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His Former Players Still Respect Green

Matt Birk

Dennis Green was often criticized for taking chances when drafting players, but three players he took a chance on are still making plays for the Vikings … or making them again in Brad Johnson's case. See what the players and Green had to say about that and his return to the Metrodome on Sunday.

For the first time since he resigned as Vikings head coach with one game to go in the 2001 season, the "high road" is leading Dennis Green back to the Metrodome for a game that matters. The high road is often long and winding. After leading the Vikings to a 101-70 record over 10 seasons that included a pair of trips to the NFC Championship, Green spent the next two seasons as an NFL analyst for... Recommended Stories