History shows that making an in-season coaching change usually doesn't help. • Tip Sheet Notes
The Vikings inconsistent running game and Chad Pennington failing to step up are just a few observations following Week 16.
Vikings owner Red McCombs must exercise the one-year option on coach Mike Tice by Jan. 1, ESPN.com has learned.
After Aaron Elling's poor preseason performance, Vikings coach Mike Tice finally made a switch, releasing Elling on Tuesday night and signing veteran free-agent kicker Brett Conway to a two-year contract. The moves became official Wednesday.