List of current National Football League head coaches
There are 32 head coaching positions in the NFL. Early on "Black Monday" following the 2014 NFL regular season final Sunday, 3 head coaches were fired to join 1 other coach that had previously been released. These include Mike Smith from the Atlanta Falcons, Marc Trestman from the Chicago Bears, and Rex Ryan from the New York Jets. Jim Harbaugh and the San Francisco 49ers mutually parted ways. Dennis Allen from the Oakland Raiders had been fired early in the season. Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone opted out of his team's contract.
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 (6) and Super Bowl wins (4) as head coach. 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.
Updated through the 2014 regular season.
- List of National Football League head coaches with 50 wins
- List of National Football League head coaches by playoff record
- NFL Coaches Association
- Each year is linked to an article about that particular NFL season.
- 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. Jason Garrett was hired as the full-time head coach following the season.
- 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.
- 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. Vitt once again took over in week 7 following his suspension.
- Jim Tomsula won one regular season game as interim coach in 2010.
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- Baum, Bob (2013-01-17). "Cardinals hire Bruce Arians as head coach". Yahoo! Sports.
- "Falcons to introduce Dan Quinn". ESPN. 2 February 2015. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
- "John Harbaugh". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2008-12-31.
- "Ron Rivera hired as Carolina Panthers head coach". ESPN. Retrieved 2012-01-17.
- "Marc Trestman chosen to be Bears' new coach". Chicago Tribune. January 16, 2013.
- "Marvin Lewis". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2008-12-31.
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- "John Fox". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2011-01-13.
- "Lions hire Jim Caldwell as coach". ESPN. 14 January 2014. Retrieved 14 January 2014.
- "Mike McCarthy". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2008-12-31.
- "Gary Kubiak fired as Houston Texans head coach". NFL.com. Retrieved 2014-01-27.
- "Ravens defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano named new Colts head coach". Indystar.com. 2012-01-25.
- Kuharsky, Paul (January 17, 2013). "Jaguars hire Gus Bradley as coach". ESPN.
- "Chiefs fire Romeo Crennel, not Scott Pioli". NBC Sports. 2012-12-31. Retrieved 2013-01-05.
- "Joe Philbin". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2013-01-18.
- "Joe Vitt tabbed to coach New Orleans Saints in Sean Payton's absence – ESPN". Espn.go.com. 2012-04-13. Retrieved 2012-04-26.
- "Sean Payton". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2008-12-31.
- "Tom Coughlin". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2008-12-31.
- "Jets tab Todd Bowles as head coach". USA Today. Retrieved 2015-01-13.
- "Jets welcome Ryan to New York". ESPN. 2009-01-22. Retrieved 2009-02-13.
- "Eagles hire Chip Kelly as coach". ESPN. January 16, 2013.
- "Mike Tomlin". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2008-12-31.
- "Chargers hire Mike McCoy". ESPN. January 15, 2013.
- "Tomsula coaching stats". pro football reference.com. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
- "Jim Tomsula coaching record". Pro football ref.com. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
- Klein, Gary & Farmer, Sam (January 11, 2010), "Pete Carroll accepts coaching job with Seattle Seahawks", Los Angeles Times
- "Jeff Fischer introduced as Rams Coach". CNN. 2012-01-17. Retrieved 2012-01-17.
- "Sources: Bucs to hire Lovie Smith". ESPN. 2 January 2014. Retrieved 2 January 2014.
- "Titans hire Whisenhunt". Fox Sports. 13 January 2014. Retrieved 13 January 2014.