Minnesota wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson’s playing time has dwindled to the point where he had only three snaps with the offense in the last game. Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner confirmed the obvious Thursday when he said Charles Johnson has replaced Patterson as the starter at the “X” position once commonly known as the split end.
The Minnesota Vikings have targeted Norv Turner as the offensive coordinator under new coach Mike Zimmer. Turner told The Associated Press in a brief phone interview Thursday that he and Zimmer have been talking about the job. Turner said nothing was finalized yet.
A person with knowledge of the process tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Vikings have asked to interview Cincinnati offensive coordinator Jay Gruden for their head coach vacancy.
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says he plans to talk to the team on Monday amid mounting frustration after a fourth straight loss.
Minnesota’s offense has a simple focus: Adrian Peterson. The Vikings aren’t scheming to surprise opponents with, suddenly, 50 passes per game.
A person familiar with the decision says the Cleveland Browns have hired former Minnesota coach Brad Childress as their new offensive coordinator.
The Chicago Bears have promoted offensive line coach Mike Tice to offensive coordinator, replacing the departed Mike Martz.
Two days before each preseason game so far, Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave has held a meeting with his quarterbacks to discuss the game plan for the upcoming opponent.
The new offensive coordinator for the Minnesota Vikings has only a short time to implement an entirely new offense.
WCCO’s Mike Max has confirmed that former Vikings offensive coordinator Derrell Bevell has signed with the Seattle Seahawks.
The Vikings hired former Falcons assistant head coach/quarterbacks coach Bill Musgrave as the team’s new offensive coordinator, the team announced Wednesday.
Darrell Bevell won’t reveal the changes he’ll make in the post-Brad Childress era. This much is certain: the Minnesota Vikings’ offense finally is Bevell’s baby.