NFL Coach of the Year

About

National football league honor presented by various media organizations to the head coach who did the most outstanding job with team in front of him. The award given out by the Associated Press is the most widely recognized.

Trivia

Before the Associated Press first presented the award, Sporting News began handing down the honor in 1947, and would include the American Football League in the decision making.

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Established
1957
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First Winner
George Wilson
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NFL Coach of the Year Winners

1
Bill Belichick, 70
2003, 2007, 2010
2
Andy Reid, 64
2002
3
Jim Harbaugh, 58
2011
4
Jimmy Johnson, 79
1990
5
Sean McVay, 36
2017
6
Sean Payton, 58
2006
7
Vince Lombardi (1913-1970)
1959
8
John Harbaugh, 60
2019
9
Bruce Arians, 69
2012, 2014
10
Mike Smith, 63
2008
11
Dan Reeves (1944-2022)
1993, 1998
12
Jason Garrett, 56
2016
13
Mike Ditka, 82
1985, 1988
14
Don Shula (1930-2020)
1964, 1967, 1968, 1972
15
Joe Gibbs, 81
1982, 1983
16
Paul Brown (1908-1991)
1970
17
Tom Landry (1924-2000)
1966
18
Mike Vrabel, 47
2021
19
Ron Rivera, 60
2013, 2015
20
Lovie Smith, 64
2005
21
Bill Walsh (1931-2007)
1981
22
Bill Cowher, 65
1992
23
Matt Nagy, 44
2018
24
Bill Parcells, 81
1986, 1994
25
George Halas (1895-1983)
1963, 1965
26
Dick Vermeil, 85
1999
27
Bud Grant, 95
1969
28
Marvin Lewis, 64
2009
29
Marty Schottenheimer (1943-2021)
2004
30
Dick Jauron, 71
2001
31
Allie Sherman (1923-2015)
1961, 1962
32
Weeb Ewbank (1907-1998)
1958
33
Jim Mora, 87
1987
34
George Allen (1918-1990)
1967, 1971
35
Don Coryell (1924-2010)
1974
36
Forrest Gregg (1933-2019)
1976
37
Jim Fassel (1949-2021)
1997
38
Jim Haslett, 66
2000
39
Chuck Knox (1932-2018)
1973, 1980, 1984
40
Dom Capers, 72
1996
41
Ted Marchibroda (1931-2016)
1975
42
Jack Pardee (1936-2013)
1979
43
Wayne Fontes, 82
1991
44
Buck Shaw (1899-1977)
1960

NFL Coach of the Year Popularity