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Leeman Bennett

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
15 123-102-4 54.59% 4-8 33.33%

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Biography

Leeman Bennett was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1970 until 1986, finishing his career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as their head coach. Over his sixteen years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 124-103-4. During his career he was a head coach for eight seasons. His first head coaching opportunity came with the Atlanta Falcons. He led the team for six seasons, compiling a record of 46-41-0. His next head coaching stint came with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He coached the Buccaneers from 1985 to 1986, leading the team to a 4-28-0 record during his two seasons as head coach. As the head coach of the Atlanta Falcons he coached multiple players to award-winning seasons: Buddy Curry, AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1980; Al Richardson, AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1980.

Last modified: 1/4/2018

History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1986 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach 2-14-0 0-0
1985 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach 2-14-0 0-0
1982 Atlanta Falcons Head Coach 5-4-0 0-1
1981 Atlanta Falcons Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1980 Atlanta Falcons Head Coach 12-4-0 0-1
1979 Atlanta Falcons Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1978 Atlanta Falcons Head Coach 9-7-0 1-1
1977 Atlanta Falcons Head Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 16-10-0 0-1
1976 Los Angeles Rams Wide Receivers Coach 10-3-1 1-1
1975 Los Angeles Rams Wide Receivers Coach 12-2-0 1-1
1974 Los Angeles Rams Wide Receivers Coach 10-4-0 1-1
1973 Los Angeles Rams Wide Receivers Coach 12-2-0 0-1
1972 Detroit Lions Offensive Backfield Coach 8-5-1 0-0
1971 St. Louis Cardinals Offensive Backs Coach 4-9-1 0-0
1970 St. Louis Cardinals Offensive Backs Coach 8-5-1 0-0

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