Found January 08, 2013 on Fox Sports North:
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Chicago Bears wide-ranging search for a new coach has extended to the Minnesota Vikings. Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier confirmed Tuesday that Chicago has asked to speak to Mike Singletary, the Vikings co-linebackers coach and special assistant to Frazier, and special teams coordinator Mike Priefer. The Bears reportedly have or are planning to interview at least 13 candidates to replace Lovie Smith, who was fired after Chicago missed the playoffs due to Minnesota's win against Green Bay in the final-regular season game. "The Bears have requested some information, and I'll let that organization talk about their candidate," Frazier said in his season-ending press conference. "The things, the rumors that you read and heard, they have been asked to come in and interview for the job there." The Chicago Tribune first reported Chicago general manager Phil Emery's interest in Singletary and Priefer. Singletary, a former Bears Hall of ...

Frazier says no concern about contract status

Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier has one year left on his contract and no concern about his future. Frazier said Tuesday he and his agent will speak soon with Vikings officials about his deal. Frazier said he's been told many times by owners Zygi Wilf and Mark Wilf and general manager Rick Spielman that they were pleased by the team's performance in 2012. Frazier...

Vikings Plan On Discussing A Contract Extension With HC Leslie Frazier

Minnesota Vikings owner Mark Wilf told reporters on Tuesday that they intend to discuss a contract extension with head coach Leslie Frazier at some point during the offseason. “We’re pleased with the job Leslie has done and as he mentioned we haven’t really sat down and discussed anything at this point,” said Wilf regarding a possible extension for Frazier, via ESPN 1500...

Frazier pleased with Ponders progress

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Christian Ponder's season didn't end the way he or the Minnesota Vikings had hoped, with the quarterback inactive for Saturday's 24-10 playoff loss. But Ponder will get the chance to lead Minnesota back to the playoffs in 2013. Vikings coach Leslie Frazier confirmed Tuesday during his season-ending press conference that Ponder will be the team'...

Frazier Endorses Christian Ponder For 2013

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said that Christian Ponder will be the team's starting quarterback in 2013. "He's out starter," Frazier said in his postseason media conference on Tuesday. SOURCE: ESPN 1500 Twin CitiesFantasy Spin:Ponder missed the team's Wild Card loss to Green Bay due to a elbow bursitis but backup Joe Webb did nothing to suggest he will be a...

Vikes assistants Singletary, Priefer on Bears list

Minnesota assistants Mike Singletary and Mike Priefer will interview for the Chicago head coaching vacancy. Vikings coach Leslie Frazier confirmed Tuesday that the Bears made the request. There are at least 10 other coaches reported to be under consideration to replace the fired Lovie Smith in Chicago. After an unsuccessful stint as coach of the San Francisco 49ers, Singletary...

Leslie Frazier Says Christian Ponder Will Remain Teams Starter

The Minnesota Vikings finished the season 10-6, lost to the Packers in the first round of the playoffs and had a successful season. Some pundits will say that Vikings are a quarterback away, or need to address the quarterback position.  Whatever improvements the Vikings make will be made Ponder, because is reporting that head coach Leslie Frazier wants to make it clear that...

Frazier on Ponder: ‘He’s our starter’ in 2013

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier endorsed Christian Ponder as the team’s starter in 2013, reiterating the confidence Ponder expressed in himself one day earlier.

Coach Frazier Expects Percy Harvin To Remain in Minnesota

Despite their differences, Vikings coach Leslie Frazier expects receiver Percy Harvin to return next season. SOURCE: Minneapolis Star-TribuneFantasy Spin:Harvin and Frazier allegedly had a spat last month but Frazier doesn't believe the riff will impact Harvin's future with the team. We'll wait to hear Harvin's side of the story before jumping to any conclusions.

Notebook: Frazier, Harvin to talk soon

Percy Harvin is scheduled to return to Winter Park soon to have his ankle evaluated, at which time he and head coach Leslie Frazier will talk. Frazier declined to get into specifics about Harvin’s situation, but he did confirm outside interest in some of the Vikings’ assistant coaches and announced surgeries for a couple of players.

Vikings Expect To Have WR Percy Harvin Back Next Season

There’s been a lot of talk in recent weeks that Vikings WR Percy Harvin could be moved during the offseason given that he’s reportedly had multiple  conflicts with head coach Leslie Frazier. Harvin is obviously looking for a long-term contract extension, considering that he will be entering the final year of his rookie deal next season. Despite these issues, Frazier expects...
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