Quarterbacks coach Kevin Stefanski was promoted to restore DeFilippo within an interim basis and will handle playcalling duties for its rest of the games of the season.
Minnesota has not been able to transcend 300 yards of offense in several of its last five games and stays in 6-6-1, in lineup for its sixth seed from the NFC playoffs, going into Week 15.
DeFilippo was the offensive coordinator since his tenure began in Minnesota to serve under head coach Mike Zimmer. He is the 2nd OC to leave under Zimmer. Current Carolina offensive coordinator Norv Turner resigned in early November of the 3rd season with the Vikings in 2016, per year the Vikings slid to a 8-8 finish and started the season 5-0.
The Vikings have tumbled to 24th with DeFilippo, after standing sixth in offensive efficacy during the 2017 season under former offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur. A massive problem is the absence of a racing game, because the Vikings have dropped just 85.4 yards on the ground per match this year, ranking 30th in the league.
On Monday Cousins went. Even the Vikings failed to score on four efforts within the Seattle lineup in the fourth quarter and were 2-for-10 on third down , 0-for-2 on down. They had no conversions on the eight dropbacks on third and fourth down in the match, per ESPN Stats & Information.
Stefanski, who was with the Vikings as 2006 when he functioned as the assistant to head coach Leslie Frazier, was obstructed by Minnesota from interviewing with the nyc Giants to serve as Shurmur’s offensive coordinator. This would be his first time calling offensive plays from the NFL.