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Bruce Arians

Born: October 3, 1952 in Paterson, NJ
College: Virginia Tech   (school history)

Coaching Results

Challenges
Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Num Won Notes
2013 61 Arizona Cardinals NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 3 6 4
10 yrs 16 10 6 0 .625 0 0 0 2.2 6 4
5 yrs PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.6
3 yrs CLE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
1 yr ARI 16 10 6 0 .625 0 0 0 3.0 6 4
1 yr IND 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0

Games over .500: 4
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 0
Conference Championships: 0
Division Championships: 0

Team's Ranks

Team Ranks in various categories, Lower ALWAYS indicates better performance.
Overall Offense Rushing Off Passing Off Defense Rushing Def Passing Def
Year Tm Tms WL% T/G Pts± Yds± Yds Pts GvA Att Yds TD Y/A FL Att Yds TD Int NY/A Yds Pts TkA Att Yds TD Y/A FR Att Yds TD Int nY/A
2001 CLE 31 16 7 19 30 31 25 19 21 31 26 31 14 25 28 17 23 23 22 15 1 29 29 17 26 27 24 10 11 1 5
2002 CLE 32 11 18 15 21 23 19 19 26 23 23 24 7 15 18 3 25 18 21 10 14 25 27 6 21 15 7 15 13 15 24
2003 CLE 32 23 28 24 25 26 29 26 27 20 26 15 25 21 25 20 18 24 15 12 25 20 23 20 26 29 11 7 3 14 5
2007 PIT 32 7 12 6 3 17 9 6 3 3 22 7 6 31 22 3 6 14 1 2 22 2 3 1 14 10 14 3 15 30 1
2008 PIT 32 2 11 5 2 22 20 15 9 23 11 29 13 20 17 18 16 20 1 1 9 5 2 2 1 18 23 1 2 6 1
2009 PIT 32 11 20 14 6 7 12 12 18 19 20 16 17 18 9 7 12 8 5 12 26 4 3 4 5 17 23 16 14 25 8
2010 PIT 32 3 2 3 2 14 12 4 8 11 8 18 9 27 14 21 4 5 2 1 3 1 1 1 1 5 29 12 3 5 2
2011 PIT 32 5 28 7 1 12 21 21 19 14 15 11 26 19 10 13 17 9 1 1 32 8 8 2 9 30 13 1 2 24 1
2012 IND 32 6 26 21 18 10 18 23 14 22 18 26 15 6 7 16 26 18 26 21 30 17 29 21 31 32 9 21 15 20 21
2013 ARI 32 10 17 10 7 12 16 26 20 23 18 27 9 17 13 15 28 11 6 7 6 2 1 3 2 15 30 14 21 5 6
10 yrs %tile 74 50 64 67 48 46 50 51 44 44 39 59 41 52 61 48 56 72 77 51 68 63 79 60 41 46 72 72 58 80
5 yrs PIT 86 58 81 94 58 57 67 68 59 56 53 59 31 58 64 69 68 97 93 46 91 93 97 84 53 39 83 81 47 95
3 yrs CLE 51 48 42 23 19 26 36 25 25 24 29 55 39 28 61 34 35 42 64 61 25 20 58 26 28 59 69 75 72 68
1 yr ARI 72 50 72 81 66 53 22 41 31 47 19 75 50 63 56 16 69 84 81 84 97 100 94 97 56 9 59 38 88 84
1 yr IND 84 22 38 47 72 47 31 59 34 47 22 56 84 81 53 22 47 22 38 9 50 13 38 6 3 75 38 56 41 38

Full Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
2001 49 NFL Cleveland Browns Offensive Coordinator
2002 50 NFL Cleveland Browns Offensive Coordinator
2003 51 NFL Cleveland Browns Offensive Coordinator
2007 55 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Coordinator
2008 56 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Coordinator
2009 57 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Coordinator
2010 58 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Coordinator
2011 59 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Coordinator
2012 60 NFL Indianapolis Colts Offensive Coordinator
2013 61 NFL Arizona Cardinals Head Coach

Challenges

Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2013-09-15 3 5 3-5 CRD 47 O Carson Palmer pass complete short right to Andre Ellington for 4 yards (tackle by Bill Bentley). Andre Ellington fumbles (forced by Bill Bentley), recovered by Andre Roberts at DET-49.
ARI challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was overturned: Carson Palmer pass complete short right to Andre Ellington for 6 yards (tackle by Bill Bentley)
2013-09-15 3 7 3-7 DET 44 U Carson Palmer pass incomplete deep middle intended for Michael Floyd.
ARI challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2013-10-17 2 8 2-8 SEA 30 O Russell Wilson pass complete short left to Golden Tate for 10 yards (tackle by Patrick Peterson).
ARI challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Russell Wilson pass incomplete short left intended for Golden Tate (defended by Patrick Peterson)
2013-10-27 4 4 4-4 CRD 24 O Dave Zastudil punts 51 yards, returned by Robert McClain for 27 yards (tackle by Jim Dray).
ARI challenged the runner was in bounds ruling, and the play was overturned: Dave Zastudil punts 51 yards (tackle by Mike Leach)
2013-11-10 3 7 3-7 CRD 41 U Carson Palmer pass complete short left to Andre Ellington for 6 yards (tackle by Shiloh Keo).
ARI challenged the first down ruling, and the play was upheld.
2013-12-01 1 10 1-10 CRD 40 O Carson Palmer pass incomplete deep right intended for Andre Roberts.
ARI challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was overturned: Carson Palmer pass complete deep right to Andre Roberts for 17 yards (tackle by Bradley Fletcher)
2013Challenges: 6 Overturned: 4 Upheld: 2
TotalChallenges: 6 Overturned: 4 Upheld: 2

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Butch Davis Offensive Coordinator
Chuck Pagano Offensive Coordinator
Mike Tomlin Offensive Coordinator