Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Authors Posts by Sam Ekstrom

Sam Ekstrom

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 Finalize Trade For QB Trevor Siemian

The Minnesota Vikings have officially found their backup quarterback, finalizing a deal for former Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian that was initially reported on...

Vikings Release WR Jarius Wright in Cost-Cutting Move

With $84 million devoted to Kirk Cousins -- and now reportedly $11 million committed to Sheldon Richardson -- the Minnesota Vikings released six-year veteran...

Kirk Cousins Arrives: “This is a Lifetime Deal”

As Kirk Cousins put pen to paper Thursday afternoon in the TCO Performance Center draft room, he was making history. Three years, $84 million. The...

LOCKED ON VIKINGS: Broncos and Vikings Have Each Other’s QB

Sam Ekstrom interviews Cody Roark about the Vikings and Broncos exchanging quarterbacks. DOWNLOAD AUDIO

LOCKED ON VIKINGS: Cousins to the Vikings?

Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels react to the potential news of Kirk Cousins' signing in Minnesota. DOWNLOAD AUDIO

REPORT: Vikings Sign Nick Easton to Second-Round Tender

According to multiple reports, the Minnesota Vikings have placed a second-round tender on 25-year-old guard Nick Easton, who started 12 games last season at...

EKSTROM: A Look at the Vikings’ Extension Candidates

The common refrain around Minnesota's pursuit of marquee free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins is the restrictiveness of his potentially massive contract. There is concern within...

LOCKED ON VIKINGS: Newman’s Future & Top QB Prospect Discussion

Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels talk Kirk Cousins rumors, Terence Newman's future and top QB prospects. DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Shannon Brooks to Miss 2018 Season With Non-Contact Injury

Minnesota Golden Gophers running back Shannon Brooks will miss the 2018 football season with a lower leg injury, according to head coach P.J. Fleck,...

LOCKED ON VIKINGS: QB Update & Combine Talkers

Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels update the quarterback situation, evaluate the Vikings secondary and hit on some big names in the draft. DOWNLOAD AUDIO