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Leslie Frazier likely will be fired as head coach of the Minnesota Vikings on Monday.

Reports that Frazier would be gone after three-plus seasons began to surface a few weeks back and Fox’s Jay Glazer added Sunday that the firing is a done deal.

That means the Vikings will be looking […]

Report: Frazier is out

By Mike Florio

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 wiggling or waffling in Glazer’s report. […]

Glazer: Seahawks not pursuing Jared Allen

By Mike Florio

The man who first reported that Vikings defensive end Jared Allen could be traded now reports that the Seahawks are not in the hunt to trade for him. Contrary to a report from Adam Schefter of ESPN, Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reports that, while two teams are indeed exploring the […]

Allen dances around trade talk

By Mike Florio

On Sunday, Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reported that the Vikings would listen to trade offers for defensive end Jared Allen. On Sunday night, Allen tried to avoid questions on the topic. “Honestly, I’m not even going to address it,” Allen said after the 44-31 loss to the Packers, via Tim […]

Report: Jared Allen could be traded by Tuesday

By Mike Florio

Add another name to the list of players who could be traded by Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. ET. Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reports that Vikings defensive end Jared Allen could be traded “for the right price.” While that sentence generally applies to any player, there’s reason to believe it particularly […]

Harvin on track to return to practice this week

By Mike Florio The Seahawks had an unexpected wrench thrown into their plans for 2013 in August, when receiver Percy Harvin unexpectedly needed hip surgery. He landed on the physically unable to perform list, and he has yet to return to practice. This week, as Jay Glazer of FOX has reported, Harvin will. One he […]

Glazer: Ponder on shorter leash than believed

By Mike Florio

Outwardly, the Vikings are committed to quarterback Christian Ponder. Inwardly, maybe not.

Jay Glazer of FOX reports that the leash on the third-year ball-thrower is shorter than believed. If Ponder continues to struggle (he had three interceptions last week), the 12th pick in the 2011 draft could be benched for Matt Cassel.


Report: Christian Ponder is on 'much shorter leash' than most realize


A national report came out Sunday morning that Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder is on a shorter leash than many think. That’s a little surprising, given all the talk locally about Ponder’s job security.

Here’s what NFL reporter Jay Glazer had to say about Ponder during the FOX NFL pregame show:

“He’s on a […]

Christian Ponder reportedly on short leash for Vikings

By Rosenthal, Gregg

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder turned the ball over four times in a Week 1 loss to the Detroit Lions. Despite a playoff appearance last season, Ponder can’t afford many more games like that if he wants to keep his job.

Ponder is on a “much shorter leach” than anyone realizes,” […]

Report: NFL considering $100,000 fine for Suh

By Mike Florio

While the NFL reportedly is unlikely to suspend Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh for diving at the knee of Vikings center John Sullivan well behind the ball after a turnover, the league office plans to get his attention.

Jay Glazer of FOX reports that the NFL is considering a $100,000 fine for […]