Bill Belichick's most eye-popping stats and records from his 24 years with the Patriots

All good things come to an end. Even the most successful NFL coaching tenure ever.

Bill Belichick will not return as head coach of the New England Patriots in 2024. His 24 seasons with the Patriots spanned a pair of mini-dynasties bridged together by himself and quarterback Tom Brady in what was the most successful partnership the league had ever seen.

"The Patriot Way" become synonymous with Belichick, who became− synonymous with winning. That led to records – some broken, some he's still chasing – and plenty of statistics worth mentioning.

Bill Belichick rings

Belichick won six Super Bowls − the most for any head coach − with the Patriots.

However, his boat is named "VIII Rings" because he counts the two he won as defensive coordinator of the New York Giants.

Tom Brady celebrates with Bill Belichick after one of their many victories with the Patriots.
Tom Brady celebrates with Bill Belichick after one of their many victories with the Patriots.

Bill Belichick Super Bowls

Belichick's Patriots won nine AFC championship games (and appeared in the game 13 times). He was 6-3 in the Super Bowl, and the nine appearances in the big game are a record for any head coach.

Two of his three Super Bowl losses came to the Giants and another was at the hands of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Bill Belichick record with Patriots

Belichick went 266-121 in the regular season. His 2007 team had an undefeated regular-season campaign, while his 2023 squad posted a 4-13 mark, the most dismal season of his time with the Patriots.

Belichick had 19 consecutive winning seasons (2001-2019). He won 17 division titles during that span, which is another record of his.

Bill Belichick wins

On top of the 266 regular-season victories he posted with New England, Belichick added 31 more – another record – in the postseason. Counting his tenure with the Cleveland Browns (1991-95), Belichick has 333 career victories.

Don Shula has the all-time record for wins by a coach with 347.

Bill Belichick's record without Tom Brady

Belichick was 83-104 overall in games coached without Tom Brady as his starting quarterback. He was 29-39 (counting playoffs) since Brady signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2020. Brady retired last offseason.

Brady won three MVPs with Belichick as his coach.

What was Bill Belichick's salary?

By his latest contract, Belichick was the highest-paid coach in sports. According to Sportico, he made $25 million per year.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Bill Belichick Super Bowl rings, win record and coaching career stats