After attending Northwestern University, John "Paddy" Driscoll played the 1919 season with the Hammond Pros (pre-NFL). From 1920-1925, he led the Chicago Cardinals and was also head coach from 1920 to 1922. In 1926, the Cardinals traded him to the Bears where he continued to carry his team until he retired after the 1929 season. Later, he was head coach of the Bears for two seasons (1956 and 1957), compiling a record of 14-10-1.
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