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Al Saunders

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
35 270-288-1 48.39% 8-12 40.00%

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Biography

Al Saunders was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1983 until 2017, finishing his career with the Cleveland Browns as their senior offensive assistant coach/wide receivers coach. Over his thirty-five years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 270-288-1. During his career he was the head coach of the San Diego Chargers from 1987 until the 1988 season. The Chargers went 14-17-0 during their two seasons with Saunders as head coach. During his time as offensive coordinator and interim coach he coached multiple players to outstanding seasons. Two players have received awards at the end of the season under Saunders' coaching. As the offensive coordinator for the Chiefs Priest Holmes won AP Offensive Player of the Year. As the interim coach for the Chargers Leslie O'Neal won AP Defensive Rookie of the Year.

Last modified: 2/9/2018

History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2017 Cleveland Browns Senior Offensive Assistant Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 0-16-0 0-0
2016 Cleveland Browns Wide Receivers Coach / Senior Offensive Assistant Coach 1-15-0 0-0
2015 Miami Dolphins Senior Offensive Assistant Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2014 Oakland Raiders Senior Offensive Assistant Coach 3-13-0 0-0
2013 Oakland Raiders Senior Offensive Assistant Coach 4-12-0 0-0
2012 Oakland Raiders Senior Offensive Assistant Coach 4-12-0 0-0
2011 Oakland Raiders Offensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
2010 Baltimore Ravens Senior Offensive Assistant Coach 12-4-0 1-1
2009 Baltimore Ravens Offensive Consultant 9-7-0 1-1
2008 St. Louis Rams Offensive Coordinator 2-14-0 0-0
2007 Washington Redskins Associate Head Coach / Offensive Assistant Coach 9-7-0 0-1
2006 Washington Redskins Offensive Assistant Coach / Associate Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2005 Kansas City Chiefs Assistant Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-0
2004 Kansas City Chiefs Assistant Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
2003 Kansas City Chiefs Assistant Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator 13-3-0 0-1
2002 Kansas City Chiefs Offensive Coordinator / Assistant Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2001 Kansas City Chiefs Assistant Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator 6-10-0 0-0
2000 St. Louis Rams Associate Head Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1999 St. Louis Rams Associate Head Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 13-3-0 3-0
1998 Kansas City Chiefs Assistant Head Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1997 Kansas City Chiefs Assistant Head Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 13-3-0 0-1
1996 Kansas City Chiefs Assistant Head Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1995 Kansas City Chiefs Wide Receivers Coach / Assistant Head Coach 13-3-0 0-1
1994 Kansas City Chiefs Wide Receivers Coach / Assistant Head Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1993 Kansas City Chiefs Wide Receivers Coach / Assistant Head Coach 11-5-0 2-1
1992 Kansas City Chiefs Wide Receivers Coach / Assistant Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1991 Kansas City Chiefs Wide Receivers Coach 10-6-0 1-1
1990 Kansas City Chiefs Wide Receivers Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1989 Kansas City Chiefs Wide Receivers Coach 8-7-1 0-0
1988 San Diego Chargers Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1987 San Diego Chargers Head Coach 8-7-0 0-0
1986 San Diego Chargers Assistant Head Coach / Interim Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1985 San Diego Chargers Assistant Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1984 San Diego Chargers Wide Receivers Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1983 San Diego Chargers Wide Receivers Coach 6-10-0 0-0

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