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Joe Gibbs

Joe Jackson Gibbs

Born: November 25, 1940 in Mocksville, NC
College: San Diego St.   (school history)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1996

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
1981 41 Washington Redskins NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 4
1982 42 Washington Redskins NFL 9 8 1 0 .889 4 4 0 1.000 1 Super Bowl Champions
1983 43 Washington Redskins NFL 16 14 2 0 .875 3 2 1 .667 1 NFC Champions
1984 44 Washington Redskins NFL 16 11 5 0 .688 1 0 1 .000 1
1985 45 Washington Redskins NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 3
1986 46 Washington Redskins NFL 16 12 4 0 .750 3 2 1 .667 2
1987 47 Washington Redskins NFL 15 11 4 0 .733 3 3 0 1.000 1 Super Bowl Champions
1988 48 Washington Redskins NFL 16 7 9 0 .438 3
1989 49 Washington Redskins NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 3
1990 50 Washington Redskins NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 2 1 1 .500 3
1991 51 Washington Redskins NFL 16 14 2 0 .875 3 3 0 1.000 1 Super Bowl Champions
1992 52 Washington Redskins NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 2 1 1 .500 3
2004 64 Washington Redskins NFL 16 6 10 0 .375 4 7 2
2005 65 Washington Redskins NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 2 1 1 .500 2 4 1
2006 66 Washington Redskins NFL 16 5 11 0 .313 4 6 2
2007 67 Washington Redskins NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 1 0 1 .000 3 5 1
16 yrs 248 154 94 0 .621 24 17 7 .708 2.4 22 6

Games over .500: 60
Super Bowl Wins: 3
Overall Championships: 3
Conference Championships: 4
Division Championships: 5

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
1978 TAM 28 23 8 17 22 28 25 12 20 19 12 18 20 26 28 23 8 27 4 7 8 19 7 5 1 24 10 4 7 3 7
1979 SDG 28 1 5 1 4 5 2 8 25 27 2 26 1 5 1 6 22 3 5 2 3 1 8 17 15 10 19 7 1 3 5
1980 SDG 28 4 25 6 1 1 4 28 17 16 8 24 27 2 1 3 22 2 6 18 13 8 10 20 16 5 20 6 8 18 4
1981 WAS 28 13 16 16 12 9 10 15 12 12 7 16 16 7 10 18 13 11 10 16 13 19 21 17 17 22 3 9 12 9 22
1982 WAS 28 1 2 5 6 7 12 2 5 10 21 17 3 24 12 8 3 5 4 1 11 5 8 12 14 3 11 7 3 20 7
1983 WAS 28 1 1 1 3 3 1 1 1 3 1 12 1 19 7 5 2 2 12 11 1 1 1 1 7 2 28 28 24 1 22
1984 WAS 28 5 4 4 17 9 3 3 2 4 4 17 10 21 19 9 2 14 18 11 4 2 2 14 19 3 26 25 20 10 17
1985 WAS 28 8 21 17 4 14 20 17 3 2 4 6 18 13 23 26 11 26 3 11 21 3 8 8 13 27 3 1 10 9 7
1986 WAS 28 3 17 8 8 5 9 9 14 17 2 22 2 10 6 9 17 4 21 9 24 8 14 15 16 27 17 20 11 17 18
1987 WAS 28 3 16 4 8 3 4 18 9 7 3 5 20 17 4 4 11 2 18 6 15 8 10 9 12 24 27 24 8 6 11
1988 WAS 28 17 28 17 8 6 10 26 25 25 26 26 27 2 2 1 25 4 16 26 27 6 9 17 12 28 11 22 23 27 24
1989 WAS 28 6 12 9 2 2 5 17 8 14 12 19 26 4 1 7 9 3 9 13 3 3 2 3 1 13 19 21 23 2 15
1990 WAS 28 8 6 8 4 4 4 8 4 6 9 14 1 7 5 10 22 10 14 13 9 4 9 4 18 18 22 16 15 6 10
1991 WAS 28 1 1 1 1 4 1 3 1 7 1 18 4 26 5 2 3 1 3 2 3 2 3 12 11 14 27 9 5 2 2
1992 WAS 28 12 3 12 9 12 14 4 7 13 16 25 1 13 12 20 12 9 7 8 10 6 13 11 21 23 12 6 6 5 8
2004 WAS 32 21 20 19 14 30 31 14 12 21 31 29 8 18 29 24 17 30 3 5 22 8 2 3 1 28 17 7 4 13 3
2005 WAS 32 11 14 11 9 11 13 16 4 7 12 10 28 22 21 5 5 15 9 9 15 7 13 20 21 15 23 10 2 14 5
2006 WAS 32 27 23 24 23 13 20 2 8 4 14 8 4 24 21 17 5 10 31 27 32 26 27 4 25 30 5 23 32 32 32
2007 WAS 32 12 21 12 9 15 18 14 5 12 7 27 31 20 14 20 4 15 8 11 25 7 4 9 3 18 30 16 11 23 6
16 yrs %tile 72 60 68 74 73 67 67 77 68 67 45 61 51 63 64 68 69 63 65 54 79 72 69 58 40 43 51 58 62 58

