Lindy Infante (1940 - 2015)
By: Legacy Staff
3 years ago
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) - Former NFL coach Lindy Infante has died in Florida at age 75.
Infante's wife Stephanie told The Associated Press that he died Thursday in St. Augustine after a lengthy illness.
Infante coached the Green Bay Packers from 1988 to 1991, winning Coach of the Year honors in 1989 after leading the Packers to a 10-6 record.
He was hired by the Indianapolis Colts in 1996, leading the team to the playoffs in his first season. He was fired after the 1997 when the Colts fell to 3-13. His overall NFL record was 36-60.
He also coached the Jacksonville Bulls of the USFL in 1984 and 1985.
Infante played college football at Florida from 1960 to 1962.
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