Lakeville Native Taking Over As Gophers Offensive CoordinatorJay Johnson will be the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Minnesota, after leaving the same positions at Louisiana-Lafayette. The Ragin' Cajuns said Johnson resigned Tuesday to join the Gophers.
Vikings Confirm Patterson No Longer A StarterMinnesota 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.
Vikings Target Turner As Offensive CoordinatorThe 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.
Vikings Ask To Interview Bengals OC Jay Gruden 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.
As Losses Pile Up, So Does Frustration For Vikings Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says he plans to talk to the team on Monday amid mounting frustration after a fourth straight loss.
Vikings Offensive Coordinator Showing Creativity Minnesota's offense has a simple focus: Adrian Peterson. The Vikings aren't scheming to surprise opponents with, suddenly, 50 passes per game.
Browns Hire Ex-Vikes Head Coach Brad Childress As OC A person familiar with the decision says the Cleveland Browns have hired former Minnesota coach Brad Childress as their new offensive coordinator.
Bears Promote Tice To Offensive CoordinatorThe Chicago Bears have promoted offensive line coach Mike Tice to offensive coordinator, replacing the departed Mike Martz.
Musgrave Tailoring Vikings' Offense To PlayersTwo 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.
For Vikings OC Bill Musgrave, Adapting Is The Norm The new offensive coordinator for the Minnesota Vikings has only a short time to implement an entirely new offense.
Fmr. Vikings OC Darrell Bevell Signs With SeahawksWCCO's Mike Max has confirmed that former Vikings offensive coordinator Derrell Bevell has signed with the Seattle Seahawks.