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Brad Childress frequently talks about shaping the environment when it comes to addressing his players. Simply put, this means conveying a unified message.

In the aftermath of the Vikings' 24-19 loss at Green Bay on Monday night, Childress kept that message succinct. The Vikings coach didn't dwell on missed opportunities or costly mistakes, although he certainly would have been justified.

Instead, he focused on one thing: consistency...