Capers has also served as an assistant coach most promi. He is the only individual to serve two different nfl expansion teams as their inaugural head coach.
In just his second year as an nfl head coach capers had been awarded coach of the year honors by.
Carolina panthers dom capers. December 17 1998 2 57 pm cbs sportsline the carolina panthers plan to fire coach dom capers at the end of the season the charlotte observer reported thursday. Kevin greene simply loved to play the game of football former panthers coach dom capers said. They pounded the rock by running the ball on offense and played a brand of defense just as cerebral as it was physical.
Carolina panthers linebacker kevin greene 91 looks for head coach dom capers to dump gatorade on him during an nfl game against the san francisco 49ers on sunday sept. He played the way you re supposed to with a passion that was contagious through the entire team. The newspaper citing sources it.
8 1996 in san francisco. Capers served as the head coach for the national football league nfl s carolina panthers from 1995 to 1998 and for the houston texans from 2002 to 2005 during both teams first years in the league. Stylistically ron rivera s panthers teams followed a formula for success dating back to the beginnings of the franchise with dom capers and its adolescence with john fox.
Original panthers coach dom capers now the packers defensive coordinator was instrumental in recruiting ron rivera to play at california. Like his young quarterback the future seemed similarly bright for panthers head coach dom capers. Ernest dominic capers is an american football coach working as a defensive assistant for the minnesota vikings of the national football league.