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Joe Webb has been making it harder for Leslie Frazier to dismiss the possibility of him being a starting quarterback. Frazier is pushing that decision off until the offseason.

Frazier: 'Job security has never been an issue'

Leslie Frazier says his job security ''has never been an issue'' despite a dismal record for the Minnesota Vikings in his first full season as head coach. The Vikings are 3-12 entering their final game, on Sunday against the Chicago Bears. Frazier was asked by reporters Thursday whether he's been assured by team owners he'll be back for 2012. He said he...

Webb says he’s come a long way as QB

The Vikings drafted Joe Webb with the intent of making him a wide receiver, but Webb says he has come a long way in his quarterback development over the past two years.

Leslie Frazier: Job security “never has been an issue”

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says his team’s 3-12 record doesn’t mean his job is on the line. Instead, Frazier said he has been in regular communication with the Wilf family that owns the team and is sure that he’s in it for the long haul. “It never has been an issue,” Frazier told reporters, via…

Frazier says he has no reason to question future with Vikings

Leslie Frazier is finishing his first full season as head coach of the Vikings and says he has no reason to question his future after a 3-12 season.

Vikings coach Frazier says RB Peterson's surgery 'successful'

Coach Leslie Frazier said Adrian Peterson's surgery was "successful" and that Peterson was "resting comfortably."

As They Explore Their QB Options, Browns Should Look At Joe Webb

Cleveland Browns fans have stuck themselves between a rock and a hard place. Everyone is afraid to draft a quarterback with a high first round pick given all the needs they have at other positions. But at the same time, pretty much everyone is coming to the conclusion, that while Colt McCoy would benefit from better players around him, his upside isn’t high enough to get you to...

Vikings' Frazier not worried about his job security

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- Leslie Frazier says his job security "has never been an issue" despite a dismal record for the Minnesota Vikings in his first full season as head coach.

Sid Hartman: Vikings turnaround can happen in a hurry

Leslie Frazier says there is great benefit to the Vikings closing out their frustrating 2011 season with two victories.

Sunday slant: Little purple patience in order

Fans have been up in arms on Christian Ponder, Leslie Frazier and the injury to Adrian Peterson over the past week. Taking a big-picture view of the roster-building process may be in order.

Webb gaining, but Ponder remains the starter

The Vikings remain committed to developing Christian Ponder as their starting quarterback, but Joe Webb’s strong play in relief has created competition.

Vikings' unsettled QB situation

The latest on Christian Ponder's concussion and Joe Webb's potential.

Bears, Vikings have more than pride at stake

Interest in ‘‘meaningless’’ games, such as Bears-Vikings on Sunday, is virtually nil. When Vikings coach Leslie Frazier called in for a teleconference with the Chicago media Wednesday, the media room at Halas Hall was dark. Not even Bears media-relations personnel were there to take the call...

Frazier hopes to get Kleinsasser one more TD

By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- Jim Kleinsasser has spent the last 13 years bulldozing linebackers and defensive ends on NFL Sundays, a blue-collar battering ram for glamorous runners like Robert Smith and Adrian Peterson. There have been a few Saturdays and Monday nights thrown in there, but Kleinsasser will throw his last block this Sunday against...

Vikings hope to send Kleinsasser off in style

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says that he’s hoping to send retiring tight end Jim Kleinsasser off in style on Sunday by incorporating him into the offensive game plan and, Frazier hopes, getting him a touchdown. “No doubt about it,” Frazier told the Star Tribune. “I’m not letting out any secrets there. If we get down…

Out of the Nest: Redskins at Eagles

Every week during the season, we’ll scout out the Eagles next opponent. This week, that opponent is the Washington Redskins. The Opponent: The Washington Redskins. No team loses 10-plus games a season in more entertaining fashion. Record: 5-10 The Line: Eagles by 8.5. Whoa hey, we're back to overrating the Eagles again! And in a meaningless game! So fitting. Last...
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