VIDEO: Former NFL Coach Dennis Green Dies At Age 67 From Cardiac Arrest

By  //  July 22, 2016

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(FOX SPORTS) – Former Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals head coach Dennis Green passed away at age 67 on Friday morning.

Green coached the Vikings from 1992-2001, going 97-62 and made eight playoff appearances in those 10 seasons. Minnesota reached the NFC title game in the 1998 and 2000 seasons.

Cardinals president Michael Bidwill released this statement: “All of us at the Cardinals are incredibly saddened by the news of Dennis Green’s passing. Coach Green will rightly be remembered as a true innovator, leader and pioneer among football coaches. We express our deepest sympathy to his family and his many friends.”

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Green coached the Vikings from 1992-2001, going 97-62 and made eight playoff appearances in those 10 seasons. Minnesota reached the NFC title game in the 1998 and 2000 seasons. (Elsa/Allsport Image)


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