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Sam Ekstrom

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Sam Ekstrom is a Zone Coverage staff writer and hosts Locked On Vikings for the Locked On Podcast Network with former NFL QB Sage Rosenfels. He is a high school play-by-play voice, primarily at BCTV and Prep Spotlight, and a former sports radio host at 105 The Ticket. Follow Sam on Twitter @SamEkstrom.

What We Learned From Teddy Bridgewater’s Press Conference

As we covered on Zone Coverage last night, the Minnesota Vikings quarterback situation still lacks certainty, and that didn't change after Teddy Bridgewater addressed the...

EKSTROM: QB Situation Still Lacks Clarity as Veterans Report

Thursday afternoon the Minnesota Vikings will practice as a full team for the first team since mandatory mini-camp. There are five quarterbacks on the...

Kyle Rudolph on Good Friend Michael Floyd’s Recent Saga: “Surprising”

Very few people may ever know the full story behind Michael Floyd's positive alcohol test in June that led to a one-day jail sentence...

Rookie Defensive Linemen Look Strong; Floyd Continues to Rehab

While Sharrif Floyd rehabs with resistance bands amidst a tumultuous recovery due to complications from knee surgery, his potential replacement is making strides at...

LOCKED ON VIKINGS: The First Mankato Morning

Sam Ekstrom reports live from Mankato at the first full day of Vikings training camp. He has interviews with two players and two reporters. DOWNLOAD...

Stacy Coley Still Injured; Keenum the Old Man; Roster Moves

Minnesota Vikings seventh-round pick Stacy Coley is still injured and will be limited in practice as training camp begins. The rookie wide receiver told Zone...

Reasons For Defeat: A Look Back at the Vikings’ 3-8 Finish...

In Part 1 we looked at the Minnesota Vikings' four-game losing streak after their 2016 bye week. To nobody's surprise, the most serious problem was...

LOCKED ON VIKINGS: Mankato Memories

Sam Ekstrom reflects on what Mankato has meant to Vikings fans in light of the news that Minnesota will be switching training camp facilities...

Reasons For Defeat: A Look Back at the Vikings’ 3-8 Finish...

Dominant, though possibly flawed, the Minnesota Vikings started 5-0 start last season and had fans discussing a second straight NFC North title, who the...

LOCKED ON VIKINGS: Arif Hasan’s Training Camp Primer

Sam Ekstrom spent two episodes talking Purple with Arif Hasan as training camp approaches. DOWNLOAD AUDIO (PART 1) DOWNLOAD AUDIO (PART 2)