Dennis Green Quotes

Dennis Earl Green (February 17, 1949 – July 21, 2016) was an American football coach. During his National Football League (NFL) career, Green coached the Minnesota Vikings for 10 seasons. He also coached the Arizona Cardinals for three seasons.

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Dennis Green


Babies are saved when Christians show up.

Dennis Green

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They are who we thought they were!

Dennis Green


I've never taken any classes or had formal training in writing novels. At its most basic, I learned how to structure a novel.

Dennis Green


“The Secret of success is to start from scratch & keep scratching”

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“We could go play eight or nine more weeks. The guys have not lost their enthusiasm for playing. Some of those games we let get away, they wish we could get them back.”

Dennis Green


“We felt he still has what it takes to be a winner in the league and to be a leader. Difficulty is a part of the game. There are very few guys who have clear sailing in the National Football League.”

Dennis Green


“When that begins to happen you just have to pay attention to the call of what's going on in society.”

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“I don't think it's realistic to expect someone to snap (with his left hand) and also be able to block with that right hand. I think we're going to be patient, let it heal and then it depends on what kind of restricted device on that hand.”

Dennis Green


“I think that Kurt (Warner) had a solid first half,”

Dennis Green


“[Another batch of solid free agents and a second good draft bolster his argument.] You just have to keep pluckin' away, ... get some guys that come in and make a difference.”

Dennis Green


“There aren't going to be very many memorable routes by big receivers, ... Most of them are quick throws to them, slants, or down the field. A smaller player is much more easily able to control his body, so the bigger guys have to work harder at the precision of running routes.”

Dennis Green


“I think the criticism should be on me. I'm the one who made the judgment that the line needed to be revamped.”

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“The full closure of Highway 330 has been postponed until Monday, Sept. 19,”

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“I think people wanted to be a part of the action, and as long as they kept coming, the stadium had a seat for them.”

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“[In response to the questions, Green promised to talk to Caltrans engineers about delaying the closure by one half hour, and to the Highway Patrol about traffic control.] Stopping the work early is not an option, and the times will be by the Caltrans watch, ... Please do not try to use the road at 7:59 a.m. by your watch.”

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