Audio: The Coordinators

The Vikings' three coordinators talked about the challenges facing them as they prepare to play one of the league's most respected franchises, the New England Patriots, on Monday night.

Offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell discusses preparing for the Patriots' shifty defense, getting Bethel Johnson involved in the offense, playing without Marcus Robinson and going against Bill Belichick.

Defensive coordinator Mike Tomlin talks about the challenges posed by Laurence Maroney and Corey Dillon, the Vikings' top-ranked run defense, Patriots TEs Ben Watson and Daniel Graham, the nickel cornerback and competing against opposing coordinators.

Special teams coordinator Paul Ferraro talks about his top kick and punt coverage guys and the recent past and future of kick returner Bethel Johnson.

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