Frazier says he's proud of effort Vikings displayed against BearsMinnesota Sports
-- Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier says after he reviewed the gamefilm of Sunday's home win over Chicago he was even more proud of his team's efforts than he was immediately after the game.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier says after he reviewed the gamefilm of Sunday's home win over Chicago he was even more proud of his team's efforts than he was immediately after the game.
Frazier says his coaching staff did a terrific job of implementing a gameplan that fit the style of game they wanted to play. Adrian Peterson rushed for 154 yards in the 21-14 victory.
Frazier also credited Minnesota fans for being loud during the game, something he thinks disrupted the Bears' offense. 7-6 Minnesota is at St. Louis this Sunday for a noon game.
New England scored on its first three possessions and never looked back, cruising to a 42-14 win over Houston on "Monday Night Football." Tom Brady threw for 296 yards with four touchdowns, including two to Aaron Herndandez. The Pats' improved to 10-3. The Patriots will host the San Francisco 49ers in the Sunday night game this weekend. The Texans host the Colts on Sunday in a key divisional match-up.
Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue will reportedly rule on Tuesday afternoon on the latest player appeals in the league's bounty case. Any punishment that could be upheld by Tagliabue will be delayed by a week in order to give a federal judge in New Orleans a chance to rule on the motion. The delay will mean that Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma and defensive end Will Smith can play Sunday when New Orleans hosts Tampa Bay. If the ruling is placed in favor of Vilma, Smith, Browns linebacker Scott Fujita and free agent defensive lineman Anthony Hargrove, it could bring an end to the nearly nine-month saga. Some of the controversy surrounding the bounty issue are the hits that then-Vikings quarterback Brett Favre took in the 2009 NFC Title Game against the Saints.