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Chuck Knox

Cumulative stats (All positions)

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 until 1994, finishing his career with the Los Angeles Rams as their head coach. 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. His first head coaching opportunity came with the Los Angeles Rams. He led the team for five seasons, compiling a record of 54-15-1. His next head coaching stint came with the Buffalo Bills. He coached the Bills from 1978 to 1982, leading the team to a 37-36-0 record during his five seasons as head coach. His third opportunity as head coach 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 with the team. 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 multiple 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.

Last modified: 12/6/2017

History

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

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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.