The defensive coaching staff of the Vikings may be in line for some major changes in the near future. Changes are inevitable following a 3-13 season, and the defensive coaching staff seems most vulnerable to take the fall. The Vikings' defense allowed the second-most points in the league.
Sunbather on the roof triggers shelter-in-place at Savage elementary school
The sunbather told police he was trying to "tan and relax."
The Raptor Center's ambassador, Nero the turkey vulture, dies at 47
Nero helped save the California condors before taking up his post as an education ambassador.
82-year-old Independence man dies in golf cart accident
Few details are known about the incident.
Ben Leber named new permanent co-host of 'Twin Cities Live'
The former Minnesota Vikings linebacker was introduced Friday afternoon.
APM Reports, maker of 'In the Dark' podcast, nixed by Minnesota Public Radio
MPR said "select programming elements" of APM Reports will be incorporated into MPR News.
The latest on holiday weekend severe weather chances for MN
The most significant severe threats are Sunday night and again on Monday.
Charges: Driver was drunk, high in head-on crash that killed 19-year-old woman
The young woman killed in the crash was a college student studying zoology.
What's open and closed in Minnesota on Memorial Day 2022
A guide to Memorial Day weekend 2022.
Truck crashes into Napa Auto Parts store after driver's medical issue
No employees were struck by the pickup.
Motorcyclist killed in Ham Lake after passing in the turn lane
The motorcyclist was hit by a car turning onto the road.
Minnesota gets cut of Ford settlement over misleading ads
The $19.2 million settlement centers on Ford's C-Max hybrid and Super Duty pickup truck.
Frazier calls out defensive line
After a miserable performance against Green Bay, it sounds like Vikings coach Leslie Frazier is throwing his defensive line under the bus -- a bit. In his weekly news conference, he called on someone other than Jared Allen to make a play and to “take advantage” of one-on-one situations.
Williams accepts defensive coordinator position with Vikes
It's official. The Vikings announced this morning that Alan Williams has accepted the defensive coordinator position. Also hired: Brendan Daly as defensive line coach.
Lynx need to buckle down on defense
The key to a Lynx game three victory over San Antonio on Wednesday night will be defense. Minnesota led the league in scoring defense during the regular season, but on Sunday they melted down in game two of their best-of-three series. More specifically, a lot of pressure will be on Seimone Augustus to be a shut-down defender.
Timberwolves coaching staff taking shape
Rick Adelman is slowly but surely putting together the rest of the Timberwolves coaching staff. Portland assistant Bill Bayno is expected to be hired and so is Adelman's son, R.J. Meanwhile, the Wolves will introduce Rick Adelman at a press-conference next Wednesday.
Is it the Lions' turn to dominate the Vikings?
It seems like the Detroit Lions have been in rebuilding mode forever. Pretty much every head coach in Vikings history has dominated the Lions with a high winning percentage. This year however Detroit is 2-0 and looking good. Can Leslie Frazier be the next Vikings coach to kick the Lions around?
Jared Allen wins Defensive Player of the Month
Jared Allen has won the Defensive Player of the Month award for October. The defensive end has been a terror for opposing quarterbacks, tallying eight sacks in October. Allen is on pace for 25 sacks this season, which would eclipse the current record of 22.5 held by Michael Strahan.
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