Turk Edwards

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
7 45-27-3 62.00% 2-2 50.00%

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Dutch Bergman, Dudley DeGroot, Ray Flaherty


Clark Shaughnessy


Career Summary

Turk Edwards was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1941 to 1947, finishing his career as the head coach of the Washington Redskins. Over his seven years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 45-27-3. He was the head coach of the Washington Redskins from 1946 until the 1947 season, during which time the Redskins went 9-13-1. During his career he was a head coach for two seasons.

Turk Edwards Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Edwards served as an assistant coach for Ray Flaherty, Dutch Bergman, and Dudley DeGroot. During this time, he coached for two years for Ray Flaherty and Dudley DeGroot. One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, Clark Shaughnessy, was eventually hired as a head coach. After coaching on Turk Edwards's coaching staff, he was the head coach of the Los Angeles Rams for two seasons where he combined for a regular season record of 14-7-3 and 0-1 in the playoffs.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1947 Washington Redskins Head Coach 4-8-0 0-0
1946 Washington Redskins Head Coach 5-5-1 0-0
1945 Washington Redskins Line Coach 8-2-0 0-1
1944 Washington Redskins Line Coach 6-3-1 0-0
1943 Washington Redskins Line Coach 6-3-1 1-1
1942 Washington Redskins Line Coach 10-1-0 1-0
1941 Washington Redskins Line Coach 6-5-0 0-0

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