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Changes enacted for third-down defense

Josh Robinson (Jerry Lal/USA TODAY)

With the worst third-down defense in the league, Leslie Frazier sees a need for change in their approach and that process has already started.

Alan Williams talked about "death by inches" that can kill a defense. For the Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator, it's been more like death by third down. The Vikings have the worst third-down efficiency in the league and Leslie Frazier intends to enact change to improve that. Third downs have become the bane of their defense. "That's what we have to get turned around," Frazier said. "I... Recommended Stories