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Is It All About the Money? Jefferson, Cook, Addison, Murphy & Mattison

On this The Real Forno Show - Tyler and Dave cover a variety of Minnesota Vikings topics on this week’s episode of The Real Forno Show, including Justin Jefferson’s contract situation and the mystery surrounding Jordan Addison’s injury. Don’t miss it!

Vikings Fan Questions

On this The Real Forno Show - Tyler Forness and Dave answer viewer questions on topics ranging from football to hypothetical scenarios. They discuss undrafted free agents with the best chance of making the 53-man roster, potential dips in quality of play for certain players, which fictional universe they would choose to live in for a year, wide receiver options, and pre-draft analysis of Booth, Cine, and Evans for Brian Flores’ scheme.

The Battle of Daunte Culpepper vs Kirk Cousins

In "The Real Forno Show", Tyler discusses the beginning of phase three of Organized Team Activities and the ongoing debate about who the better quarterback is between Daunte Culpepper and Kirk Cousins. Luke Inman compares the two quarterbacks and concludes that Cousins is better based on statistics such as touchdowns, yards, interceptions, and winning percentage. However, Tyler argues that Culpepper is the better choice. The debate continues among reporters, analysts, and fans.

The Vikings 53-man Roster Prediction

Check out Tyler’s prediction for the Minnesota Vikings’ potential roster for week one on The Real Forno Show! With major changes to the roster, this insightful projection provides a starting point for those interested in the Vikings’ roster makeup.

In The Vikings Community with Justin Day - Trade for Quinnen Williams?

In the second part of the doubleheader, check out the latest episode of The Real Forno Show featuring special guest Justin Day, a renowned "Vikingsland" YouTuber from the Purple & Gold 4 Days channel, sharing his thoughts on the Minnesota Vikings and their recent moves.

Vikings Draft Priorities & Strategy: Insights from NFL Expert Conner Rogers of NBC & PFF

The first part of a Forno doubleheader: Get the inside scoop on the Minnesota Vikings’ draft priorities and strategy from NFL expert Connor Rogers of NBC and PFF on the latest episode of The Real Forno Show.

Minnesota Vikings’ Minicamp Preview - A Look at the New Talent on the Field

The Minnesota Vikings will hold their rookie minicamp this weekend, featuring a mix of drafted players, undrafted free agents, and non-roster camp invites. Which ones will make the biggest impact?

Vikings’ Rookie Minicamp Anticipation: Breaking Down Jordan Addison & Jaren Hall

The Vikings are gearing up for their rookie minicamp, and the Real Forno Show is breaking down film on two of their highest-profile draft picks: Jaren Hall & Jordan Addison. The analysts will provide insights into their strengths, weaknesses, and what they can contribute to the team.

Vikings’ Phase Two OTA Recap and UDFA Analysis

Analysis and insights on the Minnesota Vikings’ organized team activities and undrafted free agent class. Tune in to Tyler Forness and Dave Stefano as they break down all things Vikings.

Vikings Draft Class 2023: Process, Picks vs Consensus, & Jaren Hall

The Minnesota Vikings have just completed the NFL Draft, selecting six players and signing 15 undrafted free agents. While opinions vary on how they did, it is clear that the Vikings put a lot of thought and effort into their choices. Join us on "The Real Forno Show" as we delve into the Vikings’ draft process and discuss the factors that led to their selections. We will examine each player’s strengths and areas for improvement, as well as the potential impact they could have on the team. Tune in to learn more about the Minnesota Vikings’ NFL draft strategy and their prospects’ fits for the upcoming season.

NFL Draft Day 2 - The Minnesota Vikings’ Rounds 2 & 3 In The Books with Mekhi Blackmon

The Minnesota Vikings select Mekhi Blackmon, a 5’11", 178-pound cornerback from USC. With extra picks, the Vikings can explore new players and build for the future after trading pick #87 with the 49ers.

The Minnesota Vikings’ First Round In The Books

The Minnesota Vikings made a bold move in the 2023 NFL Draft by selecting USC WR Jordan Addison at #23. Fans and analysts are divided, but one thing is for sure: the Vikings are making moves to stay competitive. What’s in store for day 2?

The Minnesota Vikings Select... Welcome to Draft Week

On this The Real Forno Show - Wow! It’s only Tuesday and the storylines are going wild! Vikings trade up to #2, the Vikings trade up to #10, the Vikings, the Vikings, the Vikings... The big question is who will they select?

A 2023 NFL Draft Special - Blow Your Mind With Arif Hasan

Check out the latest episode of The Real Forno Show featuring guest Arif Hasan from Pro Football Network where he discusses the 2023 NFL Draft, his consensus big board, and more! Hosted by Tyler Forness, this special is not to be missed.

