Dennis Green, Former Vikings & Cardinals Coach, Dies

Minnesota Vikings head coach Dennis Green looks up at the clock during a game against the Chicago Bears, Sept. 3, 2000, in Minneapolis. Green received a three-year contract extension from owner Red McComb, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000, until the 2004. (AP Photo/Tom Olmscheid)

Minnesota Vikings head coach Dennis Green looks up at the clock during a game against the Chicago Bears, Sept. 3, 2000, in Minneapolis. Green received a three-year contract extension from owner Red McComb, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000, until the 2004. (AP Photo/Tom Olmscheid)


Former NFL coach, Dennis Green, has died today according to ESPN reports. He was 67.

Green os known for his coaching career with the Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals. In 1998, he had the Vikings end their season 15-1 and set the NFL recod for most points in a season (was broken in 2007 by Patriots and 2013 by Broncos).

Besides Tony DUngy, his 1998 season was the most successful season by a black head coach in the NFL.

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