Ed Hughes

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
30 235-191-10 55.05% 10-10 50.00%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Jack Faulkner, Otto Graham, Bill McPeak, Dick Nolan, Hank Stram


Biography

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Career Summary

Ed Hughes was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1960 to 1989, finishing his career as the offensive assistant coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. Over his thirty years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 235-191-10. He was also the head coach of the Houston Oilers for the 1971 season. The Oilers went 4-9-1 in this lone season as a head coach. During his career he was a head coach for one season.

Ed Hughes Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Hughes served as an assistant coach for Hank Stram, Jack Faulkner, Bill McPeak, Otto Graham, Dick Nolan, Bob Hollway, Tom Landry, Tommy Hudspeth, Dick Vermeil, Mike Ditka, and Buddy Ryan. Seven of these years were spent on Ditka's coaching staff.

Playing Career

Hughes played defensive back while at college.

Personal Information

Hughes was born on Sunday, October 23, 1927 in Buffalo, New York.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1989 Philadelphia Eagles Offensive Assistant Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1988 Chicago Bears Offensive Coordinator 12-4-0 1-1
1987 Chicago Bears Offensive Coordinator 11-4-0 0-1
1986 Chicago Bears Offensive Coordinator 14-2-0 0-1
1985 Chicago Bears Offensive Coordinator 15-1-0 3-0
1984 Chicago Bears Offensive Coordinator 10-6-0 1-1
1983 Chicago Bears Offensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
1982 Chicago Bears Offensive Coordinator 3-6-0 0-0
1981 Philadelphia Eagles Offensive Assistant Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1980 New Orleans Saints Offensive Coordinator 1-15-0 0-0
1979 New Orleans Saints Offensive Coordinator / Offensive Backfield Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1978 New Orleans Saints Offensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
1977 Detroit Lions Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1976 Dallas Cowboys Offensive Backfield Coach 11-3-0 0-1
1975 Dallas Cowboys Quarterbacks Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 10-4-0 2-1
1974 Dallas Cowboys Offensive Backfield Coach 8-6-0 0-0
1973 Dallas Cowboys Offensive Backfield Coach 10-4-0 1-1
1972 St. Louis Cardinals Assistant Coach 4-9-1 0-0
1971 Houston Oilers Head Coach 4-9-1 0-0
1970 San Francisco 49ers Chief of Offense / Backs Coach 10-3-1 1-1
1969 San Francisco 49ers Chief of Offense / Backs Coach 4-8-2 0-0
1968 San Francisco 49ers Chief of Offense / Backs Coach 7-6-1 0-0
1967 Washington Redskins Defensive Backs Coach 5-6-3 0-0
1966 Washington Redskins Defensive Backs Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1965 Washington Redskins Defensive Backs Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1964 Washington Redskins Defensive Backs Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1963 Denver Broncos Defensive Backs Coach 2-11-1 0-0
1962 Dallas Texans Defensive Backs Coach 11-3-0 1-0
1961 Dallas Texans Defensive Backs Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1960 Dallas Texans Defensive Backs Coach 8-6-0 0-0

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