In 2004, Reid became the first Philadelphia Eagles head coach to lead the team to five consecutive playoff appearances, as well as four consecutive division titles. The Eagles finished the regular season 13-3, the most regular season wins in franchise history.
As a teenager in Los Angeles, worked as a vendor at Dodger Stadium.
Named NFL Coach of the Year in 2000 and 2002. In 2000, the Eagles went 11-5 after finishing 5-11 in 1999. In 2002, the Eagles went 12-4 despite losing superstar quarterback Donovan McNabb for the final six regular season games. Philadelphia went 5-1 in McNabb`s absence.
On December 5, 2004, Reid`s Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Green Bay Packers, 47-17 for his 67th win as the team`s head coach, surpassing Greasy Neale as the franchise leader. On January 11, 2004, five years to the day after Reid was hired, the Eagles had beaten the Packers, 20-17 in overtime in an NFC Divisional Playoff Game. The win was Reid`s fifth playoff win as Eagles head coach, also a franchise record.
Named head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles on January 11, 1999, making a rare jump from position coach to head coach without having been a coordinator. Had coached tight ends for the Green Bay Packers from 1992-96, and quarterbacks from 1997-98.
Head coach of the 2004 NFC Champion Philadelphia Eagles.
Entering the 2007 season Reid is 80-48 as Eagles head coach with an 8-6 playoff record. Of his six playoff losses, three occurred in the NFC championship game before the Eagles reached Superbowl XXXIX. His playoff wins have come against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers twice, the Atlanta Falcons twice, the NY Giants, Chicago Bears, Minnesota Vikings, and Green Bay Packers; his six playoff losses to date have come against the Giants, the St. Louis Rams, the Bucs, the Carolina Panthers, the New England Patriots (Superbowl XXXIX), and the New Orleans Saints.
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Philadelphia Eagles head coach to lead the team to five consecutive playoff appearances