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Wade Phillips

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
41 346-280-2 55.25% 15-18 45.45%

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Biography

Wade Phillips is a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) working as the defensive coordinator for the Los Angeles Rams. He held this position since 2017. During this time period, the Rams compiled a 11-5-0 record. During his career he was a head coach for nine seasons. His first head coaching opportunity came with the Denver Broncos. He led the team 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 head coach and defensive coordinator he coached multiple players to outstanding seasons. Eight players have received awards at the end of the season under Phillips' coaching. 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 Eagles Reggie White won AP Defensive Player of the Year.

Last modified: 2/18/2018

History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2018 Los Angeles Rams Defensive Coordinator 0-0-0 0-0
2017 Los Angeles Rams Defensive Coordinator 11-5-0 0-1
2016 Denver Broncos Defensive Coordinator 9-7-0 0-0
2015 Denver Broncos Defensive Coordinator 12-4-0 3-0
2013 Houston Texans Defensive Coordinator / Interim Coach 2-14-0 0-0
2012 Houston Texans Defensive Coordinator 12-4-0 1-1
2011 Houston Texans Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 1-1
2010 Dallas Cowboys Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2009 Dallas Cowboys Head Coach 11-5-0 1-1
2008 Dallas Cowboys Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
2007 Dallas Cowboys Head Coach 13-3-0 0-1
2006 San Diego Chargers Defensive Coordinator 14-2-0 0-1
2005 San Diego Chargers Defensive Coordinator 9-7-0 0-0
2004 San Diego Chargers Defensive Coordinator 12-4-0 0-1
2003 Atlanta Falcons Defensive Coordinator / Interim Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2002 Atlanta Falcons Defensive Coordinator 9-6-1 1-1
2000 Buffalo Bills Head Coach / Vice President of Football Operations 8-8-0 0-0
1999 Buffalo Bills Vice President of Football Operations / Head Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1998 Buffalo Bills Vice President of Football Operations / Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1997 Buffalo Bills Defensive Coordinator 6-10-0 0-0
1996 Buffalo Bills Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-1
1995 Buffalo Bills Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 1-1
1994 Denver Broncos Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1993 Denver Broncos Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1992 Denver Broncos Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
1991 Denver Broncos Defensive Coordinator 12-4-0 1-1
1990 Denver Broncos Defensive Coordinator 5-11-0 0-0
1989 Denver Broncos Defensive Coordinator 11-5-0 2-1
1988 Philadelphia Eagles Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-1
1987 Philadelphia Eagles Defensive Coordinator 7-8-0 0-0
1986 Philadelphia Eagles Defensive Coordinator 5-10-1 0-0
1985 New Orleans Saints Interim Coach / Defensive Coordinator 5-11-0 0-0
1984 New Orleans Saints Defensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
1983 New Orleans Saints Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
1982 New Orleans Saints Defensive Coordinator 4-5-0 0-0
1981 New Orleans Saints Defensive Coordinator 4-12-0 0-0
1980 Houston Oilers Defensive Line Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1979 Houston Oilers Defensive Line Coach 11-5-0 2-1
1978 Houston Oilers Defensive Line Coach 10-6-0 2-1
1977 Houston Oilers Defensive Line Coach 8-6-0 0-0
1976 Houston Oilers Linebackers Coach 5-9-0 0-0

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