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Bill Belichick

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
45 433-256-1 62.83% 43-19 69.35%

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Biography

Bill Belichick is a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) and has been the head coach for the New England Patriots since 2000. During this time period, the Patriots compiled a 226-79-0 record. During his career he was a head coach for twenty-five seasons, first with the Cleveland Browns. He led the Browns 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 2019, leading the team to a 226-79-0 record during his twenty seasons as head coach. During his time leading the Patriots the team won the Super Bowl in 2001, 2003, 2004, 2014, 2016, and 2018.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 defensive coordinator and head coach he coached five players to award-winning seasons. 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 (3); 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.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2019 Head Coach 0-0-0 0-0
2018 Head Coach 11-5-0 3-0
2017 Head Coach 13-3-0 2-1
2016 Head Coach 14-2-0 3-0
2015 Head Coach 12-4-0 1-1
2014 Head Coach 12-4-0 3-0
2013 Head Coach 12-4-0 1-1
2012 Head Coach 12-4-0 1-1
2011 Head Coach 13-3-0 2-1
2010 Head Coach 14-2-0 0-1
2009 Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
2008 Head Coach 11-5-0 0-0
2007 Head Coach 16-0-0 2-1
2006 Head Coach 12-4-0 2-1
2005 Head Coach 10-6-0 1-1
2004 Head Coach 14-2-0 3-0
2003 Head Coach 14-2-0 3-0
2002 Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
2001 Head Coach 11-5-0 3-0
2000 Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1999 Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1998 Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 12-4-0 1-1
1997 Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1996 Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 11-5-0 2-1
1995 Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1994 Head Coach 11-5-0 1-1
1993 Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1992 Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1991 Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1990 Defensive Coordinator / Secondary Coach 13-3-0 3-0
1989 Defensive Coordinator / Secondary Coach 12-4-0 0-1
1988 Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-0
1987 Defensive Coordinator 6-9-0 0-0
1986 Defensive Coordinator 14-2-0 3-0
1985 Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 1-1
1984 Linebackers Coach 9-7-0 1-1
1983 Linebackers Coach 3-12-1 0-0
1982 Assistant Linebackers Coach / Special Teams Coach 4-5-0 0-0
1981 Assistant Linebackers Coach / Special Teams Coach 9-7-0 1-1
1980 Special Teams Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1979 Special Teams Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1978 Defensive Assistant Coach / Special Teams Assistant Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1977 Wide Receivers Coach / Tight Ends Coach / Special Teams Assistant Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1976 Wide Receivers Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1975 Staff Assistant 10-4-0 0-1

Coach history guide

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Fun Facts

  • Bill Belichick has amassed one of the largest collections of football books in the world, behind the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the USA Library of Congress.
  • Bill Belichick has amassed one of the largest collections of football books in the world, behind the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the USA Library of Congress.
  • 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.