Tom Schreier is the founder and proprietor of Zone Coverage. He created Zone Coverage with the goal of mixing new age media with old-school journalism. His goal was to create an economically sustainable platform for sports content for Minnesota fans. Prior to Zone Coverage, Tom wrote for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.
Why Irv Smith Jr.’s New Diet Is Actually Important
By Tom Schreier - Jun 9, 2021
Here’s the thing: If Irv Smith Jr. went down to New Orleans in the offseason and came back the size of an offensive lineman, nobody could blame […]
It’s Insane Not to Bring In a Backup QB
By Tom Schreier - Jun 9, 2021
The Minnesota Vikings built a house, but they have not insured it. They went out and got Dalvin Tomlinson, Michael Pierce, and Patrick Peterson in free agency […]
Can Kirk Cousins Take the Phil Mickelson Path?
By Tom Schreier - Jun 6, 2021
50 years old. It has been two weeks since Phil Mickelson won the PGA Championship at the age of 50. Kirk Cousins is entering his age-33 season. […]
Paul Allen Says Former Vikings Are Negatively Influencing Danielle Hunter
By Tom Schreier - Jun 5, 2021
Paul Allen rarely criticizes the Minnesota Vikings or, for that matter, takes shots at anyone. The beloved voice of the Vikings, who hosts the popular “9 to […]
Was Dean Evason Trying to Be the Anti-Bruce Boudreau?
By Tom Schreier - Jun 1, 2021
When Bill Guerin retained Dean Evason for this season, it seemed like a continuity move above all else. The Minnesota Wild were once a stable organization with […]
The Twins Sure Seem to Think They Can Still Turn This Thing Around
By Tom Schreier - May 28, 2021
Whether it was scheduled or not, the Minnesota Twins were going to get an off-day on Thursday. A handful of 70-and-sunny afternoons were too much for the […]
Julio Jones Wants to Win and So Do the Vikings
By Tom Schreier - May 24, 2021
If you cold-called Stefon Diggs two years ago, he probably would have told you he was sick of the Minnesota Vikings run-first offense and skipped practice because […]
Strength of Schedule Doesn’t Matter in May
By Tom Schreier - May 13, 2021
Here’s the thing, I get it. I know what’s going through your head. The Minnesota Vikings’ schedule just dropped; it’s the fifth-strongest in the league. Joe Burrow […]
How Would Spielman Have Handled the Rodgers Situation?
By Tom Schreier - May 9, 2021
Rick Spielman’s chuckle said it all. There he sat with oversized headphones, processing a question about whether he had called incumbent quarterback Kirk Cousins before taking Kellen […]
Larry Fitzgerald’s Return to Minnesota Makes More Sense Than Ever
By Tom Schreier - May 5, 2021
Minnesota Vikings fans from Bloomington to Baudette collectively held their breath as picks 14 through 22 came off the board. Rick Spielman had stared Alijah Vera-Tucker in […]
Can the Twins Go On a Run This Week?
By Tom Schreier - May 3, 2021
If the Minnesota Twins were feeling the weight of their 10-16 record after beating the Kansas City Royals 13-4 on Sunday, they weren’t showing it. Minutes after […]
Baldelli Believes a New Routine Will Yield New Results
By Tom Schreier - Apr 26, 2021
If Rocco Baldelli is concerned about the Minnesota Twins’ 7-13 record, he’s not showing signs of it. There he sat in the bowels of Target Field after […]