Found November 02, 2013 on Sports-Glory:

Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman told the Minnesota Star Tribune Friday that he’s not planning to make a coaching change. “Leslie Frazier is not going anywhere,” Spielman said. “I am telling you that we are very committed to Leslie Frazier and this coaching staff.” The Vikings are 1-6 this season, losing the past three games by a combined score of 102-48. Frazier’s contract expires after next season. “We back Coach Frazier 100 percent and we’ll do everything we can to help him get this thing turned around,” Spielman said. Frazier named Christian Ponder the starter for Sunday’s game against the Dallas Cowboys but declined to announce whether Josh Freeman or veteran Matt Cassel will serve as the 


Leslie Frazier gives Christian Ponder a vote of confidence

Christian Ponder will start at quarterback when the Minnesota Vikings visit the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. Vikings coach Leslie Frazier made the announcement Friday after practice. “Christian gives us the best chance to win,” Frazier said, explaining the decision to start the third-year pro the over the newly signed Josh Freeman. I have to agree […]

Rick Spielman says Leslie Frazier’s job is safe

Despite a dreadful season,  Minnesota Vikings general manger Rick Spielman told that head coach Leslie Frazier isn’t going anywhere. ”Leslie Frazier is not going anywhere,” Spielman said Friday. ”I am telling you that we are very committed to Leslie Frazier and this coaching staff. And we’re committed to our players, and everybody is working extremely hard...

Christian Ponder to start at QB for Vikings at Cowboys

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The thinly veiled secret is out. Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Christian Ponder will start at quarterback on Sunday when Minnesota (1-6) travels to face the Dallas Cowboys (4-4). Ponder will be making his second straight start after Josh Freeman and Matt Cassel had started the previous two games. "You've answered it a number of times...

Vikings GM: Leslie Frazier isn't going anywhere

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Mired in a three-game losing streak and sitting at 1-6 a season after a surprise playoff appearance, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said coach Leslie Frazier "is our football coach" and has the full support of the organization. "Leslie Frazier is not going anywhere," Spielman said Friday, two days before the midway point...

Frazier: Ponder to start for Vikings vs Dallas

Christian Ponder will start at quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. Vikings coach Leslie Frazier made the announcement on Friday. Frazier has tabbed Ponder over Josh Freeman in a somewhat surprising decision. After spending three games on the sideline, Ponder returned to the starting lineup last weekend against the Green Bay Packers while...

Christian Ponder To Start At QB For Vikings Sunday

It says a lot about the state of the Vikings and Josh Freeman’s ability to learn a playbook when Christian Ponder becomes your best opportunity to win. According to Ian Rapoport, the Vikings will start Ponder at quarterback on Sunday. Makes sense RT @Vikings: Coach Frazier just announced that @cponder7 will start on Sunday. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 1, 2013 it’s...

Vikings GM: Leslie Frazier Isn’t Going Anywhere

Should Leslie Frazier now be worried after getting the dreaded vote of confidence. Despite rumblings about Frazier’s job security amid the teams 1-6 start, Vikings GM Rick Spielman told the Star Tribune that Frazier isn’t going anywhere. “Leslie Frazier is not going anywhere,” Spielman said. “I am telling you that we are very committed to Leslie Frazier and this coaching...

Vikings behind Leslie Frazier though 2014

getty images   The Minnesota Vikings are behind head coach Leslie Frazier. Despite three straight losses and a quarterback situation in flux the Vikings still have support for Frazier according to general manager Rick Spielman. ”Leslie Frazier is not going anywhere,” Spielman said Friday. ”I am telling you that we are very committed to Leslie Frazier and this coaching staff...

I often Ponder in Minnesota

The Vikings have added a ton around him so there are no more excuses for Christian Ponder. It is time to show everyone in the league, why Minnesota drafted you at the 12 spot in 1st round. This is the crucial 3rd year, the typical year for QB’s to become men among the boys, and to show their worth on the field as leaders and warriors for their team. Greg Jennings was a great pickup...

Vikings' Ponder's status uncertain

The Minnesota Vikings are unsure if Christian Ponder will be healed in time for their next game. Ponder dislocated his non-throwing left shoulder trying to dive for a touchdown at the end of a run late in the third quarter during Minnesota's victory over Washington on Thursday night. Coach Leslie Frazier said Friday that an MRI test on Ponder's arm showed no further damage...

It's official: Ponder to start vs. Cowboys

Christian Ponder will be the starting quarterback for the second straight game, Leslie Frazier announced Friday.

Vikings can't come up big late in 'Big D'

Two years ago, the Minnesota Vikings challenged the team record for futility in a 16-game season, ultimately equaling the mark set in in 1984 at 3-13. Eight games into this season, this year's team is doing something neither the 1984 or 2011 teams did. With a 27-23 loss at Dallas on Sunday, Minnesota equaled the worst start in franchise history, tying the 1-7 start from the...

Vikings TE hurts foot on touchdown, questionable to return

Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph injured his foot while scoring a touchdown against the Cowboys on Sunday and is questionable to return. Rudolph caught a pass from Christian Ponder in the third quarter and barreled through a Dallas defender before eventually pushing his way into the end zone and scoring. He apparently injured himself on the play. The tight end entered the...

5 Vikings to Watch Vs. Cowboys

With the 20131 season basically already over its time to shift our focus from keys to the Vikings winning, to players to watch.  Here are the five Vikings players to watch for in this week’s game against the Cowboys. 5. Greg Jennings Greg Jennings 1 catch for 9 yds performance last Sunday night wasn’t exactly the type of revenge he was hoping to inflict on his former team.  He...

Cowboys Escape in Dallas

The Vikings-Cowboys game on Sunday was more reminiscent of the first three games of the season, where the Vikings were competitive, but the defense could not make stops when it needed to in the 4th quarter. These type of games, although frustrating, are much more entertaining to watch than the previous three where the Vikings were simply dominated from start to finish. At the end...
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