Coaching tree, legacy of Bill Walsh

Six Super Bowl champions rank among descendants of 49ers offensive wizard

Originally Published: June 10, 2013
By ESPN.com

ESPN celebrates the 100th anniversary of Vince Lombardi's birth with the "Greatest Coaches in NFL History" series, saluting the finest innovators, motivators, tacticians, teachers and champions ever to stalk the sidelines. Follow along as we reveal our list of the top 20 coaches of all time and document the lineage of the league's most influential coaching trees.

The Bill Walsh coaching tree is documented in the chart below, followed by features on Walsh and his disciples. This ...

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