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Like Wilf, Spielman backs Sam; GM gives vote of support to Priefer – Rick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNews

Rick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNewsVikings general manager Rick Spielman’s comments on Christian Ponder aren’t the only thing he said that’s making headlines Friday. Spielman chimed in on Michael Sam, the Missouri defensive end that said he is gay in an ESPN interview Sunday, stating …Tom Powers: For Vikings GM Rick Spielman, it’s all about the interviewsPioneer PressVikings […]

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Mike Zimmer gets first head coaching job with Vikings – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Vikings have hired Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer as their new head coach. Those who’ve followed Zimmer through the years say they couldn’t be happier for him, even though they’re sad to see him leave Cincinnati. Loading… Post to …Vikings target Browns offensive coordinator Turner for same positionFOXSports.comVikings target Turner as offensive coordinatorSan […]

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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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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 […]