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Vikings DT Williams to coach Frazier: “Call somebody out”

Vikings five-team All-Pro defensive tackle Kevin Williams took exception to head coach Leslie Frazier’s comments on Monday that the front four was “not nearly as physical” as the Bears during last week’s 39-10 humiliation at Soldier Field according to Jeremey Fowler of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. “If you want to call somebody out, call […]

Vikings coach Leslie Fraizer on QB Donovan McNabb: “You can’t play this game cautious”

Does Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier want Donovan McNabb benched? Sure sounds like he’s hinting towards the notion. Although McNabb only has two interceptions this year, his coach would like him to be more agressive in his passing game according to Mark Craig of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. “He’s done a great job of not turning […]

LB Brinkley Has Hip Surgery; Likely to Miss All of 2011

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier has confirmed that linebacker Jasper Brinkley did have hip surgery on Tuesday according to Mark Craig of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Frazier will update Brinkley’s situation on Thursday night, but Brinkley is expected to be moved to season-ending injured reserve.

How the Vikings WILL beat the Bills

It seemed like a novel idea. Leslie Frazier chose not to abandon the running game in the first quarter. This team surely needs to give the ball to Adrian Peterson at least 25 – 20 times. But if he can’t go, why not give the ball to Toby Gerhart and let him pound away at […]

Who is Leslie Frazier?

He has been the assistant head coach and defensive coordinator for the Minnesota Vikings since taking over for the departed Mike Tomlin in 2007. Since that time, Frazier’s Vikings defense team ranks 3rd in NFL with 131.0 sacks. Including being first in 2009 with 48.0. In 2008 the defense was ranked 6th overall and followed […]

Could Vikes Lose Frazier In Mid-Season?

The Vikings defense has been pretty dominant so far this year, and much of the credit could go to defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier.  Many fans think Frazier should be the head coach of the Vikings. Instead, Frazier could be head coach of a different local team, according to this report. Frazier and the Gophers reportedly […]

Frazier Won’t Go To Buffalo

Reports are surfacing that the Buffalo Bills have chosen Chan Gailey as their head coach and will announce the move today. The revelation is a significant one for the Vikings, as the Bills were expected to be very interested in defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier for the job. Frazier may be a victim of his defense’s […]

Frazier Interviews With The Seahawks

I haven’t touched on this much because it is simply just kind of a sad truth about the NFL. It sounds like the Seahawks have found a new coach in USC’s Pete Carroll and that a deal is all but official. However, by way of the Rooney Rule, the Seahawks must interview a minority candidate […]

Frazier To Interview With Bills Today

Leslie Frazier is rumored to be interviewing for the head coaching job with the Buffalo Bills on Thursday. Due to the fact that the Vikings have a bye week, assistants and coordinators from the team are allowed to be interviewed by other teams.  Frazier, who joined the Vikings in 2007, will meet with Bills officials […]

Will Frazier Be The Next To Leave?

Vikings defensive coordinator, Leslie Frazier, has drawn interest from teams looking for a new head coach in the last couple of years.  It is possible that the NFL sees a lot of coaching changes this offseason, and that the Vikings will again be wondering if their defensive coordinator will be departing. He recently said, “I […]