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Dick Vermeil

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
19 157-126-2 55.44% 6-7 46.15%

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Biography

Dick Vermeil was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1969 to 2005, finishing his career as the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs. Over his nineteen years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 157-126-2. During his career he was a head coach for fifteen seasons, first with the Philadelphia Eagles. He led the Eagles for seven seasons, compiling a record of 54-47-0. His next head coaching stint was with the St. Louis Rams from 1997 to 1999, as he led the team to a 22-26-0 record. In 1999, the Rams won the Super Bowl against the Tennessee Titans 23-16. His third head coach placement began in 2001 with the Kansas City Chiefs. He coached them for five seasons and the team had a 44-36-0 record during his tenure. During his entire head coaching career, his three teams combined for a record of 120-109-0 across fifteen seasons including going 6-5-0 in the playoffs.

Vermeil won the NFL's Coach of the Year award in 1999 after guiding the Rams to a 13-3-0 record and a league championship. As the head coach of the St. Louis Rams he coached two players to award-winning seasons: Marshall Faulk, AP Offensive Player of the Year in 1999; Kurt Warner, Most Valuable Player in 1999. As the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs he coached one player to an award-winning season: Priest Holmes, AP Offensive Player of the Year in 2002.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2005 Head Coach 10-6-0 0-0
2004 Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2003 Head Coach 13-3-0 0-1
2002 Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2001 Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1999 Head Coach 13-3-0 3-0
1998 Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1997 Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1982 Head Coach 3-6-0 0-0
1981 Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1980 Head Coach 12-4-0 2-1
1979 Head Coach 11-5-0 1-1
1978 Head Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1977 Head Coach 5-9-0 0-0
1976 Head Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1973 Offensive Backs Coach / Special Teams Coach 12-2-0 0-1
1972 Quarterbacks Coach 6-7-1 0-0
1971 Quarterbacks Coach 8-5-1 0-0
1969 Special Teams Coach 11-3-0 0-1

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Fun Facts

  • Dick Vermeil was the first ever Special Teams coach in the NFL