|Date of birth:||July 18, 1916|
|Place of birth:||Church Hill, Tennessee|
|Date of death:||July 19, 2005(aged 89)|
|Place of death:||Knoxville, Tennessee|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||227 lb (103 kg)|
|High school:||Kingsport (TN) Dobyns-Bennett|
|NFL draft:||1941 / Round: 6 / Pick: 50|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics
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Edward Clifton Cifers (July 18, 1916 – July 19, 2005) was an American football end in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and Chicago Bears. He played college football at the University of Tennessee and was drafted in the sixth round of the 1941 NFL Draft.
All-Pro in 1942, led Redskins to 1942 NFL Championship.
In 1942, Cifers enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served at Norfolk Naval Base during WWII. He was also a part of the Del-Monte Pre-Flight football team.