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Purple Mafia Ep#263:Mystifying

The Minnesota Vikings were manhandled by the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship game, in mystifying fashion. The loss marked the Vikings’ 6th consecutive defeat in the NFC title game, dating all the way back to the 1980 season. We briefly preview the upcoming Superbowl 52, and of course get to your many comments regarding

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Purple Mafia Ep#262:Divisional Review/Conference Preview

In a game where the Minnesota Vikings lead 17-0, against the hated New Orleans Saints, it looked like all would be alright. Then things slowly started to change and decline. Drew Brees went from a couple turnovers in the first half, to near lights out in the second. Kai Forbath would finally put the Vikings

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Purple Mafia Ep#261:Wild Card Review, Divisional Preview

We first review a mostly exciting Wild Card weekend. We then lead into the Divisional Round with predictions, including an extensive preview of the Vikings vs Saints game! We as always get to your comments, and once again hear from Mad Martin! Also on Stitcher and Double Twist! facebook.com/purplemafiashow @purplemafiashow paladinolive@yahoo.com Hosted By: Joey Awaijane

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Purple Mafia Ep#260:13-3

The Minnesota Vikings have finished the 2017 season with a 13-3 record, with a semi sloppy win over an improving Chicago Bears defense. The quest now begins, as the road to the Superbowl has become a little more clear, with playoff match ups now set. We will talk extensively about the playoffs in the second

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Purple Mafia Ep#259:Slipping Sliding Shutout

The Minnesota Vikings had their first regular season shutout since 1993 vs Detroit, and their first in Greenbay since 1971. This was an ugly game, as many passes were dropped, overthrown, and players were slipping and sliding everywhere possible. Also on Stitcher and Double Twist! facebook.com/purplemafiashow @purplemafiashow paladinolive@yahoo.com Hosted By: Joey Awaijane Call In Line

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Purple Mafia Ep#258:One Down, Two To Go

In a game that was pretty comfortable from opening kickoff, for the 20th time in Vikings history, the Purple are division champions. That’s one title down, and two to go, including the NFC and ultimately the Superbowl title. Also on Stitcher and Double Twist! facebook.com/purplemafiashow @purplemafiashow paladinolive@yahoo.com Hosted By: Joey Awaijane Call In Line (209)

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Purple Mafia Ep#257:Simply Not Our Day

When we heard that center Pat Elflein would be ruled out for the game, your host knew the Vikings were in trouble. What has been the biggest difference from last year to this year? Pass protection and run blocking, both of which were questionable at best, especially when team MVP Riley Reiff was carted off

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Purple Mafia Ep#256:Total Team Effort

In what was a bit of a scary game on the road, the Minnesota Vikings put forth a total team effort, and got a hard fought win in Atlanta! Xavier Rhodes was unbelievable in this game against the best receiver in football. Case Keenum protected the ball, and was incredibly clutch in crucial time consuming

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Purple Mafia Ep#255:Surviving The Lions Den

In yet another back and forth battle with the Lions in Ford Field, with calls and non-calls that drove us crazy, the Vikings offense was good enough to survive not the best day by the Purple secondary. Case Keenum continued to protect the football and make some pretty amazing plays to put the Vikings ahead,

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Purple Mafia Ep#254:Glass Ceiling

The Minnesota Vikings were the team to break through the pivotal “Glass Ceiling” on Sunday, as they were finally able to pull away from a very stingy LA Rams defense in the fourth quarter. The Vikings looked as if they were going to leave points on the field throughout the game, until a close call

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