My Top 10 Super Bowl Coaching Decisions

Michael Ielpi@ielpiCorrespondent IJune 3, 2009

My Top 10 Super Bowl Coaching Decisions

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    TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 30:  The reflection of head coach Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh Steelers is seen in the Vince Lombardi trophy during the AFC Head coach press conference prior to Super Bowl XLIII held at the Tampa Convention Center on January 30, 2009

10. Hank Stram—“65 Toss Power Trap”—Super Bowl IV

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    CANTON, OH - AUGUST 3:  Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Hank Stram waves after being presented with his bust during the 2003 NFL Hall of Fame Induction ceremony on August 3, 2003 in Canton, Ohio.  (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

9. Tom Flores—Won’t Get Fooled Again—Super Bowl XVIII

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    6 Dec 1987:  Los Angeles Raiders head coach Tom Flores looks on during a game against the Buffalo Bills at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California.  The Raiders won the game, 34-21. Mandatory Credit: Mike Powell  /Allsport

8. Bill Walsh—When Accident Becomes Design—Super Bowl XVI

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    STANFORD, CA - JANUARY 20:  Head coach Bill Walsh of the San Francisco 49ers enjoys a victory ride on the field after defeating the Miami Dolphins 38-16 in Super Bowl XIX at Stanford Stadium on January 20, 1985 in Stanford, California.  (Photo by George R

7. Tom Coughlin—Don’t Let Him Breathe—Super Bowl XLII

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    GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 03:  Head coach TOm Coughlin of the New York Giants holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy as he is interviewed by Terry Bradshaw after his team defeated the New England Patriots 17 0 14 after Super Bowl XLII on February 3, 2008 at the Un

6. Chuck Noll—Trust the Steel Curtain, Not the Kicking Game—Super Bowl X

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    8 Nov 1989:  Head coach Chuck Noll of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks on during a game against the Denver Broncos at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  The Broncos won the game 34-7. Mandatory Credit: Tim de Frisco  /Allsport

5. Weeb Ewbank—Turning Broadway Joe into Joe Cool—Super Bowl III

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4. Joe Gibbs—“70 Chip to the Diesel Goes for 43”—Super Bowl XVII

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    GREEN BAY, WI - OCTOBER 14:  Head coach Joe Gibbs of the Washington Redskins on the sidelines against against the Green Bay Packers October 14, 2007 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

3. Bill Parcells—Clock Management—Super Bowl XXV

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    12 Jan 1991: New York Giants head coach Bill Parcells is paraded around on the shoulders of players Lawrence Taylor #56 and Carl Banks #58 after winning Super Bowl XXV against the Buffalo Bills at Tampa Stadium in Tampa, Florida. The Giants won the game,

2. Bill Cowher—“Surprise Onside”—Super Bowl XXX

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    28 Jan 1996:  Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher confers with quarterback Neil O'Donnell during Super Bowl XXX against the Dallas Cowboys at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona.  The Cowboys won the game, 27-17. Mandatory Credit: Mike Powell  /All

1. Bill Belichick—In Tom Brady We Trust—Super Bowl XXXVI

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    FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 27:  Head coach Bill Belichick congratulates quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots after he took Brady out of the game against the Buffalo Bills on December 27, 2003 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The