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Chicago Bears Head Coach History: Know Their Most Successful Coach

The Chicago Bears NFL team is one of the most competitive teams in league history. They have made 28 playoff appearances and clinched several titles from division to conference and even the Super Bowl Championship. They have a historic reign in the NFL, and a lot of credit goes to their players and coaching staff. Their coaches have brought the best out of every player on the team. Talking about coaches, who is their most successful coach in history? So let us look at the Chicago Bears head coach history and find out their most successful coach.

Chicago Bears Head Coach History

As of the 2024 season, 18 different coaches have coached the Bears. Here is the coaches’ complete list, stats, and records.

1. Robert E. Brannan (1919)

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2. George Halas (1920-1929, 1933-42, 1946-55, and 1958-1967)

  • Season: 40
  • Regular season record: 318-148-31
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.682
  • Playoff appearances: 9
  • Playoffs record: 6-3
  • Titles: 6x Super Bowl, 1x Conference, and 7x Division

3. Ralph Jones (1930-1932)

  • Season: 3
  • Regular season record: 24-10-7
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.706
  • Playoff appearances: 1
  • Playoffs record: nil
  • Titles: 1x Super Bowl

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4. and 5. Hunk Anderson and Luke Johnsos (1942-1945)

  • Season: 4
  • Regular season record: 23-11-2
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.676
  • Playoff appearances: 2
  • Playoffs record: 1-1
  • Titles: 1x Super Bowl and 2x Division

6. Paddy Driscoll (1956-1957)

  • Season: 2
  • Regular season record: 14-9-1
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.609
  • Playoff appearances: 1
  • Playoffs record: 0-1
  • Titles: 1x Conference

7. Jim Dooley (1968-1971)

  • Season: 4
  • Regular season record: 20-36
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.357
  • Playoff appearances: nil
  • Playoffs record: nil
  • Titles: nil

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8. Abe Gibron (1972-1974)

  • Season: 3
  • Regular season record: 11-30-1
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.268
  • Playoff appearances: nil
  • Playoffs record: nil
  • Titles: nil

9. Jack Pardee (1975-1977)

  • Season: 3
  • Regular season record: 20-22
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.476
  • Playoff appearances: 1
  • Playoffs record: 0-1
  • Titles: nil

10. Neill Armstrong (1978-1981)

  • Season: 4
  • Regular season record: 30-34
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.469
  • Playoff appearances: 1
  • Playoffs record: 0-1
  • Titles: nil

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11. Mike Ditka (1982-1992)

  • Season: 11
  • Regular season record: 106-62
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.631
  • Playoff appearances: 7
  • Playoffs record: 6-6
  • Titles: 1x Super Bowl, 1x Conference, and 6x Division

12. Dave Wannstedt (1993-1998)

  • Season: 6
  • Regular season record: 40-56
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.438
  • Playoff appearances: 1
  • Playoffs record: 1-1
  • Titles: nil

13. Dick Jauron (1999-2003)

  • Season: 5
  • Regular season record: 35-45
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.438
  • Playoff appearances: 1
  • Playoffs record: 0-1
  • Titles: 1x Division

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14. Lovie Smith (2004-2012)

  • Season: 9
  • Regular season record: 81-63
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.563
  • Playoff appearances: 3
  • Playoffs record: 3-3
  • Titles: 1x Conference and 3x Division

15. Marc Trestman (2013-2014)

  • Season: 2
  • Regular season record: 13-19
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.406
  • Playoff appearances: nil
  • Playoffs record: nil
  • Titles: nil

16. John Fox (2015-2017)

  • Season: 3
  • Regular season record: 14-34
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.291
  • Playoff appearances: nil
  • Playoffs record: nil
  • Titles: nil

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17. Matt Nagy (2018-2021)

  • Season: 4
  • Regular season record: 34-31
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.523
  • Playoff appearances: 2
  • Playoffs record: 0-2
  • Titles: 1x Division

18. Matt Eberflus (2022-present)

  • Season: 2
  • Regular season record: 10-24
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.294
  • Playoff appearances: nil
  • Playoffs record: nil
  • Titles: nil

Most Successful Coach in Chicago Bears History

George Halas is the most successful coach in the Bears’ history. Under his management, the team reached the playoffs on nine occasions. He was on the team for 40 years and has a record of 318-148-31. When it comes to the postseason, he has a record of 6-3. Halas helped the Bears win seven division titles, one conference title, and six Super Bowl titles.

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