Tyler is a Minnesota Vikings fan who got sick of the frigid weather in the Land of 10,000 Lakes and moved to the Sunshine State. He started writing for Zone Coverage in 2021, and hopes to one day travel to the country he's named after.
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Would An Irv Smith Jr. Extension Cause A Domino Effect?
By Tyler Ireland - Jun 21, 2022
After missing the 2021 season with a torn meniscus, Irv Smith Jr. is set to return to action, where he’ll be an integral part of Kevin O’Connell‘s […]
Two Undrafted Receivers Could Become Impact Players For the Vikings
By Tyler Ireland - Jun 14, 2022
K.J. Osborn and Ihmir Smith-Marsette did not participate in practice on June 1 due to injury, which created a temporary hole at wide receiver that the Minnesota […]
Winners and Losers From Ed Donatell’s Scheme Change
By Tyler Ireland - May 31, 2022
After 37 years of running 4-3 defenses, the Minnesota Vikings are finally switching to a 3-4. Although Ed Donatell’s defense has been referred to as a “multiple” […]
The Cardinals Game Is Going To Feel Like A Divisional Matchup This Year
By Tyler Ireland - May 24, 2022
As the Minnesota Vikings were getting ready to take on the Arizona Cardinals at State Farm Stadium, the mood was noticeably different from the Vikings’ season opener. […]
Keenan McCardell May See A Little Of Himself In Jalen Nailor
By Tyler Ireland - May 12, 2022
Two days before the 2022 NFL Draft, Minnesota Vikings GM Kwesi Adofo-Mensah held a press conference detailing the coaching staff’s selflessness and collaborative efforts. He mentioned how […]
Danny Gray Could Be the Deep Threat the Vikings Need
By Tyler Ireland - Apr 26, 2022
The Minnesota Vikings have been blessed with steady production from the wide receiver position for the past seven years. Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs both outperformed their […]
Luke Fortner Is the Antithesis Of Garrett Bradbury
By Tyler Ireland - Apr 19, 2022
Kirk Cousins is a pocket passer, and, like most quarterbacks, he needs more than two seconds to throw a football. If the Minnesota Vikings want to have […]
Cade Otton Would Be the Perfect Complement To Irv Smith Jr.
By Tyler Ireland - Apr 7, 2022
The Minnesota Vikings’ offense lacked consistent production from the tight-end unit last season. They cut Kyle Rudolph, and Irv Smith Jr. suffered a torn meniscus in the […]
Does Minnesota Still Make Sense For Patrick Peterson?
By Tyler Ireland - Mar 29, 2022
Patrick Peterson has made his desire to stay with the Minnesota Vikings abundantly clear. Despite all the turnover within the organization this offseason, including a complete overhaul […]
The Vikings Are Winning On the Margins
By Tyler Ireland - Mar 21, 2022
As crazy as it might seem, the chorus from “The Gambler” by Kenny Rogers can be applied to the situation the Minnesota Vikings faced this offseason. “You’ve […]
Each of Minnesota’s Best Offensive Head Coaching Options Has A Fatal Flaw
By Tyler Ireland - Jan 13, 2022
After eight seasons as head coach of the Minnesota Vikings, Mike Zimmer has been relieved of his duties. The whole fiasco felt like witnessing a car crash […]
Who Will Step Up With Kendricks Out Against Chicago?
By Tyler Ireland - Jan 6, 2022
This Sunday, the Minnesota Vikings will close out the season at home against the Chicago Bears. Although Minnesota’s playoff hopes were erased last week at Lambeau, Mike […]