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Wayne Fontes

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
21 128-195-1 39.66% 2-6 25.00%

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Biography

Wayne Fontes was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1976 until 1996, finishing his career with the Detroit Lions as their head coach. Over his twenty-one years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 128-195-1. During his career he was the head coach of the Detroit Lions from 1989 until the 1996 season. The Lions went 64-64-0 during their eight seasons with Fontes as head coach. Fontes won the NFL's Coach of the Year award in 1991 after guiding the Lions to a 12-4-0 record and a berth in the playoffs. During the 1989 season as the head coach of the Detroit Lions he coached Barry Sanders to the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.

Last modified: 12/3/2017

History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1996 Detroit Lions Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1995 Detroit Lions Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1994 Detroit Lions Head Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1993 Detroit Lions Head Coach 10-6-0 0-0
1992 Detroit Lions Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1991 Detroit Lions Head Coach 12-4-0 1-1
1990 Detroit Lions Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1989 Detroit Lions Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1988 Detroit Lions Defensive Coordinator / Secondary Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1987 Detroit Lions Defensive Coordinator 4-11-0 0-0
1986 Detroit Lions Defensive Coordinator 5-11-0 0-0
1985 Detroit Lions Defensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
1984 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator / Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1983 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Coordinator / Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 2-14-0 0-0
1982 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Coordinator / Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 5-4-0 0-1
1981 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 5-10-1 0-0
1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 10-6-0 1-1
1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1977 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 2-12-0 0-0
1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Secondary Coach 0-14-0 0-0

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