FOOTBALL MACHINE: A Defensive Embarrassment, Upgrading the O-Line and Mad Cousins?

Sam Ekstrom and Tom Schreier discuss the Vikings’ 52-33 loss on Christmas Day and what happens next as the offseason nears:

-Mike Zimmer calls out his “bad defense”

-A deep dive into Ernie Nevers, the 1920s football player whose record Alvin Kamara tied

-The one area where the offense can realistically upgrade

-Has Kirk Cousins been more fiery this year?

-Why can’t the Vikings run trick plays?

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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.

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