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Wade Phillips

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
42 358-284-2 55.75% 17-19 47.22%

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Biography

Wade Phillips is a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) and has been the defensive coordinator for the Los Angeles Rams since 2017. During this time period, the Rams compiled a 25-9-0 record. During his career he was a head coach for nine seasons, first with the Denver Broncos. He led the Broncos for two seasons, compiling a record of 16-16-0. His next head coaching stint came with the Buffalo Bills. He coached the Bills from 1998 to 2000, leading the team to a 29-19-0 record during his three seasons as head coach. His third opportunity as head coach began in 2007 with the Dallas Cowboys. He coached them for four seasons and the team had a 39-25-0 record during his tenure with the team.

During his time as defensive coordinator and head coach he coached nine players to award-winning seasons. As the defensive coordinator for the Bills Bruce Smith won AP Defensive Player of the Year and Bryce Paup won AP Defensive Player of the Year. As the head coach for the Bills Doug Flutie won Comeback Player of the Year. As the defensive coordinator for the Broncos Mike Croel won AP Defensive Rookie of the Year. As the defensive coordinator for the Chargers Shawne Merriman won AP Defensive Rookie of the Year. As the head coach for the Cowboys Greg Ellis won Comeback Player of the Year. As the defensive coordinator for the Texans J.J. Watt won AP Defensive Player of the Year. As the defensive coordinator for the Rams Aaron Donald won AP Defensive Player of the Year (2). As the defensive coordinator for the Eagles Reggie White won AP Defensive Player of the Year.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2019 Defensive Coordinator 0-0-0 0-0
2018 Defensive Coordinator 12-4-0 2-1
2017 Defensive Coordinator 11-5-0 0-1
2016 Defensive Coordinator 9-7-0 0-0
2015 Defensive Coordinator 12-4-0 3-0
2013 Interim Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator 2-14-0 0-0
2012 Defensive Coordinator 12-4-0 1-1
2011 Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 1-1
2010 Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2009 Head Coach 11-5-0 1-1
2008 Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
2007 Head Coach 13-3-0 0-1
2006 Defensive Coordinator 14-2-0 0-1
2005 Defensive Coordinator 9-7-0 0-0
2004 Defensive Coordinator 12-4-0 0-1
2003 Interim Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator 5-11-0 0-0
2002 Defensive Coordinator 9-6-1 1-1
2000 Head Coach / Vice President of Football Operations 8-8-0 0-0
1999 Head Coach / Vice President of Football Operations 11-5-0 0-1
1998 Head Coach / Vice President of Football Operations 10-6-0 0-1
1997 Defensive Coordinator 6-10-0 0-0
1996 Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-1
1995 Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 1-1
1994 Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1993 Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1992 Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
1991 Defensive Coordinator 12-4-0 1-1
1990 Defensive Coordinator 5-11-0 0-0
1989 Defensive Coordinator 11-5-0 2-1
1988 Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-1
1987 Defensive Coordinator 7-8-0 0-0
1986 Defensive Coordinator 5-10-1 0-0
1985 Interim Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator 5-11-0 0-0
1984 Defensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
1983 Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
1982 Defensive Coordinator 4-5-0 0-0
1981 Defensive Coordinator 4-12-0 0-0
1980 Defensive Line Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1979 Defensive Line Coach 11-5-0 2-1
1978 Defensive Line Coach 10-6-0 2-1
1977 Defensive Line Coach 8-6-0 0-0
1976 Linebackers Coach 5-9-0 0-0

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