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Gunther Cunningham

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
35 260-291-1 47.19% 2-10 16.67%

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Biography

Gunther Cunningham was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1982 until 2016, finishing his career with the Detroit Lions as their senior coaching assistant. Over his thirty-five years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 260-291-1. During his career he was the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs from 1999 until the 2000 season. The Chiefs went 16-16-0 during their two seasons with Cunningham as head coach. During the 2010 season as the defensive coordinator of the Detroit Lions he coached Ndamukong Suh to the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year.

Last modified: 12/3/2017

History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2016 Detroit Lions Senior Coaching Assistant 9-7-0 0-1
2015 Detroit Lions Senior Coaching Assistant 7-9-0 0-0
2014 Detroit Lions Senior Coaching Assistant 11-5-0 0-1
2013 Detroit Lions Defensive Coordinator / Assistant Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2012 Detroit Lions Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator 4-12-0 0-0
2011 Detroit Lions Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-1
2010 Detroit Lions Defensive Coordinator / Assistant Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2009 Detroit Lions Defensive Coordinator / Assistant Head Coach 2-14-0 0-0
2008 Kansas City Chiefs Linebackers Coach / Defensive Coordinator 2-14-0 0-0
2007 Kansas City Chiefs Defensive Coordinator 4-12-0 0-0
2006 Kansas City Chiefs Defensive Coordinator 9-7-0 0-1
2005 Kansas City Chiefs Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-0
2004 Kansas City Chiefs Defensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
2003 Tennessee Titans Assistant Head Coach / Linebackers Coach 12-4-0 1-1
2002 Tennessee Titans Linebackers Coach / Assistant Head Coach 11-5-0 1-1
2001 Tennessee Titans Assistant Head Coach / Linebackers Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2000 Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1999 Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1998 Kansas City Chiefs Defensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
1997 Kansas City Chiefs Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers Coach 13-3-0 0-1
1996 Kansas City Chiefs Defensive Coordinator 9-7-0 0-0
1995 Kansas City Chiefs Defensive Coordinator 13-3-0 0-1
1994 Los Angeles Raiders Defensive Line Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1993 Los Angeles Raiders Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-1
1992 Los Angeles Raiders Defensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
1991 Los Angeles Raiders Linebackers Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1990 San Diego Chargers Defensive Line Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1989 San Diego Chargers Defensive Line Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1988 San Diego Chargers Defensive Line Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1987 San Diego Chargers Defensive Line Coach 8-7-0 0-0
1986 San Diego Chargers Defensive Line Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1985 San Diego Chargers Defensive Line Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1984 Indianapolis Colts Linebackers Coach / Defensive Line Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1983 Baltimore Colts Defensive Line Coach / Linebackers Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1982 Baltimore Colts Linebackers Coach / Defensive Line Coach 0-8-1 0-0

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