ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE - This Sept. 9, 2010, file photo shows Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress reacting during their NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints at the Louisiana Superdome. The Vikings fired Childress on Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, cutting ties with a head coach who had come under increasing fire from his players - and his boss - for everything from their horrid start to his 1-2 playoff record and his abrupt decisions.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE - This Sept. 9, 2010, file photo shows Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress reacting during their NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints at the Louisiana Superdome. The Vikings fired Childress on Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, cutting ties with a head coach who had come under increasing fire from his players - and his boss - for everything from their horrid start to his 1-2 playoff record and his abrupt decisions.