Found December 30, 2011 on Pro Football Talk:
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: '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...

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."

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.

Vikings LG Hutchinson may consider retirement

Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said left guard Steve Hutchinson could be considering retirement. Hutchinson suffered a concussion to end his season, and Frazier that could be a factor in the 34-year-old's decision to contue playing. "That’s something that I’m sure he and his family will discuss, what his future is and how much longer he wants to play pro football...

Quarterback decisions loom large for Vikings

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.

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.

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...

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...

Adrian Peterson's knee surgery is 'successful'

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has had surgery to repair torn ligaments in his left knee. Coach Leslie Frazier said the team was informed that Friday's operation by Dr. James Andrews was ''successful'' and that Peterson was ''resting comfortably.'' In a statement distributed by the team, Frazier wished Peterson a ''speedy...

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…
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