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Ernest Dominic Capers

Born: 1950 AD
Currently alive, at 70 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Football Coach

1950 – Was born in Cambridge, Ohio, on the 7th of August.


1992 – He began his NFL career as an assistant with the New Orleans Saints and was named defensive coordinator of the Pittsburgh Steelers.


1995 – He remained with the Steelers until becoming head coach of the expansion Carolina Panthers.


1996 – His record breaking mark for an expansion team, the Panthers went to the NFC Championship game.


1997 – He continuing to spend against the salary cap, and eventually taking control of personnel matters.


2001 – He served as an assistant with the Jacksonville Jaguars until becoming the head coach of the expansion Houston Texans on the 21st of January.


2004 – His first two seasons in Houston, the Texans posted a 7-9 mark.


2006 – The Miami Dolphins announced the hiring of Dom Capers as the team’s defensive coordinator. There, he serves as assistant head coach . Currently, Capers is the highest paid assistant coach in the National Football League.