The Head Coaches

There has been five former head coaches — Al Groh, Herman Edwards, Eric Mangini and Rex Ryan— and each experienced short term success but ultimately were fired for consecutive losing seasons.

Current head coach Todd Bowles began his Jet’s coaching career with a 10-6 mark. In his second year, that win total was cut in half, costing him a number of his coaching staff.

Rex Ryan was the most successful of the five, leading the Jets to two AFC Championship games. A change of general manager, from Mike Tannenbaum to John Idzik, and a slew of personnel changes killed any momentum Ryan had created.

New York Jets Head Coach and Record:

  • Al Groh: 9-7
  • Herman Edwards: 39-41
  • Eric Mangini: 23-25
  • Rex Ryan: 46-50
  • Todd Bowles: 15-17

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