Brad Childress has been fired by the Minnesota Vikings in the wake of Sunday's 31-3 loss to the Green Bay Packers.
Jay Glazer of FOX Sports first reported this story on his Twitter account.
Childress' removal hardly comes as a surprise with the Vikings sputtering to a 3-7 record in what has been a tumultuous season in the Twin Cities.
Defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier will take over for the remainder of the season on an interim basis.
Here's a closer look at what led to the removal of Brad Childress as head coach of the Vikings.