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Containing Hurts, the Irv Ease Back, Cine’s Usage

Containing Hurts, the Irv Ease Back, Cine’s Usage

Questions Answered: Containing Hurts, the Irv Ease Back, Cine's Usage
Aug 12, 2022 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United states Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts. Obligatory Credit rating: Eric Hartline-United states of america Nowadays Athletics.

The following queries are about present-day Minnesota Vikings matters, answered by PurplePTSD. Today is the September 17th edition, tackled in a from-the-hip trend. If you have thoughts, you should e-mail them to [email protected]

Also, please take note: These are belief-based responses. Some answers will be incorrect from time to time. But we’ll try to preserve that to a minimal.


Q: Will the Vikings be in a position to consist of Jalen Hurts, a cellular quarterback, on Monday?

Aug 12, 2022 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Usa Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts. Necessary Credit rating: Eric Hartline-United states Currently Sporting activities.

A: Well, Hurts and the Eagles cleaned Ed Donatell’s clock final yr from the Denver Broncos, 30-13.

Not a good omen.

On his look at in Denver, the Broncos dropped to Hurts, Lamar Jackson, Taysom Hill, the 2019 model of Josh Allen, and Jacoby Brissett. Donatell does not have a sterling record towards working quarterbacks.

Hurts will very likely do his issue towards the Vikings. It will appear down to how Minnesota’s offense responds — and if it is plenty of.

Q: Do you assume Irv Smith is being steadily eased back again into action?

Oct 18, 2020 Minneapolis, Minnesota, Usa Minnesota Vikings restricted finish Irv Smith Jr. Necessary Credit rating: Nick Wosika-United states These days Athletics.

A: No.

His thumb ought to be fantastic by now. The Vikings informed the globe that Johnny Mundt was a greater scheme fit towards the Packers very last weekend. People have to facial area the fact that a Kevin O’Connell offense doesn’t have to have a large-identify TE to tick.

Smith will possibly uncover his groove before long, but O’Connell’s Los Angeles Rams gained a Super Bowl with Tyler Higbee and the aforementioned Mundt as TE1 and TE2.

Employing a Travis Kelce-like restricted conclude is not a prerequisite.

Q: How do you imagine the Vikings will use Lewis Cine on Monday, and how a lot?

Jul 27, 2022 Eagan, MN, United states of america Minnesota Vikings safety Lewis Cine (6) performs a drill at TCO Functionality Centre. Obligatory Credit history: Matt Krohn-United states of america These days Sports activities

A: Cine really should get a handful of snaps on protection and even much more on distinctive teams.

Camryn Bynum is still the starter reverse Harrison Smith, so Cine can be labored in slowly and not emergently. Cine was drafted an afterlife prepare for Harrison Smith. Something he can do for the 2022 Vikings is gravy.

It will be neat to see his debut, even though.


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