|Years Coached||Record||Win %||Playoff record||Playoff win %|
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 win/loss 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. During his entire head coaching career, his four teams combined for a record of 186-147-1 across twenty-two seasons including going 7-11-0 in the playoffs.
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 Buffalo Bills he coached one player to an award-winning season: Jim Haslett, AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1979. As the head coach of the Seattle Seahawks he coached one player to an award-winning season: Kenny Easley, AP Defensive Player of the Year in 1984. As the head coach of the Los Angeles Rams he coached one player to an award-winning season: Jerome Bettis, AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1993.
Chuck Knox Coaching Tree
Before he was a head coach, Knox served as an assistant coach for Weeb Ewbank and Joe Schmidt. Six of these years were spent on Schmidt's coaching staff. During his time as head coach, five assistant coaches, (Leeman Bennett, Ken Meyer, Dick Vermeil, Kay Stephenson, and Mike Martz) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 244-262-0 in the regular season and 10-12 in the playoffs during their thirty-three seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs. The coaching tree has won a single championship, in 1999 by the St. Louis Rams, led by Dick Vermeil.
|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|
Coach history guide
|Seasons with a championship win||Seasons with a conference championship|
- Years as head coach: 22
- Coach of the Year: 1973, 1980, 1984
- Led the league in wins: 1973, 1975
- Second in total wins for the Los Angeles Rams.
- Third in total wins for the Seattle Seahawks.
- Fourth in total wins for the Buffalo Bills.
- Second in winning percentage for the Seattle Seahawks.
- Fifth in winning percentage for the Buffalo Bills.
- Past teams coached for: Los Angeles Rams, Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills, Detroit Lions, New York Jets
- College Attended: Junianta Eagles
- 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.