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Jack Pardee

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
11 88-82-0 51.76% 1-5 16.67%

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Jack Pardee was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1975 until 1994, finishing his career with the Houston Oilers as their head coach. Over his eleven years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 88-82-0. During his career he was a head coach for eleven seasons. His first head coaching opportunity came with the Chicago Bears. He led the team for three seasons, compiling a record of 20-22-0. His next head coaching stint came with the Washington Redskins. He coached the Redskins from 1978 to 1980, leading the team to a 24-24-0 record during his three seasons as head coach. His third opportunity as head coach began in 1990 with the Houston Oilers. He coached them for five seasons and the team had a 44-36-0 record during his tenure with the team. Pardee won the NFL's Coach of the Year award in 1979 after guiding the Redskins to a 10-6-0 record and a two-win improvement over the previous season. As the head coach of the Houston Oilers he coached multiple players to award-winning seasons: Walter Payton, AP Offensive Player of the Year in 1977; Walter Payton, Most Valuable Player in 1977; John Riggins, Comeback Player of the Year in 1978; Warren Moon, AP Offensive Player of the Year in 1990.

Last modified: 2/9/2018


Year Position Record Playoff record
1994 Houston Oilers Head Coach 2-14-0 0-0
1993 Houston Oilers Head Coach 12-4-0 0-1
1992 Houston Oilers Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1991 Houston Oilers Head Coach 11-5-0 1-1
1990 Houston Oilers Head Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1980 Washington Redskins Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1979 Washington Redskins Head Coach 10-6-0 0-0
1978 Washington Redskins Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1977 Chicago Bears Head Coach 9-5-0 0-1
1976 Chicago Bears Head Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1975 Chicago Bears Head Coach 4-10-0 0-0

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Fun Facts

  • Jack Pardee only coach to helm a team in NCAA/NFL/USFL/WFL/CFL.