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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. He was the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs from 1999 until the 2000 season, during which time the Chiefs went 16-16-0. During his career he was a head coach for two seasons.

During the 2010 season as the defensive coordinator of the Detroit Lions he coached Ndamukong Suh to the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year.


History

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

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