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Buddy Ryan

James David Ryan

Born: February 16, 1934 in Frederick, OK
College: Oklahoma State

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1986 52 Philadelphia Eagles NFL 16 5 10 1 .333 4
1987 53 Philadelphia Eagles NFL 15 7 8 0 .467 4
1988 54 Philadelphia Eagles NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 1 0 1 .000 1
1989 55 Philadelphia Eagles NFL 16 11 5 0 .688 1 0 1 .000 2
1990 56 Philadelphia Eagles NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 1 0 1 .000 2
1994 60 Arizona Cardinals NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 3
1995 61 Arizona Cardinals NFL 16 4 12 0 .250 5
18 yrs 111 55 55 1 .500 3 0 3 .000 2.7 Avg Finish
8 yrs CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
5 yrs PHI 79 43 35 1 .551 3 0 3 .000 2.6
2 yrs ARI 32 12 20 0 .375 0 0 0 4.0
2 yrs MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
1 yr HOU 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0

Games over .500: 0
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 0
Conference Championships: 0
Division Championships: 1

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
1976 MIN 28 2 12 5 3 6 9 4 11 18 6 23 18 2 4 9 1 7 6 2 15 8 17 13 21 22 3 1 1 12 2
1977 MIN 28 7 28 14 7 14 16 23 13 21 21 21 27 3 6 4 20 11 11 13 23 20 21 10 21 16 4 3 18 21 4
1978 CHI 28 18 17 19 18 22 20 9 4 4 5 14 1 28 26 27 21 21 12 9 26 14 12 11 14 18 15 15 12 24 11
1979 CHI 28 6 4 6 11 24 18 2 2 5 11 15 4 26 26 20 6 20 6 3 6 9 9 2 9 22 11 5 15 2 6
1980 CHI 28 17 21 12 15 24 17 17 5 4 2 5 12 27 28 27 17 20 10 4 24 14 14 6 18 13 6 8 10 22 11
1981 CHI 28 22 15 23 25 26 27 13 3 11 17 25 9 15 27 26 16 28 19 14 12 17 20 9 19 4 20 14 18 18 12
1982 CHI 28 21 13 22 25 26 22 8 15 18 21 19 5 22 23 16 9 23 16 13 20 11 5 1 7 22 21 21 21 10 17
1983 CHI 28 13 12 12 5 6 20 8 5 1 20 2 7 23 17 16 11 10 8 5 15 9 11 22 15 13 10 12 1 19 10
1984 CHI 28 7 10 9 1 7 16 6 1 1 1 4 14 27 26 24 4 13 1 3 16 1 1 2 5 17 2 2 1 10 3
1985 CHI 28 1 1 1 1 7 2 4 1 1 1 5 9 26 20 22 6 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 6 5 18 3 3 1 2
1986 PHI 28 20 7 22 25 25 24 3 10 9 25 12 2 17 26 16 7 28 17 12 14 7 19 15 24 20 17 14 11 9 10
1987 PHI 28 15 2 20 17 10 12 14 8 9 17 15 20 4 14 6 6 25 23 25 1 5 9 20 13 1 28 28 26 10 13
1988 PHI 28 5 2 7 19 10 5 1 19 17 8 8 2 4 8 6 7 22 27 14 2 11 6 6 3 22 28 28 20 2 26
1989 PHI 28 3 1 11 10 12 13 9 4 5 12 8 17 9 18 8 6 25 8 5 1 6 7 1 10 1 18 12 24 1 7
1990 PHI 28 8 8 6 3 3 3 8 3 1 21 2 17 13 13 2 8 14 12 12 16 1 1 6 2 20 28 25 22 9 13
1993 HOU 28 1 18 3 3 3 4 28 24 12 12 4 26 1 3 5 26 11 14 4 2 1 1 10 3 4 26 23 7 1 13
1994 ARI 28 15 8 17 10 25 27 14 9 17 11 27 6 15 22 28 21 26 3 4 4 6 4 1 2 11 2 4 8 1 17
1995 ARI 30 28 16 29 27 24 27 30 25 29 29 26 28 14 17 23 28 20 26 30 1 28 30 16 30 1 1 15 30 8 30
18 yrs %tile 62 65 57 59 50 48 64 72 68 56 57 59 49 39 47 60 39 60 70 64 70 67 74 60 58 52 58 55 68 63
8 yrs CHI 57 62 57 58 40 40 74 88 83 69 64 76 17 17 24 63 42 71 80 50 70 71 79 62 53 58 68 67 56 71
5 yrs PHI 67 89 56 51 61 63 79 72 74 44 71 62 70 47 76 79 22 41 55 79 82 74 69 66 58 19 27 30 81 54
2 yrs ARI 30 63 25 41 19 10 28 46 25 35 12 46 53 36 15 19 24 55 46 95 46 46 75 50 82 98 71 39 88 23
2 yrs MIN 88 32 70 86 68 59 55 61 34 55 25 23 95 86 80 66 71 73 77 36 54 36 63 29 36 91 96 70 45 93
1 yr TEN 100 39 93 93 93 89 4 18 61 61 89 11 100 93 86 11 64 54 89 96 100 100 68 93 89 11 21 79 100 57

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1976 42 NFL Minnesota Vikings Defensive Line
1977 43 NFL Minnesota Vikings Defensive Line
1978 44 NFL Chicago Bears Defensive Coordinator
1979 45 NFL Chicago Bears Defensive Coordinator
1980 46 NFL Chicago Bears Defensive Coordinator
1981 47 NFL Chicago Bears Defensive Coordinator
1982 48 NFL Chicago Bears Defensive Coordinator
1983 49 NFL Chicago Bears Defensive Coordinator
1984 50 NFL Chicago Bears Defensive Coordinator
1985 51 NFL Chicago Bears Defensive Coordinator
1986 52 NFL Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach
1987 53 NFL Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach
1988 54 NFL Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach
1989 55 NFL Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach
1990 56 NFL Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach
1993 59 NFL Houston Oilers Defensive Coordinator
1994 60 NFL Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
1995 61 NFL Arizona Cardinals Head Coach

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Neill Armstrong Defensive Coordinator
Mike Ditka Defensive Coordinator
Bud Grant Defensive Line
Jack Pardee Defensive Coordinator