Douglas Irvin Pederson (born January 31, 1968) is an American football coach and former quarterback in the National Football League (NFL). Pederson spent most of his 13-season playing career as a backup to Brett Favre on the Green Bay Packers, where he was part of the team that won a Super Bowl title in Super Bowl XXXI. He was also a backup to Dan Marino on the Miami Dolphins and a starter for the Philadelphia Eagles and Cleveland Browns until retiring in 2004.
Pederson began his coaching career under Andy Reid, serving as an assistant for the Eagles from 2009 to 2012. After Reid became the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs in 2013, Pederson followed him to serve as the Chiefs' offensive coordinator. He returned to the Eagles as their head coach in 2016, a position he held for five seasons. His greatest success with Philadelphia occurred during the 2017 season when he led the franchise to their first Super Bowl title in Super Bowl LII. Pederson is one of four individuals to win a Super Bowl as a player and coach, following Tom Flores, Mike Ditka, and Tony Dungy.