Talk:Brad Childress

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CRITICISM SECTION:

DESPERATELY needs grammar editing. I mean right now, this instant. It's a disgrace and makes Wikipedia look bad. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 68.118.220.129 (talk) 00:23, 6 November 2010 (UTC)

Dropped Passes[edit]

Im editing the section about Troy Williamson leading the league in dropped balls, Terrell Owens, Dallas Cowboys, now holds that title.

Resemblance to McRaney and Flanders[edit]

The statement from the article that I would like to discuss: Childress is also known to bear a striking resemblance to Major Dad star Gerald McRaney and Ned Flanders from the animated sit-com The Simpsons.

I initially removed this statement (with a detailed note in the edit summary), but User:E tac replaced it with a reference. Since it is now clearly referenced, I certainly can't remove it without a discussion. The reference, an ESPN article from April 2006, states, "Childress looks a little bit like Gerald McRaney, the lead actor in the 1990s TV sitcom, "Major Dad," and he approaches his job as if he were a Marine sergeant, too." The article does not mention any resemblence to Ned Flanders from "The Simpsons", which brings the motive of Etac into question - you added the reference to McRaney, but why did you feel the need to add your opinion?

I realize that there is a reference now, but I still do not think that this addition is of any use to this article. This is an opinion, made by one writer, and it's not an opinion that is regarding his occupation, legacy, etc. We do not routinely describe people in biographies. We do not say, "So-and-so is six feet tall, blond hair, blue eyes, looks vaguely like David Caruso...", so why should we state this here? I say remove.198.178.191.2 (talk) 20:10, 18 December 2007 (UTC)

  • Sorry about that, that was me; I got logged out somehow - Tanthalas39 (talk) 20:11, 18 December 2007 (UTC)
I did not add the thing about Ned Flanders so that should be removed, in fact I will do so now.--E tac (talk) 08:51, 20 December 2007 (UTC)


Criticism section[edit]

DESPERATELY needs grammar editing. I mean right now, this instant. It's a disgrace and makes Wikipedia look bad. The comment directly below is cogent, but the grammar needs attention immediately. Either fix it or delete the entire section. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 68.118.220.129 (talk) 00:26, 6 November 2010 (UTC)

I tried to clean it up, but am more than open to others refining it. CompassRose65 (talk) 00:39, 6 November 2010 (UTC)CompassRose65CompassRose65 (talk) 00:39, 6 November 2010 (UTC)


This section needs to be cleaned up. In an effort to make this section better. I would suggest finding and linking articles of criticism of Coach Childress. In the current state of the section now. It sounds too much of an unsourced point of view slant. Which doesn't comply to wikipedia's WP:NPOV policy. ELO MnLynx Fan30 (talk) 15:58, 29 June 2008 (UTC)

I saw the NPOV slant as well, was curious why this discussion hasn't gone anywhere. The lack of sources alone is warranting deletion. -- TRTX T / C 14:23, 10 November 2008 (UTC)

Mike Shanahan is also an alumni[edit]

This should be revised to read: "Mike Shanahan are also an alumni". —Preceding unsigned comment added by Stwiso (talkcontribs) 19:39, 23 December 2009 (UTC)

Actually "Mike Shanahan" is singular, not plural. It should actually read "Mike Shanahan is also an alumnus".Geenfietsen (talk) 13:28, 30 December 2009 (UTC)

"Thank god for that"[edit]

In the table, under the Post Season - Result column, it says "Fired(thank god for that)." As humorous as it may be, it doesn't belong in an encyclopedic article. It's also not accurate; he was fired during the regular season, not after the postseason. At the risk of being branded a spoilsport, I'm going to remove the line. --Nonstopdrivel (talk) 09:22, 24 February 2011 (UTC) 09:21, 24 February 2011 (UTC)

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