Sunday, August 19, 2018
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Sam Ekstrom

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Sam Ekstrom is a Zone Coverage staff writer and hosts Locked On Vikings for the Locked On Podcast Network with former NFL QB Sage Rosenfels. 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.

The Good, Bad and Ugly From Minnesota’s 14-10 Loss to Jacksonville

In a game riddled with penalties, injuries and overall sloppy play, the Jacksonville Jaguars used a lengthy punt return late in the fourth quarter...

How Keenan McCardell Helped Stefon Diggs Reach the Next Level

While coaching with the Washington Redskins from 2010-11, two-time Pro Bowler Keenan McCardell heard whispers of a talented high school prospect in the Maryland...

Jaguars and Vikings Both Bolstered Strengths With Their First-Round Picks —...

Coming one game away from the Super Bowl stings. The 2017 Minnesota Vikings and Jacksonville Jaguars are the latest members of that fraternity, and as...

Kirk Cousins Explains How to Pull Off a Successful Play-Action Pass

Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey made headlines recently in a GQ article where he ripped several of the league's quarterbacks. One quarterback he was...

Once a Jaguars Prospect, Rashod Hill Now an Integral Part of...

As a Jacksonville, Fla., native, Rashod Hill was right at home when he was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent...

Marcus Sherels’ Versatility at Corner May Help Him Maintain Roster Spot

Now in his 30s, Marcus Sherels is one of the Minnesota Vikings' elders. Only one teammate, Brian Robison, has been on the squad longer. Sherels...

Bombs Away: 20 Years Later, 1998 Season Still Stands Out as...

The 1998 Vikings were, and still are, legendary in the minds of Twin Cities sports fans. They remain as much a part of the local...

Everything Mike Zimmer Liked About the Vikings’ First Drive vs Denver

The Minnesota Vikings hung 42 points on the Denver Broncos in their preseason-opening victory Saturday night. Their first seven points, though, grabbed many of the headlines. The...

Surprises & Non-Surprises From Vikings Preseason Opener

The Minnesota Vikings first preseason game is in the books: a 42-28 victory over the Denver Broncos in which they took a 24-7 lead,...

Evaluating the Free Agent Market for Offensive Guards

With Thursday's news that left guard Nick Easton will be headed to injured reserve with a bulging disc in his neck, it's worth wondering...