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Marv Levy

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Marvin Daniel Levy

Born: August 3, 1925 in Chicago, IL
College: Coe College (IA); Harvard
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 2001

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1978 53 Kansas City Chiefs NFL 16 4 12 0 .250 5
1979 54 Kansas City Chiefs NFL 16 7 9 0 .438 5
1980 55 Kansas City Chiefs NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 3
1981 56 Kansas City Chiefs NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 3
1982 57 Kansas City Chiefs NFL 9 3 6 0 .333 4
1986 61 Buffalo Bills NFL 7 2 5 0 .286 4
1987 62 Buffalo Bills NFL 15 7 8 0 .467 4
1988 63 Buffalo Bills NFL 16 12 4 0 .750 2 1 1 .500 1
1989 64 Buffalo Bills NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 1 0 1 .000 1
1990 65 Buffalo Bills NFL 16 13 3 0 .813 3 2 1 .667 1 AFC Champions
1991 66 Buffalo Bills NFL 16 13 3 0 .813 3 2 1 .667 1 AFC Champions
1992 67 Buffalo Bills NFL 16 11 5 0 .688 4 3 1 .750 2 AFC Champions
1993 68 Buffalo Bills NFL 16 12 4 0 .750 3 2 1 .667 1 AFC Champions
1994 69 Buffalo Bills NFL 16 7 9 0 .438 4
1995 70 Buffalo Bills NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 2 1 1 .500 1
1996 71 Buffalo Bills NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 1 0 1 .000 2
1997 72 Buffalo Bills NFL 16 6 10 0 .375 4
17 yrs 255 143 112 0 .561 19 11 8 .579 2.7
12 yrs BUF 182 112 70 0 .615 19 11 8 .579 2.2
5 yrs KAN 73 31 42 0 .425 0 0 0 4.0

Games over .500: 31
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 0
Conference Championships: 4
Division Championships: 6

Team's Ranks

Team Ranks in various categories, Lower ALWAYS indicates better performance.
Overall Offense Rushing Off Passing Off Defense Rushing Def Passing Def
Year Tm Tms WL% T/G Pts± Yds± Yds Pts GvA Att Yds TD Y/A FL Att Yds TD Int NY/A Yds Pts TkA Att Yds TD Y/A FR Att Yds TD Int nY/A
1978 KAN 28 26 11 26 17 15 24 4 2 2 5 2 15 25 27 27 1 26 20 22 24 21 18 24 18 24 4 17 14 19 27
1979 KAN 28 18 12 18 25 27 26 9 9 13 10 12 16 28 28 28 7 28 12 5 17 11 6 1 6 22 27 22 20 10 11
1980 KAN 28 14 2 16 26 28 14 5 9 18 14 28 17 28 27 23 3 24 18 19 6 18 21 17 21 12 21 10 22 3 6
1981 KAN 28 10 13 11 16 17 12 22 2 3 4 3 27 28 25 27 13 18 17 10 5 13 3 17 2 5 27 23 6 6 15
1982 KAN 28 21 1 15 20 25 16 1 16 21 27 24 1 21 21 16 2 22 10 18 14 16 19 9 11 11 8 10 17 14 18
1986 BUF 28 24 28 23 22 19 20 19 25 21 23 13 24 19 15 9 10 11 24 20 28 10 9 23 8 28 24 27 11 27 23
1987 BUF 28 15 24 19 16 16 24 25 17 17 23 16 27 7 18 15 15 24 12 12 20 27 22 11 11 16 4 9 20 17 14
1988 BUF 28 1 16 5 6 12 14 10 6 7 12 12 16 23 15 20 7 6 4 3 19 13 12 10 11 7 3 4 6 23 7
1989 BUF 28 10 20 5 5 5 3 21 5 3 10 7 27 21 8 2 15 4 11 14 15 18 14 16 12 18 13 10 2 7 10
1990 BUF 28 2 4 1 5 6 1 3 9 7 2 7 4 24 10 3 4 3 8 6 5 21 15 16 6 10 6 7 6 12 9
1991 BUF 28 2 9 3 5 1 2 18 5 1 7 3 18 5 4 1 18 3 27 19 7 27 24 24 15 14 24 21 1 4 16
1992 BUF 28 4 18 6 4 2 3 22 1 1 6 5 20 8 6 5 18 7 12 14 8 9 2 6 1 18 27 20 13 5 12
1993 BUF 28 1 2 5 20 6 7 23 2 8 10 23 21 18 11 9 15 8 27 5 1 23 21 5 14 1 26 24 14 4 18
1994 BUF 28 17 24 14 12 10 11 21 7 8 7 11 15 12 10 8 24 20 17 22 18 15 8 8 3 14 13 23 25 18 25
1995 BUF 30 6 11 13 16 20 13 8 1 6 19 18 9 25 21 13 8 17 13 12 21 20 11 25 7 23 22 16 1 12 7
1996 BUF 30 6 25 7 9 16 15 26 1 8 10 27 14 25 17 20 28 11 9 6 18 23 14 14 1 7 26 8 2 21 3
1997 BUF 30 22 28 28 16 25 29 28 23 14 16 9 26 11 25 26 29 30 9 23 26 23 15 10 6 28 9 12 8 15 11
17 yrs %tile 62 52 59 54 52 55 49 74 71 61 58 42 35 44 51 59 49 51 56 51 40 55 55 72 50 45 49 64 59 55
12 yrs BUF 71 43 66 64 64 62 38 74 74 61 60 39 46 57 66 48 62 53 58 49 37 55 54 76 50 46 50 71 55 58
5 yrs KAN 40 76 42 29 24 38 74 76 63 61 54 49 11 12 17 85 19 49 51 56 47 56 55 62 51 41 45 47 66 49

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1978 53 NFL Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach
1979 54 NFL Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach
1980 55 NFL Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach
1981 56 NFL Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach
1982 57 NFL Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach
1986 61 NFL Buffalo Bills Head Coach
1987 62 NFL Buffalo Bills Head Coach
1988 63 NFL Buffalo Bills Head Coach
1989 64 NFL Buffalo Bills Head Coach
1990 65 NFL Buffalo Bills Head Coach
1991 66 NFL Buffalo Bills Head Coach
1992 67 NFL Buffalo Bills Head Coach
1993 68 NFL Buffalo Bills Head Coach
1994 69 NFL Buffalo Bills Head Coach
1995 70 NFL Buffalo Bills Head Coach
1996 71 NFL Buffalo Bills Head Coach
1997 72 NFL Buffalo Bills Head Coach