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Dennis Green

Dennis Green

Born: February 17, 1949 in Harrisburg, PA
College: Iowa   (school history)    (Green college stats)

Coaching Results

Challenges
Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Num Won Notes
1992 43 Minnesota Vikings NFL 16 11 5 0 .688 1 0 1 .000 1
1993 44 Minnesota Vikings NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 1 0 1 .000 2
1994 45 Minnesota Vikings NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 1 0 1 .000 1
1995 46 Minnesota Vikings NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 4
1996 47 Minnesota Vikings NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 1 0 1 .000 2
1997 48 Minnesota Vikings NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 2 1 1 .500 4
1998 49 Minnesota Vikings NFL 16 15 1 0 .938 2 1 1 .500 1
1999 50 Minnesota Vikings NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 2 1 1 .500 2 5 1
2000 51 Minnesota Vikings NFL 16 11 5 0 .688 2 1 1 .500 1 7 5
2001 52 Minnesota Vikings NFL 15 5 10 0 .333 4 5 1
2004 55 Arizona Cardinals NFL 16 6 10 0 .375 3 10 3
2005 56 Arizona Cardinals NFL 16 5 11 0 .313 3 7 1
2006 57 Arizona Cardinals NFL 16 5 11 0 .313 4 10 3
13 yrs 207 113 94 0 .546 12 4 8 .333 2.5 44 14
10 yrs MIN 159 97 62 0 .610 12 4 8 .333 2.2 17 7
3 yrs ARI 48 16 32 0 .333 0 0 0 3.3 27 7

Games over .500: 19
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 0
Conference Championships: 0
Division Championships: 4

Team's Ranks

Team Ranks in various categories, Lower ALWAYS indicates better performance.
Overall Offense Rushing Off Passing Off Defense Rushing Def Passing Def
Year Tm Tms WL% T/G Pts± Yds± Yds Pts GvA Att Yds TD Y/A FL Att Yds TD Int NY/A Yds Pts TkA Att Yds TD Y/A FR Att Yds TD Int nY/A
1992 MIN 28 4 3 4 10 11 4 12 5 7 4 14 20 19 18 12 6 16 8 7 2 14 14 11 12 13 22 7 3 1 2
1993 MIN 28 9 5 17 8 17 20 5 17 21 21 17 4 12 14 13 9 14 1 12 9 7 6 21 10 23 7 6 1 2 8
1994 MIN 28 6 13 8 2 3 7 21 19 20 17 17 19 2 3 18 23 9 5 13 7 1 1 5 1 4 26 21 23 10 8
1995 MIN 30 14 2 10 8 4 4 13 17 16 19 11 13 3 5 2 13 13 20 27 2 2 4 8 8 11 29 28 27 2 21
1996 MIN 30 10 11 17 11 12 23 17 20 24 27 20 14 8 8 8 17 10 16 15 8 16 24 22 30 14 17 9 10 7 7
1997 MIN 30 10 10 16 21 8 11 7 15 6 12 3 1 12 14 5 16 13 29 19 17 13 23 17 28 7 19 29 28 25 27
1998 MIN 30 1 2 1 2 2 1 3 15 11 8 5 1 13 1 1 15 1 13 6 6 9 11 14 16 6 25 19 3 10 15
1999 MIN 31 7 27 9 13 3 5 30 20 14 10 6 28 19 5 3 24 3 27 18 17 10 14 10 17 4 31 30 11 26 23
2000 MIN 31 5 26 15 15 5 5 13 17 6 12 1 6 23 7 2 19 3 28 24 31 8 15 25 27 22 28 28 17 31 24
2001 MIN 31 26 31 28 26 12 24 30 28 25 20 10 27 10 7 9 27 13 27 26 31 24 30 31 31 24 5 18 7 31 27
2004 ARI 32 21 18 21 26 27 26 18 11 22 8 30 14 13 24 29 20 28 12 12 13 18 27 13 32 5 14 9 7 19 7
2005 ARI 32 23 30 23 3 8 17 29 32 32 32 32 28 1 1 12 27 11 8 26 21 7 10 30 16 17 11 12 6 19 20
2006 ARI 32 27 12 25 25 18 19 20 26 30 18 32 20 7 10 22 17 9 29 29 5 18 16 25 18 4 21 30 16 17 30
13 yrs %tile 63 56 55 61 70 61 48 42 44 50 53 54 67 73 69 44 67 47 44 61 66 54 45 41 64 38 41 63 53 48
10 yrs MIN 73 60 62 65 77 68 53 45 53 53 68 59 63 75 78 47 71 46 48 60 69 56 49 44 60 33 38 60 56 50
3 yrs ARI 29 41 31 47 48 39 33 31 16 43 5 39 81 67 38 36 53 52 33 63 58 48 32 34 76 55 50 73 46 44

