Frazier says benched Berrian won't be banished

  • Article by: DAVE CAMPBELL , Associated Press
  • Updated: October 11, 2011 - 7:43 AM
  • 30
  • Comments

  • Results per page:
vking69Oct. 10, 11 2:30 PM

Even though A-doo had a couple of drops, I hope they start using him more.

ryanmajeskeOct. 10, 11 2:44 PM

We need a QB who can throw the ball deep and somewhat accurate before Berrian can make too much of an impact. I think we give Webb that chance if Frazier thinks we can win, otherwise Ponder.

superwilfOct. 10, 11 3:19 PM

Benched Berrian = win. Not just coincidence.

guanryOct. 10, 11 3:22 PM

Arrrrrrrrrrgh! How many chances does this hack of a receiver get??? Jeeze!!!

code3gtOct. 10, 11 3:44 PM

Frazier please explain to Viking Fans how Bernard was any better than Jaymar, Julio or Manny? Cutting him before the season would have saved precious cap space. His negative attitude hasn't changed since last year and his fragile ego is on the brink of shattering. Does anyone think Webb or Ponder could do any worse than completing 50% of their passes? Why is it so hard to do what is so blatantly OBVIOUS?

dberthiaOct. 10, 11 3:53 PM

I didn't even notice he wasn't playing Sunday. That should tell tell you something right there.

mg7505Oct. 10, 11 3:53 PM

The likes of McNabb and Aromashodu would not make a single play without AD and Harvin forcing defenses to shorten the field. Just imagine what this team could do with an average QB and just ONE deep-threat WR. Nothing against Devin - good player, but nothing special as an NFL WR. As for McNabb...

idavikefanOct. 10, 11 4:37 PM

BB has sure pulled the wool over Frazier's eyes - can't believe coach is still buying all that bull. CUT HIM ALREADY!

cags777Oct. 10, 11 5:07 PM

Bernard Berrian needs to be cut. Period. He has a history of throwing quarterbacks under the bus (Favre and McNabb). He has a history of being anonymous sources to media outlets about the coaching staff and overall locker room dynamics (Chicago Sun-Times). He has a history of throwing his own coaches under the bus. The biggest fault, however, is that he takes no accountability for his playmaking abilities (or lackthereof). Coach Frazier made it a point to cut players who were going to be a problem in this organization by cutting Bryant McKinnie during training camp. Frazier and company now need to put a stop to this gravy train Berrian is riding. The Vikings easily won Sunday without him. What else do they need to prove that Berrian is expendable? Am I missing something?

flgopherOct. 10, 11 5:30 PM

Dear Coach Frazier, You said; "you expect Bernard to play at a high level and help the team." How can you say this? Do you consider 2 receptions in 4 games a high level and what about last season? With that statement, you have insulted every fan with even limited knowledge of football. Most fans and football people have lost total confidence in your ability to be a head coach. I wish you the best in your future job, public speaking is clearly not your strength.


Comment on this story   |  


Pittsburgh - WP: B. Morris 8 FINAL
Cincinnati - LP: S. LeCure 7
Atlanta 0 Postponed
Philadelphia 0
Chicago Cubs 0 Postponed
NY Yankees 0
Tampa Bay 0 Postponed
Baltimore 0
Cleveland 0 Postponed
Detroit 0
Washington - LP: S. Strasburg 2 FINAL
Miami - WP: T. Koehler 11
Pittsburgh - LP: G. Cole 5 FINAL
Cincinnati - WP: M. Leake 7
Seattle - LP: B. Beavan 0 FINAL
Texas - WP: R. Ross Jr. 5
St. Louis - WP: S. Miller 6 FINAL
Milwaukee - LP: M. Estrada 1
Boston - LP: B. Badenhop 1 FINAL
Chicago WSox - WP: D. Webb 2
Kansas City - WP: Y. Ventura 4 FINAL
Houston - LP: L. Harrell 2
Toronto - WP: A. Loup 9 FINAL
Minnesota - LP: P. Hughes 3
NY Mets - WP: J. Mejia 9 FINAL
Arizona - LP: B. Arroyo 0
Oakland 9 Top 9th Inning
LA Angels 7
Colorado 3 Bottom 8th Inning
San Diego 2
Los Angeles 2 Top 8th Inning
San Francisco 1
New York 109 FINAL
Brooklyn 98
Denver 105 FINAL
LA Clippers 117
Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters



Date/Opponent Time W L Score
2013 preseason     
Aug 9 - vs. Houston 7 pmX27-13
Aug 16 - at Buffalo 6 pmX20-16
Aug 25 - at San Francisco 7 pmX34-14
Aug 29 - vs. Tennessee 7 pmX24-23
2013 regular season     
Sep 8 - at Detroit NoonX34-24
Sep 15 - at Chicago NoonX31-30
Sep 22 - vs. Cleveland NoonX31-27
Sep 29 - vs. Pittsburgh (in London) NoonX34-27
Oct 6 - Bye
Oct 13 - vs. Carolina NoonX35-10
Oct 21 - at. NY Giants 7:40 pmX23-7
Oct 27 - vs. Green Bay 7:30 pmX44-31
Nov 3 - at Dallas NoonX27-23
Nov 7 - vs. Washington 7:25 pmX34-27
Nov 17 - at Seattle 3:25 pmX41-20
Nov. 24 - at Green Bay Noon26-26
Dec 1 - vs. Chicago NoonX23-20
Dec 8 - at Baltimore NoonX29-26
Dec 15 - vs. Philadelphia NoonX48-30
Dec 22 - at Cincinnati NoonX42-14
Dec 29 - vs. Detroit NoonX14-13




question of the day

Poll: Will you boo Jared Allen when he returns with the Bears?

Weekly Question