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Cecil Isbell

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Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
5 18-45-1 28.91% 0-1 0.00%

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Cecil Isbell was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1947 to 1951, finishing his career as the interim head coach/backfield coach of the Chicago Cardinals. Over his five years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 18-45-1. He was the head coach of the Baltimore Colts from 1947 until the 1949 season, during which time the Colts went 10-29-1. During his career he was a head coach for three seasons.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1951 Interim Head Coach / Backfield Coach 3-9-0 0-0
1950 Backfield Coach 5-7-0 0-0
1949 Head Coach 1-11-0 0-0
1948 Head Coach 7-7-0 0-1
1947 Head Coach 2-11-1 0-0

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