Bill Parcells

Knowledge Identifier: +Bill_Parcells


Bill Parcells

Former American football head coach, most recently with the Dallas Cowboys from 2003 to 2006 add

Category: Football

Born in 1941.

Countries: United States (88%), United Kingdom (7%), Ireland (2%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Super Bowl, Bill Belichick, Sean Payton

Linked to: Wichita State University, Colgate University, Georgetown University Law Center, Hastings College




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Bill Parcells was born in 1941 add something


Wichita State University - Legendary NFL coach Bill Parcells was a linebacker at WSU in 1962 and 1963 before serving as a graduate assistant in 1964


Ray Perkins (American football) - He coached in the NFL as an assistant for the New England Patriots and San Diego Chargers before becoming head coach of the New York Giants from 1979–1982, helping to build the team that his successor, Bill Parcells, won two Super Bowls in 1986 and 1990


In 1978, for the first time, he became a head coach add something


In 1978, he became the head coach at the Air Force Academy for one season add something


In 1979, Parcells accepted an offer to become the defensive coordinator of the New York Giants under head coach Ray Perkins but, before the season started, he resigned and took a job with a land development company in Colorado add something


Feeling dissatisfied with his life away from football, Parcells returned to the sport in 1980 as the linebackers coach of the New England Patriots under Ron Erhardt add something


Bill Belichick - He added linebackers coaching to his duties in 1980 and was named defensive coordinator in 1985 under head coach Bill Parcells, who had replaced Perkins in 1983


Bill Belichick - He added linebackers coaching to his duties in 1980 and was named defensive coordinator in 1985 under head coach Bill Parcells, who had replaced Perkins in 1983


Scott Brunner (American football) - Ray Perkins left the Giants after the 1982 season and George Young's choice to replace Perkins was Bill Parcells, the Giants' defensive coordinator


When Parcells took over in 1983, the New York Giants were a team that had posted just one winning season in the previous ten years add something


Mark Bavaro - After starting tight end Zeke Mowatt suffered a season ending injury before the start of the 1985 season, coach Bill Parcells, who had called Bavaro the most impressive rookie during training camp, installed Bavaro as the starter


In 1986, he led the Giants to the first of two Super Bowls add something


Parcells led the Giants to a second Super Bowl in 1990 add something


Charlie Weis - Weis launched his professional coaching career in 1990 when he was named offensive assistant and assistant special teams coach under Giants head coach Bill Parcells


Mike Francesa - Francesa hosted "Around the NFL" with Bill Parcells on MSG Network between August 30, 1991 and April 16, 1992


In 1992, Parcells made a handshake agreement to become head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers add something


After a two-year hiatus, Parcells returned to the NFL in 1993 as the head coach for the New England Patriots add something


Ray Perkins (American football) - After just one year, Perkins became the offensive coordinator of the New England Patriots, serving under Bill Parcells from 1993–1996


Scott Zolak - In 1993, the Patriots and new head coach Bill Parcells were looking to improve the quarterback spot on their roster


Chris Palmer (American football) - Palmer first worked under Bill Parcells as the New England Patriots wide receivers coach from 1993-95


Okay-" This was mainly in reference to an incident in the Patriots' war room during the 1996 Draft where Parcells, who wanted to draft a defensive player with their first-round choice, was vetoed by Kraft, and the Patriots selected Ohio State WR Terry Glenn add something


Neil O'Donnell - His performance would improve the following season under new coach Bill Parcells the following year, 1997


Bill Belichick - In February 1997, Belichick, who had been an assistant coach under Bill Parcells with the New York Giants and New England Patriots, was named the Jets interim Head Coach while the Jets and Patriots continued to negotiate compensation to release Parcells from his contract with Patriots and allow Parcells to coach the Jets


Rex Ryan - The Jets were one win short of tying the franchise record in wins set by the 1998 team led by Bill Parcells


In 1999, Bill Parcells retired from football for the second time, vowing that he would not coach again add something


In 1999, expectations were high for the Jets to go to the Super Bowl add something


They finished with a 10 game improvement from the previous season, making the Dolphins one of two teams in NFL history to accomplish a 10 game turnaround, the other being the 1999 Indianapolis Colts add something


Vinny Testaverde - Despite his injuries, Testaverde's performance with the Jets endeared him to coach Bill Parcells, who retired from coaching in 1999


It was the first time since 2001 that the Dolphins made the playoffs add something


Joe Avezzano - Avezzano was not retained by the Cowboys when Bill Parcells became head coach in 2003


Michael Wiley (American football) - In 2003, after the Cowboys hired new head coach Bill Parcells, Wiley missed valuable preseason time with a rotator cuff injury and was waived on August 25


Sean Payton - Payton joined Bill Parcells and the Cowboys as assistant head coach and quarterbacks coach in 2003, where he helped coach Quincy Carter, Vinny Testaverde, and Drew Bledsoe to 3,000-yard seasons


Tony Romo - Romo aided the Cowboys in clinching a playoff spot, the second since Bill Parcells became coach in 2003


Tony Sparano - Sparano was hired by new Dallas Cowboys coach Bill Parcells in 2003, rising from tight ends coach to assistant head coach in his five seasons in Dallas


