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Bill Belichick

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
44 422-251-1 62.69% 40-19 67.80%

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Biography

Bill Belichick is a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) working as the head coach for the New England Patriots. He held this position since 2000. During this time period, the Patriots compiled a 214-74-0 record. During his career he was a head coach for twenty-four seasons. His first head coaching opportunity came with the Cleveland Browns. He led the team for five seasons, compiling a record of 36-44-0. His next head coaching stint came with the New England Patriots. He coached the Patriots from 2000 to 2018, leading the team to a 214-74-0 record during his nineteen seasons as head coach. During his time leading the Patriots the team won the Super Bowl in 2001, 2003, 2004, 2014, and 2016. Throughout Belichick's coaching career his teams led the league in victories four times, most recently in 2016. Belichick won the NFL's Coach of the Year award three times throughout his career, most recently in 2010 after guiding the Patriots to a 14-2-0 record and a berth in the playoffs. During his time as head coach and defensive coordinator he coached multiple players to outstanding seasons. Five players have received awards at the end of the season under Belichick's coaching. As the defensive coordinator for the Giants Lawrence Taylor won AP Defensive Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player. As the head coach for the Patriots Tom Brady won AP Offensive Player of the Year (2), Comeback Player of the Year, and Most Valuable Player (2); Rob Gronkowski won Comeback Player of the Year; Tedy Bruschi won Comeback Player of the Year; and Jerod Mayo won AP Defensive Rookie of the Year.

Last modified: 2/12/2018

History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2018 New England Patriots Head Coach 0-0-0 0-0
2017 New England Patriots Head Coach 13-3-0 2-1
2016 New England Patriots Head Coach 14-2-0 3-0
2015 New England Patriots Head Coach 12-4-0 1-1
2014 New England Patriots Head Coach 12-4-0 3-0
2013 New England Patriots Head Coach 12-4-0 1-1
2012 New England Patriots Head Coach 12-4-0 1-1
2011 New England Patriots Head Coach 13-3-0 2-1
2010 New England Patriots Head Coach 14-2-0 0-1
2009 New England Patriots Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
2008 New England Patriots Head Coach 11-5-0 0-0
2007 New England Patriots Head Coach 16-0-0 2-1
2006 New England Patriots Head Coach 12-4-0 2-1
2005 New England Patriots Head Coach 10-6-0 1-1
2004 New England Patriots Head Coach 14-2-0 3-0
2003 New England Patriots Head Coach 14-2-0 3-0
2002 New England Patriots Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
2001 New England Patriots Head Coach 11-5-0 3-0
2000 New England Patriots Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1999 New York Jets Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach / Assistant Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1998 New York Jets Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 12-4-0 1-1
1997 New York Jets Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach / Assistant Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1996 New England Patriots Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 11-5-0 2-1
1995 Cleveland Browns Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1994 Cleveland Browns Head Coach 11-5-0 1-1
1993 Cleveland Browns Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1992 Cleveland Browns Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1991 Cleveland Browns Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1990 New York Giants Secondary Coach / Defensive Coordinator 13-3-0 3-0
1989 New York Giants Secondary Coach / Defensive Coordinator 12-4-0 0-1
1988 New York Giants Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-0
1987 New York Giants Defensive Coordinator 6-9-0 0-0
1986 New York Giants Defensive Coordinator 14-2-0 3-0
1985 New York Giants Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 1-1
1984 New York Giants Linebackers Coach 9-7-0 1-1
1983 New York Giants Linebackers Coach 3-12-1 0-0
1982 New York Giants Special Teams Coach / Assistant Linebackers Coach 4-5-0 0-0
1981 New York Giants Special Teams Coach / Assistant Linebackers Coach 9-7-0 1-1
1980 New York Giants Special Teams Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1979 New York Giants Special Teams Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1978 Denver Broncos Defensive Assistant Coach / Special Teams Assistant Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1977 Detroit Lions Wide Receivers Coach / Tight Ends Coach / Special Teams Assistant Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1976 Detroit Lions Wide Receivers Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1975 Baltimore Colts Staff Assistant 10-4-0 0-1

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Fun Facts

  • Bill Belichick is currently the longest tenured coach (38 consecutive years of coaching)
  • Bill Belichick Has the most 13-Win seasons in NFL history (5)
  • Bill Belichick started to break down game film with his father at the age of 10.
  • Bill Belichick is the only man in NFL history to serve 20 or more seasons as an assistant coach and at least 15 seasons as a head coach.