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Weeb Ewbank

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
20 130-129-7 50.19% 4-1 80.00%

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Biography

Weeb Ewbank was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1954 until 1973, finishing his career with the New York Jets as their head coach. Over his twenty years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 130-129-7. During his career he was a head coach for twenty seasons. His first head coaching opportunity came with the Baltimore Colts. He led the team for nine seasons, compiling a record of 59-52-1. During his time leading the Colts the team won the championship in 1958 and 1959. His next head coaching stint came with the New York Jets. He coached the Jets from 1963 to 1973, leading the team to a 71-77-6 record during his eleven seasons as head coach. In 1968, the Jets won the Super Bowl against the Baltimore Colts 16-7. Ewbank won the NFL's Coach of the Year award in 1958 after guiding the Colts to a 9-3-0 record and a league championship. As the head coach of the New York Jets he coached multiple players to award-winning seasons: Johnny Unitas, Most Valuable Player in 1959; Joe Namath, AP AFL Player of the Year in 1968; Joe Namath, AP AFL Player of the Year in 1969.

Last modified: 5/28/2018

History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1973 New York Jets Head Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1972 New York Jets Head Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1971 New York Jets Head Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1970 New York Jets Head Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1969 New York Jets Head Coach 10-4-0 0-1
1968 New York Jets Head Coach 11-3-0 2-0
1967 New York Jets Head Coach 8-5-1 0-0
1966 New York Jets Head Coach 6-6-2 0-0
1965 New York Jets Head Coach 5-8-1 0-0
1964 New York Jets Head Coach 5-8-1 0-0
1963 New York Jets Head Coach 5-8-1 0-0
1962 Baltimore Colts Head Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1961 Baltimore Colts Head Coach 8-6-0 0-0
1960 Baltimore Colts Head Coach 6-6-0 0-0
1959 Baltimore Colts Head Coach 9-3-0 1-0
1958 Baltimore Colts Head Coach 9-3-0 1-0
1957 Baltimore Colts Head Coach 7-5-0 0-0
1956 Baltimore Colts Head Coach 5-7-0 0-0
1955 Baltimore Colts Head Coach 5-6-1 0-0
1954 Baltimore Colts Head Coach 3-9-0 0-0

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Fun Facts

  • Weeb Ewbank has the lowest winning percentage (50.19) of all Super Bowl winning coaches.
  • Weeb Ewbank is the only coach to lead two different teams to championship game victories.
  • Weeb Ewbank Only coach to win a AFL and NFL title.