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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Winners

1
Bill Belichick, 68
2003, 2007, 2010
2
Andy Reid, 63
2002
3
Vince Lombardi (1913-1970)
1959
4
Jimmy Johnson, 77
1990
5
Mike Smith, 61
2008
6
Jim Harbaugh, 57
2011
7
Mike Ditka, 81
1985, 1988
8
Sean McVay, 35
2017
9
Jason Garrett, 55
2016
10
Don Shula (1930-2020)
1964, 1967, 1968, 1972
11
Sean Payton, 57
2006
12
Bruce Arians, 68
2012, 2014
13
Ron Rivera, 59
2013, 2015
14
John Harbaugh, 58
2019
15
Tom Landry (1924-2000)
1966
16
Paul Brown (1908-1991)
1970
17
Joe Gibbs, 80
1982, 1983
18
Bill Parcells, 79
1986, 1994
19
Matt Nagy, 42
2018
20
George Halas (1895-1983)
1963, 1965
21
Marvin Lewis, 62
2009
22
Bill Cowher, 63
1992
23
Bill Walsh (1931-2007)
1981
24
Marty Schottenheimer (1943-2021)
2004
25
Lovie Smith, 62
2005
26
Weeb Ewbank (1907-1998)
1958
27
Bud Grant, 93
1969
28
Jim Mora, 85
1987
29
Allie Sherman (1923-2015)
1961, 1962
30
George Allen (1918-1990)
1967, 1971
31
Dick Vermeil, 84
1999
32
Forrest Gregg (1933-2019)
1976
33
Dan Reeves, 77
1993, 1998
34
Buck Shaw (1899-1977)
1960
35
Chuck Knox (1932-2018)
1973, 1980, 1984
36
Jim Haslett, 65
2000
37
Dom Capers, 70
1996
38
Ted Marchibroda (1931-2016)
1975
39
Wayne Fontes, 81
1991
40
Jack Pardee (1936-2013)
1979
41
Don Coryell (1924-2010)
1974
42
Dick Jauron, 70
2001
43
Jim Fassel, 71
1997

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