Best NFL Head Coaches Ever
Best NFL Head Coaches Ever

Here's the NFL's best head coaches ever as determined by Super Bowl wins and playoff victories

New England head coach Bill Belichick guided the Patriots to a 34-28 overtime victory over the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI, his fifth Super Bowl title as a head coach, surpassing Pro Football Hall of Famer Chuck Noll for the most Super Bowl victories by a head coach.

 

NFL Head Coaches: Most Super Bowl Victories

Head Coach Team Super Bowls Titles
*Active (Source: NFL)
Bill Belichick*New England Patriots5 (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX, XLIX, LI)
Chuck NollPittsburgh Steelers4 (IX, X, XIII, XIV)
Joe GibbsWashington3 (XVII, XXII, XXVI)
Bill WalshSan Francisco 49ers3 (XVI, XIX, XXIII)

 

Bill Belichick also has 26 career postseason wins, the most by a head coach in NFL history, and has led the Patriots to eight consecutive division titles, the longest streak in NFL history.

 

NFL Head Coaches: Most Career Playoff Victories

Head Coach Team(s) Wins
*Active (Source: NFL)
Bill Belichick*Browns, Patriots26
Tom LandryCowboys20
Don ShulaColts, Dolphins19
Joe GibbsWashington17
Chuck NollSteelers16

 

Entering his 23rd season as an NFL head coach, Belichick has amassed 263 wins (including the playoffs), the fourth-most total victories by a head coach in NFL history. He needs eight wins to pass Pro Football Hall of Famer TOM LANDRY for the third-most total victories by a head coach in NFL history.

 

NFL Head Coaches: Most Career Wins

Head Coach Season Playoffs Total
*Active (Source: NFL)
Don Shula32819347
George Halas3186324
Tom Landry25020270
Bill Belichick*23726263
Curly Lambeau2263229

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