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Don Coryell

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
14 115-91-1 55.80% 3-6 33.33%

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Biography

Don Coryell was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1973 until 1986, finishing his career with the San Diego Chargers as their head coach. Over his fourteen years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 115-91-1. During his career he was a head coach for thirteen seasons. His first head coaching opportunity came with the St. Louis Cardinals. He led the team for five seasons, compiling a record of 42-27-1. His next head coaching stint came with the San Diego Chargers. He coached the Chargers from 1979 to 1986, leading the team to a 64-57-0 record during his eight seasons as head coach. Coryell won the NFL's Coach of the Year award in 1974 after guiding the Cardinals to a 10-4-0 record and a berth in the playoffs. As the head coach of the San Diego Chargers he coached multiple players to award-winning seasons: Dan Fouts, AP Offensive Player of the Year in 1982; Leslie O'Neal, AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1986.

Last modified: 12/3/2017

History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1986 San Diego Chargers Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1985 San Diego Chargers Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1984 San Diego Chargers Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1983 San Diego Chargers Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1982 San Diego Chargers Head Coach 6-3-0 1-1
1981 San Diego Chargers Head Coach 10-6-0 1-1
1980 San Diego Chargers Head Coach 11-5-0 1-1
1979 San Diego Chargers Head Coach 12-4-0 0-1
1978 San Diego Chargers Interim Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1977 St. Louis Cardinals Head Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1976 St. Louis Cardinals Head Coach 10-4-0 0-0
1975 St. Louis Cardinals Head Coach 11-3-0 0-1
1974 St. Louis Cardinals Head Coach 10-4-0 0-1
1973 St. Louis Cardinals Head Coach 4-9-1 0-0

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