Posts Tagged ‘Leslie Frazier’

Frazier says Vikings haven’t decided on QB strategy

The unsettled quarterback situation in Minnesota is one of the most intriguing of the offseason. Much like the Cardinals, Panthers, Titans, Redskins and 49ers, the Vikings have no clear-cut starter and are in search of the next franchise passer.

The Morning After: Bud Grant, old school

Yes, it’s a special Tuesday edition of The Morning After. But only because Bud Grant made it happen.

Favre: ‘If it’s meant to be over, then so be it’

It’s been a topic of conversation since he picked himself up off the turf at Mall of America field two weeks ago: Has Brett Favre played his last snap in the NFL?

Because of Frazier, we haven’t seen the last of Favre

I’m betting Brett Favre is working diligently to try to come back over the last three games of the season, and I think he’s doing it with the full support of head coach Leslie Frazier.

Frazier is sticking to plan, which is Peterson

Adrian Peterson is the best running back in football, and the Vikings are reverting back to the strategy of 2008 under interim coach Leslie Frazer when they relied on Peterson to win games.

Injury roundup: Wait and see on Favre

Brett Favre headlined a list of big-name players who sustained injuries in Week 13.

Bench Favre, make overdue switch to Jackson

In the wake of Brett Favre spraining his throwing shoulder on Sunday against the Bills, it’s clear to me that Tarvaris Jackson has to be the starting quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings.

Frazier avoids controversy: Favre is starter if healthy

Brett Favre said he will undergo an MRI exam on Monday after spraining his shoulder against the Bills. Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier put a quick end to a quarterback controversy, saying Favre is his starter if healthy.

You have to start Peterson out of obligation

The Vikings have officially listed RB Adrian Peterson (ankle) as questionable for Sunday’s game vs. the Bills. But coach Leslie Frazier told reporters that Peterson is probable to play (via the Pioneer Press).

Dear coach, you can beat Buffalo without Peterson

I feel that we have become pen pals in recent weeks. And I do appreciate you taking my advice to run the football repeatedly against the Redskins. That was huge. Only RB Adrian Peterson‘s bum ankle kept that plan from working out perfectly.

Vikings RB Gerhart not a bad waiver-wire option

49ers RB Brian Westbrook became the hottest name on the waiver wire this week the moment that starter Frank Gore was lost for the season. But if you miss out on Westbrook, Vikings RB Toby Gerhart is a pretty good option.

Week 12 notable nuggets

With an assist from the NFL Network research desk and the crew at @NFLfootballinfo, here’s a look at the most notable numbers and performances from Sunday’s games in Week 12.

Mayock: Vikings should release Favre

While benching Brett Favre is unfathomable for some, many on the outside are clamoring for the Vikings, at 3-7 and with little reasonable hope for the playoffs, to turn the page from No. 4. NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock says the time is now.

An open letter to new coach of the Vikings

Leslie Fraiser has a daunting task, but here is some advice to help him adjust to the new role and help fantasy enthusiasts.

Wyche: Childress was easy target

Steve Wyche reports on the firing of Brad Childress in Minnesota, discussing whether the team quit on its head coach, what role Brett Favre played in the situation and if interim coach Leslie Frazier can be a galvanizing force in the locker room.

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