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Chuck Knox

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
32 250-211-13 54.11% 7-12 36.84%

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Biography

Chuck Knox was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1963 to 1994, finishing his career as the head coach of the Los Angeles Rams. Over his thirty-two years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 250-211-13. During his career he was a head coach for twenty-two seasons, first with the Los Angeles Rams. He led the Rams for five seasons, compiling a record of 54-15-1. His next head coaching stint was with the Buffalo Bills from 1978 to 1982, as he led the team to a 37-36-0 record. His third head coach placement began in 1983 with the Seattle Seahawks. He coached them for nine seasons and the team had a 80-63-0 record during his tenure. His last opportunity as head coach began in 1992 with the Los Angeles Rams. He coached them for three seasons and the team had a 15-33-0 during his tenure with the team.

Knox won the NFL's Coach of the Year award three times throughout his career, most recently in 1984 after guiding the Seahawks to a 12-4-0 record and a berth in the playoffs. As the head coach of the Los Angeles Rams he coached three players to award-winning seasons: Jim Haslett, AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1979; Kenny Easley, AP Defensive Player of the Year in 1984; Jerome Bettis, AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1993.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1994 Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1993 Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1992 Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1991 Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1990 Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1989 Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1988 Head Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1987 Head Coach 9-6-0 0-1
1986 Head Coach 10-6-0 0-0
1985 Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1984 Head Coach 12-4-0 1-1
1983 Head Coach 9-7-0 2-1
1982 Head Coach 4-5-0 0-0
1981 Head Coach 10-6-0 1-1
1980 Head Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1979 Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1978 Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1977 Head Coach 10-4-0 0-1
1976 Head Coach 10-3-1 1-1
1975 Head Coach 12-2-0 1-1
1974 Head Coach 10-4-0 1-1
1973 Head Coach 12-2-0 0-1
1972 Offensive Line Coach 8-5-1 0-0
1971 Offensive Line Coach 7-6-1 0-0
1970 Offensive Line Coach 10-4-0 0-1
1969 Offensive Line Coach 9-4-1 0-0
1968 Offensive Line Coach 4-8-2 0-0
1967 Offensive Line Coach 5-7-2 0-0
1966 Offensive Line Coach 6-6-2 0-0
1965 Offensive Line Coach 5-8-1 0-0
1964 Offensive Line Coach 5-8-1 0-0
1963 Offensive Line Coach 5-8-1 0-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Fun Facts

  • Chuck Knox won five division titles in five years with five different starting QB's. (John Hadl, Ron Jaworski, Pat Haden, James Harris, and Joe Namath)
  • Chuck Knox was the first coach to win a division title with three different teams.