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Russ Thomas

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
25 164-189-9 46.55% 3-3 50.00%

Biography

Russ Thomas was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1952 until 1989, finishing his career with the Detroit Lions as their general manager. Over his twenty-five years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 164-189-9.

Last modified: 12/3/2017

History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1989 Detroit Lions General Manager 7-9-0 0-0
1988 Detroit Lions General Manager 4-12-0 0-0
1987 Detroit Lions General Manager 4-11-0 0-0
1986 Detroit Lions General Manager 5-11-0 0-0
1985 Detroit Lions General Manager 7-9-0 0-0
1984 Detroit Lions General Manager 4-11-1 0-0
1983 Detroit Lions General Manager 9-7-0 0-1
1982 Detroit Lions General Manager 4-5-0 0-1
1981 Detroit Lions General Manager 8-8-0 0-0
1980 Detroit Lions General Manager 9-7-0 0-0
1979 Detroit Lions General Manager 2-14-0 0-0
1978 Detroit Lions General Manager 7-9-0 0-0
1977 Detroit Lions General Manager 6-8-0 0-0
1976 Detroit Lions General Manager 6-8-0 0-0
1975 Detroit Lions General Manager 7-7-0 0-0
1974 Detroit Lions General Manager 7-7-0 0-0
1973 Detroit Lions General Manager 6-7-1 0-0
1972 Detroit Lions General Manager 8-5-1 0-0
1971 Detroit Lions General Manager 7-6-1 0-0
1970 Detroit Lions General Manager 10-4-0 0-1
1969 Detroit Lions General Manager 9-4-1 0-0
1968 Detroit Lions General Manager 4-8-2 0-0
1967 Detroit Lions General Manager 5-7-2 0-0
1953 Detroit Lions Assistant Coach 10-2-0 1-0
1952 Detroit Lions Assistant Coach 9-3-0 2-0

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