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Jerry Burns

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
26 231-150-3 60.55% 18-15 54.55%

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Biography

Jerry Burns was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1966 until 1991, finishing his career with the Minnesota Vikings as their head coach. Over his twenty-six years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 231-150-3. During his career he was the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings from 1986 until the 1991 season. The Vikings went 52-43-0 during their six seasons with Burns as head coach. During his time as head coach and offensive coordinator he coached multiple players to outstanding seasons. Five players have received awards at the end of the season under Burns' coaching. As the head coach for the Vikings Keith Millard won AP Defensive Player of the Year and Tommy Kramer won Comeback Player of the Year. As the offensive coordinator for the Vikings Fran Tarkenton won AP Offensive Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player, Sammy White won AP Offensive Rookie of the Year, and Chuck Foreman won AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.

Last modified: 12/3/2017

History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1991 Minnesota Vikings Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1990 Minnesota Vikings Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1989 Minnesota Vikings Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1988 Minnesota Vikings Head Coach 11-5-0 1-1
1987 Minnesota Vikings Head Coach 8-7-0 2-1
1986 Minnesota Vikings Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1985 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
1984 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator 3-13-0 0-0
1983 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
1982 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator 5-4-0 1-1
1981 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
1980 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator 9-7-0 0-1
1979 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
1978 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator 8-7-1 0-1
1977 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator 9-5-0 1-1
1976 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator 11-2-1 2-1
1975 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator 12-2-0 0-1
1974 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator 10-4-0 2-1
1973 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator 12-2-0 2-1
1972 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator 7-7-0 0-0
1971 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator 11-3-0 0-1
1970 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator 12-2-0 0-1
1969 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator 12-2-0 2-1
1968 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator 8-6-0 0-1
1967 Green Bay Packers Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 9-4-1 3-0
1966 Green Bay Packers Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 12-2-0 2-0

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