Ray Richards

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
8 37-57-2 39.58% 1-1 50.00%

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Keith Molesworth, Joe Stydahar


Wally Lemm


Career Summary

Ray Richards was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1951 to 1958, finishing his career as the defensive assistant coach of the Green Bay Packers. Over his eight years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 37-57-2. He was the head coach of the Chicago Cardinals from 1955 until the 1957 season, during which time the Cardinals went 14-21-1. During his career he was a head coach for three seasons.

Ray Richards Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Richards served as an assistant coach for Joe Stydahar, Keith Molesworth, and Ray McLean. Three of these years were spent on Stydahar's coaching staff. One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, Wally Lemm, was eventually hired as a head coach. After coaching on Ray Richards's coaching staff, he was the head coach of the St. Louis Cardinals and Houston Oilers for nine seasons where he combined for a regular season record of 55-64-7 and 0-2 in the playoffs.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1958 Green Bay Packers Defensive Assistant Coach 1-10-1 0-0
1957 Chicago Cardinals Head Coach 3-9-0 0-0
1956 Chicago Cardinals Head Coach 7-5-0 0-0
1955 Chicago Cardinals Head Coach 4-7-1 0-0
1954 Chicago Cardinals Assistant Coach 2-10-0 0-0
1953 Baltimore Colts Line Coach 3-9-0 0-0
1952 Los Angeles Rams Line Coach 9-3-0 0-1
1951 Los Angeles Rams Line Coach 8-4-0 1-0

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