The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly cut ties with assistant coach Rick Dennison.
According to ESPN, Dennison has left the team after refusing to get the coronavirus vaccine. The vaccine is mandatory for all coaches, front office executives and scouts, according to the same report. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
It's believed that Dennison is the first person in the NFL to lose his job for refusing to get the vaccine.
After refusing to receive a vaccine for COVID-19, Rick Dennison is out as a Vikings assistant coach, sources told @CourtneyRCronin.— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 23, 2021
Dennison is believed to be the first NFL position coach to part ways with his team after choosing not to receive a vaccine. https://t.co/IcdgzQQ3LQ