Brett Kollmann & Tyler riff on the 2023 NFL Draft

Brett Kollmann joins The Real Forno Show to discuss the Minnesota Vikings’ draft plans, including best fits, trade rumors, ideal scenarios, and trading up for a quarterback.

The Vikings & the 2023 NFL Draft All-Forno Team: Latest Updates, Betting Odds, & Mock Draft

Tyler reveals his second annual All-Forno team for the NFL draft, which includes eight players he enjoyed watching. It also covers recent moves by the Minnesota Vikings, including the signing of cornerback Joejuan Williams and the absence of edge rusher Danielle Hunter and running back Dalvin Cook from offseason workouts. Will they be traded?

Can the Vikings Find the Quarterback of the Future in the Middle Rounds?

On this The Real Forno Show - Tyler and Dave were at it again. Come join us as we discuss potential quarterback options for the Minnesota Vikings

The Real Forno Show : 2023 NFL Mock Draft Palooza

A mock draft for every team in round one with 4 guys who know a thing or two that quickly goes off the rails, even if the picks don’t.

Two Takes On Hendon Hooker with Doug Farrar - Is He The Next Vikings QB?

Todd McShay mocked Hendon Hooker to the Minnesota Vikings at 23rd overall. Doug Farrar joins Tyler Forness to talk about Hooker and why his offense isn’t a bad thing. It’s an episode you won’t want to miss.

Kwesi - Look For The Best Fits In The Draft

On this The Real Forno Show - What does Tyler mean by best fit? We’ll be discussing the best-fit prospects at running back, wide receiver, edge rusher, and cornerback, and conducting another mock draft. Who will the Vikings select?

SKOL Searching Wide Receivers - With Fan Nation’s Cole Thompson

On this The Real Forno Show - Who wants the Vikings to draft a wide receiver? Should they be looking for the next WR2? Join us and find out who that may be. SKOL!

QB Of The Future? - With’s Eric Edholm

On this The Real Forno Show - SKOL searching for QBs with Eric Edholm, writer and on-air personality of Woot!

Kirk Cousins’ Offer Rejected - Vikings Said No

The Vikings declined Kirk Cousins’ discount. Top remaining needs. Tyler’s first big board. Mock drafting with you.

Hooker or Bust?

Is 25 too old for the Vikings? Talk of the latest Vikings moves, Henden Hooker, Quenton Johnston, and getting our mock on.

Za’Darius Smith Says Goodbye

On this The Real Forno Show - Here we go! Z is leaving... Or not? It sounds like the Vikings want a trade for Za’Darius Smith… & possibly they believe they’ll get one.

Vikings Choice: Kirk Cousins & QB Extensions

On this The Real Forno Show - How much money will an extension cost for Kirk Cousins, and is it worth it?

Wrapping Up The Combine “And Here We Go...”

On this The Real Forno Show - Tyler is going to going to talk about the combine, the potential of a quarterback after the comments from Kwesi and Kevin, the release of Kendricks, and then a mock draft.

Let’s Talk Combine

On The Real Forno Show - What happens at the NFL Scouting Combine is more than players running around in spandex and Tyler explains why it is all part of the interview process.

Should the Vikings trade for Jalen Ramsey?

On The Real Forno Show - Tyler Forness looks at the possibility of the Minnesota Vikings actually entering trade discussions with the Los Angeles Rams for cornerback star Jalen Ramsey. Would you like Ramsey in purple?

Is Anthony Richardson The Future QB Answer?

It’s a fun show. Yes the Vikings need D, and yes they could look for a WR2, but would they take Anthony Richardson if he dropped into their lap? Could he be the future QB answer? Wide receiver buckets and a 4-round mock draft for you. SKOL!

Getting better at getting Quarterbacks

Tyler takes a look at why the Vikings have a low swing rate at drafting quarterbacks. Should that change?

The Super Bowl & Officiating

Looking at Super Bowl LVII and looking at what the Minnesota Vikings can take away from the lessons learned from it. SKOL!

Brian Flores, The Vikings, & Senior Bowl Week

Big news breaks right before the show start and Vikings fans can breathe easier as the team hires their new defensive coordinator, Brian Flores. What will he bring to the team and how does Tyler’s scouting at the Senior Bowl figure into it all? SKOL!

CTP is Scouting the Senior Bowl

How to watch the Senior Bowl and what to look for as you window shop for the Vikings. Put your scouting hat on and join us in Mobile. SKOL!

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.