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Report: Wilf nearly fired Childress, kept Moss

Posted on: November 5, 2010 5:30 pm
Edited on: November 5, 2010 5:43 pm
 
Posted by Will Brinson

After a two-day vacation to recover from the nightmare that was Randy Moss moving through waivers, what's more exciting than a Friday afternoon report that Zygi Wilf, who's been in Minnesota just hanging out for a few days, was so upset at Brad Childress for circumventing his authority and dumping Moss that the Vikings owner nearly fired his coach and kept his star wideout?

The answer to that rhetorical question is "nothing," so let's break down the noise ESPN's Ed Werder is making -- according to a team source, Wilf was so "irate" that he nearly canned Chilly and retained Moss. This, presumably, is why Moss wasn't actually released on Monday.

Additionally, Werder reports that a Vikings player informed him of individual meetings Wilf held with the players in order to determine "how much support remained for Childress among veteran players."

This is obviously a bombshell, but it's not entirely mind-blowing considering just how things went down with Moss' release.

Childress recently got an extension that doesn't have a buyout clause, so Wilf would probably prefer to avoid throwing a ton of money down the drain by firing him.

That being said, anyone who thinks Chilly's pants aren't a little warm right now is just flat-out delusional.

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Comments

Since: May 6, 2007
Posted on: November 6, 2010 2:29 am
 

Report: Wilf nearly fired Childress, kept Moss

No you are not right.  Other players would not do that to a coach they respect.  In fact you are dead wrong.  Players love to have a good coach and would play there hearts out for them.  Without a doubt Childress should have been replaced!



Since: Feb 3, 2009
Posted on: November 6, 2010 2:29 am
 

Report: Wilf nearly fired Childress, kept Moss

Bottom ladies and gentlemen is the fact Childress lost control of this team. He should have stood up from the beginning when it came to the worlds biggest Drama Queen, Mr. FarVe. Should have done just like G.B. did when he lied and reneged for the upmost time, telling him to get here during pre-season so perhaps you might have just a little bit of unison with your receivers and running backs. But no, he'd rather hang around in the swamps doing whatever he did there (oh yah advertise jeans LOOSER!) DUH! He was needed on the practice field with his teammates, but he has NEVER been a teemate, Mr. "I want my private room and privacy!" What a loser. Bottom .line, Childress is a trainwreck, always will be, but he's a saint compared to that goofy Green Bay Reject!




Since: Feb 3, 2009
Posted on: November 6, 2010 2:23 am
 

Report: Wilf nearly fired Childress, kept Moss

You've got that right my friend what an idiot!Wink



Since: Feb 12, 2008
Posted on: November 6, 2010 2:03 am
 

Report: Wilf nearly fired Childress, kept Moss

Just when I thought the Redskins were the dumbest organization in football along comes the Vikings, they really do take the cake.



Since: Jul 22, 2010
Posted on: November 6, 2010 1:48 am
 

Report: Wilf nearly fired Childress, kept Moss

I wish ziggy would have thought a little longer, and did the reversal.  Moss and Favre could have cracked a couple of cold ones, draw up a few plays in the sand, and wave good-bye to Brad as they hook up a couple of times for td's this week.  Moss is a piece of work, who has been good for sometime, met chilly and just couldn''t hold his tongue.  I don't blame him!



Since: Jul 22, 2007
Posted on: November 6, 2010 1:19 am
 

Report: Wilf nearly fired Childress, kept Moss

Anyone that doesn't know how to turn off the CAPS LOCK isn't worth reading.



Since: Aug 13, 2010
Posted on: November 6, 2010 1:12 am
 

Report: Wilf nearly fired Childress, kept Moss

Zygi Wilf----What a great name



Since: Jul 12, 2008
Posted on: November 6, 2010 1:10 am
 

Report: Wilf nearly fired Childress, kept Moss

I WILL SAY THIS, THIS WHOLE THING WAS HANDLED WRONG. AFTER RANDY'S COMMENTS, HE SHOULD HAVE BEEN BENCHED UNTIL CHILDRESS THOUGHT MORE CAREFULLY. I MEAN THEY GAVE AWAY A DRAFT PICK TO GET HIM, SO WHY NOT SPEAK TO WILF ABOUT THIS DECISION? MAYBE THEY COULD HAVE TRADED FOR ANOTHER DRAFT PICK, CERTAINLY MAY NOT HAVE BEEN A THIRD ROUNDER, BUT SOMETHING. THEY COULD HAVE DOCKED RANDY'S PAY FOR HIS ACTIONS. SOMETHING HAD TO BE DONE, BUT FIRING THE HEAD COACH IS NOT IT. IT WOULD HAVE OPEN THE DOOR FOR OTHER PLAYERS TO DO THE SAME THING. WILF GAVE PERSONNEL CONTROL TO CHILDRESS, SO HE HAD TO RESPECT IT TO SOME DEGREE. FIRING THE HEAD COACH AT THIS TIME OF THE SEASON WOULD HAVE MADE THING WORST. I JUST THINK THAT THEY COULD HAVE MADE A BETTER DECISION ON HANDLING THIS MESS. INSTEAD THEY'RE OUT THE PLAYER AND THE DRAFT PICK FOR NOTHING. NOT A GOOD BUSINESS MOVE, AGREE?



Since: May 6, 2007
Posted on: November 6, 2010 12:14 am
 

Top.. What about Wilf?

Lets face it anyone that likes Childress and keeps him for this long is a smug idiot too.  I do love him being the Vikings owner cause he is actually willing to throw money down to win.  And he is fighting hard for a stadium.  But when it comes to football dude is an idiot.  He wouldn't know a leader of a football team because he was a dysfunctional nerd to that got wedgies in gym class so he did everything he could to stay away from jocks, football fields, and all other sports .  And now it shows.  He is probably pretty damn good at picking leaders of an accounting team.  Let me guess, I have money so Ill buy a football team and then I can be one of the cool kids too.  Hence the reason he thought Chilldress would be a good leader.  Everyone that knows football knows Chilldress was worthless during the first season.  And to throw so much money down with that idiot running his team shows a serious lack of football intelligence.  Wilf, please still own the team, but get an advisor to make the decisions for you!



Since: May 6, 2007
Posted on: November 6, 2010 12:09 am
 

Starts at the top.. Wilf

And that would be Wilf.  Lets face it he is a smug idiot too.  I do love him being the Vikings owner cause he is actually willing to throw money down to win.  And he is fighting hard for a stadium.  But when it comes to football dude is an idiot.  He wouldn't know a leader of a football team because he was a dysfunctional nerd to that got wedgies in gym class so he did everything he could to stay away from jocks, football fields, and all other sports .  And now it shows.  He is probably pretty damn good at picking leaders of an accounting team.  Let me guess, I have money so Ill buy a football team and then I can be one of the cool kids too.  Hence the reason he thought Chilldress would be a good leader.  Everyone that knows football knows Chilldress was worthless during the first season.  And to throw so much money down with that idiot running his team shows a serious lack of football intelligence.  Wilf, please still own the team, but get an advisor to make the decisions for you!


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