Full Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1992 43 NFL Minnesota Vikings Head Coach
1993 44 NFL Minnesota Vikings Head Coach
1994 45 NFL Minnesota Vikings Head Coach
1995 46 NFL Minnesota Vikings Head Coach
1996 47 NFL Minnesota Vikings Head Coach
1997 48 NFL Minnesota Vikings Head Coach
1998 49 NFL Minnesota Vikings Head Coach
1999 50 NFL Minnesota Vikings Head Coach
2000 51 NFL Minnesota Vikings Head Coach
2001 52 NFL Minnesota Vikings Head Coach
2004 55 NFL Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
2005 56 NFL Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
2006 57 NFL Arizona Cardinals Head Coach

Challenges

Date Down ToGo Location Detail
1999-09-26 2 4 2-4 GNB 4 U Randall Cunningham pass incomplete intended for Randy Moss.
MIN challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
1999-10-10 1 10 1-10 MIN 20 U Randall Cunningham pass complete to Jim Kleinsasser for -20 yards (tackle by Ricardo McDonald). Jim Kleinsasser fumbles (forced by Ricardo McDonald), recovered by Sean Harris at MIN-0, touchdown.
MIN challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
1999-11-14 3 6 3-6 CHI 6 U Jeff George sacked by Jim Flanigan for -8 yards. Jeff George fumbles (forced by Jim Flanigan), recovered by Jim Flanigan at CHI-14.
MIN challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
1999-12-06 1 10 1-10 MIN 33 O Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Cris Carter is intercepted by Ronde Barber at TAM-23.
MIN challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Cris Carter (defended by Ronde Barber)
2000-01-02 1 10 1-10 MIN 46 U Robert Smith left guard for 8 yards (tackle by Ron Rice). Robert Smith fumbles (forced by Ron Rice), recovered by Tracy Scroggins at DET-46.
MIN challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
1999Challenges: 5 Overturned: 1 Upheld: 4
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2000-10-15 3 1 3-1 CHI 43 U James Allen left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Ed McDaniel).
MIN challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2000-10-15 CHI 30 O Paul Edinger kicks off 64 yards, returned by Troy Walters for 35 yards (tackle by R.W. McQuarters). Troy Walters fumbles (forced by R.W. McQuarters), recovered by Tony Parrish at MIN-41.
MIN challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Paul Edinger kicks off 64 yards, returned by Troy Walters for 35 yards (tackle by R.W. McQuarters)
2000-10-29 2 6 2-6 TAM 48 O Daunte Culpepper sacked by Warren Sapp for -7 yards. Daunte Culpepper fumbles (forced by Warren Sapp), recovered by Warren Sapp at MIN-45 and returned for 37 yards (tackle by Daunte Culpepper).
MIN challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Daunte Culpepper pass incomplete (defended by Warren Sapp)
2000-11-06 3 15 3-15 GNB 17 O Brett Favre pass complete to Antonio Freeman for 17 yards (tackle by Cris Dishman).
MIN challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Brett Favre pass incomplete intended for Antonio Freeman
2000-12-10 2 10 2-10 RAM 45 O Daunte Culpepper pass incomplete intended for Cris Carter.
MIN challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Daunte Culpepper pass complete to Cris Carter for 13 yards (tackle by Dre' Bly)
2000-12-17 2 2 2-2 GNB 37 U Daunte Culpepper pass complete to Cris Carter for 7 yards (tackle by Mike McKenzie). Cris Carter fumbles (forced by Mike McKenzie), recovered by LeRoy Butler at GNB-30.
MIN challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2000-12-24 2 19 2-19 MIN 36 O Bubby Brister pass incomplete intended for Cris Carter is intercepted by Jeff Burris at IND-44.
