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Sam Rutigliano (b. July 1, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York) is a former National Football League head coach. Jump to: navigation, search July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... For other meanings, see Brooklyn (disambiguation). ... Jump to: navigation, search The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities. ...


Rutigliano, the son of immigrants, played college football at Tennessee and Tulsa. He coached at the high school level in New York and at the college level at Connecticut, Maryland and Tennessee before landing an NFL assistant coaching job with the Denver Broncos in 1967. He would be an assistant with the New England Patriots, New York Jets, and New Orleans Saints over the next 11 years before being given the head coaching job for the Cleveland Browns in 1978. Jump to: navigation, search The University of Tennessee (UT), sometimes called the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT Knoxville or UTK), is the primary institution of the statewide land-grant University of Tennessee system, Tennessees flagship public university. ... The University of Tulsa is a private (affiliated with the Presbyterian Church USA), comprehensive university awarding bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ... University of Connecticut The University of Connecticut, commonly known as UConn, is the State of Connecticuts flagship land-grant university. ... University of Maryland, College Park The University of Maryland, College Park (also known as UM, UMD, or UMCP) is a public university located in College Park, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C. As the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland, the university is most often referred to as... Jump to: navigation, search Conference AFC Division West Year Founded 1960 Home Field INVESCO Field at Mile High City Denver, Colorado Team Colors Broncos Navy Blue, Orange, and White Head Coach Mike Shanahan League Championships (2) Super Bowl: 1997 (XXXII), 1998 (XXXIII) Conference Championships (6) AFC: 1977, 1986, 1987, 1989... Jump to: navigation, search 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search Conference AFC Division East Year Founded 1960 Home Field Gillette Stadium City Foxborough, Massachusetts Team Colors Blue, Red, Silver, and White Head Coach Bill Belichick League Championships (3) Super Bowl: 2001 (XXXVI), 2003 (XXXVII), 2004 (XXXIX) Conference Championships (5) AFC: 1985, 1996, 2001, 2003, 2004 Division... Jump to: navigation, search Conference AFC Division East Year Founded 1960 Home Field Giants Stadium City East Rutherford, New Jersey Team Colors Green and White Head Coach Herman Edwards League Championships (1) AFL Champions & Super Bowl: 1968 (III) Conference Championships (0) Division Championships (4) AFL East: 1968, 1969 AFC East... Jump to: navigation, search Conference NFC Division South Year Founded 1967 Home Field Due to damage caused to the Louisiana Superdome by Hurricane Katrina, games are split between: Tiger Stadium (Baton Rouge) Alamodome City New Orleans, Louisiana Team Colors Old Gold, Black, and White Head Coach Jim Haslett League Championships... Conference AFC Division North Year Founded 1946 Home Field Cleveland Browns Stadium City Cleveland, Ohio Team Colors Brown, Orange, and White Head Coach Romeo Crennel League Championships (8) AAFC Champions: 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949 NFL Champions: 1950, 1954, 1955, 1964 Conference Championships (11) NFL American: 1950, 1951, 1952 NFL Eastern... The 1978 NFL season was the 59th regular season of the National Football League. ...


Over the next six years, Rutigliano was the coach of the famed "Kardiac Kids" Browns. He led the 1980 Browns to the AFC Central Division Championship. The final play of the Browns' playoff game with the Oakland Raiders would be the most memorable moment in Rutigliano's coaching career. Down 14 - 12 and within field goal range, Rutigliano decided to run one more play rather than kick a game-winning field goal. The play, called "Red Right 88", resulted in a game-ending interception. Despite the early playoff exit, Rutigliano received NFL Coach of the Year honors for the 1980 season. The Kardiac Kids refers to the 1980 Cleveland Browns who had a penchant for having games decided in the final moments. ... The 1980 NFL season was the 61st regular season of the National Football League. ... The NFL playoffs for the 1980-81 season led up to Super Bowl XV. // Wild card round December 28, 1980 AFC: Oakland Raiders 27, Houston Oilers 7 at Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, California Even though the Oilers gained more yards, more first downs, and more time of possession, the Raiders held... Conference AFC Division West Year Founded 1960 Home Field McAfee Coliseum City Oakland, California Team Colors Silver and Black Head Coach Norv Turner League Championships (4) AFL Champions: 1967 Super Bowl: 1976 (XI), 1980 (XV), 1983 (XVIII) Conference Championships (4) AFC: 1976, 1980, 1983, 2002 Division Championships (15) AFL West... The NFL Coach of the Year Award is presented annually by the Associated Press to the NFL coach who has done the most outstanding job of working with the talent he has at his disposal. ...


Rutigliano was fired in 1984 after starting the season 1-7. He was replaced by Marty Schottenheimer. In his six and a half seasons with the browns, Rutigliano compiled a 47-50 record. The 1984 NFL season was the 65th regular season of the National Football League. ... Marty Schottenheimer was born September 23, 1943 in the Pittsburgh suburb of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. ...


After being let go by the Browns, Rutigliano would serve as an analyst for ABC Sports and ESPN for three years. In 1988, he was given the head coaching job at Liberty University, a post he would hold for eleven years until retiring in 1999. The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is a television and radio network in the United States. ... ESPN, formerly an abbreviation of Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Liberty University - DeMoss Hall Liberty University is a Christian liberal arts university in Lynchburg, Virginia. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1999 is a common year starting on Friday Anno Domini (or the Current Era), and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


Shortly after his retirement from head coaching, he took an assistant coaching job with the Barcelona Dragons of NFL Europe. He is currently an assistant coach for the Scottish Claymores of that league. The Barcelona Dragons were a team in the World League of American Football from 1991 and 1992, and in NFL Europe from 1995 to 2001. ... NFL Europe is an American football league which operates in Europe. ... The Scottish Claymores were an American football franchise that played in NFL Europe from 1995 to 2004. ...

Preceded by:
Forrest Gregg
Cleveland Browns Head Coaches
1978–1984
Succeeded by:
Marty Schottenheimer

Alvis Forrest Gregg (born October 18, 1933, in Birthright, Texas) is a former American Football Offensive Tackle and coach who played for the Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys. ... Conference AFC Division North Year Founded 1946 Home Field Cleveland Browns Stadium City Cleveland, Ohio Team Colors Brown, Orange, and White Head Coach Romeo Crennel League Championships (8) AAFC Champions: 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949 NFL Champions: 1950, 1954, 1955, 1964 Conference Championships (11) NFL American: 1950, 1951, 1952 NFL Eastern... Marty Schottenheimer was born September 23, 1943 in the Pittsburgh suburb of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. ...

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