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Childress Shows Preparation, Wit

Brad Childress

New Vikings head coach Brad Childress surprised the media, his new bosses and his new players with how much knowledge of the organization he already had. Mixing information with dry humor, Childress made a favorable first impression. We recount some of his best encyclopedic references and humor.

Brad Childress may not end up being the quote machine that former head coach Mike Tice was, but he sure started out on the right note in Minnesota. Childress came to Vikings with recommendations from his players and his head coach in Philadelphia, but it's when Childress spoke that he became most impressive. He showed a dry sense of humor and an uncanny preparedness for his new digs. First, the...

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