MIN challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Bubby Brister pass complete to Cris Carter for 20 yards (tackle by Jeff Burris)
2000Challenges: 7 Overturned: 5 Upheld: 2
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2001-09-09 3 2 3-2 MIN 7 U Nick Goings up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Robert Griffith). Nick Goings fumbles (forced by Robert Griffith), recovered by Muhsin Muhammad at MIN-4.
MIN challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2001-10-07 1 10 1-10 MIN 45 U Daunte Culpepper pass complete to Cris Carter for 52 yards (tackle by Kevin Mathis). Cris Carter fumbles (forced by Kevin Mathis), recovered by Sammy Knight at NOR-0.
MIN challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2001-10-14 2 5 2-5 MIN 5 O Charlie Batch pass complete to Germane Crowell for 5 yards, touchdown.
MIN challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Charlie Batch pass complete to Germane Crowell for 4 yards
2001-11-11 1 2 1-2 PHI 2 U Jim Kleinsasser up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Damon Moore). Jim Kleinsasser fumbles (forced by Damon Moore), recovered by Brian Dawkins at PHI-0.
MIN challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2001-12-09 2 10 2-10 MIN 15 U Steve McNair pass complete to Derrick Mason for 15 yards, touchdown.
MIN challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2001Challenges: 5 Overturned: 1 Upheld: 4
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2004-09-12 1 20 1-20 CRD 49 U Marc Bulger pass complete to Torry Holt for 9 yards (tackle by LeVar Woods).
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004-09-26 3 6 3-6 ATL 45 U Josh McCown pass incomplete intended for Bryant Johnson.
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004-09-26 4 1 4-1 CRD 29 O Scott Player punts 40 yards.
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Scott Player punts 40 yards
2004-10-31 4 4 4-4 CRD 44 O Scott Player punts 55 yards.
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Scott Player punts 55 yards. Penalty on Dyshod Carter: Illegal Touch Kick, 5 yards (no play)
2004-10-31 3 8 3-8 CRD 8 U Drew Bledsoe pass complete to Eric Moulds for 8 yards, touchdown.
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004-11-28 2 10 2-10 CRD 29 O Brooks Bollinger pass complete to Jonathan Carter for 25 yards (tackle by David Macklin).
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Brooks Bollinger pass incomplete intended for Terrell Buckley
2004-12-12 2 3 2-3 CRD 35 U Josh McCown pass incomplete intended for Larry Fitzgerald.
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004-12-12 2 10 2-10 CRD 19 U Ken Dorsey pass complete to Cedrick Wilson for 19 yards, touchdown.
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004-12-26 3 9 3-9 CRD 20 U Josh McCown pass incomplete intended for Bryant Johnson (defended by Ken Lucas).
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004-12-26 1 1 1-1 CRD 1 U Shaun Alexander left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Gerald Hayes). Shaun Alexander fumbles (forced by Gerald Hayes), recovered by Shaun Alexander at ARI-0, touchdown.
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004Challenges: 10 Overturned: 3 Upheld: 7
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2005-11-06 2 14 2-14 CRD 14 O Shaun Alexander left end for 12 yards (tackle by Robert Tate and Robert Griffith).
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Shaun Alexander left end for 10 yards (tackle by David Macklin and James Darling)
2005-11-13 3 7 3-7 CRD 7 U Joey Harrington pass complete to Roy E. Williams for 7 yards, touchdown.
