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Vikings | Mike Priefer retained

Thu, 06 Feb 2014 08:51:21 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have retained special teams coach Mike Priefer amid accusations by former P Chris Kluwe of making homophobic comments during the 2012 season. The team is conducting an independent investigation of Kluwe's allegations. Other coaches returning include wide receivers coach George Stewart, offensive line coach Jeff Davidson, assistant special teams coach Ryan Ficken and offensive quality control coach Klint Kubiak. Assistant quarterbacks coach Kevin Stefanski will become the tight ends coach. Former Cleveland Browns wide receivers coach Scott Turner, the son of offensive coordinator Norv Turner, will be the quarterbacks coach. Adam Zimmer, head coach Mike Zimmer's son, will coach the linebackers.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Ben Goessling

Vikings | Coach accused of gay slurs

Sat, 25 Jan 2014 14:05:48 -0800

Former Minnesota Vikings P Chris Kluwe said special teams coach Mike Priefer made homophobic comments about him after Kluwe began speaking out in favor of gay marriage. Kluwe said text messages from PK Blair Walsh confirm that Walsh heard the same comments. Walsh previously denied hearing said comments.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press - Chris Tomasson

Vikings | Mike Priefer could return

Thu, 16 Jan 2014 20:17:55 -0800

Minnesota Vikings special teams coach Mike Priefer has a chance to remain with the team under head coach Mike Zimmer.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press - Chris Tomasson

Vikings | Coaching staff to remain intact

Tue, 05 Feb 2013 11:31:09 -0800

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said the entire coaching staff will remain intact heading into the 2013 season, unless someone chooses to leave. Special teams coordinator Mike Priefer and linebackers coach Mike Singletary interviewed for the Chicago Bears' head coaching job. Jeff Howard replaced former assistant coach Cameron Rivera after he left to become the quarterbacks/receivers coach for his father Ron Rivera and the Carolina Panthers.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: 1500ESPN.com - Tom Pelissero

Bears | Two interviews this weekend

Fri, 11 Jan 2013 07:32:00 -0800

Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery has interviews lined up with Minnesota Vikings assistants Mike Singletary and Mike Priefer this weekend.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Chicago Sun-Times - Sean Jensen

Bears | Two asked to interview

Tue, 08 Jan 2013 12:37:04 -0800

The Chicago Bears are asking to interview Minnesota Vikings special teams coordinator Mike Priefer and linebackers coach Mike Singletary for their head coaching position.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: 1500ESPN.com - Judd Zulgad

Vikings | Expected to hire Mike Priefer

Wed, 19 Jan 2011 10:49:35 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings are expected to hire Denver Broncos special teams coach Mike Priefer as their new special teams coach, reports Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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Vikings | Interviewing Mike Priefer

Mon, 10 Jan 2011 12:15:10 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings are interviewing Denver Broncos special teams coach Mike Priefer for their special teams coaching position, reports Adam Schefter, of ESPN.

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