List of current National Football League head coaches

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Bill Belichick has won three Super Bowls with the New England Patriots, more than any other active coach.

There are 32 head coaching positions in the NFL. Early on "Black Monday" following the 2013 NFL regular season final Sunday, 4 head coaches were fired to join 2 other coaches that had previously been released. These include Gary Kubiak from the Houston Texans, Rob Chudzinski from the Cleveland Browns, Leslie Frazier from the Minnesota Vikings, Jim Schwartz from the Detroit Lions, Greg Schiano from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Mike Shanahan from the Washington Redskins. [1] Mike Munchak was released by the Titans the following weekend.[1]

The longest tenured head coach on his current team is Bill Belichick, who has been with the New England Patriots since the 2000 NFL season. Belichick also has the most wins among active coaches, as well as most Super Bowl appearances (5) and Super Bowl wins (3) as head coach.[2] Others to have won a Super Bowl as head coach with their current team include Tom Coughlin (2), Mike Tomlin, Sean Payton, Mike McCarthy, John Harbaugh and Pete Carroll.

Coaches[edit]

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John Harbaugh, the current head coach of the Baltimore Ravens.

Updated through the 2013 season.

Regular Season Record
Team Coach Season
hired
[N 1]
Win Loss Tie Win % Accomplishments
with current team
Previous coach Ref
Arizona Cardinals Arians, BruceBruce Arians 2013 10 6 .625 Whisenhunt, KenKen Whisenhunt [3]
Atlanta Falcons Smith, MikeMike Smith 2008 60 36 .625 2 NFC South Championships
4 Playoff Berths
1 AP Coach of the Year Award
Petrino, BobbyBobby Petrino[N 2] [4]
Baltimore Ravens Harbaugh, JohnJohn Harbaugh 2008 62 34 .646 1 Super Bowl Championship
1 AFC Championship
2 AFC North Championships
5 Playoff Berths
Billick, BrianBrian Billick [5]
Buffalo Bills Marrone, DougDoug Marrone 2013 6 10 .375 Gailey, ChanChan Gailey [6]
Carolina Panthers Rivera, RonRon Rivera 2011 25 23 .521 1 NFC South Championship
1 Playoff Berth
1 AP Coach of the Year Award
Fox, JohnJohn Fox [7]
Chicago Bears Trestman, MarcMarc Trestman 2013 8 8 .500 Smith, LovieLovie Smith [8]
Cincinnati Bengals Lewis, MarvinMarvin Lewis 2003 90 85 1 .514 3 AFC North Championships
5 Playoff Berths
1 AP Coach of the Year Award
LeBeau, DickDick LeBeau [9]
Cleveland Browns Pettine, MikeMike Pettine 2014 0 0 Chudzinski, RobRob Chudzinski
Dallas Cowboys Garrett, JasonJason Garrett 2010[N 3] 29 27 .518 Phillips, WadeWade Phillips [12]
Denver Broncos Fox, JohnJohn Fox 2011 34 14 .708 1 AFC Championship
3 AFC West Championships
3 Playoff Berths
McDaniels, JoshJosh McDaniels[N 4] [14]
Detroit Lions Caldwell, JimJim Caldwell 2014 0 0 Schwartz, JimJim Schwartz [15]
Green Bay Packers McCarthy, MikeMike McCarthy 2006 82 45 1 .645 1 Super Bowl Championship
1 NFC Championship
4 NFC North Championships
6 Playoff Berths
Sherman, MikeMike Sherman [16]
Houston Texans O'Brien, BillBill O'Brien 2014 0 0 Kubiak, GaryGary Kubiak[N 5]
Indianapolis Colts Pagano, ChuckChuck Pagano 2012 22 10 .688 1 AFC South Championship
2 Playoff Berths
Caldwell, JimJim Caldwell [18]
Jacksonville Jaguars Bradley, GusGus Bradley 2013 4 12 .250 Mularkey, MikeMike Mularkey [19]
Kansas City Chiefs Reid, AndyAndy Reid 2013 11 5 .688 1 Playoff Berth Crennel, RomeoRomeo Crennel [20]
Miami Dolphins Philbin, JoeJoe Philbin 2012 15 17 .469 Sparano, TonyTony Sparano [21]
Minnesota Vikings Zimmer, MikeMike Zimmer 2014 0 0 Frazier, LeslieLeslie Frazier
