Friday, December 15, 2017
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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.

NOTEBOOK: Zimmer’s Eyes, Top Receivers & Bad Falcons Memories

Dec. 1 marks an unpleasant anniversary that the Minnesota Vikings head coach would like to forget. The Vikings hosted the Dallas Cowboys on this date...

How the Two Pats have Helped Transform Minnesota’s Offense

When Pat Shurmur took over for offensive coordinator Norv Turner in Week 9 of the 2016 season, he wasted no time making changes. The Minnesota...

LOCKED ON VIKINGS: Luke Inman Joins to Talk Case Keenum’s Player...

Sam Ekstrom and Luke Inman talk Case Keenum's award and much more. DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Gophers’ Warts Show in Loss to No. 10 Miami Hurricanes

Heading into Wednesday's highly-anticipated matchup with the No. 10 Miami Hurricanes, the No. 12 Minnesota Golden Gophers knew they could play with anybody. But...

LOCKED ON VIKINGS: Chatting With Locked On Falcons Host Aaron Freeman

Sam Ekstrom chats with Aaron Freeman about the following: -Minnesota's offensive line and receivers. -Julio Jones and why he doesn't get many red zone targets. -De'Vondre Campbell's...

Pitino Calls Criticism of Saturday’s 5-on-3 Scenario “Fake Outrage”

In the days following the Minnesota Golden Gophers' 89-84 win over a three-man Alabama Crimson Tide squad, Richard Pitino has heard his share of...

LOCKED ON VIKINGS: Facing the Falcons

Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss: -The importance of Minnesota's win last Thursday. -The threat of Julio Jones for Atlanta. -The status of the NFC's contenders. DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Jerick McKinnon Will Have Extra Motivation on Sunday

Homecomings always provide a reason for NFL players to circle games on the calendar, so that's why Jerick McKinnon plans on having a little...

11/25 ROAD RECAP: Gophers Win Bizarre Game as Alabama Finishes With...

Everything was going swimmingly for the No. 14 Minnesota Golden Gophers in the Barclays Classic in Brooklyn. After demolishing Massachusetts on Friday, the Gophers...

RECAP: Vikings Hold Off Lions Rally, Move to 9-2

There were nervous moments in the second half, but the Minnesota Vikings held on for a 30-23 win over the Detroit Lions, giving them...