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Don Coryell

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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 to 1986, finishing his career as the head coach of the San Diego Chargers. 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, first with the St. Louis Cardinals. He led the Cardinals for five seasons, compiling a record of 42-27-1. His next head coaching stint was with the San Diego Chargers from 1979 to 1986, as he led the team to a 64-57-0 record.

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 two 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.


History

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

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