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Report: Bucs hire fired Vikings coach Frazier as DC – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneSports.com —. Fired Monday as head coach of the Minnesota Vikings, Leslie Frazier apparently wasn’t on the market for long. Frazier told ESPN.com on Friday he will be the next defensive coordinator of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs fired coach …Leslie Frazier to be Buccaneers’ defensive coordinatorNFL.comBuccaneers hire Leslie Frazier as defensive coordinator, […]

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Vikings launch investigation into Chris Kluwe’s allegations – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Minnesota Vikings have retained two lawyers to conduct an independent review into allegations made Thursday by former punter Chris Kluwe, who claimed in an Internet blog post that the team released him because of his public stance in support of …Vikings retain counsel to look into Kluwe chargesWashington PostExtra Points: Kluwe burns his […]

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Why Chris Kluwe’s Deadspin Article Should Be Viewed With Caution – Bustle

BustleOn Thursday, former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe wrote he believes he was fired because of his same-sex marriage activism in an extended article for Deadspin. Well, as Kluwe himself clarifies, probably. Following the publication of Kluwe’s article, …MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Michigan defeats Gophers in conference …Pierce County HeraldMashup: Ex-Viking Kluwe calls coach ‘bigot’WEEI.comChris Kluwe: […]

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Christian Ponder takes partial blame for Frazier firing – NFL.com

NFL.comThe biggest factor leading to Leslie Frazier’s dismissal from the Minnesota Vikings was his botched handling of the team’s quarterback positing. On the day Frazier was fired, Christian Ponder admitted the role he played. “It was definitely an interesting year,” …Minnesota Vikings Disappoint In 2013CBS LocalFrazier firing shows votes of confidence are meaninglessNBCSports.comSpielman on QBs: […]

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NFL coaching candidate pool deep in wake of Black Monday – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam said he understood there might be some skepticism, and rightly so, after he fired his head coach Sunday for the second time in less than a year. Four more teams followed suit Monday, with the Minnesota Vikings, …Firing Season Begins With a FusilladeNew York TimesShanahan, Schwartz, Schiano, Frazier, Chudzinski […]

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Minnesota Vikings Fire Coach Leslie Frazier – ABC News

ABC NewsLeslie Frazier’s admirers were all over the Minnesota Vikings locker room and throughout the organization. Credited with keeping the team on an even keel and eliciting maximum effort through several rough stretches of his three-plus seasons, Frazier rarely …NFL Black Monday roundup: A look at the coaches who have been firedLos Angeles TimesVikings report […]

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Detroit Lions fire head coach Jim Schwartz after late-season meltdown – Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressThe Jim Schwartz era in Detroit is over. The Lions fired Schwartz today, making the long-expected move one day after their underachievement of a season ended with a 14-13 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. They will hold a press conference at 2 p.m. with team …Jim Schwartz fired by Detroit LionsCBSSports.comReport: Lions coach […]

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Adrian Peterson set to return, make run a rushing title – USA TODAY

USA TODAYEDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson intends to return to action Sunday, and the reigning MVP hasn’t given up on his third rushing title either. WEEK 16 PICKS: Will Vikings upset Bengals? “Any competitor would want to be …Vikings Peterson questionable, plans to playChicago TribuneVikings RB Adrian Peterson said he […]

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Vikings corner ejected for shoving official after giving up amazing touchdown catch – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIn the midst of a record-breaking day, Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery made a breathtaking 46-yard touchdown catch over the head of Minnesota Vikings corner Chris Cook. 11158070855_063590d195_o. Whether frustrated by the fact that Jeffery …Vikings’ Chris Cook ejected after contacting an officialNFL.comPereira’s calls: Bravo for a job well done on this TD […]

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SportStars, Athletes First Lead 2013 NFL Draft Agents: 39 Clients Selected

SportStars and Athletes First, two leading NFL player agent companies, were numbers one and two in having their clients signed by NFL teams, with 39 players in total, according to the Sports Agent Blog’s Darren Heitner. That list includes Athletes First clients Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee, selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the 1st round, […]

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Baltimore Ravens Trade NFL Draft 2012 First Round Pick

The first round of the NFL draft was interesting with countless trades and some surprise picks. The Baltimore Ravens foes made it clear that they want to stay competitive by filling in holes and drafting players that will boost their rosters. With two picks in the first round, the Cleveland Browns selected RB Trent Richardson […]

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Vikings Injury Report Update

Adding to a previous post, more information has been shed on the health of the Vikings most recent injured players. According to Jim Souhan of the Star Tribune (@souhanstrib), and Tom Pelisserro of 1500espn.com (@TomPelisserro), Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins suffered a torn meniscus and will require surgery. The release of this news adds more […]

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Minnesota Vikings Clean House

Well, it’s certainly about that time. For Minnesota Vikings fans; when it rains, it pours. Yesterday afternoon, the Minnesota Vikings added four additional players to the Injured Reserve. While this would not typically be a concern for teams this late in the season, the nature of the injuries, and the players added to the list […]