Leslie Frazier is a gentleman.
Considerate and professional, Frazier is regarded as one of the nicest men in the NFL. He's calm and doesn't get overly worked up over situations that arise. His players on the Minnesota Vikings credit him for just those virtues.
Even when slighted in this case not receiving the longer-term extension he was expected to receive this offseason Frazier doesn't make a scene and chooses his words carefully.
Frazier met with reporters on Friday in Indianapolis at the Scouting Combine, the first time he had spoken publicly since the team picked up his option for the 2014 season instead of signing him to an extension after the Vikings improved from 3-13 in 2011 to 10-6 with a playoff berth.
Local reporters said Frazier seemed "agitated" by not receiving the longer-term deal most believe he had earned. But Frazier wasn't willing to air his complaints.
"I moved past it," Frazier said, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. "It is what it is, and I've ...