The Vikings are just 2-6 going into the bye week, and Coach Leslie Frazier says his team basically can’t lose again if they want to think about playing “meaningful games” in December. He told reporters that beating Carolina yesterday was the first step in getting there -- calling the 24-21 victory “extremely, extremely” important.
Quarterbacks won't be only rookies on field in Carolina
First-year coaches Leslie Frazier and Ron Rivera have a friendship that dates back to their playing days in Chicago. Frazier once tried to hire Rivera, who says "You always like competing against your brother."