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Dave Wannstedt

David Raymond Wannstedt

Born: May 21, 1952 in Pittsburgh, PA
College: Pittsburgh   (school history)

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1993 41 Chicago Bears NFL 16 7 9 0 .438 4
1994 42 Chicago Bears NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 2 1 1 .500 4
1995 43 Chicago Bears NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 3
1996 44 Chicago Bears NFL 16 7 9 0 .438 3
1997 45 Chicago Bears NFL 16 4 12 0 .250 5
1998 46 Chicago Bears NFL 16 4 12 0 .250 5
2000 48 Miami Dolphins NFL 16 11 5 0 .688 2 1 1 .500 1
2001 49 Miami Dolphins NFL 16 11 5 0 .688 1 0 1 .000 2
2002 50 Miami Dolphins NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 3
2003 51 Miami Dolphins NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 2
2004 52 Miami Dolphins NFL 9 1 8 0 .111 4
17 yrs 169 82 87 0 .485 5 2 3 .400 3.2 Avg Finish
6 yrs CHI 96 40 56 0 .417 2 1 1 .500 4.0
6 yrs MIA 73 42 31 0 .575 3 1 2 .333 2.5
4 yrs DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
1 yr BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.0

Games over .500: -5
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
1989 DAL 28 28 28 28 26 27 28 25 27 24 27 15 15 14 27 24 25 26 20 24 28 27 18 21 6 26 9 20 14 28 24
1990 DAL 28 15 16 21 20 28 26 17 22 23 14 22 2 14 27 28 26 27 10 15 16 20 18 23 15 2 11 2 2 25 2
1991 DAL 28 5 14 10 13 9 7 5 16 13 12 14 4 14 8 14 4 7 17 17 25 7 8 12 14 21 25 23 11 22 20
1992 DAL 28 2 7 2 1 4 2 4 4 5 2 9 2 12 5 5 6 3 1 5 18 1 1 11 3 13 16 5 8 17 4
1993 CHI 28 18 14 14 26 28 24 11 7 19 15 25 16 28 28 28 13 26 4 3 14 19 17 10 15 18 13 3 2 12 2
1994 CHI 28 9 20 18 15 23 24 9 6 15 20 26 6 20 21 16 12 19 13 10 25 10 24 8 28 22 9 5 5 22 5
1995 CHI 30 9 9 9 12 9 8 8 6 9 11 15 22 21 12 4 1 2 19 22 18 8 5 5 5 15 24 27 23 17 24
1996 CHI 30 19 14 19 14 21 26 10 11 16 19 18 4 10 19 17 15 21 12 12 18 9 11 18 16 20 12 14 13 16 17
1997 CHI 30 26 26 29 11 17 28 27 7 16 12 24 28 3 15 26 25 26 12 29 11 8 19 27 27 2 4 11 25 21 20
1998 CHI 30 25 22 24 18 21 25 24 14 17 22 20 30 20 23 23 5 17 14 23 17 18 19 14 14 7 3 15 25 19 27
1999 MIA 31 9 23 21 6 20 13 21 13 22 25 28 18 4 13 17 24 20 5 19 20 10 8 2 7 21 4 5 7 14 7
2000 MIA 31 5 5 8 20 26 16 9 8 14 7 23 2 31 27 24 18 16 6 3 4 10 14 6 18 13 14 5 5 1 4
2001 MIA 31 6 26 9 12 21 8 27 8 23 9 29 30 29 19 12 18 4 5 11 16 17 17 7 14 20 3 1 19 14 10
2002 MIA 32 11 15 5 7 15 12 17 1 2 3 4 22 31 26 24 12 13 3 4 11 8 5 4 6 25 10 8 13 5 7
2003 MIA 32 8 10 12 19 24 17 27 8 17 14 27 25 30 26 20 21 17 10 3 6 11 5 10 2 5 24 19 2 7 16
2004 MIA 32 30 29 26 25 29 28 32 29 31 19 32 27 3 21 20 32 29 8 20 23 32 31 13 18 22 1 2 13 19 6
2012 BUF 32 23 27 25 22 19 21 28 13 6 13 4 29 23 25 13 22 20 22 26 23 25 31 32 30 20 11 10 17 20 14
17 yrs %tile 55 43 48 51 36 42 45 64 50 55 37 49 43 36 41 49 46 68 55 45 56 54 59 56 50 65 69 64 48 62
6 yrs CHI 43 44 39 48 35 27 53 75 51 47 30 44 45 36 38 63 40 62 48 45 62 49 57 43 55 66 61 51 43 50
6 yrs MIA 67 46 60 56 32 54 33 68 45 62 27 38 35 33 41 37 51 84 71 61 57 61 81 69 47 74 82 72 71 77
4 yrs DAL 59 46 49 50 43 47 58 42 46 54 50 83 55 44 40 49 47 61 49 26 54 63 44 70 48 49 59 72 21 59
1 yr BUF 31 19 25 34 44 38 16 63 84 63 91 13 31 25 63 34 41 34 22 31 25 6 3 9 41 69 72 50 41 59

Full Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1975 23 College Pitt Graduate Assistant
1976 24 College Pitt Graduate Assistant
1977 25 College Pitt Graduate Assistant
1978 26 College Pitt Graduate Assistant
1979 27 College Oklahoma State Defensive Line
1980 28 College Oklahoma State Defensive Line
1981 29 College Oklahoma State Defensive Line
1982 30 College Oklahoma State Defensive Line
1983 31 College Southern California Defensive Line
1984 32 College Southern California Defensive Line
1985 33 College Southern California Defensive Line
1986 34 College Miami-FL Defensive Coordinator
1987 35 College Miami-FL Defensive Coordinator
1988 36 College Miami-FL Defensive Coordinator
1989 37 NFL Dallas Cowboys Defensive Coordinator
1990 38 NFL Dallas Cowboys Defensive Coordinator
1991 39 NFL Dallas Cowboys Defensive Coordinator
1992 40 NFL Dallas Cowboys Defensive Coordinator
1993 41 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1994 42 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1995 43 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1996 44 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1997 45 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1998 46 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1999 47 NFL Miami Dolphins Defensive Coordinator
2000 48 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
2001 49 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
2002 50 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
2003 51 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
2004 52 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
2005 53 College Pitt Head Coach
2006 54 College Pitt Head Coach
2007 55 College Pitt Head Coach
2008 56 College Pitt Head Coach
2009 57 College Pitt Head Coach
2010 58 College Pitt Head Coach
2011 59 NFL Buffalo Bills Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers
2012 60 NFL Buffalo Bills Defensive Coordinator
2013 61 NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers Special Teams

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Chan Gailey Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers, Defensive Coordinator
Jimmy Johnson Defensive Coordinator
Greg Schiano Special Teams