• Leslie Frazier agrees to contract extension with Vikings

    Summary of 10 articles · Updated Feb 13, 2013
    The good news for Vikings coach Leslie Frazier is that he has signed a multi-year extension.  A year ago, there were reasonable doubts about Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier’s future. MINNEAPOLIS After leading the Minnesota Vikings to a surprising playoff berth last season, coach Leslie Frazier had a contract option picked up for 2014. Frazier was entering the final year of his deal, and talks of an extension started to become an issue publicly as the Vikings mounted a stunning December run to the playoffs. In deciding to exercise the option rather than extend Frazier's deal out further, Vikings ownership could be looking to avoid what burned them with their previous coaching hire. If it’s a two-year extension, for example, he could in theory be on the hot seat as soon as 2014, since there would be only a one-year buyout.  That deal came back to bite them the next season when things went so poorly so quickly that they felt compelled to fire Childress 10 games into that deal, a decision they're still paying for this year.Hi there.
    • Another 'prove-it' year for Leslie Frazier

      Hi there. Things are going to be a little light on the blog for the next few days, but while I have a moment I wanted to make sure we're all clear on what Wednesday's contract news does and does not mean for Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier. As yo…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Long-term deal for Frazier? Not yet

      Vikings coach Leslie Frazier had an option picked up for 2014, but his agent said an extension is not in the works.
    • Frazier has 2014 option exercised by Vikings

      The Minnesota Vikings on Wednesday exercised the fourth-year contract option coach Leslie Frazier.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Vikings clarify that they picked up Frazier's 2014 option

      Coach Leslie Frazier won't be a lame duck in 2013. According to the Vikings, they've picked up the option for 2014 that was in Frazier's original contract.

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