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Late Dennis Green to induct into Ring of Honor

Late Dennis Green to induct into Ring of Honor

Dennis Green worked as a coach of the Viking from 1992 to 2001. Throughout his career, he had coached 171 games in total ten seasons with 101-70 record. Now, the late Dennis Green will be inducted into the Vikings’ Ring of Honor at halftime of Minnesota’s game against the Bills on Sept. 23 at U.S. Bank Stadium.

He has participated in many playoffs. After Bud Grant with 178, he was the second -most victories in franchise history.

Green died in July 2016. He led Minnesota to four NFC Central Division titles. Apart from that, he also managed to take the team in the NFC Championship game.  In the years 1998, the team created the best offence in the history of NFL league. The team scored 556 points, 34.8 per game. Any NFL team has not broken this record.

In 1992, Dennis Green started working as the NFL Coach, and the Washington Touchdown Club appoints him. After that, he again entered as the NFL coach by Sports Illustrated and the Maxwell Club. He had able to develop a strong bond with the community during his stay in Minnesota. Green started Community Tuesdays.

Explaining more about Green, Mark Wilf, Co-owner of the Viking stated that Green’s impact on the Minnesota Vikings is still felt to this day. Denny was known as a great mentor and leader by all who had the fortune of being in his presence. Th entire NFL family are feeling honoured to forever commemorate Denny and his family in the Vikings Ring of Honor. All are now waiting for the induction which will be held in September.

After Randy Moss and Ahmad Rashad, the former receiver, Green is the sole inductee in 2018. After Green, the prestigious group will stand at 24 members.

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