Leslie Frazier

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Resilient Vikings Enjoy Consecutive Rallies

Mike Zimmer has brought a demanding style to the Minnesota Vikings.

The past two weeks, they’ve played with more of his personality. Even the hard-driving head coach let on some satisfaction.

11/03/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 15: Head coach Leslie Frazier of the Minnesota Vikings watches from the sidelines against the Philadelphia Eagles on December 15, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Fmr. Vikings Coach Frazier Faces Old Team Sunday

The Minnesota Vikings’ bid for a win Sunday involves the past. Leslie Frazier was the head coach last year at this time. He is now the defensive coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. His return provides a mixture of memories and incentive. It’s not been great, but make no mistake — the Vikings defense has improved.

10/23/2014

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Mike Zimmer’s Takeover Of Vikings Starts

After working for two decades in the NFL to fulfill his desire to become a head coach, Mike Zimmer has finally reached the real deal. Minnesota Vikings training camp starts Friday, and the season opener is a little more than six weeks away.

07/23/2014

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Vikings Praise Zimmer’s Passion, Intensity

The Minnesota Vikings have the energy and enthusiasm of a team with a new coaching staff. The only results that matter are months away, of course. For now, the Vikings are buzzing about the beginning of coach Mike Zimmer’s period of influence.

04/15/2014

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1-17-14 Sid Hartman Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Listen to Sid’s reaction to the Gophers knocking off #11 Ohio State at the Barn!

01/17/2014

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Vikings Fans React To Hiring Of Mike Zimmer

When the Minnesota Vikings let head coach Leslie Frazier go, many fans said they’d like to see a more fiery coach on the sidelines. It appears they’re getting their wish. Just down the road from Vikings’ headquarters, the lunch crowd at Joe Senser’s watched Wednesday’s reports with a mix of hope and weariness. “I probably have been disappointed enough times that I’m never that optimistic anymore,” said Vikings fan Matt Johnson.

01/15/2014

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1-9-14 Sid Hartman Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Washington has hired Jay Gruden as their head coach….where do the Vikings go from here? Listen to Sid by clicking the link.

01/09/2014

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Vikings Retain Counsel To Look Into Kluwe’s Allegations

The Minnesota Vikings have retained a former chief justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court and a former federal trial attorney to conduct an investigation into Chris Kluwe’s allegations that he was released from the team due to his support of gay marriage.

01/03/2014

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1-3-14 Sid Hartman Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee!

Click the link to listen to Sid recap last night’s Gopher loss to Michigan.

01/03/2014

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1-3-14 Mike Max Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Learn what Chris Kluwe told Mike Max last night on WCCO. Click the link to hear the podcast.

01/03/2014

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Fmr. Viking Kluwe: ‘I Was Fired By Mike Priefer, A Bigot’

Former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe said he was cut from the team due to his public support for gay marriage, calling special teams coach Mike Priefer a “bigot” and general manager Rick Spielman and former head coach Leslie Frazier “cowards,” according to his tell-all Deadline article Thursday.

01/02/2014

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1-2-14 Sid Hartman Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Leslie Frazier has his bags packed for a new job…..Find out where by CLICKING THE LINK and listening back….

01/02/2014

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AP Sources: Could Frazier Be Headed To Tampa?

Former Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith is set to take on the challenge of rebuilding the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. One of the people also said that former Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier will be the Bucs’ defensive coordinator.

01/01/2014

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Vikings GM Throws Coach Search Wide Open

The Minnesota Vikings are conducting their first head coach search in eight years, and this will be an exhaustive project. That’s the way general manager Rick Spielman works. Spielman has an old scout inside fueling his meticulous style of player evaluation and draft preparation, and he has dived into his pursuit of Frazier’s replacement the same way.

12/31/2013

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Minnesota Vikings Disappoint In 2013

The Minnesota Vikings had higher expectations than the 5-10-1 record the team finished with in the 2013 season. The Vikings pass defense was abysmal in 2013 with five game-tying or game-winning scores in the final minute of the game. The team used three starting quarterbacks, including Christian Ponder and Matt Cassel for small stretches twice. The team fired head coach Leslie Frazier very early Monday morning.

12/31/2013

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