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Herman Edwards

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
20 171-148-1 53.59% 7-13 35.00%

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Biography

Herman Edwards was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1989 until 2008, finishing his career with the Kansas City Chiefs as their head coach. Over his twenty years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 171-148-1. During his career he was a head coach for eight seasons, first with the New York Jets. He led the Jets for five seasons, compiling a record of 39-41-0. His next head coaching stint came with the Kansas City Chiefs. He coached the Chiefs from 2006 to 2008, leading the team to a 15-33-0 record during his three seasons as head coach.

During the 2004 season as the head coach of the New York Jets he coached Jonathan Vilma to the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2008 Head Coach 2-14-0 0-0
2007 Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
2006 Head Coach 9-7-0 0-1
2005 Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
2004 Head Coach 10-6-0 1-1
2003 Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2002 Head Coach 9-7-0 1-1
2001 Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
2000 Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1999 Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 11-5-0 1-1
1998 Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1997 Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 10-6-0 1-1
1996 Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1995 Defensive Backs Coach 13-3-0 0-1
1994 Defensive Backs Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1993 Defensive Backs Coach 11-5-0 2-1
1992 Defensive Backs Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1991 Scout 10-6-0 1-1
1990 Scout 11-5-0 0-1
1989 Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship 8-7-1 0-0

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