The defensive coaching staff of the Vikings may be in line for some major changes in the near future. Changes are inevitable following a 3-13 season, and the defensive coaching staff seems most vulnerable to take the fall. The Vikings' defense allowed the second-most points in the league.
Mel Kiper Jr. has Vikings taking a cornerback in his first mock draft
Mike Zimmer may be gone, but the tradition lives on.
Free COVID testing site to open in St. Paul for 3 weeks
The federal testing site comes as demand for testing remains high.
MN TikToker accused of faking federal agent life pleads guilty
He told his 10,000 followers he was a Homeland Security agent — authorities say it was a lie.
Report: Vikings request second interview with 2 GM candidates
Ryan Poles of the Chiefs and Kwesi Adofo-Mensah of the Browns.
Hopkins takes on No. 1 team in the country on ESPNU Friday
The game will feature a pair of top recruits in the Class of 2022.
Educators in Minneapolis, St. Paul could strike amid contract negotiations
Teachers and support staff are demanding smaller class sizes, mental health support and better pay.
MN mayor in hot water for hawking $400M underwater hotel plan
The city council called a special meeting to discuss the mayor's public comments.
Woman in critical condition after attempted murder, authorities say
A 33-year-old woman is in custody and facing possible charges.
Charges: Driver threw 'large rocks' at police car during highway chase
Authorities say the suspect had used methamphetamine earlier in the day.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Friday, January 21
Hospitalizations dipped from 1,629 Jan. 19 to 1,571 on Jan. 20.
Shooting near University of Minnesota kills 1, injures 2
The victims were all in a parked car when the shooting happened, police said.
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.
Frazier calls out defensive line
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.
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: 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.
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.
Lynx need to buckle down on defense
The key to a Lynx game three victory over San Antonio on Wednesday night will be defense. Minnesota led the league in scoring defense during the regular season, but on Sunday they melted down in game two of their best-of-three series. More specifically, a lot of pressure will be on Seimone Augustus to be a shut-down defender.
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