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Dennis Green

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
17 148-122-1 54.80% 7-10 41.18%

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Biography

Dennis Green was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1979 to 2006, finishing his career as the head coach of the Arizona Cardinals. Over his seventeen years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 148-122-1. During his career he was a head coach for thirteen seasons, first with the Minnesota Vikings. He led the Vikings for ten seasons, compiling a record of 97-63-0. His next head coaching stint was with the Arizona Cardinals from 2004 to 2006, as he led the team to a 16-32-0 record. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 113-95-0 across thirteen seasons including going 4-8-0 in the playoffs. Throughout Green's coaching career his teams led the league in victories during the 1998 season.

During the 1998 season as the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings he coached Randy Moss to the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2006 Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2005 Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2004 Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2001 Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2000 Head Coach 11-5-0 1-1
1999 Head Coach 10-6-0 1-1
1998 Head Coach 15-1-0 1-1
1997 Head Coach 9-7-0 1-1
1996 Head Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1995 Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1994 Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1993 Head Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1992 Head Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1988 Wide Receivers Coach 10-6-0 3-0
1987 Wide Receivers Coach 13-2-0 0-1
1986 Wide Receivers Coach 10-5-1 0-1
1979 Wide Receivers Coach / Special Teams Coach 2-14-0 0-0

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Fun Facts

  • Dennis Green was the first African American head coach in modern NFL history.