Skip to main content

Report: Vikings finally sack Pagac as defensive coordinator

Vikings defensive coordinator Fred Pagac has been relieved of his duties, according to a Pioneer Press report. Pagac, however, has reportedly been offered a job coaching the linebackers.
  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

Vikings defensive coordinator Fred Pagac has been relieved of his duties, according to a Pioneer Press report. Pagac, however, has reportedly been offered a job coaching the linebackers.

Next Up

Nero

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.

Ben Leber

Ben Leber named new permanent co-host of 'Twin Cities Live'

The former Minnesota Vikings linebacker was introduced Friday afternoon.

MPR

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.

storm, severe

The latest on holiday weekend severe weather chances for MN

The most significant severe threats are Sunday night and again on Monday.

Arianna Vos

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.

motorcycle

Motorcyclist killed in Ham Lake after passing in the turn lane

The motorcyclist was hit by a car turning onto the road.

Keith Ellison

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.

Richfield High School

Richfield High School closed for day after threat

District officials say the threat is not believed to be credible.

Related

Report: Four in line for Vikings' defensive coordinator position

Fred Pagac hasn't been given his walking papers just yet, but at least four candidates have surfaced to replace him as the Vikings' defensive coordinator.

Report: Morris turned down offer to become Vikings' defensive coordinator

The Washington Post reports that Raheem Morris turned down an offer to become the Vikings' defensive coordinator. Morris verbally agreed to become the Redskins defensive backs coach before interviewing with Minnesota, and he didn't want to go back on his agreement.

Vikings' search for Pagac's replacement is officially on

The Vikings' search for a new defensive coordinator is officially on. The team relieved Fred Pagac of his duties as defensive coordinator, and it shouldn't be long before a new hire is announced.

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.

Jacksonville's Mel Tucker turns down Vikings' defensive coordinator job

Mel Tucker will not be the next defensive coordinator of the Minnesota Vikings, according to ESPN. Tucker was offered the position after interviewing in Minnesota earlier this week, but has decided to stay in Jacksonville as the Jaguars' defensive coordinator.

Bears block Vikings request to interview coach for defensive coordinator job

The Chicago Bears have denied the Vikings permission to interview their defensive backs coach for their defensive coordinator position. According to the Chicago Tribune, Leslie Frazier wanted to talk with Jon Hoke about the job, but the Bears wouldn't allow it. Hoke still has a year left on his contract.

Report: Singletary staying with Vikings

Jeremy Fowler of the Pioneer Press reports that Mike Singletary is expected to remain with the Vikings as a special assistant coach. He's also expected to help with the linebackers if Fred Pagac takes his old job back.

Mike Singletary as Vikings' DC?

The Minnesota Vikings still haven't found a replacement for defensive coordinator Fred Pagac. Actually, the Vikings still haven't fired Pagac, but that hasn't stopped rumors from floating around about possible replacements. That latest nominee, per ESPN's Kevin Seifert, is assistant head/linebacker coach Mike Singletary.