FOOTBALL MACHINE: Hour 1 - Stefanski as Offensive Coordinator and Playoff Picks Rd. 2

Sam, Arif, Tom, and Producer Eric discuss the Minnesota Viking’s offensive line, Stefanski is officially OC, and the 2nd round of our playoff picks!


In This Episode:

  • Stefanski keeps the job [3:30]
  • Bears lose Fagio, what do they look like next year? [20:00]
  • Our playoff picks – ROUND 2! [33:00] – [40:00]
  • Patriots on Upset Watch? [43:00]
  • Show updates [45:00]


The Football Machine is a weekly conversation of Minnesota Vikings, NFL Draft, fantasy football, college football playoffs, and everything else that involves a pigskin and 4 downs. Arif Hasan breaks down the game through an analytic approach for The Athletic. Luke Inman is the resident NFL Draft guru. Yinka Ayinde is a front page writer for The Daily Norseman.

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

Arif Hasan (@ArifHasanNFL) has written for sites all across the internet and his work has been featured in the Star Tribune, LA Times, Forbes, SB Nation, International Business Times, the Bleacher Report and MSNBC. He’s made radio appearances for 1500 ESPN, TSN, KATE 1450 and others. He currently also writes for the Daily Norseman and Optimum Scouting.

Luke Inman (@Luke_Spinman) Luke Inman is Zone Coverage’s resident NFL Draft guru. He’s an aspiring scout and produces the infamous Prospect a Day videos for eDraft on YouTube. He’s also the King of the Lakeville Buffalo Wild Wings.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

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