Vikings relieve offensive coordinator John DeFilippo of his duties

December 11, 2018 05:29 PM

The Minnesota Vikings have relieved offensive coordinator John DeFilippo of his duties, the team confirmed in a tweet Tuesday morning.

A source close to the situation had previously confirmed the news to KSTP Sports.

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The tweet said quarterbacks coach Kevin Stefanski has been named interim offensive coordinator and will handle the play-calling duties.

DeFilippo joined the team prior to this season after spending two seasons as the quarterbacks coach for the Philadelphia Eagles, helping lead the Eagles to a Super Bowl title last season.

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Prior to that, he served as offensive coordinator of the Cleveland Browns.

The move comes after the Vikings offense’s frustrating performance in a loss to the Seattle Seahawks Monday night.

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