Football The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time  

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There have been 21 Philadelphia Eagles coaches since the team got its start, but who is truly the best Philadelphia Eagles coach of all time? Help us answer that question by upvoting your personal favorite Eagles coaches, and downvoting any that you believe brought the team down.
 
When Andy Reid coached the Eagles from 1999-2012 they went to the playoffs 9 times. Unfortunately they weren't able to secure a win in their  Super Bowl appearance vs the Patriots in Super Bowl XXXIX, despite quarterback Donovan McNabb throwing 3 touchdown passes for 357 yards. Other great Eagles coaches include Dick Vermeil (1976-1982) and Ray Rhodes (1995-1998).
 
Who is the greatest Philadelphia Eagles coach of all time? Let us know by upvoting for your favorite head coaches below that you believe really made an impact on the franchise.
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Doug Pederson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
Eric Knight added age 51
Doug Irvin Pederson is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League. He spent most of his career as a member of the Green Bay Packers, serving as a backup to Brett ...more
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Andy Reid is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
age 61
Andrew Walter "Andy" Reid is a professional American football coach who is the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. Reid was previously the head coach ...more
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Dick Vermeil is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
age 83
Richard Albert "Dick" Vermeil is a retired American head coach for the National Football League's Philadelphia Eagles, St. Louis Rams and Kansas City Chiefs. He is in the Sid Gillman ...more
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Buddy Ryan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
age 88
James David "Buddy" Ryan is a former American football defensive coordinator and head coach.
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Greasy Neale is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
Dec. at 82 (1891-1973)
Alfred Earle "Greasy" Neale was an American football and baseball player and coach. He played Major League Baseball as an outfielder with the Cincinnati Reds between 1916 and 1924 and ...more
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Buck Shaw is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
Dec. at 78 (1899-1977)
Lawrence T. "Buck" Shaw was an American football player and coach. He served as the head coach for Santa Clara University, the University of California, Berkeley, the San Francisco ...more
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Bert Bell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
Dec. at 64 (1895-1959)
De Benneville "Bert" Bell was the National Football League commissioner from 1945 until his death in 1959. As commissioner, he introduced competitive parity into the NFL to improve the ...more
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Ray Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
age 69
Raymond Earl Rhodes is a former senior defensive assistant for the Cleveland Browns. He is also the former American football head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles and the Green Bay Packers. ...more
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Pat Shurmur is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
magical_rainbow25 added age 54
Patrick Shurmur is an American football coach. He is currently the offensive coordinator for the Philadelphia Eagles. He was previously the head coach of the Cleveland Browns.
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Fred Bruney is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
age 88
Fred K. Bruney is a former college and professional American football defensive back.
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Mike McCormack is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
Dec. at 83 (1930-2013)
Michael Joseph McCormack was an American football player and coach in the National Football League. He played with the Cleveland Browns from 1954 through 1962 and served as head coach of the ...more
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Wayne Millner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
Wayne Millner Dec. at 63 (1913-1976)
Wayne Vernal Millner was an American college and professional football player who was known for his clutch play as an offensive and defensive end for both the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and for ...more
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Hugh Devore is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
Dec. at 82 (1910-1992)
Hugh John Devore was a football player and coach whose close connection to the University of Notre Dame saw him serve in both capacities, while also seeing time as head coach at two other ...more
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Bo McMillin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
Dec. at 57 (1895-1952)
Alvin Nugent "Bo" McMillin was an American football player and coach, who served at both the collegiate and professional levels. He played college football at Centre College in ...more
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Lud Wray is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
Dec. at 73 (1894-1967)
James R. Ludlow "Lud" Wray was a professional American football player, coach, and co-founder, with college teammate Bert Bell, of the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football ...more
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Nick Skorich is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
Dec. at 83 (1921-2004)
Nicholas Leonard Skorich was an American football offensive lineman and coach. Skorich played guard at Bellaire High School and the University of Cincinnati before joining the Navy in 1943. ...more
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Jerry Williams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
Jerry Williams Dec. at 75 (1923-1998)
Jerry Ralph Williams was an American football player and coach who served as head coach of two Canadian Football League teams, as well as the National Football League's Philadelphia Eagles.
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Joe Kuharich is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
Dec. at 64 (1917-1981)
Joseph Lawrence Kuharich was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of San Francisco from 1948 to 1951 and at the University of Notre Dame ...more
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Marion Campbell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
age 90
Francis Marion Campbell is a former American football defensive lineman and coach. Campbell played college football for the Georgia Bulldogs from 1949 until 1951, where he was appropriately ...more
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Jim Trimble is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
Dec. at 88 (1918-2006)
James W. "Jim" Trimble was a football coach who served as head coach in both the National Football League and Canadian Football League, but his legacy is more connected to football ...more
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Rich Kotite is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
age 77
Richard Edward "Rich" Kotite is a former National Football League player and coach.
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Ed Khayat is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
age 84
Edward Michel "Ed" Khayat is a former college and professional football defensive lineman who played in the National Football League and for the American Football League's Boston ...more
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Chip Kelly is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles Coaches of All Time
age 56
Charles "Chip" Kelly is an American football coach. He is the head coach for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League, a position he has held since 2013. Kelly served as ...more