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2005-11-13 1 10 1-10 DET 49 U Marcel Shipp right end for 2 yards (tackle by Cory Redding). Marcel Shipp fumbles (forced by Cory Redding), recovered by Kalimba Edwards at DET-47 (tackle by Marcel Shipp). Penalty on R.W. McQuarters: Personal Foul, 15 yards.
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2005-12-04 2 10 2-10 SFO 8 U Alex Smith pass complete to Brandon Lloyd for 11 yards (tackle by Quentin Harris).
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2005-12-11 1 10 1-10 CRD 15 U Clinton Portis right end for 15 yards, touchdown.
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2005-12-18 3 10 3-10 CRD 20 U John Navarre pass incomplete intended for Anquan Boldin is intercepted by C.C. Brown at ARI-45 and returned for 5 yards (tackle by Obafemi Ayanbadejo).
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2005-12-18 3 15 3-15 CRD 8 U John Navarre pass complete to Obafemi Ayanbadejo for 6 yards (tackle by Jason Babin). Obafemi Ayanbadejo fumbles (forced by Jason Babin), recovered by Jason Simmons at ARI-14 (tackle by Anquan Boldin).
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2005Challenges: 7 Overturned: 1 Upheld: 6
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2006-09-10 2 1 2-1 SFO 1 U Edgerrin James up the middle for no gain (tackle by Jeff Ulbrich).
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2006-09-17 1 10 1-10 SEA 39 U Kurt Warner pass complete short middle to Adam Bergen for 10 yards (tackle by Kelly Herndon). Adam Bergen fumbles (forced by Kelly Herndon), recovered by Lofa Tatupu at SEA-29 (tackle by Bryant Johnson).
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2006-09-24 3 4 3-4 CRD 49 U Marc Bulger pass complete short left to Isaac Bruce for 6 yards (tackle by Matt Ware).
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2006-09-24 3 2 3-2 RAM 28 U Marc Bulger pass complete short left to Torry Holt for 6 yards (tackle by Matt Ware).
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2006-10-16 3 3 3-3 CRD 30 O Matt Leinart pass incomplete short left intended for Anquan Boldin is intercepted by Nathan Vasher at ARI-31.
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Matt Leinart pass incomplete short left intended for Anquan Boldin (defended by Nathan Vasher)
2006-11-12 1 10 1-10 CRD 22 U Edgerrin James up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Kevin Burnett). Edgerrin James fumbles (forced by Kevin Burnett), recovered by Jay Ratliff at ARI-24 (tackle by Edgerrin James).
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2006-11-26 1 10 1-10 CRD 43 U Matt Leinart pass incomplete intended for Larry Fitzgerald is intercepted by Dwight Smith at MIN-42 and returned for 4 yards (tackle by Adam Bergen).
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2006-12-10 1 10 1-10 SEA 24 U Matt Leinart pass incomplete short middle intended for Larry Fitzgerald is intercepted by Julian Peterson at SEA-11 and returned for -4 yards (tackle by Larry Fitzgerald).
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2006-12-17 1 10 1-10 DEN 16 O Jay Cutler pass complete deep left to Rod Smith for 29 yards (tackle by Robert Griffith). Rod Smith fumbles (forced by Robert Griffith), ball out of bounds at DEN-48.
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Jay Cutler pass incomplete deep left intended for Rod Smith (defended by Robert Griffith)
2006-12-17 3 6 3-6 DEN 41 O Matt Leinart sacked by Ebenezer Ekuban for -8 yards. Matt Leinart fumbles (forced by Ebenezer Ekuban), recovered by Patrick Chukwurah at DEN-49 (tackle by Milford Brown).
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Matt Leinart pass incomplete
2006Challenges: 10 Overturned: 3 Upheld: 7
TotalChallenges: 44 Overturned: 14 Upheld: 30