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Former NFL coach Lindy Infante dies at 75

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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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