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Ex-Jets Head Coach Walt Michaels Dies at Age 89

Walt Michaels, the former head coach of the New York Jets, died Wednesday at the age of 89.

Bill O'Boyle of the Times Leader reported the news, noting the coach's daughter, Mary Ann, said he died six years to the day after his wife, Betty Yuhas, died July 10, 2013. The couple had four children.

Michaels was the head coach of the Jets from 1977 through 1982 and finished his six seasons at the helm with a 39-47-1 record.

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