Ex-Vikings boss Brad Childress steps down as coach in new spring league
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. He told the Pio...