Tuesday, May 22, 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.

Vikings Position Battles 2018: Quarterbacks

Over the next few weeks, Zone Coverage will break down the Minnesota Vikings post-draft roster by position group and take a stab at which players...

Vikings Sign Former Colt David Parry, Add Competition at DT

The Minnesota Vikings added further depth to their interior defensive line Wednesday by signing former Indianapolis Colts starter David Parry. Parry, 26, was a 2015...

Gophers Finalize 2018-19 Roster With UW-Milwaukee Transfer

The Minnesota Golden Gophers added the final piece of their offseason puzzle on Tuesday, bringing in graduate transfer Brock Stull from the University of...

The Vikings May Have One of the Five Youngest 53-Man Rosters

There's a very fine line between an old NFL team and a young NFL team. A few strategic roster cuts and a strong draft can...

Evaluating the Competition for Minnesota’s Third Running Back

When the Vikings lost Jerick McKinnon in free agency to the San Francisco 49ers, many expected them to find another running back in the...

Hercules Mata’afa, One of the Nation’s Top DTs, Embracing the Switch...

Rookie camp in the NFL is often when newcomers begin a position change. Cornerback to safety, running back to fullback, defensive end to defensive tackle. For...

Vikings Re-Sign CB Terence Newman

The Minnesota Vikings continued a busy post-draft Monday by re-signing veteran cornerback Terence Newman, who will return to the team for a fourth season....

Vikings Pick Up Trae Waynes’ Option; Sign UDFA Class

The Minnesota Vikings picked up cornerback Trae Waynes' fifth-year option Monday morning, setting up the former first-round pick for a $9.069 million payday in...

Minnesota Vikings Draft Review LIVE at Lucky’s 13 in Burnsville

Sam Ekstrom and Luke Inman break down every Vikings draft pick, speak with Matthew Coller of 1500 ESPN and give away prizes to the...

Projecting the Impacts of Minnesota’s Day 3 Picks

Some draft picks are taken as plug-and-play contributors as rookies. Others, though, are projects that may not see the field right away. The Minnesota Vikings added...