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Childress Wishes Vikings Were More Like Patriots

In his weekly presser with the New England media, Brad Childress tried to end one controversy, but might have inadvertently started another. A few days ago he called the Patriots one of the all-time great sign stealers, then tried to diffuse the situation by saying:

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"I have a great deal of respect for Coach Belichick and the way he’s formulated that program in the last 10 years and I’ve told him so. He has a mentally tough team that are great competitors that’s played the way I hope one of my teams plays one of these days."

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Um, Brad. A team is a direct reflection of the coach and the discipline he instills. if the team isn’t playing the wya you want it to, do something about it.

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Or, put another way…Someday I hope the Vikings have a coach that’s mentally tough and knows things like when to challenge and two minute clock management.

Photographs by Micah Taylor, clairity, and Fibonacci Blue used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.