Chicago Bears: Hall-of-Fame coach Don Shula passes away
|Monday, May 4, 2020, 10:27 AM- -|
RIP Don Shula (1930-2020).
Hall-of-Fame head coach Don Shula passed away peacefully at his home at the age of 90 on Monday morning, according to the Dolphins.
The team released the following statement.
"Don Shula was the patriarch of the Miami Dolphins for 50 years," the statement read. "He brought the winning edge to our franchise and put the Dolphins and the city of Miami in the national sports scene. Our deepest thoughts and prayers go out to Mary Anne, along with his children, Dave, Donna, Anne, and Mike."
Shula was the NFL's all-time winningest coaches with 347 total wins (including playoffs).
He was also a two-time Super Bowl champion, coach of the only undefeated team in NFL history, and four-time NFL coach of the year.
Shula was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1997.
ChicagoBearsHQ would like to give out our most heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Don Shula and the entire NFL community.
The Greatest.— Miami Dolphins (@MiamiDolphins) May 4, 2020
Thank you for everything, Coach Shula. pic.twitter.com/7eXY4ZOKn6
One of the most iconic coaches in NFL history.— Sunday Night Football (@SNFonNBC) May 4, 2020
Don Shula's legacy will live forever. pic.twitter.com/gAUztOnV0z
392: Number of games Don Shula coached for the Miami Dolphins.— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) May 4, 2020
440: Number of games every other Dolphins head coach coached in the team’s 54-season history. pic.twitter.com/Neo5cHPz6X
Don Shula, the winningest coach in NFL history, has died at the age of 90 pic.twitter.com/50GLOSeMtO— The MMQB (@theMMQB) May 4, 2020
Legendary Dolphins coach Don Shula has died at 90— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) May 4, 2020
He’s got more wins than any coach in NFL history pic.twitter.com/6xS0RvmTYX
Northeast Ohio native and Hall of Fame football coach Don Shula has passed away at the age of 90. Shula attended John Carroll University and even played for the Cleveland Browns before going on to win the most games by any coach in NFL history. Photo: The Plain Dealer. pic.twitter.com/9UNXwxPvST— clevelanddotcom (@clevelanddotcom) May 4, 2020
RIP Don Shula ?? The Legend. Most wins by a head coach in NFL history. A champion. He was a sweet and generous man. We will miss you coach. pic.twitter.com/yQSgsBwJWt— Joy Taylor (@JoyTaylorTalks) May 4, 2020
All-time wins list tells you all you need to know on his legacy.— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) May 4, 2020
1) Don Shula 328
2) George Halas 318
3) Bill Belichick 273
4) Tom Landry 250
5) Curly Lambeau 226
6) Paul Brown 213
7) Andy Reid 207
8) Marty Schottenheimer 200
9) Chuck Noll 193
10) Dan Reeves 190
Don Shula, the winningest coach in NFL history, died Monday at the age of 90, the Dolphins announced. pic.twitter.com/EEBp2nFbka— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 4, 2020
Rookie QB Doug Pederson led the Miami Dolphins to win over Eagles at Veterans Stadium in 1993 that gave Don Shula the NFL record 325 coaching wins— John Clark (@JClarkNBCS) May 4, 2020
Doug has said that win is right below Eagles Super Bowl win for him#RIPDonShula pic.twitter.com/OEj854yMbZ
Don Shula coached 48% of the Dolphins NFL seasons.— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) May 4, 2020
There’s only one coach who comes close.
Gregg Popovich has coached in 46% of the Spurs NBA seasons. pic.twitter.com/wC0Pg2KYTI