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Ranking Top 5 Best player-coach duos in NFL history to have won a Super Bowl

New England Patriots win Super Bowl XLIX
New England Patriots win Super Bowl XLIX

NFL history is loaded with great player-coach duos. The best of the best usually go on to win Super Bowls together and sometimes even establish true dynasties over an era.

Of all the great player-coach duos in the history of the NFL that have gone on to win multiple Super Bowls together, here are the five that stand above the rest.

Best Super Bowl winning player-coach duos in NFL history

#5 - Terry Bradshaw and Chuck Noll, Pittsburgh Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw

The Pittsburgh Steelers dominated the 1970s era of the NFL. Head coach Chuck Noll and quarterback Terry Bradshaw, along with the famous "Steel Curtain" defense, combined to win four Super Bowls in a six-year span. Bradshaw was named Super Bowl MVP for two of their victories. Noll was also Bradshaw's head coach for his entire NFL career.

OTD 1991 the great Chuck Noll retired as the Pittsburgh Steelers head coach. His 209 career wins and 4 Super Bowl titles make him a legend among the legends. The “Emperor” changed the direction of the entire Steeler organization and made it one of the greatest in all of sports. https://t.co/GeA7HeQKVs

#4 - Lawrence Taylor and Bill Parcells, New York Giants

New York Giants pass rusher Lawrence Taylor
New York Giants pass rusher Lawrence Taylor

Lawrence Taylor is the only player on this list who isn't a quarterback. That's how special of a talent he was during his playing days. He is one of only two defensive players in NFL history to be named MVP. He helped the Giants win two Super Bowls with head coach Bill Parcells in the 1990s era. Parcells is widely considered one of the greatest coaches of all time.

On this date, January 15th, 1994: Lawrence Taylor announced his retirement from the NFL https://t.co/3h8fIaX6Ve

Best player-coach duos in NFL history to have won a Super Bowl

Here are the top player-coach duos in NFL history that have won multiple Super Bowls and created dynasties.

#3 - Bart Starr and Vince Lombardi, Green Bay Packers

Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr
Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr

Quarterback Bart Starr and head coach Vince Lombardi led the Green Bay Packers to back-to-back wins in the first two Super Bowls in NFL history. They also won five NFL championships as a duo, with their dynasty beginning before the NFL-AFL merger. Had the merger occurred earlier, there is a good chance that they would have won even more Super Bowls than they did.

OTD 1968° SUPER BOWL II °The NFL #Packers soundly defeat the AFL Raiders in sun-dappled Miami, 33-14 — Vince Lombardi's final game as GB head coach.• GB: 2nd straight SB title/5th title under Lombardi• Bart Starr: second SB MVP• Herb Adderley: 1st pick-six in SB history https://t.co/qN0EAEPTzV

#2 - Joe Montana and Bill Walsh, San Francisco 49ers

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Joe Montana
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Joe Montana

Star quarterback Joe Montana won four Super Bowls for the San Francisco 49ers. Bill Walsh was the head coach for three of those victories. They never once lost a Super Bowl that they reached together. The duo dominated their era of football and consistently posted winning seasons. They are credited with revolutionizing the passing game in the NFL with the famed "West Coast" offense.

Walsh and Montana, plotting and planning in the 1984 NFC Championship at Candlestick.37 years ago today. https://t.co/ZDfQg2bVks

#1 - Tom Brady and Bill Belichick, New England Patriots

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady

No duo in NFL history is more dominant than Tom Brady and Bill Belichick. Their dynasty lasted two decades in which they appeared in the Super Bowl in nearly half of all their seasons together. The pair appeared in nine total Super Bowls and won six of them. Tom Brady has since won a seventh Super Bowl with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. As both him and Belichick are still active in the NFL today, each searching for more rings.

Bill Belichick has drafted 12 QBs since joining the Patriots in 2000. Seven of them are in the playoffs.Mac Jones: NE starterJarrett Stidham: NE backupJimmy Garoppolo: SF starterZac Robinson: LAR AQB coachKevin O'Connell: LAR OCKliff Kingsbury: ARI HCTom Brady: TB starter

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