Dennis Green, Former NFL Head Coach, Dies at Age 67

July 22, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Former Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals head coach Dennis Green died Thursday night. He was 67. 
Adam Schefter of ESPN received confirmation of Green's death, which was caused by cardiac arrest, from friend Ray Anderson. Mike Garafolo of NFL Network confirmed the news.
Ian Rapoport of NFL Network provided comments from Green's family: "Dennis passed away last night from complications of cardiac arrest. His family was by his side and he fought hard." Rapoport also noted they would like contributions made to the Boys and Girls Club of San Diego in lieu of flowers.
NFL executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent released a statement about the coach's passing to NFL.com:
We are saddened to hear the news of Dennis Green's passing. Denny was a terrific head coach and inspired his players on and off the field. He helped pave the way for minority coaches and recently served as a key advisor on the NFL's Career Development Advisory Panel. On...

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