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Rick Forzano

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
7 43-52-3 45.41% 0-0 0.00%

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Rick Forzano was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1966 until 1976, finishing his career with the Detroit Lions as their head coach. Over his seven years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 43-52-3. He was the head coach of the Detroit Lions from 1974 until the 1976 season, during which time the Lions went 20-22-0. During his career he was a head coach for three seasons.

During the 1976 season as the head coach of the Detroit Lions he coached Greg Landry to the Comeback Player of the Year.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1976 Head Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1975 Head Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1974 Head Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1973 Offensive Backfield Coach 6-7-1 0-0
1968 Offensive Backs Coach 3-11-0 0-0
1967 Offensive Backs Coach / Game Scouting 6-7-1 0-0
1966 Offensive Backs Coach / Game Scouting 8-5-1 0-0

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