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Ernie Nevers

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Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
5 17-34-5 34.82% 0-0 0.00%

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Ernie Nevers was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1927 to 1946, finishing his career as the backfield coach of the Chicago Rockets. Over his five years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 17-34-5. During his career he was a head coach for four seasons, first with the Duluth Eskimos. He led the Eskimos for one season, compiling a record of 1-8-0. His next head coaching stint was with the Chicago Cardinals from 1930 to 1939, as he led the team to a 11-20-2 record. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 12-28-2 across four seasons.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1946 Backfield Coach 5-6-3 0-0
1939 Head Coach 1-10-0 0-0
1931 Head Coach 5-4-0 0-0
1930 Head Coach 5-6-2 0-0
1927 Head Coach 1-8-0 0-0

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