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Thu, 17 May 2012 08:29:12 -0700
New York Jets defensive line coach Karl Dunbar said the team plans to use more of Buddy Ryan's "46" defense next season. "We're going to play a lot of that 46 defense," Dunbar said. "You get in that 46 defense, you're going to get a lot of one-on-one blocks, and when we put athletic guys on the field, bad things happen for the offense." The "46" defense is a variation of a 4-3 front, with four down linemen and eight men in the box.
Mon, 13 Feb 2012 13:19:05 -0800
The New York Jets have hired former Minnesota Vikings defensive line coach Karl Dunbar as their new defensive line coach.
Sat, 28 Jan 2012 08:57:51 -0800
The New York Jets have offered former Minnesota Vikings defensive line coach Karl Dunbar their defensive line coaching position and Dunbar is expected to accept the offer.
Thu, 12 Jan 2012 17:55:19 -0800
New York Jets defensive line coach Mark Carrier could become the safeties coach if the team hires former Minnesota Vikings defensive line coach Karl Dunbar. Carrier and Dunbar could also both with the defensive line if Dunbar joins the staff.
Thu, 12 Jan 2012 12:45:08 -0800
The New York Jets interviewed former Minnesota Vikings defensive line coach Karl Dunbar about a spot on their coaching staff.
Sat, 07 Jan 2012 09:53:44 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings have fired defensive line coach Karl Dunbar.
Tue, 03 Jan 2012 20:53:36 -0800
Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator Fred Pagac is not expected to return after one season at the position. DLs Jared Allen and Kevin Williams have voiced support for the DC. An NFL source also said Tuesday, Jan. 3, that defensive line coach Karl Dunbar has told people he has decided not to return.
Thu, 19 May 2011 07:54:18 -0700
A restraining order has been filed against Minnesota Vikings defensive line coach Karl Dunbar. However, Dunbar's attorney said Wednesday, May 18, there are two sides to the allegations. Paperwork was filed Tuesday, May 17, by a woman asking for Dunbar to stay off of her property. The woman said Dunbar has shown up at her home twice since a sexual assault in April. She said in the paperwork she is "afraid of retribution and unsure of his behavior." Dunbar is denying the allegations. He is cooperating with the investigation and does not expect any charges.
Sun, 16 Jan 2011 16:51:12 -0800
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said defensive line coach Karl Dunbar and wide receivers coach George Stewart will remain with the coaching staff, reports Sid Hartman, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Both had been rumored to be looking for other jobs.
Wed, 12 Jan 2011 11:55:42 -0800
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are interested in Minnesota Vikings defensive line coach Karl Dunbar for their defensive line coaching position and are believed to have made an offer to Dunbar, reports Judd Zulgad, of Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Tue, 11 Jan 2011 07:21:58 -0800
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are believed to have made an offer to Minnesota Vikings defensive line coach Karl Dunbar to coach the same unit, according to Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Thu, 08 Feb 2007 07:33:34 -0800
Sean Jensen, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports Indianapolis Colts defensive backs coach and special assistant Leslie Frazier interviewed for the Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator position Wednesday, Feb. 7, and appears to have emerged as the front-runner for the job. If a deal is not reached with Frazier, the club will likely turn to their in-house candidates Fred Pagac (linebackers) and Karl Dunbar (defensive line) for the coordinator role.
Sun, 28 Jan 2007 10:35:14 -0800
Don Seeholzer, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings defensive line coach Karl Dunbar is a candidate to become the team's next defensive coordinator. DT Pat Williams said, "I think Karl made all of us a lot better. He used to keep us calm. He never changed from the meeting room to the field, and he never talked behind guys' backs. If someone played bad, he always said it right in front of everybody so we all knew where we stood."
Fri, 26 Jan 2007 08:35:35 -0800
Don Seeholzer, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings LB E.J. Henderson joined CB Fred Smoot in endorsing linebackers coach Fred Pagac as the club's next defensive coordinator now that former defensive coordinator Mike Tomlin has departed. "I think for continuity reasons he would be a good fit because the guys are used to him," Henderson said. "I think all the guys respect him as a coach, knowing that he's been around the game for so long. We all respect him and what he's doing and all the things he brought to the defense as the linebacker coach." Defensive tackle Pat Williams agreed. "If they bring in somebody from outside, guys have to get used to him and learn to trust that guy," Williams said. "We had trust in coach Tomlin and all our coaches. It would be kind of hard if they brought in a brand-new guy." Another potential in-house candidate is defensive line coach Karl Dunbar.
Tue, 16 Jan 2007 09:26:15 -0800
The Minnesota Star-Tribune reports if Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator Mike Tomlin is tabbed as the next Pittsburgh Steelers head coach, the club could turn to defensive line coach Karl Dunbar as a successor to Tomlin. Tomlin is one of three finalists for the Steelers head coaching vacancy.
Mon, 16 Jan 2006 15:04:21 -0800
The Associated Press reports the Minnesota Vikings have hired LSU assistant coach Karl Dunbar as their new defensive line coach.
Sat, 14 Jan 2006 12:00:02 -0800
Updating previous reports, the Associated Press reports the Minnesota Vikings have spoken to LSU assistant head coach and defensive line coach Karl Dunbar about filling a vacancy on the staff of new Vikings head coach Brad Childress. LSU spokesman Michael Bonnette confirmed yesterday that the Vikings had talked to Dunbar about the job.
Sat, 14 Jan 2006 07:10:35 -0800
Don Seeholzer, of the Pioneer Press, reports Louisiana State defensive line coach Karl Dunbar has emerged as a leading candidate for the same position with the Minnesota Vikings.
Wed, 09 Feb 2005 10:13:44 -0800
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports with the departure of defensive line coach Karl Dunbar to LSU, the Chicago Bears are seeking a replacement but they will not be able to turn to Tampa Bay Buccaneers assistant head coach and defensive line coach Rod Marinelli to fill their vacancy. Marinelli, who is close friends with Bears head coach Lovie Smith, was denied permission by the Buccaneers last year to interview for Chicago's defensive coordinator position. This time around, he has received a new contract from Tampa Bay and is not a candidate for Chicago's position.