Former NFL head coach Dennis Green dead at 67

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Dennis Green is seen at a media conference after being hired by the Arizona Cardinals at the Cardinals training camp January 9, 2004 in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Gary Williams/Getty Images)

Dennis Green, who coached the Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals, died Friday, according to Green was 67 years old.

A family friend told ESPN that Green suffered a cardiac arrest.

“All of us at the Cardinals are incredibly saddened by the news of Dennis Green’s passing,” Cardinals president Michael Bidwell told “Coach Green will rightly be remembered as a true innovator, leader and pioneer among football coaches. We express our deepest sympathy to his family and his many friends.”

Green served as head coach of the Minnesota Vikings form 1992 to 2001. He later was the head coach of the Cardinals from 2004 to 2006.

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