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Updated: December 23rd, 2013 1:31pm
Leslie Frazier says he has not talked job status with Spielman, Wilfs

Leslie Frazier says he has not talked job status with Spielman, Wilfs

by Derek Wetmore
1500ESPN.com
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - With circulating media reports fueling speculation that Vikings' head coach Leslie Frazier will not be back next season, Frazier says he's focused on the moment.

"I think for our players, it's important that they focus on the task. That's what I'm asking them to do, and I need to do the same thing," Frazier said, when asked how he's able to block out the speculation.

"It's very, very important if you want to have a chance to win these games down the stretch that I stay focused on what's involved with leading our team and I want them to follow. It's important I handle it the right way."

Frazier said that he has not spoken with general manager Rick Spielman nor the Wilf family about Frazier's job status. He said his agent also has not had those conversations.

Adrian Peterson told reporters this weekend that he plans to speak with ownership in support of Frazier.

"He's a special player, special guy," Frazier said Monday in response to Peterson's support. "We always want to do just do the right thing by him when it comes to playing the game of football. He means so much to our franchise and our organization so you've just got to be wise when we're talking about how to use him."

Derek Wetmore is the senior editor for 1500ESPN.com. His previous stops include MLB.com and the Minnesota Daily.
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