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Paddy Driscoll

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
23 172-79-11 67.75% 5-3 62.50%

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Biography

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 twenty-three years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 172-79-11. 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.


History

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
1954 Assistant Coach 8-4-0 0-0
1953 Assistant Coach 3-8-1 0-0
1952 Assistant Coach 5-7-0 0-0
1951 Assistant Coach 7-5-0 0-0
1950 Assistant Coach 9-3-0 0-1
1949 Assistant Coach 9-3-0 0-0
1948 Assistant Coach 10-2-0 0-0
1947 Assistant Coach 8-4-0 0-0
1946 Assistant Coach 8-2-1 1-0
1945 Assistant Coach 3-7-0 0-0
1944 Assistant Coach 6-3-1 0-0
1943 Assistant Coach 8-1-1 1-0
1942 Assistant Coach 11-0-0 0-1
1941 Assistant Coach 10-1-0 2-0
1936 Assistant Coach 9-3-0 0-0
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.