Schad covers the Minnesota Vikings for Zone Coverage. He also writes for Bring Me The News and The Viking Age and hosts The Homer Horn Podcast.
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Why the Vikings Trip to Tampa Bay is the Most Interesting Game in 2020
By Chris Schad - May 7, 2020
Like children on Christmas morning, fans everywhere are taking their time dissecting the Minnesota Vikings’ 2020 schedule, presuming there may be some sense of normalcy by the […]
Which Vikings Cornerback Will Play the Slot in 2020?
By Chris Schad - May 5, 2020
The Minnesota Vikings have seen their stable of cornerbacks fall apart and be put back together within the course of this past offseason. While losing three veterans […]
Why the Minnesota Vikings Should Have Traded Up for CeeDee Lamb
By Chris Schad - Apr 30, 2020
The dust has settled from the 2020 NFL Draft, and by most accounts, draft gurus across the internet have applauded what the Minnesota Vikings were able to […]
Where Does Rick Spielman Have the Most Success With His Late Round Gambles?
By Chris Schad - Apr 29, 2020
Anyone following the later rounds of the 2020 NFL Draft had a feeling of deja vu when it came to the Minnesota Vikings. Although they would leave […]
The 2020 NFL Draft Chronicles
By Chris Schad - Apr 24, 2020
Most of the time when writing for Zone Coverage, I like to act like a professional writer. Once I’m off the keyboard, I’ll admit that I’m just […]
How Accurate are the Vikings’ Post-Draft Grades?
By Chris Schad - Apr 22, 2020
As the NFL Draft is set to take up the entire sports calendar this weekend, there will be plenty of instant analysis surrounding every decision the Minnesota […]
How Can Dalvin Cook Justify a New Contract?
By Chris Schad - Apr 17, 2020
The Minnesota Vikings have crossed the big items off their to-do list this offseason — or have they? — but there’s still one thing that remains. Although […]
How Much is Dalvin Cook Going to Cost the Vikings?
By Chris Schad - Apr 15, 2020
The Minnesota Vikings have had a busy offseason, but one position that has maintained stability is running back. With Dalvin Cook, Alexander Mattison and Mike Boone — […]
Is Antoine Winfield Jr. an Alternative to Anthony Harris?
By Chris Schad - Apr 10, 2020
As the Minnesota Vikings offseason continues to unfold, it feels like the team is doing more to create holes on the roster as opposed to filling them. […]
Is the Vikings’ Youth Going to be a Problem?
By Chris Schad - Apr 8, 2020
As the Minnesota Vikings wrapped up their 2019 season with a playoff loss in San Francisco, head coach Mike Zimmer stood at the podium for his end-of-season […]
Should the Vikings Take a Chance on Tyler Johnson?
By Chris Schad - Apr 3, 2020
With 20 days remaining until the 2020 NFL Draft, mock drafts have continued to flood the internet. As the popularity of “Build Your Own Mock Draft” machines […]
Why Henry Ruggs III is the Vikings’ Answer to Replacing Stefon Diggs
By Chris Schad - Apr 1, 2020
As the Minnesota Vikings entered the offseason, they expected to have plenty of holes on the roster. While most of those were expected with the release of […]