Posted December 12, 2011 on
Vikings CB Cedric Griffin is not in Leslie Frazier’s doghouse, the head coach said Monday, but he hadn’t yet seen Griffin’s comments indicating he would ask for his release after the season. Plus, the Vikings made two injury-related roster moves.

Frazier: 'Griffin is not in my doghouse'

Coach Leslie Frazier says the Vikings will submit the face mask non-call on Joe Webb to the league, and insists cornerback Cedric Griffin is not in his "doghouse."

Leslie Frazier will return as Minnesota Vikings head coach in 2012

One potential head coach which could be considered to be on the hot seat was given assurance that he will return in 2012 as the Minnesota Vikings have told head coach Leslie Frazier that he’ll be back. The Pioneer Press reports this from a source with knowledge of the situation. Frazier assumed interim head coach duties last season after Brad Childress was finally...

Report: Frazier given assurance he’ll be back with Vikings next year

Last month, Vikings coach Leslie Frazier received a public vote of confidence.  Now, he reportedly has been informed privately that he’ll be back in 2012. Jeremy Fowler of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that Frazier has been told he’ll return next season, despite a 5-14 record as the team’s head coach. Currently, the 2-11…

Adrian Peterson Nearing Return

Minnesota head coach Leslie Frazier noted that he expects running back Adrian Peterson to be ready to return to the gridiron for Week 15 vs. New Orleans, according to Tom Pelissero of ESPN Twin Cities. Fantasy Spin: This is good news after Peterson missed the last three games with his sprained ankle. And even better news that New Orleans is giving up 110 rushing yards per tilt.

Vikings aren't safe from the passing attack yet

Just one week ago, Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier stepped to the podium at his press conference following the Vikings' loss to the Denver Broncos and was as critical as he's ever been about the play of his secondary. With Tim Tebow in the rear-view mirror and Matthew Stafford ahead of the Vikings last week, Frazier sent out a warning: "(The Lions have) a prolific...

Report: Vikings to retain Frazier as coach

The Minnesota Vikings have given Leslie Frazier an assurance that he will return as coach in 2012 despite his 5-14 record over the past two seasons.

After sitting on the sideline, Griffin hints at changes ahead

Leslie Frazier benched Cedric Griffin after the cornerback gave up a touchdown in the first quarter. Griffin tried to stay philosophical.

Vikings QB Ponder to start next week

Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said he is sticking with rookie Christian Ponder as his starting quarterback. Ponder was yanked from the lineup in Sunday's 34-28 loss to the Detroit Lions. Joe Webb replaced Ponder and nearly rallied the Vikings from a 17-point deficit, scoring on a 65-yard run and throwing a 2-yard scoring pass. Ponder was intercepted three times and...

Timing everything for Vikings’ young QBs

Christian Ponder had four turnovers and Joe Webb one, many of them due to holding onto the ball too long. We review the uneven performances, with evaluation from Leslie Frazier and Ponder.

Postgame: Ponder benched

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier benched quarterback Christian Ponder after he threw an interception across his body in the third quarter. Joe Webb replaced him and came within 1 yard of pulling out a victory.

Beat-Up Vikings Visit Detroit, Blow-Out Expected

Is there a single sane, rational adult who thinks the Vikings have a shot against Detroit today? I mean besides the players. Of course they think they have a shot, but that’s just the never-say-die athlete mentality. Regular non-willfully-delusional humans all pretty much agree: the Vikings are in for an ass-whupping against Detroit. Writing a game preview when you know your team...
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