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.
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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.

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