Don Shula, N.F.L.’s Winningest Head Coach, Dies at 90

Shula, who was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1997, was the only coach to lead a team, the Dolphins, to a perfect season.

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Don Shula, the winningest head coach in National Football League history and the only one to lead a team to a perfect season, died on Monday at his home in Indian Creek, Fla., a village near Miami Beach. He was 90.

His death was announced by the Miami Dolphins on Twitter.

Shula, who was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1997, was a tactician and taskmaster who built some of the most fearsome defenses and explosive offenses in…

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