25 Best Playoff Coaches in NFL History

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25 Best Playoff Coaches in NFL History
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Four NFL teams—and who knows, maybe more—are currently in search of a new head coach. Although each job, owner and team is different and unique, they all want one thing from their new hire: a Super Bowl championship.

That's what every team wants.

To do that takes three, sometimes four, wins in the postseason. For all the hundreds of coaches in NFL history, only a scant few have mastered the landscape in the "second season" of the playoffs.

I've ranked the 25 greatest postseason head coaches based on a few criteria. 

Total wins and Super Bowl titles (or NFL championships) are obviously the starting point, but not the be-all, end-all.

Suffice it to say that the quality of their roster, the quality of the opponents they played, the stage—home game or away—and upsets vs. chokes are also huge factors in ranking these coaching icons.

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