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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, first with the Philadelphia Eagles. He led the Eagles 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 three players to award-winning seasons: Marshall Faulk, AP Offensive Player of the Year in 1999; Kurt Warner, Most Valuable Player in 1999; Priest Holmes, AP Offensive Player of the Year in 2002.


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

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Fun Facts

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