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Joe Stydahar

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Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
5 29-30-1 49.17% 2-2 50.00%

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Joe Stydahar was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1950 to 1954, finishing his career as the head coach of the Chicago Cardinals. Over his five years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 29-30-1. During his career he was a head coach for five seasons, first with the Los Angeles Rams. He led the Rams for three seasons, compiling a record of 26-10-0. In 1951, the Rams won the championship against the Cleveland Browns 24-17. His next head coaching stint was with the Chicago Cardinals from 1953 to 1954, as he led the team to a 3-20-1 record. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 29-30-1 across five seasons including going 2-2-0 in the playoffs.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1954 Head Coach 2-10-0 0-0
1953 Head Coach 1-10-1 0-0
1952 Head Coach 9-3-0 0-1
1951 Head Coach 8-4-0 1-0
1950 Head Coach 9-3-0 1-1

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