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Leeman Bennett

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
15 114-99-4 53.46% 4-7 36.36%

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Biography

Leeman Bennett was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1970 to 1986, finishing his career as the head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Over his fifteen years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 114-99-4. During his career he was a head coach for eight seasons, first with the Atlanta Falcons. He led the Falcons for six seasons, compiling a record of 46-41-0. His next head coaching stint was with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1985 to 1986, as he led the team to a 4-28-0 record. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 50-69-0 across eight seasons including going 1-3-0 in the playoffs.

As the head coach of the Atlanta Falcons he coached two players to award-winning seasons: Al Richardson, AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1980; Buddy Curry, AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1980.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1986 Head Coach 2-14-0 0-0
1985 Head Coach 2-14-0 0-0
1982 Head Coach 5-4-0 0-1
1981 Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1980 Head Coach 12-4-0 0-1
1979 Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1978 Head Coach 9-7-0 1-1
1977 Head Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1976 Wide Receivers Coach 10-3-1 1-1
1975 Wide Receivers Coach 12-2-0 1-1
1974 Wide Receivers Coach 10-4-0 1-1
1973 Wide Receivers Coach 12-2-0 0-1
1972 Offensive Backfield Coach 8-5-1 0-0
1971 Offensive Backs Coach 4-9-1 0-0
1970 Offensive Backs Coach 8-5-1 0-0

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