Leslie Frazier has one person on his coaching staff dedicated to watching replays and a couple of others who help out to make sure that he is notified when a call on the field has the potential to be overturned.
When that system broke down at a crucial moment during the Minnesota Vikings' latest loss, it prompted Frazier to call for an examination of how the process works - or doesn't - as the frustrations of this lost season continue to mount.
On third-and-goal in the fourth quarter of Sunday's loss to Atlanta, the Vikings gave the ball to Percy Harvin. He was stopped near the line of scrimmage by the Falcons defense, which also stuffed Toby Gerhart on fourth-and-goal from the 1 to keep the Vikings from carving into a 10-point deficit.
Replays appeared to show Harvin getting the ball across the goal line on his second effort. Frazier said Monday that the coaches who are charged with monitoring replays never brought the possibility of a challenge to his attention, a fact that app...