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Gus Henderson

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
1 6-5-0 54.55% 0-0 0.00%

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Gus Henderson was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) during the 1939 season as the head coach of the Detroit Lions. During his lone season in the NFL the Lions went 6-5-0. During his career he was the head coach of the Detroit Lions for the 1939 season. The Lions went 6-5-0 during his lone season as a head coach.

Last modified: 12/3/2017


Year Position Record Playoff record
1939 Detroit Lions Head Coach 6-5-0 0-0

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Fun Facts

  • Gus Henderson is likely the inventor of the modern spread offense.