Marty Schottenheimer, father of former Seahawks OC Brian Schottenheimer, dies at 77
Marty Schottenheimer, dad of previous Seahawks OC Brian Schottenheimer, passes away at 77 initially appeared on NBC Sports Northwest
NFL legend Marty Schottenheimer—who won 200 regular-season video games as an NFL coach—passed away on Monday at the age of 77.
Schottenheimer was identified with Alzheimer’s in 2014 and was just recently relocated to hospice care on Jan. 30, per ESPN. He is the dad of previous Seattle Seahawks offending planner Brian Schottenheimer.
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Schottenheimer started his famous training profession with the Portland Storm of the World Football League in 1974 where he worked as both gamer and linebacker coach. A preseason injury avoided him from taking the field, so he invested the rest of his season as the group’s linebacker coach.
That WFL assisted introduce his 31-year NFL training profession, consisting of 21 seasons as head coach for the Cleveland Browns, Kansas City Chiefs, Washington Football Group and the San Diego Chargers.
Schottenheimer worked as head coach for the Cleveland Browns for 5 seasons where he completed with a 44-27 record, the Washington franchise for a single season, completing 8-8, the Kansas City Chiefs for 10 complete seasons going 101-58-1 throughout the routine season, and 5 seasons with the San Diego Chargers where he made a 47-33 record.
He completed his NFL training profession with a record of 200-126-1 when he retired in 2004.
As a gamer, Schottenheimer was picked in the 4th round of the 1965 NDL draft by the Baltimore Colts, however he rather chose to sign with the Buffalo Costs of the AFL, who had actually picked him in the seventh round.
Schottenheimer never ever made it to the Super Bowl as coach or gamer, however he did act as backup linebacker for the Costs when they fell in the 1966 AFL National Championship to Kansas City, who went on to play the Green Bay Packers in the first-ever Super Bowl.
The homages have actually started to gather in memory of among the NFL’s all-time winningest coaches.
Declaration From Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt on the Death of Marty Schottenheimer
— Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) February 9, 2021
So sorry to find out about the death of Marty Schottenheimer. He was a terrific guy and a terrific coach. He affected numerous lives for the much better, consisting of mine. My heart heads out to the Schottenheimer household.🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/Hsdj6kV071
— Tony Dungy (@TonyDungy) February 9, 2021
An outright legend of the arena. Coach Marty Schottenheimer coached the Elder Bowl 4 times, representing the Chiefs and the Chargers, consisting of the 2004 video game where he got an up-close take a look at QB Philip Rivers prior to the NFL Draft. RIP Coach. pic.twitter.com/np3N9k7uUC
— Reese’s Elder Bowl (@seniorbowl) February 9, 2021
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.