6. Jimmy Johnson, Dallas Cowboys
Jimmy Johnson’s five-year run as the head coach in Dallas was one of the best in NFL history, increasing from winning just one game in 1989 to building a powerhouse that nobody could contend with three years later.
7. Paul Brown, Cleveland Browns
Paul Brown dominated professional football for a quarter-century. He founded the Browns – the franchise which is named after him and went to 10 straight championship games, won 14 division titles, and three championships. He also co-founds the Cincinnati Bengals and is among the cornerstones of the modern NFL.
8. Chuck Noll, Pittsburgh Steelers
The Steel Curtain emerged with Chuck Noll as its mastermind. When he took over in Pittsburgh, the Steelers became an NFL powerhouse that won up to four Super Bowls in only six seasons. He won nine division championsh,ips to be regarded as one of the greatest head coaches in the history of the NFL.
9. Tom Landry, Dallas Cowboys
The Dallas Cowboys wouldn’t be known as “America’s Team” if it weren’t for its first head coach Tom Landry, who took the ‘Boys to five Super Bowls, winning two. Landry also developed the famous 4-3 defense as the defensive coordinator of the New York Giants.
10. Curly Lambeau, Green Bay Packers
Curly Lambeau – one of the most famous names in football – was the founder of one of the NFL’s most successful franchises. As the head coach of the Green Bay Packers, he won an incredible 226 games, eight division titles and six championship games.
11. Bill Parcells, New York Giants
Parcells was always a winner wherever he went, taking all four of his teams to the playoffs. One of the greatest defensive coaches in the world, he is best known for his tenure with the New York Giants. He led the G-Men to two Super Bowls and won the Lombardi Trophy both times.