler dives into the Kirk Cousins’ win over the Detroit Lions, the god, the bad, and the Kirk. Then he starts the discussion on what to expect in the upcoming game in London versus the Saints. ...And much more on The Real Forno Show . SKOL!

‘Checkdown’ Kirk vs Eagles?

Air Dominance - The New Vikings Era

Kevin O’Connell schemed to get Justin Jefferson the ball and it paid off big time! The Vikings demolished the Packers and had Aaron Rodgers furious. Can anyone guard Jefferson? Join Tyler Forness breaking it all down at the new time of 6 pm central tonight. ...And much more on The Real Forno Show . SKOL!

Can the Vikings Win Week 1?

Tyler Forness and Producer Dave will ask the question can the Vikings win week 1? They’ll be having fun looking at all that led up to the first Packers week of the season. Then looking ahead to them coming to US Bank. Who will start 0-1, and why do they wear green and gold uniforms? ...And much more on The Real Forno Show . SKOL!

Tyler’s Vikings Projected 53

From the transactions made by the Vikings on Monday to projecting the final 53, Tyler breaks down the direction the Vikings are going. ...And much more on The Real Forno Show . SKOL!

Play Bad, Get Replaced: Vikings Trade For Nick Mullens

The Vikings get a new capable backup quarterback when they traded for Nick Mullens. Many of the rookies have shined so far this preseason and Tyler has favorites. T.Y. McGill has been dominant and should be Mr. Mankato, but doesn’t qualify. ...And much more on The Real Forno Show. SKOL!

Winners & Losers

Tyler Forness of The Real Forno Show, dives into some of the play from the Vikings vs Raiders game. He looks at players who played well like Brian Asamoah and some that didn’t. Join us to find out more. SKOL!

Mond & Bradbury Disappoint

Are all things well in Egan with the Vikings? Tyler & Dave of the Real Forno Show discusses it. What do you think Climbing The Pocket & Daily Norseman fans? Can enough improvement be made by week 1 of the NFL season?

Strategic Vulnerability Or Interest Generator?

On this Real Forno Show, Tyler questions the Vikings' message to fans to not film practice. Was it the right thing to do? Do you excite the fan base that way? Then onto what else has been happening in camp. SKOL!

Writing Their Story: The 2022 Vikings

Vikings training camp has started with the rookies and some vets reporting already. There are plenty of stories to tell but even more to be written by the team as it heads into the 2022 season full of hope and anticipation. Tyler is here to share them with you. SKOL!

Intriguing Things Ahead of Vikings Training Camp

Tyler looks at Minnesota Vikings training camp battles that we can expect to see, right after discussing Ben Leber’s opinion of Mike Zimmer, and does it matter? SKOL!

Lines, Props, & Questions

Tyler is talking Vikings betting lines, props, & taking your questions. Plus, his big announcement to get you great content. SKOL!

Vikings Starting 22

All-time #Vikings greats. There are so many to choose from. Who will make the cut and who won’t? Who are you going to disagree with? Then, two months out from the opening day, who will be this year’s starting 22? All on the Real Forno Show from Climbing The Pocket tonight!

Jeff George & the ’99 Vikings

Randall Cunningham was magic in ‘98, but not so in ‘99, so after going down to the Lions in week six, Dennis Green inserts Jeff George to save the season. ...And he did! SKOL!

Missed Opportunities: MVPercy

Percy Harvin was on his way to being a league MVP in 2012 and Tyler shares with you his memories of why in this Real Forno Show. Grab your beverage and listen as he and Dave along with the viewers reminisce on how dynamic Percy actually was. SKOL!

Hot Seat in 1997 with Judd

In 1997, Dennis Green is on a self-inflicted hot seat. He must win the Wildcard game to keep his job. The Giants were dominating for most of the game, but in the biggest playoff comeback in Minnesota Vikings history, it changed the course of the team and the NFL. Tyler and Judd Zulgad explain why. SKOL!

Cousins Greater Than Culpepper & Tarkenton - Really?

Tyler takes on the new math of 8>10 & 8>11. How do we compare different eras in Vikings football? First, a look at the remaining draft picks looking for production. Skol!

Make a Difference | The Real Forno Show

Tyler dives into the Vikings’ third and fourth-round draft picks of linebacker Brian Asamoah, and cornerback Akayleb Evans. Dave was wondering if both these players could make a difference? There is a lot of competition for both positions. Did you like the selections?

Expected to Start | The Real Forno Show

Tyler dives into the Vikings’ second-round draftees of cornerback Andrew Booth Jr., and guard Ed Ingram. Dave asks if both these players will be expected to start? There is a lot of competition, especially at the guard spot. Did you like the selections?

New On The Cine | The Real Forno Show

Tyler Forness of NBC Edge and Climbing The Pocket starts to analyze what we learned from Kwesi Adofo-Mensah’s first draft and how he optimized value. Then took a look at Lewis Cine and some of his extraordinary skills. Did you like the selection?

Draft Prep Part 4 with Pro Football Network’s Ian Cummings | The Real Forno Show

Ian Cummings of Pro Football Network joins Tyler to talk about the draft and team strategies, including your Minnesota Vikings. Then we mock! SKOL!

Draft Prep Part 3 with Blue Chip Scouting’s Devin & Mike | The Real Forno Show

On this Real Forno Show, Mike Hrynyshyn and Devin Jackson of Blue Chip Scouting join Tyler to talk about small school players and sleepers that you need to be aware of. This is part 3 of the 4 part series in your draft prep leading up to the NFL Draft.