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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.

Vikings Could Clinch a Playoff Spot or Be Virtually Eliminated on...

It's the easiest year in recent memory for calculating Minnesota Vikings playoff scenarios because, ironically, thanks to their tie, they are not subject to...

SECOND LOOK: How the Vikings Used Play-Action Effectively vs Dolphins

The Minnesota Vikings didn't do anything ground-breaking to find success in the play-action on Sunday. They simply ran the ball efficiently to set up ideal...

FOOTBALL MACHINE POSTGAME: Sam Ekstrom on Kevin Stefanski’s Debut Win

Minnesota Vikings beat reporter Sam Ekstrom reacts to everything that happened at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday in Minnesota's 41-17 win over the Miami...

Stating the Obvious: Playing With a Lead Greatly Helps the Vikings’...

Only twice in the last 30 years have teams recorded nine or more sacks twice in the same season: Jacksonville in 2017 and the...

How a Fast Start Propelled Vikings in 24-Point Win

Even as head coach Mike Zimmer labored over his decision to relieve former offensive coordinator John DeFilippo of his duties, it's unlikely he envisioned...

LOCKER ROOM VIDEO: Vikings React to Big Win Over Dolphins

Hear from Minnesota Vikings players and head coach Mike Zimmer after their 41-17 win over the Miami Dolphins. MIKE ZIMMER https://youtu.be/X1HGGSDKTZ4 KIRK COUSINS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wS9VBATjrDI&feature=youtu.be DALVIN COOK https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-U4sFCBFdY&feature=youtu.be ADAM THIELEN https://youtu.be/M1KySs6YRZ4 Become a Zone...

RAPID REACTION: Vikings Pound Dolphins Early, Blitz Late in 41-17 Win

The bounce back began as the Minnesota Vikings hoped. New offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski's offense produced 41 points -- albeit a mid-game lull -- and...

PREDICTION: Vikings vs Dolphins

The Minnesota Vikings have used up their mulligans. Now it's crunch time as they host the Miami Dolphins hoping to begin a winning three-game...

Reintegrating Rudolph in the Red Zone Should Be One of Kevin...

While it may appear that Kyle Rudolph hasn't been properly utilized, that's not entirely true. The veteran tight end is on pace for 578 yards,...

Mike Priefer on What Went Amiss with Daniel Carlson, Blair Walsh

Many Minnesota Vikings fans have tracked the paths of the team's former quarterbacks this season after Sam Bradford, Case Keenum and Teddy Bridgewater all...