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Paddy Driscoll

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Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
9 68-27-7 70.10% 3-1 75.00%

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Paddy Driscoll was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1920 to 1963, finishing his career as the vice president of the Chicago Bears. Over his nine years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 68-27-7. During his career he was a head coach for five seasons, first with the Racine/Chicago Cardinals. He led the Cardinals for three seasons, compiling a record of 17-8-4. In 1922, the Cardinals won the championship against the Chicago Bears 9-0. His next head coaching stint was with the Chicago Bears from 1956 to 1957, as he led the team to a 14-9-1 record. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 31-17-5 across five seasons including going 0-1-0 in the playoffs.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1963 Vice President 11-1-2 1-0
1959 Administrative Vice President 8-4-0 0-0
1957 Head Coach 5-7-0 0-0
1956 Head Coach 9-2-1 0-1
1955 Assistant Coach 8-4-0 0-0
1941 Assistant Coach 10-1-0 2-0
1922 Head Coach 8-3-0 0-0
1921 Head Coach 3-3-2 0-0
1920 Head Coach 6-2-2 0-0

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Fun Facts

  • Paddy Driscoll tied for the record with 4 drop kick field goals in one game during his playing career.