Drew Mahowald writes about the Minnesota Vikings for Zone Coverage, offering his unfiltered opinion on whatever comes to his mind. He is a 2018 graduate of Saint John's University and has begun a full-time career in content marketing. Drew is also known as the number one fan of Vikings legend Jim Kleinsasser.
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Kirk Cousins Has Actually Been Kinda Clutch
By Drew Mahowald - Oct 16, 2021
Kirk Cousins doesn’t exactly have a stellar reputation in crunch time. Delivering when it matters most is a difficult task; there’s no doubt about it. Suddenly, the […]
Overusing Dalvin Cook Devalues His Contract
By Drew Mahowald - Oct 9, 2021
With each passing NFL season, an increasing number of teams are adopting a “running back by committee” approach to the ground game. While the trend is frustrating […]
Mike Zimmer Needs To Finish Off Teams Late In Games
By Drew Mahowald - Oct 2, 2021
For the first time in nearly two years, fans attended a regular season game at US Bank Stadium last Sunday. The home crowd was loud and enthusiastic, […]
What Would a Vikings In-Season “Hard Knocks” Look Like?
By Drew Mahowald - Sep 25, 2021
Nothing gets football fans excited for the upcoming season like HBO’s Hard Knocks, an all-access show chronicling an NFL team’s training camp and preseason. This summer, Hard […]
K.J. Osborn Saw Minnesota’s Open WR3 Spot and Took It
By Drew Mahowald - Sep 18, 2021
For the last half decade, the Minnesota Vikings have had two dominant starting wide receivers. Whether it’s been a combination of Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs or […]
Burrow’s Youth Presents A Rebound Opportunity for the Vikings’ Defense
By Drew Mahowald - Sep 11, 2021
Since Mike Zimmer took over as head coach of the Minnesota Vikings, his defense has been consistently one of the most respected in the NFL. Last season […]
What Are Fair Expectations For the Vikings This Year?
By Drew Mahowald - Sep 4, 2021
The NFL changes so much year over year. Players retire. Players are traded. Players sign with different teams. Players are drafted. Coaches sign elsewhere. Coaches are promoted. […]
Simply Being Vaccinated Can Create A Huge Opportunity for NFL Hopefuls
By Drew Mahowald - Aug 7, 2021
Every year, hundreds of football players are given the opportunity to join an NFL roster for training camp and the preseason. For many, that’s the only chance […]
How Will the New COVID-19 Protocols Affect the Vikings?
By Drew Mahowald - Jul 23, 2021
The NFL isn’t messing around any longer. Ever since the 2020 season began with strict protocols in place, the NFL has made it clear that it will […]
The Rodgers News Could Keep Kirk Cousins in Minnesota Longer
By Drew Mahowald - Apr 29, 2021
The entire NFL landscape awoke about seven hours early on Draft Day 2021 thanks to some groundbreaking news that shook the league to its core. Green Bay […]
The Vikings Were Never Just a Quarterback Away
By Drew Mahowald - Feb 4, 2021
The Minnesota Vikings were supposedly a quarterback away from winning a Super Bowl following a highly successful 2017 season. In the moment, of course, it’s easy to […]
How Does Minnesota Take Back the NFC North?
By Drew Mahowald - Jan 30, 2021
The Minnesota Vikings entered the 2020 season with mixed expectations. Optimists felt the Vikings still had the talent to make a playoff run, and their playoff win […]