Out Kick: Rick Dennison is out. The Minnesota Vikings assistant coach has been released from his job after he refused to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. ESPN says Dennison is believed to be the first NFL position coach to part ways with a team after forgoing a vaccine.
If iniquity is in your hand, put it far away, and let not injustice dwell in your tents.” Job 11:14
Breaking: Rick Dennison is out as Vikings offensive line coach/run game coordinator after refusing the COVID-19 vaccine. MIN will promote assistant OL coach Phil Rauscher to replace Dennison, hired Auburn special teams analyst Ben Steele as an assistant.
The NFL requires all Tier 1 staff — including coaches, front-office executives, equipment managers, and scouts — to receive the vaccine. While the vaccine is not required for players, unvaccinated players will face strict protocols during training camp and throughout the season. Read More