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Charley Winner was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1954 to 1979, finishing his career as the defensive backs coach of the Cincinnati Bengals. Over his twenty-five years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 180-152-8. During his career he was a head coach for seven seasons, first with the St. Louis Cardinals. He led the Cardinals for five seasons, compiling a record of 35-30-5. His next head coaching stint was with the New York Jets from 1974 to 1975, as he led the team to a 10-18-0 record. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 45-48-5 across seven seasons.
Charley Winner Coaching Tree
Before he was a head coach, Winner served as an assistant coach for Weeb Ewbank, Don Shula, George Allen, Bill Johnson, and Homer Rice. Nine of these years were spent on Ewbank's coaching staff. During his time as head coach, five assistant coaches, (Rick Forzano, Red Miller, Leeman Bennett, Sam Rutigliano, and Buddy Ryan) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 216-222-1 in the regular season and 3-11 in the playoffs during their twenty-nine seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs.
Winner was born on Wednesday, July 2, 1924 in Somerville, New Jersey.
|1979 Cincinnati Bengals||Defensive Backs Coach||4-12-0||0-0|
|1978 Cincinnati Bengals||Defensive Backs Coach||4-12-0||0-0|
|1977 Cincinnati Bengals||Defensive Backs Coach||8-6-0||0-0|
|1976 Cincinnati Bengals||Defensive Backs Coach||10-4-0||0-0|
|1975 New York Jets||Head Coach||3-11-0||0-0|
|1974 New York Jets||Head Coach||7-7-0||0-0|
|1972 Washington Redskins||Defensive Backs Coach||11-3-0||2-1|
|1971 Washington Redskins||Defensive Backs Coach||9-4-1||0-1|
|1970 St. Louis Cardinals||Head Coach||8-5-1||0-0|
|1969 St. Louis Cardinals||Head Coach||4-9-1||0-0|
|1968 St. Louis Cardinals||Head Coach||9-4-1||0-0|
|1967 St. Louis Cardinals||Head Coach||6-7-1||0-0|
|1966 St. Louis Cardinals||Head Coach||8-5-1||0-0|
|1965 Baltimore Colts||Defensive Coordinator||10-3-1||0-1|
|1964 Baltimore Colts||Defensive Coordinator||12-2-0||0-1|
|1963 Baltimore Colts||Defensive Coordinator||8-6-0||0-0|
|1962 Baltimore Colts||Defensive Backs Coach||7-7-0||0-0|
|1961 Baltimore Colts||Defensive Backs Coach||8-6-0||0-0|
|1960 Baltimore Colts||Defensive Backs Coach||6-6-0||0-0|
|1959 Baltimore Colts||Defensive Backs Coach||9-3-0||1-0|
|1958 Baltimore Colts||Defensive Backs Coach||9-3-0||1-0|
|1957 Baltimore Colts||Defensive Backs Coach||7-5-0||0-0|
|1956 Baltimore Colts||Defensive Backs Coach||5-7-0||0-0|
|1955 Baltimore Colts||Defensive Backs Coach||5-6-1||0-0|
|1954 Baltimore Colts||Defensive Backs Coach||3-9-0||0-0|
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- Years as head coach: 7
- Years as a coordinator: 3
- Championships won: 1958 and 1959
- Conference Championships won: 1972
- Fifth in total wins for the Arizona Cardinals.
- Fourth in winning percentage for the Arizona Cardinals.
- Past teams coached for: Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets, Washington Redskins, St. Louis Cardinals, Baltimore Colts
- Date of Birth: Wednesday, July 2, 1924 (98 years old), Somerville, New Jersey