Top 20 Coaching Victories

02/22/2006

Cowher
Bill Cowher added 4 playoff victories to his total in 2005.

 (At the Start of the 2006 NFL Season)

Rank Coach (Team)
Yrs.
W
L
T
Pct.
W
L
Pct.
W
L
T
Pct.
1 Don Shula * (Colts, Dolphins)
33
328
156
6
.677
19
17
.528
347
173
6
.667
2 George Halas * (Bears)
40
318
148
31
.682
6
3
.667
324
151
31
.682
3 Tom Landry * (Cowboys)
29
250
162
6
.607
20
16
.556
270
178
6
.603
4 Curly Lambeau * (Packers, Cardinals, Redskins)
33
226
132
22
.631
3
2
.600
229
134
22
.631
5 Paul Brown * (Browns#, Bengals)
25
213
104
9
.667
9
8
.529
222
112
9
.660
6 Chuck Noll * (Steelers)
23
193
148
1
.566
16
8
.667
209
156
1
.572
7 Dan Reeves (Broncos, Giants, Falcons)
23
190
165
2
.535
11
9
.550
201
174
2
.536
8 Chuck Knox (Rams, Bills, Seahawks)
22
186
147
1
.558
7
11
.389
193
158
1
.550
9 MARTY SCHOTTENHEIMER (Browns, Chiefs, Redskins, Chargers)
20
186
124
1
.600
5
12
.294
191
136
1
.584
10 BILL PARCELLS (Giants, Patriots, Jets, Cowboys)
18
163
123
1
.570
11
7
.611
174
130
1
.572
11 Bud Grant * (Vikings)
18
158
96
5
.621
10
12
.455
168
108
5
.608
12 JOE GIBBS   * (Redskins)
14
140
76
0
.648
17
6
.739
157
82
0
.657
13 Marv Levy * (Chiefs, Bills)
17
143
112
0
.561
11
8
.579
154
120
0
.562
14T Steve Owen * (Giants)
23
151
100
17
.602
2
8
.200
153
108
17
.586
14T BILL COWHER (Steelers)
14
141
82
1
.632
12
9
.571
153
91
1
.627
16 MIKE HOLMGREN (Packers, Seahawks)
14
138
86
0
.616
11
9
.550
149
95
0
.611
17 Hank Stram * (Chiefs, Saints)
17
131
97
10
.574
5
3
.625
136
100
10
.576
18 Weeb Ewbank * (Colts, Jets)
20
130
129
7
.502
4
1
.800
134
130
7
.508
19 MIKE SHANAHAN (Raiders, Broncocs)
13
122
74
0
.622
8
5
.615
130
79
0
.622
20 Mike Ditka ^ (Bears, Saints)
14
121
95
0
.560
6
6
.500
127
101
0
.557
 
2005 Notes:
MIKE SHANAHAN entered the Top 20 coaches in 2005. Jim Mora (125 wins) was displaced from the Top 20.
Next in Line:
Of those coaches currently active, DENNIS GREEN (112 wins), BILL BELICHICK (110), and TONY DUNGY (107) are the closest to a Top Twenty ranking in coaching victories.
 
# - Paul Brown's total reflects record from the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) and NFL
ACTIVE COACHES
* Pro Football Hall of Fame Member
^ - Enshrined in Pro Football Hall of Fame as a player
Note: Prior to 1972, ties did not count in winning percentage.
 
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