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Childress Makes Joke, Joke Gets Blown Totally Out Of Proportion

After Minnesota’s dramatic comeback victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday afternoon, one might have thought that all of the controversy and drama may have settled down for a little while.

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And hopefully, it will. . .but I guess, for now, everyone else needed a little something more to get wrapped around the axle about.

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During the post-game press conference, Childress was asked about his ability to deal with everything that’s surrounded the team this week. His response?

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“I’m not gonna be here and be like Favre and tell you that I need a hug. . .I’ll be all right.”

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Well, then.

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Tom Pelissero of ESPN 1500 clarified the remarks through the magic of Twitter, but hey. . .let’s not let the facts get in the way of a good story, eh?

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