Vikings' Zygi Wilf on Leslie Frazier: 'He is our coach'

  • By Marc Sessler
  • Around the League Writer
  • Updated: Dec. 10, 2012 at 09:43 a.m.

The man who runs the Minnesota Vikings is content with his coach.
Asked Sunday about the future of Leslie Frazier, owner and chairman Zygi Wilf was quick to back him.
"He is our coach," Wilf said, per The Star Tribune.
Wilf spoke at halftime of the team's 21-14 win over the Chicago Bears, a victory that left the Vikings at 7-6 and a player in the NFC wild-card derby.
Wilf's cheery review of Frazier -- who has one year left on his contract -- isn't surprising considering that most predicted on-field doom for Minnesota in 2012.
Instead, the Vikings have built an intriguing defense and allowed Adrian Peterson to do the rest. The team's star running back is closing in on 2,000 yards when many wondered if he'd even approach half that follwoing major offseason knee surgery.
There are lingering questions at quarterback -- and you don't have much in the NFL until you have one of those -- but the Vikings have done more right than wrong this year, and the big man upstairs is sticking by his guy.