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.
NHL announces make-up dates for Wild postponements
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Frazier confirms Winfield out for season
After missing four games with a neck strain, Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield is out for the rest of the season. Coach Leslie Frazier says Winfield suffered a fractured clavicle in the second half of Monday night’s blowout loss to the Packers. Winfield is scheduled to have surgery tomorrow.
Frazier frustrated with 2-minute defense
In his Monday news conference, Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says his two-minute defense simply “has to do better.” Frazier says giving up big yardage in the final seconds of games is a “glaring” concern. Minnesota lost to Indianapolis Sunday on a field goal with eight seconds left after tying the score late in the fourth quarter.
Wilf says Frazier's job is safe
Vikings owner Zygi Wilf says coach Leslie Frazier will return next season, despite Minnesota's miserable 2-10 record so far in the 2011 campaign. Wilf tells the Star Tribune injuries have hurt the Vikings more than anything, especially with Adrian Peterson out the past three games.
Frazier on Cook: 'You hope for the best'
Suspended cornerback Chris Cook has been reinstated by the Vikings but will not be taking part in any football related activities with the team. Cook is awaiting developments in a felony domestic assault charge stemming from his arrest October 22. Head coach Leslie Frazier says it's hard to say Cook will play again this season.
Frazier hurt by Walter Payton rumors
A new book is highlighting never before heard words about Walter Payton. Payton, perhaps the greatest running back of all-time, was said to have used drugs and wasn't faithful to his wife. Leslie Frazier played with Payton, and says he remembers him only for the good.
Frazier facing tough decisions in first full season as head coach
If coaching through the Metrodome roof collapse wasn't crazy enough for Leslie Frazier, he's definitely learning how to deal with tough situations this year. His first full season as head coach has featured problems with Bryant McKinnie, Donovan McNabb, Bernard Berrian, and Chris Cook.
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