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Ex-Vikings boss Brad Childress steps down as coach in new spring league

Jan 09, 2019 - St. Paul Pioneer Press (Minnesota)
Board and Executive Moves

A month before he was scheduled to coach his first game with the Atlanta Legends, Brad Childress has stepped down.

The Legends, who will begin play Feb. 9 in the new Alliance of America Football league, announced Wednesday that Childress had resigned, but no reason was given. Childress coached the Vikings from 2006-10.

Replacing Childress was Legends defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle, a longtime NFL assistant.

Childress did not return a message seeking comment. HeĀ told the Pio...