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Dick Vermeil

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
15 120-109-0 52.40% 6-5 54.55%

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Dick Vermeil was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1976 until 2005, finishing his career with the Kansas City Chiefs as their head coach. Over his fifteen years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 120-109-0. During his career he was a head coach for fifteen seasons. His first head coaching opportunity came with the Philadelphia Eagles. He led the team for seven seasons, compiling a record of 54-47-0. His next head coaching stint came with the St. Louis Rams. He coached the Rams from 1997 to 1999, leading the team to a 22-26-0 record during his three seasons as head coach. In 1999, the Rams won the Super Bowl against the Tennessee Titans 23-16. His third opportunity as head coach 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 with the team. 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 Kansas City Chiefs he coached multiple players to award-winning seasons: Kurt Warner, Most Valuable Player in 1999; Marshall Faulk, AP Offensive Player of the Year in 1999; Priest Holmes, AP Offensive Player of the Year in 2002.

Last modified: 2/9/2018


Year Position Record Playoff record
2005 Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach 10-6-0 0-0
2004 Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2003 Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach 13-3-0 0-1
2002 Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2001 Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1999 St. Louis Rams Head Coach 13-3-0 3-0
1998 St. Louis Rams Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1997 St. Louis Rams Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1982 Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach 3-6-0 0-0
1981 Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1980 Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach 12-4-0 2-1
1979 Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach 11-5-0 1-1
1978 Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1977 Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach 5-9-0 0-0
1976 Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach 4-10-0 0-0

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Fun Facts

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