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Tom Fears

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
14 82-102-8 44.79% 3-0 100.00%

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Biography

Tom Fears was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1959 to 1972, finishing his career as the offensive coordinator of the Philadelphia Eagles. Over his fourteen years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 82-102-8. He was the head coach of the New Orleans Saints from 1967 until the 1970 season, during which time the Saints went 14-40-2. During his career he was a head coach for four seasons.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1972 Offensive Coordinator 2-11-1 0-0
1971 Offensive Coordinator 6-7-1 0-0
1970 Head Coach 2-11-1 0-0
1969 Head Coach 5-9-0 0-0
1968 Head Coach 4-9-1 0-0
1967 Head Coach 3-11-0 0-0
1966 Wide Receivers Coach 3-11-0 0-0
1965 Offensive Ends Coach 10-3-1 2-0
1964 Offensive Ends Coach 8-5-1 0-0
1963 Offensive Ends Coach 11-2-1 0-0
1962 Offensive Ends Coach 13-1-0 1-0
1961 Wide Receivers Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1960 Wide Receivers Coach 4-7-1 0-0
1959 Wide Receivers Coach 7-5-0 0-0

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Fun Facts

  • Tom Fears was the first person to line up on the line of scrimmage off the tackle, making him the first WR ever.