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Def. coordinator Alan Williams sheds light on coach-playcaller relay

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier and defensive coordinator Alan Williams were both defensive backs coaches during the Indianapolis Colts’ Super Bowl season in 2006.

Williams said their history goes a long way in being a cohesive, clearly-communicated unit between a head coach and the defensive play caller.

“The […]

Frazier Upset Over Play Calling In The Final Minutes Of Minnesota Vikings’ Loss On Sunday

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By Joseph Gunther

The Minnesota Vikings lost to the Chicago Bears on a 16-yard touchdown pass with 15 seconds remaining in the game Sunday at Soldier Field.

The last time the Vikings beat the Bears at Soldier Field was in 2007, and most of the recent losses have been […]

Do We Have A Coaching Schism In Minnesota?!?

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By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – It’s been a while since one has surfaced amongst the Vikings, but following Sunday’s 31-30 loss to the Chicago Bears in the final seconds, we may very well have a schism at Winter Park!

With his players retracting […]

The Morning After: Five Observations From The Vikings 31-30 Loss In Chicago

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By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – The bitter taste of defeat. It’s an all too familiar taste here in Minnesota, especially when the Vikings play against the Bears at Soldier Field. Sunday afternoon saw the Vikings drop their 11th of their last 12 games in Chicago. […]

Vikings defense shares the blame for final Bears' drive

By akrammer@1500espn.com

CHICAGO — The Minnesota Vikings locker room was eerily as quiet as Soldier Field at times when the Chicago Bears went scoreless in the second half up until the final game-winning touchdown pass with 10 seconds left.

Defensive end Brian Robison, who had a 61-yard touchdown off of a Jared Allen sack-fumble in […]

Bears overcome turnovers, beat Vikings on last-minute TD pass

By Mike Wilkening

The Vikings got a pair of return touchdowns. They ended four Chicago drives with takeaways. What’s more, Minnesota reached 30 points.

In the end, though, Minnesota couldn’t get the last stop it needed to best Chicago.

The Bears (2-0) knocked off the division-rival Vikings 31-30 Sunday at Soldier Field on a 15-yard […]

Jay Cutler's late TD pass lifts Bears past Vikings

By Hanzus, Dan

The Chicago Bears made a habit last season of allowing games to slip away late in the fourth quarter. They’ve turned the tables in the early stages of the 2013 season.

Jay Cutler‘s 16-yard touchdown pass to tight end Martellus Bennett with 10 seconds remaining gave the Bears a 31-30 win over […]

Halftime: Vikings give up late FG, down 24-21 in wacky first half

By akrammer@1500espn.com

CHICAGO — The Minnesota Vikings have one NFC North road win in the last 10 attempts and Sunday’s first half at Soldier Field provided a puzzle that could piece together for their second divisional road victory since 2009.

Rookie receiver Cordarrelle Patterson recorded his first NFL touchdown on a 105-yard kick return to […]

Pregame: Battles in the trenches matter most in Vikings-Bears

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings’ victory at the Detroit Lions last season is their only NFC North road win in the last 10 road trips.

Quarterback Christian Ponder’s lone division road victory wasn’t of his own volition, as he threw for just 111 yards and was backed up by special teams […]

Week 2 Preview: Vikings At Bears

Thankfully for the Vikings, the limited number of games in the regular season schedule doesn’t allow for teams to dwell on the past too much, either positively or negatively. That’s a great thing in this particular instance, because the Vikings came out of the gate and stumbled in nearly every facet of the game […]