|Born:||July 18, 1916|
Church Hill, Tennessee
|Died:||July 19, 2005 (aged 89)|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||227 lb (103 kg)|
|NFL Draft:||1941 / Round: 6 / Pick: 50|
|Career highlights and awards|
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|Player stats at NFL.com · PFR|
Edward Clifton Cifers (July 18, 1916 – July 19, 2005) was an American football end in the National Football League (NFL) 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.
Attended Dobyns-Bennett High School in Kingsport, Tennessee, where he was the first All-state high school football selection from NE Tennessee.
Cifers played college football at the University of Tennessee and was a part of three SEC championship teams for head coach Robert Neyland.
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 World War II. He was also a part of the Del-Monte Pre-Flight football team.