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Marv Levy

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
18 149-128-1 53.78% 11-8 57.89%

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Biography

Marv Levy was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1969 until 1997, finishing his career with the Buffalo Bills as their head coach. Over his eighteen years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 149-128-1. During his career he was a head coach for sixteen seasons. His first head coaching opportunity came with the Kansas City Chiefs. He led the team for five seasons, compiling a record of 31-42-0. His next head coaching stint came with the Buffalo Bills. He coached the Bills from 1987 to 1997, leading the team to a 110-65-0 record during his eleven seasons as head coach. As the head coach of the Buffalo Bills he coached multiple players to award-winning seasons: Shane Conlan, AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1987; Bruce Smith, AP Defensive Player of the Year in 1990; Thurman Thomas, AP Offensive Player of the Year in 1991; Thurman Thomas, Most Valuable Player in 1991; Bryce Paup, AP Defensive Player of the Year in 1995; Bruce Smith, AP Defensive Player of the Year in 1996.

Last modified: 12/3/2017

History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1997 Buffalo Bills Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1996 Buffalo Bills Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1995 Buffalo Bills Head Coach 10-6-0 1-1
1994 Buffalo Bills Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1993 Buffalo Bills Head Coach 12-4-0 2-1
1992 Buffalo Bills Head Coach 11-5-0 3-1
1991 Buffalo Bills Head Coach 13-3-0 2-1
1990 Buffalo Bills Head Coach 13-3-0 2-1
1989 Buffalo Bills Head Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1988 Buffalo Bills Head Coach 12-4-0 1-1
1987 Buffalo Bills Head Coach 7-8-0 0-0
1986 Buffalo Bills Interim Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1982 Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach 3-6-0 0-0
1981 Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1980 Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1979 Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1978 Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1969 Philadelphia Eagles Assistant Coach 4-9-1 0-0

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