New England Patriots Belichick, BillBill Belichick 2000 163 61 .728 3 Super Bowl Championships
5 AFC Championships
11 AFC East Championships
11 Playoff Berths
3 AP Coach of the Year Awards
Carroll, PetePete Carroll [2]
New Orleans Saints Payton, SeanSean Payton[N 6] 2006 73 39 .652 1 Super Bowl Championship
1 NFC Championship
3 NFC South Championships
5 Playoff Berths
1 AP Coach of the Year Award
Haslett, JimJim Haslett [23]
New York Giants Coughlin, TomTom Coughlin 2004 90 70 .563 2 Super Bowl Championships
2 NFC Championships
3 NFC East Championships
5 Playoff Berths
Fassel, JimJim Fassel [24]
New York Jets Ryan, RexRex Ryan 2009 42 38 .525 2 Playoff Berths Mangini, EricEric Mangini [25]
Oakland Raiders Allen, DennisDennis Allen 2012 8 24 .250 Jackson, HueHue Jackson [26]
Philadelphia Eagles Kelly, ChipChip Kelly 2013 10 6 .625 1 NFC East Championship
1 Playoff Berth
Reid, AndyAndy Reid [27]
Pittsburgh Steelers Tomlin, MikeMike Tomlin 2007 71 41 .634 1 Super Bowl Championship
2 AFC Championship
3 AFC North Championships
4 Playoff Berths
Cowher, BillBill Cowher [28]
San Diego Chargers McCoy, MikeMike McCoy 2013 9 7 .563 1 Playoff Berth Turner, NorvNorv Turner [29]
San Francisco 49ers Harbaugh, JimJim Harbaugh 2011 36 11 1 .760 1 NFC Championship
2 NFC West Championships
3 Playoff Berths
1 AP Coach of the Year Award
Singletary, MikeMike Singletary[N 7] [33]
Seattle Seahawks Carroll, PetePete Carroll 2010 38 26 .594 1 Super Bowl Championship
1 NFC Championship
2 NFC West Championships
3 Playoff Berths
Mora, Jim L.Jim L. Mora [34]
St. Louis Rams Fisher, JeffJeff Fisher 2012 14 17 1 .453 Spagnuolo, SteveSteve Spagnuolo [35]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Smith, LovieLovie Smith 2014 0 0 Schiano, GregGreg Schiano [36]
Tennessee Titans Whisenhunt, KenKen Whisenhunt 2014 0 0 Munchak, MikeMike Munchak [37]
Washington Redskins Gruden, JayJay Gruden 2014 0 0 Shanahan, MikeMike Shanahan [38]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Each year is linked to an article about that particular NFL season.
  2. ^ Bobby Petrino resigned after Week 14 of the 2007 NFL season, causing assistant coach Emmitt Thomas to be appointed as the interim coach for the remainder of the season.
  3. ^ Jason Garrett, who was the Cowboys assistant head coach, was named as the interim coach of the Dallas Cowboys on November 9, 2010 after head coach Wade Phillips was fired mid-season after a 45–7 loss to the Green Bay Packers making the Cowboys 1–7 on the season.[10] Jason Garrett was hired as the full-time head coach following the season.[11]
  4. ^ Josh McDaniels was fired after Week 13 of 2010 and RB coach Eric Studesville was named as the interim head coach.[13]
  5. ^ Gary Kubiak was fired after Week 14 of the 2013 NFL season. Defensive Coordinator Wade Phillips was appointed as the interim head coach for the remainder of the season.[17]
  6. ^ Sean Payton was suspended on March 21, 2012 for the 2012 season (from April 1 through Super Bowl XLVII) for his role in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal. Assistant head coach and linebackers coach Joe Vitt took over as interim head coach through training camp and preseason. At the beginning of the season he served a suspension of 6 games for his role in the scandal, and offensive line coach Aaron Kromer became interim head coach.[22] Vitt once again took over in week 7 following his suspension.
