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Smith’s Citation Casts Shadow over Team’s Victory

Minnesota Vikings
08/28/2006 10:09 AM
The Pioneer Press reports Vikings coach Brad Childress suggested DB Dwight Smith's citation for indecent conduct early Saturday "marred" the team's 30-7 exhibition victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Friday night at the Metrodome. "We did a ton of good things on (Friday) night, and those good things, unfortunately, get marred when somebody in our organization misbehaves, if you will," Childress said. "I want everybody to know that we are committed in this Vikings organization — myself, our staff, our football team, our organization — to doing things the right way. That is one of the things that I've been charged with, and I'm disappointed when we are able to be judged outside of those white lines that we work so hard to prepare for." Read more