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Kevin Stefanski is becoming Cleveland's head coach and George Edwards won't be back as defensive coordinator. "A situation that's probably for the best," coach Mike Zimmer said.
Griffen, 32, is a free agent, as his restructured contract voided the final three years after he reached performance and playing-time benchmarks this season.
Nick Bosa, who had two sacks on Kirk Cousins and a pass deflection, delivered a blindside blow to offensive tackle Brian O'Neill after a third-quarter interception.
The Vikings' first two fruitless handoffs foretold running back Dalvin Cook's nearly silent game during Saturday's 27-10 playoff loss.
The quarterback got a game ball after leading his team past the Saints in Sunday's playoff game.
Kyle Rudolph caught a touchdown pass in overtime after some pushing with Saints cornerback P.J. Williams.
On the sideline, Adam Thielen mimed the motion of flushing a toilet after a fumble in the first minutes of the game. It was a move learned during college in Mankato.
After missing two games, Dalvin Cook on Sunday had 31 touches, one short of his career high.
All-Pro receiver Michael Thomas set an NFL record with 149 receptions during the regular season, good for a league-leading 1,725 yards and nine touchdowns.
The veteran linebacker was limited with reps at the team's practice Thursday.