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The Associated Press has been handing out an NFL Coach of the Year award since 1957. Here are the odds to win the 2019 COY award. The graphs below were generated by averaging the odds from multiple sportsbooks.

Odds for Top NFL Coach of the Year Contenders

  • [Jan 29] Ravens head coach John Harbaugh has become the odds-on favorite to win Coach of the Year; it’s the first time any coach has been seen as an odds-on favorite
  • [Jan 3, 2020] For the first time this year, John Harbaugh is favored to win Coach of the Year; the Ravens finished the regular season with a league-best 14-2 record
  • [Dec 17] After beating the Pittsburgh Steelers and extending their record to 10-4, Bills head coach Sean McDermott is now listed as the favorite to win NFL COY
  • [Dec 11] Kyle Shanahan, who opened as the favorite, is back to being the favorite after his 49ers took down the Saints 48-46 in Week 14
  • [Nov 6] Sean Payton is now favored to win NFL Coach of the Year, thanks to his Saints going 5-0 without Drew Brees under center, and then dominating the Cardinals in Brees’ return in Week 8
  • [Sep 5] Bettors are hammering Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens to win NFL COY, as the rookie head coach has seen his odds shorten from +1100 to +650 ahead of Week 1
  • [Aug 1, 2019] After going 4-12 in 2018 with Nick Mullens and CJ Beathard starting 13 games at QB, sportsbooks have opened Kyle Shanahan as the favorite to win 2019 NFL Coach of the Year

Odds at BetOnline

Coach (Team) Odds at BetOnline
John Harbaugh (Ravens) -600
Kyle Shanahan +300
Sean McDermott +1000

*Odds taken January 29, 2020


Odds for Past Winners

Past Winners

Year Coach of the Year Team Record
2018 Matt Nagy Bears 12-4
2017 Sean McVay Rams 11-5
2016 Jason Garrett Cowboys 13-3
2015 Ron Rivera (2) Panthers 15-1
2014 Bruce Arians (2) Cardinals 11-5
2013 Ron Rivera Panthers 12-4
2012 Bruce Arians Colts 9-3*
2011 Jim Harbaugh 49ers 13-3
2010 Bill Belichick (3) Patriots 14-2
2009 Marvin Lewis Bengals 10-6

*Took over for Chuck Pagano in the team’s final 12 games

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After receiving a bachelor's degree in communications from the University of Ottawa ('15), Matt spent two years with Rogers TV as a host, producer, and play-by-play commentator. He has been with us since 2016 and serves as SBD's Editor-in-Chief and sports betting expert.