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Former Chiefs Center Remembers Marty Schottenheimer Was "All Business"

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Head coach Marty Schottenheimer of the Kansas City Chiefs, on the sidelines during the AFC Wildcard Playoff game against the Miami Dolphins in Miami, Fla., Jan. 5, 1991. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Former Chiefs' head coach Marty Schottenheimer died earlier this week, but his legacy lives on in the players he coached.

During his tenure in the NFL, Schottenheimer accumulated 200 wins as a head coach putting him eighth on the all-time win list. He was "all business" according to former Chiefs' center, Tim Grunhard, who played for Schottenheimer in the early 90's. Grunhard remembers him as "a great father figure, a mentor and friend."

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