Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a former coach of the Buffalo Bills. Levy's Bills won 4 straight AFC championships, but lost each of the Super Bowls, the first to the New York Giants, then to the Washington Redskins and twice to the Dallas Cowboys. No other coach has ever appeared in 4 straight Super Bowls.
Levy had coached for 11 1/2 seasons from 1986-97, the Bills went 112-70 and 11-8 in the playoffs. He was named Coach of the Year in 1988. Levy also was the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs for five seasons and compiled an overall record of 143-112.