Chuck Knox, former Seattle Seahawks, LA Rams coach, dies at 86

Chuck-Knox-05132018-usnews-getty-ftr

In fact, he had them in the postseason in four of his first six seasons leading the team.

Knox, who also helmed the Seattle Seahawks and Buffalo Bills, led the Rams to five consecutive double-digit win seasons, the Rams said in a statement.

Sewickley High School graduate and former National Football League head coach Chuck Knox passed away Saturday, at the age of 86. "He was one of many nice influences not exclusively in soccer, however in life".

After 1984, Knox coached seven more years in Seattle but only won 10 or more games once, in 1986. He was inducted by the team in 2005. Nicknamed "Ground Chuck" due to his run-first offenses, Knox was named NFL Coach of the Year three times - in 1973, 1980 and 1984. That was a jolt after the team's often-wild, wide-open-and losing-first seven years in the NFL.

After the 1982 season was cut short by a players' strike, Knox and the Bills failed to come to an agreement on a contract extension. "As Knox said himself, 'What you do speaks so well, no need to hear what you say'". In a statement that the Seahawks release, they honored Knox in a very admirable way.

Google One Features: The successor to Google Drive cloud storage explained
What kinds of new services or features should you expect with Google One? Look out for an email with details on your new benefits. Google says that with Google One , you'll be able to share storage plan with you to five family members.

82 women walk the red carpet in Cannes film fest protest
Nyssen said the festival "holds the keys" to moving women forward, not just in film but in a variety of industries. Without Thierry Fremaux saying yes to the pledge, without saying yes to the stairs, we wouldn't be here.

Facebook says it has suspended 200 apps for possible misuse of data
Facebook has suspended 200 apps for possible misuse of user data in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal . The second phase consists of investigating each of the "suspicious" apps one by one, as described above.

Viola! Months later, Seattle played the hand it dealt itself into its first-ever playoff berth. It would have been the only Super Bowl championship of his career. Knox's personality, expertise and excellence had instantly transformed the franchise. He was unable to lift the then-downtrodden franchise back into playoff contention, though, going 15-33 in three seasons.

Knox debuted as the Seahawks coach in 1983. You have always been my dad.

"You can live with that". He grew up there during the Great Depression.

Ewbank needed an offensive line coach and he plucked Knox, then 31, out of the college ranks, where he had followed up his Juniata College playing career with coaching stints in high school and then at Wake Forest and Kentucky. Had it not been for the hire, Gang Green might not have drafted quarterback Joe Namath in 1965. He left to take the same position in 1967 with the NFL's Detroit Lions, two seasons before the Jets upset the heavily favored Baltimore Colts to win Super Bowl III.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Deadpool Star Ryan Reynolds Sings Classic Annie Tune as a Unicorn
May 15, 2018 - 05:48
And as if Reynolds can not get any more likeable, the actor posted a hilarious tribute to his mother yesterday. Below is Reynolds' song and the following video showcases his reveal to the contestants. "Hello everybody.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Giuliani resigns from law firm due to 'pressing demands' of Mueller probe
May 15, 2018 - 05:16
Giuliani with respect to what was intended by his remarks", Greenberg managing director Jill Perry told The New York Times . So basically every major claim Giuliani made has since fallen apart and/or been disowned by either him or his employers.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top The curious case of Deepika Padukone's missing RK tattoo at Cannes
May 15, 2018 - 05:10
Deepika Padukone is representing cosmetics brand L'Oreal at Cannes Film Festival and 11 May was her final appearance for 2018. The make up however was similar to the one she wore yesterday while walking the Red Carpet in her pink gown.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top National Hurricane Center watching area in the Gulf of Mexico
May 15, 2018 - 05:06
A cyclone refers to a closed-circulation, rotating storm, specifically, tropical depressions, tropical storms or hurricanes. It added that it is giving the low-pressure formation a medium chance of developing into a stronger weather disturbance.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top First Trailer for Spike Lee's True Story Dark Comedy 'BlacKkKlansman'
May 15, 2018 - 04:53
He starts by building a relationship over the phone with KKK leader David Duke (played by Topher Grace ). BlacKkKlansman is set for release on August 10th in the United States and on August 24th in the UK.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Police HQ in Indonesia city attacked after church bombings
May 15, 2018 - 04:43
At least 10 people were reportedly injured. "One of them was a little kid", national police chief Tito Karnavian said. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says the use of children in both attacks is barbaric.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top First climbers of 2018 reach Everest summit
May 15, 2018 - 04:23
His dream was almost shattered when Nepal government banned double amputee and blind climbers from summiting its mountains. Yesterday saw the first successful summits of the year on the world's highest mountain, and among them was a global first.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Four New States Expected To Legalize Sports Gambling Quickly After Ruling
May 15, 2018 - 04:20
All four major US professional sports leagues, the NCAA and the federal government had urged the court to uphold the federal law . We anticipate that sports betting at the Nation will create numerous new job opportunities at each of our casinos.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top There's Talk About Ms. Marvel Heading to the Big Screen
May 15, 2018 - 04:19
She can stretch her limbs to great lengths and widths, as well, grow herself up or shrink herself down... and, back again. And despite the vague "definitely sort of" announcement, fans are really excited.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Kevin Harvick Posts Yet Another Win
May 15, 2018 - 04:09
Harvick has won four of the 11 races this season, including last week at Dover . "They're hitting on all cylinders", Truex said. Joey Logano was third, Kyle Larson rallied from a late crash to finish fourth, and Denny Hamlin was fifth.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Yemen, UAE reportedly reach deal over island
May 15, 2018 - 03:51
The presence of UAE troops angered Socotra residents, who insisted there were no rebels on the island, the source said. Saudi Arabia has announced Sunday that they are deploying troops to the Yemeni island of Socotra.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Nisar lashes out at Nawaz Sharif over Mumbai attack remarks
May 14, 2018 - 02:13
Some 166 people were killed in the attack carried out by 10 LeT men. One of them was caught and hanged. Why can't we complete the trial".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Australian police find 7 dead with gunshot wounds
May 14, 2018 - 01:57
Australia's homicide rate did not fall in the first years after those restrictions went into place, though suicide declined. Australia's worst mass taking pictures occurred in April 1996 when Martin Bryant killed 35 folks and injured 24.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top New England Patriots' McDaniels offers support for Detroit Lions coach Patricia
May 14, 2018 - 00:58
In fact, I can say that I am different person mentally than I was four years ago when I was still in college. It's been an eventful week for the Detroit Lions and head coach Matt Patricia .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Leicester City boss Claude Puel: 'We should have beaten Tottenham Hotspur'
May 14, 2018 - 00:56
Don't leave us Toby, we need you big man! If we can create that feeling, everything happen in football. His side have not finished campaigns well and he will want his side to turn things around this season.