Full Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1978 38 NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers Offensive Coordinator
1979 39 NFL San Diego Chargers Offensive Coordinator
1980 40 NFL San Diego Chargers Offensive Coordinator
1981 41 NFL Washington Redskins Head Coach
1982 42 NFL Washington Redskins Head Coach
1983 43 NFL Washington Redskins Head Coach
1984 44 NFL Washington Redskins Head Coach
1985 45 NFL Washington Redskins Head Coach
1986 46 NFL Washington Redskins Head Coach
1987 47 NFL Washington Redskins Head Coach
1988 48 NFL Washington Redskins Head Coach
1989 49 NFL Washington Redskins Head Coach
1990 50 NFL Washington Redskins Head Coach
1991 51 NFL Washington Redskins Head Coach
1992 52 NFL Washington Redskins Head Coach
2004 64 NFL Washington Redskins Head Coach
2005 65 NFL Washington Redskins Head Coach
2006 66 NFL Washington Redskins Head Coach
2007 67 NFL Washington Redskins Head Coach

Challenges

Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2004-09-27 1 10 1-10 WAS 20 O Mark Brunell pass incomplete intended for Laveranues Coles is intercepted by Pete Hunter at DAL-31.
WAS challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Mark Brunell pass incomplete intended for Laveranues Coles (defended by Terence Newman)
2004-09-27 1 10 1-10 WAS 26 U Richie Anderson pass complete to Terry Glenn for 26 yards, touchdown.
WAS challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004-10-03 1 10 1-10 WAS 25 U Clinton Portis right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Michael Myers). Clinton Portis fumbles (forced by Michael Myers).
WAS challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004-10-10 3 6 3-6 WAS 37 U Mark Brunell sacked by Ed Reed for -12 yards. Mark Brunell fumbles (forced by Ed Reed), recovered by Ed Reed at WAS-22 and returned for 22 yards, touchdown.
WAS challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004-11-07 3 5 3-5 DET 29 U Joey Harrington pass complete to Cory Schlesinger for 6 yards (tackle by Ryan Clark).
WAS challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004-11-21 3 10 3-10 PHI 38 U Donovan McNabb pass complete to Todd Pinkston for 12 yards (tackle by Sean Taylor).
WAS challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004-12-26 3 8 3-8 DAL 42 O Vinny Testaverde pass complete to Quincy Morgan for 8 yards (tackle by Ade Jimoh).
WAS challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: (tackle by Ade Jimoh)
2004Challenges: 7 Overturned: 2 Upheld: 5
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2005-10-02 1 10 1-10 SEA 13 U Mark Brunell pass incomplete intended for Santana Moss.
WAS challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2005-10-16 3 4 3-4 KAN 34 O Trent Green pass incomplete intended for Samie Parker.
WAS challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Trent Green pass incomplete intended for Samie Parker
2005-10-30 4 5 4-5 NYG 5 U Patrick Ramsey pass incomplete intended for Robert Royal (defended by Antonio Pierce).
WAS challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2005-12-18 2 8 2-8 DAL 37 U Ladell Betts left tackle for no gain (tackle by Ryan Fowler). Ladell Betts fumbles (forced by Ryan Fowler), recovered by Ryan Fowler at DAL-37 and returned for 9 yards (tackle by Mike Sellers).
WAS challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2005Challenges: 4 Overturned: 1 Upheld: 3
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2006-09-24 2 2 2-2 HTX 2 O Clinton Portis left end for 1 yard (tackle by Glenn Earl).
WAS challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Clinton Portis left end for 1 yard (tackle by Glenn Earl)
2006-10-01 3 1 3-1 JAX 20 U Ladell Betts right tackle for no gain (tackle by Mike Peterson).
WAS challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2006-11-12 2 7 2-7 WAS 15 U Donovan McNabb pass complete short right to Brian Westbrook for 13 yards (tackle by Sean Taylor).
WAS challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2006-11-26 3 7 3-7 WAS 8 U Jake Delhomme pass complete short right to Steve Smith for 8 yards, touchdown.
WAS challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2006-12-17 3 4 3-4 WAS 45 U Jason Campbell pass incomplete short right intended for Santana Moss.
WAS challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2006-12-24 2 1 2-1 RAM 27 O Marc Bulger pass incomplete deep left intended for Torry Holt.
WAS challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Marc Bulger pass incomplete deep left intended for Torry Holt
2006Challenges: 6 Overturned: 2 Upheld: 4
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2007-10-07 3 1 3-1 WAS 40 U Jason Campbell up the middle for no gain (tackle by Cory Redding and Langston Moore).
WAS challenged the first down ruling, and the play was upheld.
2007-11-11 1 10 1-10 PHI 29 U Ladell Betts right tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Quintin Mikell and Brian Dawkins). Ladell Betts fumbles (forced by Quintin Mikell), recovered by Joselio Hanson at PHI-24 (tackle by Pierson Prioleau).
WAS challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was upheld.
2007-11-25 3 10 3-10 WAS 20 U Jason Campbell sacked by Stylez G. White for -7 yards. Jason Campbell fumbles (forced by Stylez G. White), recovered by Kevin Carter at WAS-18 (tackle by Chris Samuels).
WAS challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2007-12-23 1 10 1-10 WAS 47 O Todd Collins for no gain. id_0 fumbles, recovered by Kevin Williams at WAS-47 (tackle by Casey Rabach).
WAS challenged the too many players on field ruling, and the play was overturned: Penalty on Spencer Johnson: Defensive 12 On-field, 5 yards (no play)
2007-12-30 2 6 2-6 WAS 24 U Todd Collins sacked by DeMarcus Ware for -7 yards. Todd Collins fumbles (forced by DeMarcus Ware), recovered by Tank Johnson at WAS-18 (tackle by Mike Sellers).
WAS challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was upheld.
2007Challenges: 5 Overturned: 1 Upheld: 4
TotalChallenges: 22 Overturned: 6 Upheld: 16

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Don Coryell Offensive Coordinator
John McKay Offensive Coordinator