On August 15, 1969, Eric M. Bieniemy Jr. was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and currently serves as offensive coordinator for the Chiefs of the National Football League.
When he was a member of the Colorado Buffaloes’ football team, he was named to the All-American team unanimously. The San Diego Chargers selected him in the second round of the 1991 NFL Draft, 39th overall, as the 39th overall pick.
Eric M. Bieniemy Jr. was also a member of the football teams of the Cincinnati Bengals and the Philadelphia Eagles throughout his career.
As the running backs coach for the Colorado Buffaloes after concluding his playing career, Bieniemy returned to his home state. His last position at Colorado was offensive coordinator, which he held before joining the Chiefs as running backs coach.
The running backs coach for the Minnesota Vikings in the NFL, he worked with Adrian Peterson and Jamaal Charles, who together had seven pro bowl trips in eight seasons.
Which Teams Did Eric Bieniemy Ever Play For?
Bieniemy played for the San Diego Chargers, Cincinnati Bengals, and Philadelphia Eagles from 1991 to 1999, accumulating 1,589 yards running, 1,223 yards receiving, 276 yards returning punts, 1,621 yards on kickoff returns, and 12 touchdowns (11 rushings and one kickoff return).
- San Diego Chargers (1991–1994)
- Cincinnati Bengals (1995–1998)
- Philadelphia Eagles (1999)