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Vikings are one of seven NFL teams to begin offseason workouts Monday


Five months before opening kickoff, the Minnesota Vikings and six other teams will get a jump start Monday on the rest of the NFL.

The Vikings, Detroit Lions, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, Washington Redskins, Houston Texans and Cleveland Browns each have a new head coach and can start ‘phase one’ […]

Reports: Leslie Frazier accepts job as Tampa Bay defensive coordinator


Recently fired Vikings coach Leslie Frazier has found work. He’ll be the next defensive coordinator of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to reports.

Frazier will join new head coach Lovie Smith’s staff. The news was first reported by

The Star Tribune and Pioneer Press also confirmed the addition.

Frazier reportedly […]

AP Sources: Could Frazier Be Headed To Tampa?

By Sara Boyd

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Former Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith is set to take on the challenge of rebuilding the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Two people familiar with Smith’s plans said Wednesday night that the coach has reached an agreement to fill the opening created by the firing of Greg Schiano following […]

Leslie Frazier, Rod Marinelli could join Lovie Smith in Tampa

By Curtis Crabtree

With Lovie Smith tabbed to be the next head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a couple of names are already starting emerge as candidates to join his coaching staff. According to Ben Goessling and Pat Yasinskas of, former Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier and Dallas Cowboys defensive line […]

Report: Vikings considering Josh Freeman to start this week

By Curtis Crabtree

It’s been just a week since the Minnesota Vikings officially signed quarterback Josh Freeman following his release by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Now he’s getting that much closer to starting for his new team. According to Jay Glazer of, the Vikings are pushing Freeman and are considering starting him this […]

Josh Freeman to Vikings: Minnesota Signs Former Buccaneers QB

By Mike Chiari (Featured Columnist)

With quarterback play at an absolute premium in the NFL, it should come as no surprise that Josh Freeman has already found a new team, as the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers signal-caller signed with the Minnesota Vikings Sunday. His agent Eric Burkhardt tweeted:

ESPN’s Adam Schefter provides more info […]

Vikings Sign QB Josh Freeman

By sdswanson

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Vikings have acquired a new quarterback Sunday night.

According to NFL agent Erik Burkhardt, free-agent quarterback Josh Freeman has signed with the Minnesota Viking for a one-year contract.

Freeman was the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ starting quarterback at the start of this season, but was benched a week ago […]

Big London crowd revels in Vikings' win over Steelers

By Henry Hodgson

LONDON — There was a packed house at Wembley Stadium as 83,518 fans watched the Minnesota Vikings defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers 34-27.

International Series games Year Winner Loser Score 2013 Minnesota Vikings Pittsburgh Steelers 34-27 2012 New England Patriots St. Louis Rams 45-7 2011 Chicago Bears Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-18 2010 […]

Christian Ponder, Josh Freeman among quarterbacks under fire

By Brian Billick NFL Media analyst

There are 32 starting quarterbacks in the NFL, but there aren’t really 32 players who can succeed at being a starting quarterback in the NFL.

If you don’t have a proven commodity at the position, the preseason can be a period during which you’re rationalizing over small sample sizes […]