FOOTBALL MACHINE: Hour 1 - A Defense That Stays Together Wins Together

We discuss the tight knit Vikings defense, Adam Thielen’s contract extension, and the 2019 Zone Coverage Draft Guide is out.

In This Episode:

  • The Hitman gets emotional over the return of Barr [6:00]
  • Can the defense return to 2017 form? [16:00]
  • Adam Thielen’s new contract [21:30]
  • Cousins thinks the Vikings need more explosive plays [31:30]
  • How to fill the third wide receiver position? [41:00]
  • The ZC Draft Guide is out, and an Easter Candy Draft [46:00]


Sam Ekstrom (@SamEkstrom) is a Zone Coverage staff writer covering the Minnesota Vikings and Golden Gophers basketball.

Arif Hasan (@ArifHasanNFL) covers the Minnesota Vikings for The Athletic.

Luke Inman (@Luke_Spinman) Luke Inman is Zone Coverage’s resident NFL Draft guru and video content creator.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the co-founder of and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports.

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