Raymond Berry

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
19 158-121-2 56.58% 4-6 40.00%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Ron Erhardt, Chuck Fairbanks, Rick Forzano, Forrest Gregg, Tom Landry, Don McCafferty, Ron Meyer

Children:

Rod Rust


Biography

Career Summary

Raymond Berry was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1968 to 1992, finishing his career as the quarterbacks coach of the Denver Broncos. Over his nineteen years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 163-124-2. He was the head coach of the New England Patriots from 1985 until the 1989 season, during which time the Patriots went 44-35-0. During his career he was a head coach for five seasons.

Berry was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1973 after his playing career.

Career Awards

During the 1988 season as the head coach of the New England Patriots he coached John Stephens to the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.

Raymond Berry Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Berry served as an assistant coach for Tom Landry, Don McCafferty, Rick Forzano, Forrest Gregg, Chuck Fairbanks, Ron Erhardt, Ron Meyer, Wayne Fontes, and Dan Reeves. Three of these years were spent on Erhardt's coaching staff. One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, Rod Rust, was eventually hired as a head coach. After coaching on Raymond Berry's coaching staff, he was the head coach of the New England Patriots for one season where he combined for a regular season record of 1-15-0 and 0-0 in the playoffs.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1992 Denver Broncos Quarterbacks Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1991 Detroit Lions Quarterbacks Coach 12-4-0 1-1
1989 New England Patriots Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1988 New England Patriots Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1987 New England Patriots Head Coach 8-7-0 0-0
1986 New England Patriots Head Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1985 New England Patriots Head Coach 11-5-0 3-1
1984 New England Patriots Interim Head Coach 4-4-0 0-0
1981 New England Patriots Wide Receivers Coach 2-14-0 0-0
1980 New England Patriots Wide Receivers Coach 10-6-0 0-0
1979 New England Patriots Wide Receivers Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1978 New England Patriots Wide Receivers Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1977 Cleveland Browns Wide Receivers Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1976 Cleveland Browns Wide Receivers Coach 9-5-0 0-0
1975 Detroit Lions Wide Receivers Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1974 Detroit Lions Wide Receivers Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1973 Detroit Lions Wide Receivers Coach 6-7-1 0-0
1969 Dallas Cowboys Offensive Ends Coach 11-2-1 0-1
1968 Dallas Cowboys Offensive Ends Coach 12-2-0 0-1

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