Dennis W. Green

I write things. And talk about stuff.

Sometimes I swim.

It's Always Weird to Read an Obituary with Your Name

Dennis Green laughed and laughed when I introduced myself to him at a Minneapolis radio conference in 1995. The then-Vikings coach was a guest speaker.

"You're lucky you don't live around here!" he chortled. "Your phone would be ringing all the time."

By all reports, he was a class act. Football (not to mention the world in general) could use more like him.