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Chuck Fairbanks

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
6 46-40-0 53.49% 0-2 0.00%

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Chuck Fairbanks was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1973 to 1978, finishing his career as the head coach of the New England Patriots. Over his six years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 46-40-0. He was the head coach of the New England Patriots from 1973 until the 1978 season, during which time the Patriots went 46-40-0. During his career he was a head coach for six seasons.

During the 1976 season as the head coach of the New England Patriots he coached Mike Haynes to the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1978 Head Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1977 Head Coach 9-5-0 0-0
1976 Head Coach 11-3-0 0-1
1975 Head Coach 3-11-0 0-0
1974 Head Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1973 Head Coach 5-9-0 0-0

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Fun Facts

  • Chuck Fairbanks one of the major innovators of the 3-4 defense.