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Training Camp Today - encore with NDSU's Associate Head Coach and Quarterbacks Coach, Randy Hedberg

This report is an encore with NDSU's Associate Head Coach and Quarterbacks Coach, Randy Hedberg. We talk Carson Wentz in this report. Wentz is on his 3rd NFL team in 3 years coming off a rough end of the season with the Colts last year.  We talk to Hedberg about Carson's new opportunity in Washington... how difficult of a transition it is to go to a new NFL playbook with the complicated systems... what it might take for Carson to get back on track this year and regain his old form. Hedberg also comments on Carson's relationship with head coach Ron Rivera.
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Training Camp Today - encore with Viking's WR, Adam Thielen

This report is an encore with Viking's WR, Adam Thielen. We discuss the Viking's division with Thielen. We talk about the Packers especially... and how some vets have swapped the green for purple jerseys over the years, including a couple defensive newcomers from Green Bay this year. Thielen discusses how anyone can win it in a very competitive division and league. We also discuss Adam's charitable contributions in the community over the years.
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Training Camp Today with with Viking's Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, Jeff Anderson

This report is with Viking's Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, Jeff Anderson. We talk to Anderson about the facilities at US Bank Stadium and TCO Performance Center. We also discuss fan experience and recent awards won by the Vikings regarding pre-game festivities at their home games.
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Training Camp Today with NDSU's Associate Head Coach and Quarterbacks Coach, Randy Hedberg

This report is with NDSU's Associate Head Coach and Quarterbacks Coach, Randy Hedberg. We discuss former Bison quarterback and now Charger, Easton Stick in this report. Stick is in his 4th year out of NDSU and is in a numbers game as far as the backup to Justin Herbert. Hedberg tells us why he's still very high on Stick in the NFL. Hedberg also fills us in on the pecking order of his Bison quarterback room as we head into the College Football season.
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Training Camp Today with Vikings insider Luke Braun from Locked On Vikings

This report is with Vikings insider Luke Braun from Locked On Vikings. We address the defensive side of the ball in this report and discuss what the new 3-4 defense might mean to the Viking's secondary. We talk possible starters and depth at both cornerback and safety.
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Training Camp Today with Vikings RB, Alexander Mattison

This report is Vikings RB, Alexander Mattison. Mattison is in his 4th year out of Boise State. He is known around the league as one of the best backup halfbacks in the NFL. We caught up with Mattison following Saturday's 49ers game. We talk to Mattison about his performance Saturday... his backup role over the years and always being ready for the task at hand... and the excellent depth in the running back room this season.
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Training Camp Today with Vikings CB, Akaylib Evans

This report is Vikings CB, Akaylib Evans. Evans is a rookie 4th round pick out of Missouri. Evans is long at 6'2" and recently ran a 4.46 40-yard dash before the draft. He has looked good in camp and made several nice plays Saturday night against the 49ers. We talk to Evans about his physical play Saturday night... getting acclimated to the NFL in training camp... his social media and excitement to hear the SKOL chant from Viking fans in US Bank Stadium... and what he has been picking up from vets like Patrick Peterson.
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Training Camp Today with Vikings DT, T.Y. McGill

This report is Vikings DT, T.Y. McGill. McGill has made a career out of grinding it out, now in his 8th season. His former teams include: the Colts, the Browns, the Chargers, Eagles, Commanders, and now the Vikings. He has made quite the splash in the first 2 preseason games. We caught up with him after the 49ers game on Saturday. We talk to T.Y. about his preseason success, his plans to continue to showcase his talents, and how the new head coach has brought the defense and team together.
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Training Camp Today with Vikings LB, Chazz Surratt

This report is Vikings LB, Chazz Surratt. Surratt was selected in the 3rd round out of UNC in the 2021 draft. Surratt was originally a QB at North Carolina before his conversion to linebacker. Surratt did not see much of the field last year under head coach Zimmer and hopes to break through with a roster spot and get more time on the field this year. We talk to Surratt about his play so far in the preseason... how being converted from QB could give him an edge defensively as to what he sees on the field... what he is hoping to showcase if he gets playing time again at Denver this week... and finally, what he's picking up from veteran LB's like Kendricks.
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Training Camp Today's encore edition with Vikings RB, CJ Ham

This report is an encore edition with Vikings RB, CJ Ham. In this report we talk to CJ about his high school football days in Duluth and how he was recruited to go to Augustana in Sioux Falls. CJ also comments on his career in the NFL, as he has already surpassed the average time in the league for running backs. He also discusses how long he intends to play in the league.
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Training Camp Today with Vikings insider Luke Braun of Locked On Vikings

