Former NFL Coach Chuck Knox Passes Away at 86

Former NFL Coach Chuck Knox Passes Away at 86

He also earned the coveted Associated Press NFL Coach of the Year award three times over his 22-year career.

The Seahawks on Sunday confirmed the news of Knox's death.

In their statement, the Rams said that Knox "established a winning culture and a legacy that will never be forgotten, being the only coach to lead the Rams to five consecutive double-digit-win seasons".

Known as "Ground Chuck" for his emphasis on his team's running game, Knox coached the Seahawks from 1983-91. "We hold his family in our thoughts and prayers during this hard time". He recorded a 186-147 record in the regular season and 7-11 in the playoffs.

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"Chuck Knox was the best coach I ever had", Tom Mack, a former Rams guard and Pro Football Hall of Famer, was quoted as saying in a 2016 Los Angeles Times story. The Rams went a mixed 15-33 in Knox's three seasons earlier than the franchise moved to St. Louis.

The Pennsylvania native left the Rams in 1978 for the Buffalo Bills. He spent nine seasons with Seattle.

"His presence projected an exterior toughness, however merited instantaneous respect by the real care and concern he held for his gamers", the group stated in an announcement. He began his coaching career as an assistant at Juniata. He served as an assistant coach at Wake Forest and Kentucky, then jumped to the National Football League, where he worked as an offensive line coach for the Jets and Lions until he was hired by the Rams in 1973. He left to take the identical place in 1967 with the NFL's Detroit Lions, two seasons earlier than the Jets upset the closely favored Baltimore Colts to win Tremendous Bowl III.

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