  7. ^ Mike Singletary was originally hired as the interim coach for the 2008 NFL season, after head coach Mike Nolan was fired mid-season.[30] After the 2008 season ended, San Francisco hired Singletary as their full-time head coach.[31] Singletary was fired on December 26, 2010, following a 25–17 loss to the St. Louis Rams and defensive line coach Jim Tomsula served as interim head coach for the rest of the season.[32]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b "Bill Belichick". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2008-12-31. 
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  4. ^ "Mike Smith". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2008-12-31. 
  5. ^ "John Harbaugh". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2008-12-31. 
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  7. ^ "Ron Rivera hired as Carolina Panthers head coach". ESPN. Retrieved 2012-01-17. 
  8. ^ "Marc Trestman chosen to be Bears' new coach". Chicago Tribune. January 16, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Marvin Lewis". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2008-12-31. 
  10. ^ Watkins, Calvin. "Cowboys' Wade Phillips fired". ESPN. Retrieved 2011-01-08. 
  11. ^ Watkins, Calvin. "Dallas Cowboys' coach is Jason Garrett". ESPN. Retrieved 2011-01-08. 
  12. ^ "Jason Garrett". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2011-01-08. 
  13. ^ "Josh McDaniels fired;RB coach tabbed". ESPN. Retrieved 2011-01-08. 
  14. ^ "John Fox". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2011-01-13. 
  15. ^ "Lions hire Jim Caldwell as coach". ESPN. 14 January 2014. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  16. ^ "Mike McCarthy". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2008-12-31. 
  17. ^ "Gary Kubiak fired as Houston Texans head coach". NFL.com. Retrieved 2014-01-27. 
  18. ^ "Ravens defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano named new Colts head coach". Indystar.com. 2012-01-25. 
  19. ^ Kuharsky, Paul (January 17, 2013). "Jaguars hire Gus Bradley as coach". ESPN. 
  20. ^ "Chiefs fire Romeo Crennel, not Scott Pioli". NBC Sports. 2012-12-31. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  21. ^ "Joe Philbin". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2013-01-18. 
  22. ^ "Joe Vitt tabbed to coach New Orleans Saints in Sean Payton's absence – ESPN". Espn.go.com. 2012-04-13. Retrieved 2012-04-26. 
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  24. ^ "Tom Coughlin". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2008-12-31. 
  25. ^ "Jets welcome Ryan to New York". ESPN. 2009-01-22. Retrieved 2009-02-13. 
  26. ^ "Raiders announce Dennis Allen hiring". ESPN. 2012-01-27. Retrieved 2012-12-30. 
  27. ^ "Eagles hire Chip Kelly as coach". ESPN. January 16, 2013. 
  28. ^ "Mike Tomlin". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2008-12-31. 
  29. ^ "Chargers hire Mike McCoy". ESPN. January 15, 2013. 
  30. ^ "49ers fire coach Nolan, give job to assistant Singletary". ESPN. Retrieved 2011-01-08. 
  31. ^ "49ers make Singletary coach heading into 2009". ESPN. Retrieved 2011-01-08. 
  32. ^ "Mike Singletary out, D-line aide in at S.F.". ESPN. Retrieved 2011-01-08. 
  33. ^ "Jim Harbaugh". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2011-01-08. 
  34. ^ Klein, Gary & Farmer, Sam (January 11, 2010), "Pete Carroll accepts coaching job with Seattle Seahawks", Los Angeles Times 
  35. ^ "Jeff Fischer introduced as Rams Coach". CNN. 2012-01-17. Retrieved 2012-01-17. 
  36. ^ "Sources: Bucs to hire Lovie Smith". ESPN. 2 January 2014. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  37. ^ "Titans hire Whisenhunt". Fox Sports. 13 January 2014. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
  38. ^ http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=6085902