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Sam Ekstrom

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Sam Ekstrom 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. Follow Sam on Twitter @SamEkstrom.

As ACL Rehabs Evolve, Mike Hughes Faces Less Daunting Task Than...

For the second straight season, the Minnesota Vikings first selection in the draft will have his rookie season cut short due to a left...

FOOTBALL MACHINE POSTGAME: Sam Ekstrom’s Takeaways From the Vikings 27-17 Win

Zone Coverage's Sam Ekstrom discusses Minnesota's stifling defense and three big offensive storylines from the Vikings second straight win -- 27-17 over the Arizona...

Cousins Remains Unbeaten After Pre-Game Speeches

Kirk Cousins' pre-game speech at Lincoln Financial Field a week ago went viral. His message to the team in an empassioned huddle before kickoff:...

Vikings Defense Back to Its Old Tricks Against Rookie Rosen

After their 38-31 loss in Los Angeles over two weeks ago, Mike Zimmer declared that he wasn't worried about the team's 1-2-1 record. Of...

LOCKER ROOM VIDEO: Reactions to Minnesota’s Win Over Arizona

In their most balanced offensive performance of the season, the Minnesota Vikings won their second straight game -- and their 10th straight against the...

RAPID REACTION: Vikings Pull Away From Cardinals in Second Half, Win...

The Minnesota Vikings were in a vulnerable position at halftime, but they took care of that quickly with a decisive start to the third...

PREDICTION: Vikings vs Cardinals

The last time the Minnesota Vikings played at home, they were blown out by the 17-point underdog Buffalo Bills. Two weeks later -- after...

Pinned Deep? No Sweat — Vikings Have Excelled Deep in Their...

The Minnesota Vikings have been average in the red zone this year, scoring touchdowns 50 percent of the time, which is tied for 19th...

THE MINNESOTA LINE: Bad, Bad Beats & Week 6 Picks

Mike Gelfand, Colton Molesky and Sam Ekstrom review a wild Week 5 that managed to swing the momentum in Colton and Mike's fierce bankroll...

Vikings Defense Hopes to Fare Better Against Second Rookie QB This...

When Josh Allen came into town with the Buffalo Bills in Week 3 with one start under his belt, the Minnesota Vikings were expected...