Why Leslie Frazier’s Job Is Riding on Next Few Weeks of Vikings Football

October 16, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier should consider pulling out all the stops if he wants to remain employed in the NFL—it seems to have worked for at least two of the coaches he's faced this season.
Something needs to be changed. Yes, the Vikings are making a change at the most visible position on the field by naming Josh Freeman the eventual starter, but that alone is not enough. With an offense that just fell outside of the top 10 in scoring, with an average of 25 points per game, the biggest problems are on defense.
These statistics suggest that the defense has regressed from last season to a point that would suggest the Vikings are heading to one of the worst seasons in franchise history. If Frazier doesn't find a way to turn things around, he will wind up as the coach of record for two of the worst seasons ever for the Vikings.
At least when Les Steckel coached the 1984 Vikings to a 3-13 record, the team had the decency to fire him. It prevented him f...

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