FOOTBALL MACHINE: Hour 1 - Russell's Greatness, Keys To Victory, Bye Week Observations

Sam, Luke and Tom are in studio to talk about all the things that happened around the NFL during the Minnesota Vikings bye week, the likelihood that they need to win out in order to clinch the division, preview of their upcoming game against the Seattle Seahawks, and of course the team runs through their favorite gambling picks for this week!

In This Episode:

  • Pittsburgh Steelers Weekly w/ Justin The Producer [2:00]
  • Storylines from around the league [6:30]
  • Do the Vikings need to win out to clinch division? [15:00]
  • Vikings vs. Seahawks preview [25:00]
  • Josh Doctson released/Injury report [38:00]
  • Gambling Picks [45:00]


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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