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Scott Linehan

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Scott Linehan

Born: September 17, 1963 in Sunnyside, WA
College: Idaho   (school history)

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
2006 43 St. Louis Rams NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 2 9 4
2007 44 St. Louis Rams NFL 16 3 13 0 .188 4 9 3
2008 45 St. Louis Rams NFL 4 0 4 0 .000 4 1 1 Fired after Week 4
3 yrs 36 11 25 0 .306 0 0 0 3.3 19 8

Games over .500: -14
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 0
Conference Championships: 0
Division Championships: 0

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
2002 MIN 32 25 31 24 12 2 8 31 8 1 1 1 27 13 9 20 30 12 26 30 27 6 10 17 17 30 17 29 32 19 32
2003 MIN 32 14 5 11 5 1 6 7 7 4 12 6 13 15 4 1 6 4 23 23 7 3 17 32 31 29 25 26 6 2 23
2004 MIN 32 14 18 13 11 4 6 5 28 18 29 2 5 8 2 2 7 2 28 26 25 13 21 21 28 19 27 29 27 28 28
2005 MIA 32 14 14 17 18 14 16 20 17 12 17 8 21 10 16 11 17 18 18 15 7 22 17 11 7 3 24 20 24 23 6
2006 STL 32 13 2 18 11 6 10 3 23 17 14 10 10 3 4 8 1 11 23 28 7 24 31 32 30 5 3 8 16 13 22
2007 STL 32 31 27 32 25 24 28 29 24 25 32 25 8 9 19 17 32 27 21 31 19 16 20 27 19 25 9 21 22 10 27
2008 STL 32 30 23 31 28 27 30 27 22 25 30 25 20 15 26 30 26 28 28 31 13 28 29 30 29 5 2 19 14 21 31
2009 DET 32 31 32 31 29 26 27 32 24 24 22 28 7 6 21 24 32 28 32 32 24 22 25 26 21 4 21 32 32 30 32
2010 DET 32 20 11 17 20 17 15 12 24 23 18 20 9 3 12 11 16 26 21 19 11 19 24 27 24 4 10 16 13 19 21
2011 DET 32 7 4 8 9 5 4 11 31 29 23 13 8 1 4 3 19 12 23 23 3 10 23 6 30 3 28 22 22 5 8
2012 DET 32 28 30 23 2 3 17 27 25 23 6 18 27 1 2 18 22 14 13 27 27 14 16 18 24 25 12 14 19 23 18
2013 DET 32 20 28 13 5 6 13 30 14 17 10 22 29 5 3 8 20 8 16 15 21 4 6 8 20 25 19 23 13 17 20
3 yrs %tile 26 49 19 36 44 32 42 31 33 24 41 64 75 52 46 42 34 28 9 63 32 20 10 22 67 89 53 49 57 20

Full Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1989 26 College University of Idaho Wide Receivers
1990 27 College University of Idaho Wide Receivers
1991 28 College UNLV Quarterbacks
1992 29 College University of Idaho Offensive Coordinator/QBs
1993 30 College University of Idaho Offensive Coordinator/QBs
1994 31 College University of Washington Wide Receivers
1995 32 College University of Washington Wide Receivers
1996 33 College University of Washington Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receivers
1997 34 College University of Washington Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receivers
1998 35 College University of Washington Offensive Coordinator/QBs
1999 36 College Louisville Offensive Coordinator/QBs
2000 37 College Louisville Offensive Coordinator/QBs
2001 38 College Louisville Offensive Coordinator/QBs
2002 39 NFL Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator/QBs
2003 40 NFL Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator/QBs
2004 41 NFL Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator/QBs
2005 42 NFL Miami Dolphins Offensive Coordinator
2006 43 NFL St. Louis Rams Head Coach
2007 44 NFL St. Louis Rams Head Coach
2008 45 NFL St. Louis Rams Head Coach
2009 46 NFL Detroit Lions Offensive Coordinator
2010 47 NFL Detroit Lions Offensive Coordinator
2011 48 NFL Detroit Lions Offensive Coordinator
2012 49 NFL Detroit Lions Offensive Coordinator
2013 50 NFL Detroit Lions Offensive Coordinator

