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The Viking Age:
Brad Childress may be coming back to the NFL. As a head coach. For the Indianapolis Colts. Take a moment and let that sink in. A year-and-a-half after the Vikings canned him, Chilly is a candidate for head coach with one of the proudest and most successful organizations in the league.
Well let’s look more closely at this situation. There’s one thing to keep in mind: this proud and successful organization is currently operating without the man who, in most people’s eyes, was responsible for building that tradition of pride and success. Bill Polian is long-gone, and owner Jim Irsay is now running the show. Yes, the same Jim Irsay who regularly communicates with the masses via tweets of rock lyrics. The same Jim Irsay who recently got into a slight Twitter tiff with actor Rob Lowe. The same Jim Irsay who makes Sinead O’Connor look like a model of mental stability.
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