Bill Nelsen

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
11 60-97-2 38.36% 1-3 25.00%

Biography

Career Summary

Bill Nelsen was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1973 to 1984, finishing his career as the offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach of the Detroit Lions. Over his eleven years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 60-97-2.

Career Awards

During the 1975 season as the offensive coordinator of the Atlanta Falcons he coached Dave Hampton to the Comeback Player of the Year.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1984 Detroit Lions Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach 4-11-1 0-0
1982 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterbacks Coach 5-4-0 0-1
1981 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterbacks Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterbacks Coach 5-10-1 0-0
1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterbacks Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 10-6-0 1-1
1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterbacks Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1977 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterbacks Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 2-12-0 0-0
1976 Atlanta Falcons Offensive Coordinator 4-10-0 0-0
1975 Atlanta Falcons Offensive Coordinator 4-10-0 0-0
1974 New England Patriots Quarterbacks Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1973 New England Patriots Quarterbacks Coach 5-9-0 0-0

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