Bill Edwards

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
4 30-18-2 62.00% 2-0 100.00%


Career Summary

Bill Edwards was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1941 to 1948, finishing his career as the tackles coach of the Cleveland Browns. Over his four years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 30-18-2. He was the head coach of the Detroit Lions from 1941 until the 1942 season, during which time the Lions went 4-17-1. During his career he was a head coach for two seasons.

Bill Edwards Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Edwards served as an assistant coach for Paul Brown. He spent two years as an assistant coach to Paul Brown, finishing as the tackles coach in 1948.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1948 Cleveland Browns Tackles Coach 14-0-0 1-0
1947 Cleveland Browns Tackles Coach 12-1-1 1-0
1942 Detroit Lions Head Coach 0-11-0 0-0
1941 Detroit Lions Head Coach 4-6-1 0-0

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