As losses mount, Frazier stands by his man

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier is holdings his ground. He says the quarterback position isn't the team's problem right now, and kinks in the offense need to be worked out.
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Vikings coach Leslie Frazier is holdings his ground. He says the quarterback position isn't the team's problem right now, and kinks in the offense need to be worked out.

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