Latest Brad Childress News

Former Vikes coach Childress quits AAF team before 1st game

Jan. 9, 2019 7:08 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Brad Childress didn't make it to his first game as coach of the Atlanta Legends in the Alliance of American Football. The new spring league announced Wednesday that Childress has "stepped away from his role" a month before the first game. No reason was given for his decision. The former...

Vikings keep Kevin Stefanski as offensive coordinator

Jan. 9, 2019 5:49 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's offense since coach Mike Zimmer was hired has frequently lacked the scoring punch to keep up with the rest of the league. Coincidentally or not, continuity has been missing, too. The Vikings announced Wednesday the appointment of Kevin Stefanski as their offensive...

AP Source: Browns denying requests to interview OC Kitchens

Jan. 3, 2019 7:47 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns are protecting Freddie Kitchens like he was a franchise quarterback, not a coach. While Kitchens waits for his interview to possibly become Cleveland's head coach, the Browns have denied requests by other teams to interview their interim coordinator who brought out the best in...

New Vikings OC: 'It's about the players and not the plays'

Dec. 13, 2018 6:19 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — With three games left on Minnesota's schedule to determine whether or not the Vikings return to the playoffs, Kevin Stefanski has suddenly been tasked with trying to steer a struggling offense back on track in a supervisory role he's never held before in 14 seasons of coaching. There'll...

Energized Dolphins visit Vikings, site of last 'miracle' TD

Dec. 13, 2018 5:20 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Miami running back Kenyan Drake completed his sidewinding path through New England's prevent defense and crossed the goal line on the game's final play last week, the Dolphins and their fans went wild with delight. Not only did they defeat those long-despised Patriots and prevent...