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Leeman Bennett

Leeman Bennett

Born: June 20, 1938 in Paducah, KY
College: Kentucky   (school history)

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1977 39 Atlanta Falcons NFL 14 7 7 0 .500 2
1978 40 Atlanta Falcons NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 2 1 1 .500 2
1979 41 Atlanta Falcons NFL 16 6 10 0 .375 3
1980 42 Atlanta Falcons NFL 16 12 4 0 .750 1 0 1 .000 1
1981 43 Atlanta Falcons NFL 16 7 9 0 .438 2
1982 44 Atlanta Falcons NFL 9 5 4 0 .556 1 0 1 .000 1
1985 47 Tampa Bay Buccaneers NFL 16 2 14 0 .125 5
1986 48 Tampa Bay Buccaneers NFL 16 2 14 0 .125 5
8 yrs 119 50 69 0 .420 4 1 3 .250 2.6
6 yrs ATL 87 46 41 0 .529 4 1 3 .250 1.8
2 yrs TAM 32 4 28 0 .125 0 0 0 5.0

Games over .500: -19
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 0
Conference Championships: 0
Division Championships: 2

Team's Ranks

Team Ranks in various categories, Lower ALWAYS indicates better performance.
Overall Offense Rushing Off Passing Off Defense Rushing Def Passing Def
Year Tm Tms WL% T/G Pts± Yds± Yds Pts GvA Att Yds TD Y/A FL Att Yds TD Int NY/A Yds Pts TkA Att Yds TD Y/A FR Att Yds TD Int nY/A
1977 ATL 28 14 1 9 16 25 25 2 5 17 21 26 2 27 27 24 6 25 2 1 2 9 11 1 13 4 7 1 2 3 2
1978 ATL 28 8 19 24 21 26 26 17 23 27 21 27 15 8 16 24 18 25 5 14 20 16 8 24 3 2 23 9 4 28 4
1979 ATL 28 21 20 26 23 17 19 22 19 16 18 5 22 11 15 12 16 23 25 26 20 20 13 28 11 5 22 26 9 24 27
1980 ATL 28 1 1 4 9 3 5 1 8 5 14 4 3 18 9 1 5 8 16 5 7 1 3 1 10 11 28 25 20 6 13
1981 ATL 28 17 9 7 13 7 2 15 17 18 14 19 9 4 5 2 20 12 14 18 7 1 2 2 5 5 26 25 27 8 19
1982 ATL 28 10 7 18 11 9 14 11 6 9 6 13 14 16 18 19 9 14 14 21 7 6 17 26 23 1 13 13 17 23 19
1985 TAM 28 27 24 26 27 23 21 26 21 21 23 20 27 17 17 11 22 17 26 27 11 24 25 28 25 3 12 25 6 19 28
1986 TAM 28 28 22 28 28 27 26 21 20 12 18 10 18 23 27 26 22 25 28 28 21 26 28 28 28 2 7 24 23 25 28
8 yrs %tile 47 58 40 37 42 42 52 50 48 43 48 54 48 44 50 51 37 46 41 61 58 56 42 51 89 42 37 55 43 41
6 yrs ATL 61 70 51 48 52 49 63 57 49 48 48 65 54 50 55 60 40 58 53 66 72 71 55 65 87 33 45 57 49 54
2 yrs TAM 5 21 7 5 14 20 20 30 45 30 50 23 32 25 38 25 29 7 5 46 14 9 4 9 95 70 16 52 25 4

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1977 39 NFL Atlanta Falcons Head Coach
1978 40 NFL Atlanta Falcons Head Coach
1979 41 NFL Atlanta Falcons Head Coach
1980 42 NFL Atlanta Falcons Head Coach
1981 43 NFL Atlanta Falcons Head Coach
1982 44 NFL Atlanta Falcons Head Coach
1985 47 NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach
1986 48 NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach