• Signs point to Frazier being out in Minnesota

    Summary of 29 articles · Updated Jan 1, 2014
    • Frazier expecting big things in 2014

      Reds third baseman Todd Frazier talked to MLB.com's Meggie Zahneis about his personal goals for the 2014 season.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Playing Josh Freeman left Viking players wondering what Frazier was doing

      One of the strangest parts of Leslie Frazier’s final season as the Vikings’ head coach was the way he handled quarterback Josh Freeman. Freeman started against the Giants two weeks after joining the Vikings and played like a player who had no grasp of t…
    • Frazier firing shows votes of confidence are meaningless

      At the start of November, Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman insisted that head coach Leslie Frazier would not be fired. By the end of December, Frazier had been fired. Spielman’s statement that “Leslie Frazier is not going anywhere” is just the late…
    • Vikings Say Goodbye to Stadium, Then to Another Coach

      With the firing of Leslie Frazier, the Vikings, who will play the next two seasons outdoors while a new fixed-roof stadium is built, will be looking for their fourth head coach since 2005.
      Source: nytimes.com
    • Vikings' assistants waiting to learn fate

      EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- While the Minnesota Vikings look for a new head coach after firing Leslie Frazier on Monday, Frazier's entire staff of assistant coaches is still under contract, waiting to learn its fate. The coaches have contracts that run throu…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Mid-day talker: Lack of quarterbacks doomed the Frazier regime

      Some of it was in how he handled the QBs. Some of it was the QBs he was given to work with. It all added up to a 21-33-1 record
    • Players thank Frazier for his impact

      EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings have now been through three coaches in the eight years the Wilf family has owned the team. They fired the first, Mike Tice, minutes after the 2005 season ended. They got rid of the second, Brad Childress, in …
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Monday (With Frazier out, it's all on Spielman now) edition: Wha' Happened?

      Sink or swim, it's on the Vikings general manager to make things better now that Leslie Frazier has been fired.
    • Frazier's tenure taught lessons

      Rck Spielman has a good batting average while running the Vikings' draft, but his choice of Ponder cost Frazier his job.
    • Players admired Frazier as coach, friend

      Vikings players had nothing but good to say about Leslie Frazier after their final game at the Metrodome Sunday.
    • Black Monday Tracker: Leslie Frazier and Mike Shanahan among those fired

      Black Monday has become an annual NFL tradition. The day after the regular season ends, teams looking for a fresh start clean house. The action got started Sunday night, when Cleveland fired head coach Rob Chudzinski after one season, and Minnesota was …
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Minnesota Vikings fire Leslie Frazier after he compiles a 21-32-1 record

      As the Minnesota Vikings started piling up losses, it became clear that Leslie Frazier wouldn't be back for 2014. The team made it official early on Monday, firing Frazier after three-plus seasons. The Vikings have announced that Leslie Frazier will not…
    • Frazier firing puts Vikings at crossroads

      EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- For Leslie Frazier, the path to this point has seemed preordained since last winter, when Minnesota Vikings ownership decided to pick up his 2014 option, but not offer him a contract extension, after he led the Vikings to a surpri…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Hartman: If it was Frazier's Vikings finale, he went out a winner

      There has been a lot of chatter over Leslie Frazier’s future, but maybe the Wilfs will give him another chance.
    • Coaching, QB decisions could doom Frazier

      MINNEAPOLIS -- It's not in Leslie Frazier's nature to point fingers in public or play politics, so anyone expecting him to stump for keeping his job in what might have been his final news conference as the Minnesota Vikings coach was probably misguided.…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Vikings' Frazier hopes the Wilfs honor his contract

      The Metrodome held its final event on Sunday but most of the chatter after the game revolved around head coach Leslie Frazier.
    • Frazier expresses hope for a return

      Eight years ago, Vikings owner Zygi Wilf dumped coach Mike Tice via a one-page press release circulated in the locker room after a Week 17 home win over an NFC North rival. For current coach Leslie Frazier, the good news for now is that the same thing d…
    • Report: Frazier is out

      On Saturday, a source with knowledge of the situation told PFT that no decision has been made regarding the future of Vikings coach Leslie Frazier. According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports, a decision has been made. Per Glazer, Frazier is out. There was no…
  • Ponder accepts some of blame for Frazier's firing

    He’s grateful for a chance and for Frazier’s loyalty.
    • Vikings' Ponder on picking QB in first round: 'It wouldn't surprise me'

      Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder isn’t sure what the future holds this offseason and intends to speak to general manager Rick Spielman about the issue. But it wouldn’t surprise him if the organization selected a quarterback in the first round.
  • Spielman: 'The ownership hired Leslie'

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The fact that Leslie Frazier went 21-32-1 as the Minnesota Vikings' head coach might have provided enough political cover for the team to make a coaching change, no matter the state of the Vikings' roster or Frazier's working rela…
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Peterson plans to talk with Wilfs on Monday

    MINNEAPOLIS -- If the Minnesota Vikings do plan to fire coach Leslie Frazier this week, they might first have to hear a counter-argument from their franchise player. Running back Adrian Peterson said again that on Monday he plans to talk to Vikings owne…
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Vikings' Adrian Peterson to vouch for Leslie Frazier's job

      Vikings running back Adrian Peterson plans to vouch for head coach Leslie Frazier's job on Monday

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