Joe Bugel

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
32 244-254-0 49.00% 16-8 66.67%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Rick Forzano, Joe Gibbs, Bum Phillips


Biography

Career Summary

Joe Bugel was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1975 to 2009, finishing his career as the offensive line coach of the Washington Redskins. Over his thirty-two years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 244-254-0. During his career he was a head coach for five seasons, first with the Phoenix Cardinals. He led the Cardinals for four seasons, compiling a record of 20-44-0. His next head coaching stint was with the Oakland Raiders for the 1997 season, leading the team to a 4-12-0 record. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 24-56-0 across five seasons.

Joe Bugel Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Bugel served as an assistant coach for Rick Forzano, Bum Phillips, Joe Gibbs, Mike White, Kevin Gilbride, Mike Riley, and Jim Zorn. Thirteen of these years were spent on Gibbs' coaching staff.

Personal Information

Bugel was born on Sunday, March 10, 1940 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He died on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at the age of 80.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2009 Washington Redskins Offensive Line Coach 4-12-0 0-0
2008 Washington Redskins Offensive Line Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2007 Washington Redskins Offensive Line Coach 9-7-0 0-1
2006 Washington Redskins Offensive Line Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2005 Washington Redskins Offensive Line Coach 10-6-0 1-1
2004 Washington Redskins Offensive Line Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2001 San Diego Chargers Offensive Line Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2000 San Diego Chargers Offensive Line Coach 1-15-0 0-0
1999 San Diego Chargers Offensive Line Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1998 San Diego Chargers Offensive Line Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1997 Oakland Raiders Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1996 Oakland Raiders Assistant Head Coach-Offense 7-9-0 0-0
1995 Oakland Raiders Assistant Head Coach-Offense 8-8-0 0-0
1993 Phoenix Cardinals Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1992 Phoenix Cardinals Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1991 Phoenix Cardinals Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1990 Phoenix Cardinals Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1989 Washington Redskins Offensive Line Coach 10-6-0 0-0
1988 Washington Redskins Offensive Line Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1987 Washington Redskins Offensive Line Coach 11-4-0 3-0
1986 Washington Redskins Offensive Line Coach 12-4-0 2-1
1985 Washington Redskins Offensive Line Coach 10-6-0 0-0
1984 Washington Redskins Offensive Line Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1983 Washington Redskins Offensive Line Coach 14-2-0 2-1
1982 Washington Redskins Offensive Line Coach 8-1-0 4-0
1981 Washington Redskins Offensive Line Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1980 Houston Oilers Offensive Line Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1979 Houston Oilers Offensive Line Coach 11-5-0 2-1
1978 Houston Oilers Offensive Line Coach 10-6-0 2-1
1977 Houston Oilers Offensive Line Coach 8-6-0 0-0
1976 Detroit Lions Running Game Coordinator / Interior Offensive Line Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1975 Detroit Lions Interior Offensive Line Coach 7-7-0 0-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts