Report: Buccaneers hire Leslie Frazier to coach defense

Former Vikings coach headed to Tampa Aaron Wilson

Print This January 03, 2014, 10:47 PM EST

Former Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier is about to become the new defensive coordinator of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to ESPN.

Frazier told ESPN that he's "headed to Tampa."

Frazier will work under new Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith, the former Chicago Bears coach.

Frazier is well-versed in the Cover 2 scheme that Smith favors.

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