Why There’s More OL Optimism for Vikings in 2022

Jun 8, 2022; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins. Mandatory Credit: Matt Krohn-USA TODAY Sports.

This is Episode 68 of VikesNow, a YouTube channel devoted to daily Minnesota Vikings analysis. This episode examines the reasons behind newfound OL optimism among Vikings fans.

Particularly, free agency, the draft, and the coaching staff are discussed.

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Dustin Baker is a political scientist who graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2007. Subscribe to his daily YouTube Channel, VikesNow. He hosts a podcast with Bryant McKinnie, which airs every Wednesday with Raun Sawh and Sally from Minneapolis. His Viking fandom dates back to 1996. Listed guilty pleasures: Peanut Butter Ice Cream, ‘The Sopranos,’ and The Doors (the band).