This report is with Vikings insider Luke Braun of Locked On Vikings. We discuss the new 3-4 defensive scheme the Vikings will utilize this year. We talk who might be valued down linemen, pass rushers, and how the linebacker situation might evolve. Definitely some new faces including DT Harrison Phillips and LB Jordan Hicks.
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Training Camp Today NDSU's Associate Head Coach and Quarterbacks Coach, Randy Hedberg

This report is with NDSU's Associate Head Coach and Quarterbacks Coach, Randy Hedberg. We talk to Hedberg about a couple of receivers that have come out of their program. Third year TE, Ben Ellefson was picked up by the Vikings middle of last season after being waived by the Jaguars. He is in a tight competition for a roster spot. We also discuss Bison WR and this year's second round draft pick of the Green Bay Packers, Christian Watson. Watson will be a rookie out of Tampa, Florida. Ironically, the Vikings made a day two trade with the Packers and Green Bay selected Watson with that 2nd round pick. Hedberg discusses the strengths and challenges of both players.
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Training Camp Today with Vikings All Pro WR Adam Thielen

This report is with Vikings WR, Adam Thielen. Thielen is in his 9th season out of Minnesota State-Mankato. Thielen hauled in 10 touchdowns last year for the Vikings to lead the team along with Justin Jefferson. We talk to Thielen about the new coaching staff and scheme... the wide receiver room having a lot of depth this season... and a teammate joining the Vikings from his college days.
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Training Camp Today with Vikings FB, CJ Ham

This report is with Vikings FB, CJ Ham. Ham is in his 6th season out of Augustana. Ham, of course, played his high school ball in Duluth. He was named to his first Pro-Bowl in 2019. We talk to CJ about the new-look offense... how his role may change given this configuration... and his impression of the running back room with Dalvin Cook and Alexander Mattison along with an impressive second year back, Kene Nwangwu, and rookie fifth round pick, Ty Chandler.
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Training Camp Today with 2021 Butkus Award Semi-Finalist Brian Asamoah

This report is with Vikings 3rd round pick, Brian Asamoah. He is a rookie linebacker out of Oklahoma. He was a 2021 Butkus Award semi-finalist. He was one of the faster linebackers available in the draft. We talk to Brian about getting acclimated in his first NFL camp... his transition to the new defense... what he's picking up from veteran linebackers... and finally his family's journey from Ghana
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Training Camp Today with Luke Braun from "Locked on Vikings"

This report is with Vikings insider, Luke Braun, from "Locked on Vikings". We discuss position battles with Luke and in this report specifically the offensive line. We talk to him about the battle at center, right guard, and how this affects some past high draft picks.
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Training Camp Today with NDSU QB Coach Randy Hedberg

This report is with NDSU's Associate Head Coach and Quarterbacks Coach, Randy Hedberg. Hedberg has had several QBs drafted to the NFL in the past 5 years or so. This report is on 3rd overall pick from 2 years ago, Trey Lance of the 49ers. We talk to Hedberg about this being a huge opportunity as Lance was recently named starter ahead of veteran Jimmy Garoppolo... we also discuss a conversation from a national sports-talk personality, who questioned Lance's delivery motion.
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Training Camp Today with Vikings WR K.J. Osborn

This report is with Vikings WR KJ Osborn. Osborn is in his third year out of Miami of FL. Osborn showed vast improvement from year 1 to year 2 as a receiver. We talk to KJ about the new coach and system..... the secret to his vast improvement last season..... and the speed the Vikings possess at the WR position with depth as well.
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Training Camp Today with former Texas A&M Standout Kellen Mond

This report is with Vikings second year QB Kellen Mond. Mond was selected in the 3rd round of the 2021 draft. He hails from Texas A&M and broke many records there. He did not seem to hit it off well with the coaching staff from last season..... and seems to be enjoying the fresh start with the new regime. We talked to Kellen about this camp compared to last, the new coaching staff and offensive scheme, and what he is drawing from the veteran QB's on the team.
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Training Camp Today with Jalen Nailor

This report is with Vikings rookie WR Jalen Nailor. Nailor is a 6th round pick out of Michigan State. The Vikings feel they got a steal on him... and he has looked really good so far in camp. Hopefully, this year's version of Stefon Diggs! We talk to Nailor about his first camp compared to MSU..... what he's learning from the vets like Thielen and Jefferson.... and finally his goals and who is the fastest WR in camp. Guess who he says?
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