Ryan Young - On March 5, 2003, he was signed as a free agent by the Dallas Cowboys, reuniting him with his former Jets head coach Bill Parcells


On offense, the Cowboys felt the need to upgrade their passing game to complement their top 2004 draft pick, running back Julius Jones, and acquired quarterback Drew Bledsoe via free agency add something


Roy Williams (safety) - Williams is occasionally referred to by fans as "Biscuit", in reference to a statement in a 2004 press conference by former head coach Bill Parcells who, noting Williams' weight, said that he was "a biscuit short of a linebacker"


The Cowboys improved their defense before the 2005 season with the additions of first round draft picks Demarcus Ware and Marcus Spears add something


Jason Ferguson - A highly coveted free-agent in 2005, coming off a very strong 2004 season in which he totaled 59 tackles and 3½ sacks, Ferguson left the Jets for the Dallas Cowboys, rejoining Bill Parcells who had become their head coach in 2003


Jason Ferguson - A highly coveted free-agent in 2005, coming off a very strong 2004 season in which he totaled 59 tackles and 3½ sacks, Ferguson left the Jets for the Dallas Cowboys, rejoining Bill Parcells who had become their head coach in 2003


Aaron Glenn - Glenn signed with the Dallas Cowboys before the 2005 season reuniting him with Bill Parcells, who coached him in New York


Mike Holmgren - With the 2005 NFC Championship win, Mike Holmgren became the fifth member of a small coaching fraternity that has taken two different NFL franchises to the Super Bowl, joining Bill Parcells, Dan_Reeves, Don Shula, and Dick Vermeil


In 2006 the Cowboys signed controversial former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Terrell Owens add something


In week 7 of the 2006 season, Parcells decided to replace veteran quarterback Drew Bledsoe with fourth year quarterback Tony Romo add something


Tony Romo - Two days later, on October 25, Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells announced that Romo would be the Cowboys starting quarterback for the October 29 game against the Carolina Panthers on "NBC Sunday Night Football", in Week 8 of the 2006 season


Immediately following the Cowboys' loss to the Seattle Seahawks, Parcells said that he was unsure if he would return in 2007, and the rumors about Parcells's future escalated add something


Parcells would have entered the final year of his contract with the Cowboys in 2007, and had been facing questions all year as to whether he would return to the Cowboys to coach his final season add something


He announced his third retirement from football on January 22, 2007 before returning to the sport later that year as the Vice President of Football Operations with the Miami Dolphins add something


On January 22, 2007, he announced his retirement as head coach of the Cowboys after 4 years, apparently ending his coaching career add something


On December 19, 2007, the Miami Herald reported that Parcells had agreed to become the new Executive Vice President of Football Operations of the Miami Dolphins add something


Hudson Houck - After the Dolphins' disastrous 1-15 campaign in 2007, Houck was fired along with most of the Dolphins' coaching staff by incoming general manager Bill Parcells


Terrell Owens - On May 15, 2007, to begin the Dallas Cowboys' spring mini-camp under new head coach Wade Phillips, Owens was questioned by ESPN about what he learned during his one-season experience with former head coach Bill Parcells


In the 2008 draft, they drafted offensive tackle Jake Long with the No. 1 overall pick, along with Phillip Merling, Kendall Langford, Chad Henne, Lex Hilliard, and Donald Thomas add something


Maurice Carthon - In early 2008, reports surfaced about a potential reuniting of Carthon and old coach Bill Parcells in Miami


Jason Ferguson - Rejoining Bill Parcells on a third team, Ferguson became the Dolphins' starting nose tackle in 2008


Jason Taylor (American football) - On Monday April 28, 2008, "The Miami Herald" reported that Dolphin President Bill Parcells is displeased that Taylor skipped the Dolphins voluntary off-season workouts and that when "Taylor walked into a room where Parcells was watching tape, and Parcells ignored him"


They released fan favorite Zach Thomas, who would end up signing with the Dallas Cowboys, and traded star defensive end Jason Taylor to the Washington Redskins for a second round pick in the 2009 draft add something


He resigned from his role as the "football czar" with the Dolphins in September 2010, working as a "consultant" with the team until he took a leave of absence in October 2010, and left the team after the season add something


Cory Procter - On May 24, 2010, he was signed by the Miami Dolphins as a free agent, reuniting with former Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells, who was the team's Executive Vice President of Football Operations


In March 2012, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton was suspended for the entire upcoming 2012 season by the NFL for not reporting a bounty system set up by his defense during 2009 and 2010 add something


Parcells had not made the decision to join the Saints as of April 6, 2012 add something


On April 11, 2012, Parcells revealed in an interview with Mike Tirico that he had decided against joining the Saints but would help Sean Payton in any way he could add something


Curtis Martin - Martin was again a leading candidate for selection in 2012 alongside former head coach and mentor Bill Parcells


On February 2, 2013, Parcells was voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame add something


Induction ceremonies were held on August 3, 2013 in Canton, Ohio add something


Random House released the collaboration on October 28, 2014 add something


As of 2016, former Parcells assistants who are currently head coaches in either the NFL or the college ranks include: add something


As of 2018, former Parcells assistants who are currently head coaches in either the NFL or the college ranks include: add something