Challenges

Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2006-09-24 1 10 1-10 CRD 35 U Marc Bulger pass complete short left to Shaun McDonald for 9 yards (tackle by Matt Ware). Shaun McDonald fumbles (forced by Matt Ware), recovered by Gerald Hayes at ARI-23 (tackle by Joe Klopfenstein).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2006-10-01 3 1 3-1 DET 1 O Marc Bulger pass complete short right to Torry Holt for -1 yards. Torry Holt fumbles (forced by Dre' Bly), recovered by Anthony Cannon at DET-2 (tackle by Alex Barron).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Marc Bulger pass incomplete short right intended for Torry Holt (defended by Dre' Bly)
2006-10-29 1 10 1-10 RAM 48 U Marc Bulger pass incomplete deep left intended for Kevin Curtis.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2006-11-12 3 6 3-6 SEA 17 O . id_0 fumbles, recovered by id_0 at SEA-27.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Marc Bulger pass complete short left to Kevin Curtis for 5 yards (tackle by Jimmy Williams). Marc Bulger fumbles, recovered by Marc Bulger at SEA-27
2006-11-19 1 10 1-10 CAR 47 U Marc Bulger pass complete short middle to Torry Holt for 3 yards (tackle by Dion Byrum). Torry Holt fumbles (forced by Dion Byrum), recovered by Richard Marshall at CAR-44 (tackle by Adam Timmerman).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2006-11-26 1 15 1-15 SFO 41 U Marc Bulger pass incomplete deep right intended for Torry Holt is intercepted by Manny Lawson at SFO-24.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2006-11-26 2 16 2-16 RAM 50 O Marc Bulger pass complete short left to Torry Holt for no gain (tackle by Walt Harris). Torry Holt fumbles (forced by Walt Harris), recovered by Walt Harris at 50 and returned for 50 yards, touchdown.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Marc Bulger pass incomplete short left intended for Torry Holt (defended by Walt Harris)
2006-12-24 2 3 2-3 WAS 10 O Marc Bulger pass incomplete short middle intended for Isaac Bruce.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Marc Bulger pass complete short middle to Isaac Bruce for 10 yards, touchdown
2006-12-31 2 9 2-9 RAM 41 U Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short middle to Martin Nance for 12 yards (tackle by Fakhir Brown). Martin Nance fumbles (forced by Fakhir Brown), recovered by Travis Taylor at STL-21.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2006Challenges: 9 Overturned: 4 Upheld: 5
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2007-09-09 2 9 2-9 RAM 9 U Jake Delhomme pass complete short left to Drew Carter for 9 yards, touchdown.
STL challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2007-09-30 3 3 3-3 DAL 27 O Tony Romo pass complete short middle to Terrell Owens for 4 yards (tackle by Raonall Smith).
STL challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Tony Romo pass incomplete intended for Terrell Owens
2007-09-30 3 10 3-10 RAM 34 U Marc Bulger pass incomplete intended for Dante Hall (defended by Jacques Reeves).
STL challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2007-10-07 2 6 2-6 RAM 6 U Edgerrin James right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Will Witherspoon). Edgerrin James fumbles (forced by Will Witherspoon), recovered by Reggie Wells at STL--5, touchdown.
STL challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was upheld.
2007-10-28 2 8 2-8 RAM 48 U Derek Anderson pass complete deep left to Braylon Edwards for 29 yards (tackle by Fakhir Brown).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2007-11-11 3 6 3-6 RAM 24 O Marc Bulger pass complete short right to Randy McMichael for 5 yards (tackle by Roman Harper).
STL challenged the first down ruling, and the play was overturned: Marc Bulger pass complete short right to Randy McMichael for 6 yards (tackle by Roman Harper)
2007-11-11 2 1 2-1 NOR 41 U Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for 4 yards (tackle by Fakhir Brown).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2007-11-18 3 14 3-14 SFO 37 O Marc Bulger pass complete short left to Isaac Bruce for 13 yards (tackle by Shawntae Spencer).
STL challenged the first down ruling, and the play was overturned: Marc Bulger pass complete short left to Isaac Bruce for 15 yards (tackle by Shawntae Spencer)
2007-12-16 3 8 3-8 RAM 43 U Brett Favre pass complete to James Jones for 8 yards (tackle by Jonathan Wade).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2007Challenges: 9 Overturned: 3 Upheld: 6
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2008-09-14 2 7 2-7 NYG 31 O Eli Manning pass complete short left to Steve Smith for 25 yards (tackle by Corey Chavous).
STL challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was overturned: Eli Manning pass complete short left to Steve Smith for 8 yards (tackle by Ricky Manning)
2008Challenges: 1 Overturned: 1 Upheld: 0
TotalChallenges: 19 Overturned: 8 Upheld: 11

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Nick Saban Offensive Coordinator
Jim Schwartz Offensive Coordinator
Mike Tice Offensive Coordinator/QBs