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Al Saunders

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
36 277-296-2 48.35% 8-12 40.00%

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Biography

Al Saunders was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1983 until 2018, finishing his career with the Cleveland Browns as their special projects/senior assistant coach. Over his thirty-six years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 277-296-2. He was the head coach of the San Diego Chargers from 1987 until the 1988 season, during which time the Chargers went 14-17-0. During his career he was a head coach for two seasons.

During the 2002 season as the offensive coordinator of the Kansas City Chiefs he coached Priest Holmes to the AP Offensive Player of the Year.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2018 Special Projects / Senior Assistant Coach 7-8-1 0-0
2017 Wide Receivers Coach / Senior Offensive Assistant Coach 0-16-0 0-0
2016 Wide Receivers Coach / Senior Offensive Assistant Coach 1-15-0 0-0
2015 Senior Offensive Assistant Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2014 Senior Offensive Assistant Coach 3-13-0 0-0
2013 Senior Offensive Assistant Coach 4-12-0 0-0
2012 Senior Offensive Assistant Coach 4-12-0 0-0
2011 Offensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
2010 Senior Offensive Assistant Coach 12-4-0 1-1
2009 Offensive Consultant 9-7-0 1-1
2008 Offensive Coordinator 2-14-0 0-0
2007 Associate Head Coach / Offensive Assistant Coach 9-7-0 0-1
2006 Associate Head Coach / Offensive Assistant Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2005 Assistant Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-0
2004 Assistant Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
2003 Assistant Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator 13-3-0 0-1
2002 Assistant Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
2001 Assistant Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator 6-10-0 0-0
2000 Associate Head Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1999 Associate Head Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 13-3-0 3-0
1998 Assistant Head Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1997 Assistant Head Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 13-3-0 0-1
1996 Assistant Head Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1995 Assistant Head Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 13-3-0 0-1
1994 Assistant Head Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1993 Assistant Head Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 11-5-0 2-1
1992 Assistant Head Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1991 Wide Receivers Coach 10-6-0 1-1
1990 Wide Receivers Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1989 Wide Receivers Coach 8-7-1 0-0
1988 Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1987 Head Coach 8-7-0 0-0
1986 Interim Head Coach / Assistant Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1985 Assistant Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1984 Wide Receivers Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1983 Wide Receivers Coach 6-10-0 0-0

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