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  • Get the latest odds to win the 2020 NFL Coach of the Year award
  • With Tom Brady out of New England, Bill Belichick has been the favorite since odds opened
  • Track how the odds have changed throughout the course of the 2020 NFL season

The Associated Press has been handing out an NFL Coach of the Year award since 1957. Here are the odds to win the 2020 COY award. The graphs below were generated by averaging the odds from multiple sportsbooks.

Odds for Top NFL Coach of the Year Contenders

  • [September 8] Mike McCarthy has surpassed Bruce Arians for the second-best odds to win NFL COY; the Cowboys new coach only sits behind Bill Belichick in the odds
  • [August 12] Bettors must believe Kevin Stefanski is the person who can turn the Browns around, as his Coach of the Year odds have improved from +1825 to +1600, the fourth-best among all coaches
  • [June 12] Mike McCarthy’s (Cowboys) odds have steadily improved since opening at +2000; he’s now down to +1350, the third-best odds in the NFL
  • [April 29] Bruce Arians (Bucs) has seen his Coach of the Year odds improve from +2000 to +1400 (second-best odds) after Tampa Bay added OT Tristan Wirfs in the first-round of the 2020 NFL Draft, and acquiring formerly retired TE Rob Gronkowski from the Pats
  • [April 6] With Tom Brady departing, sportsbooks believe Bill Belichick will again flex his coaching genius, as he’s opened as the favorite to win 2020 NFL Coach of the Year


Coach (Team) Odds
Mike McCarthy (Cowboys) +1200
Bill Belichick (Patriots) +1400
Bruce Arians (Buccaneers) +1400
Frank Reich (Colts) +1400
Ron Rivera (Redskins) +1600
Kliff Kingsbury (Cardinals) +1800
Sean McDermott (Bills) +1800
Kevin Stefanski (Browns) +2000
Kyle Shanahan (49ers) +2000
Mike Vrabel (Titans) +2000
Andy Reid (Chiefs) +2200
John Harbaugh (Ravens) +2200
Sean Payton (Saints) +2200
Brian Flores (Dolphins) +2400
Vic Fangio (Broncos) +2400
Doug Pederson (Eagles) +2600
Mike Tomlin (Steelers) +2600
Mike Zimmer (Vikings) +2600
Pete Carroll (Seahawks) +2600
Sean McVay (Rams) +2600
Anthony Lynn (Chargers) +3000
Dan Quinn (Falcons) +3000
Matt LaFleur (Packers) +3000
Matt Patricia (Lions) +3000
Matt Rhule (Panthers) +3000
Zac Taylor (Bengals) +3000
Joe Judge (Giants) +3400
Jon Gruden (Raiders) +3400
Matt Nagy (Bears) +3400
Adam Gase (Jets) +4400
Bill O’Brien (Texans) +4400
Doug Marrone (Jaguars) +5000

*Odds taken September 8, 2020

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Odds for Past Winners

Past Coach of the Year Winners

Year Coach of the Year Team Record
2019 John Harbaugh Ravens 14-2
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

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

Archived NFL Coach of the Year odds: 2019

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After working in TV, Matt turned his focus towards numbers, specifically odds. He has been with us since 2016 and serves as SBD's Editor-in-Chief, credited with creating our futures trackers, SBD's score predictor, SBD Sharp, and his own model for calculating NFL SOS, among other products.