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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.

Rookie Kris Boyd Ready to Step Up Amidst Cornerback Uncertainty

EAGAN -- Xavier Rhodes, Trae Waynes, Mackensie Alexander, Mike Hughes. It seems like the talk at training camp usually revolves around the development of a...

“It’s a Unique Dynamic:” The Odenigbo Siblings and Their Little-Brother-Big-Brother Relationship

EAGAN -- You might not know these brothers are related at first glance; one a fluid pass-rusher, the other a burly defensive tackle. But it's...

FOOTBALL MACHINE: Hour 2 – Back Up QBs, O-Line, and Laquon...

In Hour 2 of the Zone Coverage Football Machine, Sam, Luke, Arif, and Tom discuss Laquon Treadwell, most intriguing O-linemen, how will Mattison mix...

FOOTBALL MACHINE: Hour 1 – Training Camp Has Begun!

Sam, Arif, Luke, and Tom are in studio, training camp has officially started, and we got a lot to talk about. In this episode...

Stefanski, Cousins Looking to Learn Players’ Strengths at Rookie Practices

EAGAN -- There hasn't been much tempo or intensity thus far at the rookie portion of Vikings training camp -- that can wait until...

The Domino Effect of the Holton Hill Suspension

The Minnesota Vikings will now be without CB Holton Hill for half the season after the second-year corner was pinned with an additional four-game...

Five Players With Something to Prove at Rookie Training Camp

Get every piece of Minnesota Vikings training camp content HERE. Day 1 of training camp is in the books, with the rookie class and select...

VIDEO: Luke Inman and Sam Ekstrom Address the Biggest Vikings Talkers

With rookies reporting to training camp on Tuesday, Sam Ekstrom and Luke Inman kicked off the unofficial start to football season by tackling seven...

TRAINING CAMP PREVIEW: 5 Vikings Position Battles to Watch For

PREVIOUS STORIES Pre-Camp 53-Man Projection With Minnesota Vikings training camp softly kicking off on Tuesday as rookies and select other players report to TCO Performance Center,...

TRAINING CAMP PREVIEW: Minnesota Vikings 53-Man Projection 2.0

Over the next few days, we'll write about the Minnesota Vikings roster, their most intriguing position battles and players with something to prove before...