AP NFL Coach Of The Year, Compared To Prior Year

Year Coach Team Record Year Before Win Diff. End Result, Current Year
2017 Sean McVay Los Angeles Rams 11-5 4-12 7 Lost Wild Card (0-1)
2016 Jason Garrett Dallas Cowboys 13-3 4-12 9 Lost Divisional (0-1)
2015 Ron Rivera Carolina Panthers 15-1 7-8-1 7.5 Lost Super Bowl (2-1)
2014 Bruce Arians Arizona Cardinals 11-5 10-6 1 Lost Wild Card (0-1)
2013 Ron Rivera Carolina Panthers 12-4 7-9 5 Lost Divisional (0-1)
2012 Bruce Arians Indianapolis Colts 11-5 2-14 9 Lost Wild Card (0-1)
2011 Jim Harbaugh San Francisco 49ers 13-3 6-10 7 Lost Conference (1-1)
2010 Bill Belichick New England Patriots 14-2 10-6 4 Lost Divisional (0-1)
2009 Marvin Lewis Cincinnati Bengals 10-6 4-11-1 5.5 Lost Wild Card (0-1)
2008 Mike Smith Atlanta Falcons 11-5 4-12 7 Lost Wild Card (0-1)
2007 Bill Belichick New England Patriots 16-0 12-4 4 Lost Super Bowl (2-1)
2006 Sean Payton New Orleans Saints 10-6 3-13 7 Lost Conference (1-1)
2005 Lovie Smith Chicago Bears 11-5 5-11 6 Lost Divisional (0-1)
2004 Marty Schottenheimer San Diego Chargers 12-4 4-12 8 Lost Divisional (0-1)
2003 Bill Belichick New England Patriots 14-2 9-7 5 Won Super Bowl (3-0)
2002 Andy Reid Philadelphia Eagles 12-4 11-5 1 Lost Conference (1-1)
2001 Dick Jauron Chicago Bears 13-3 5-11 8 Lost Divisional (0-1)
2000 Jim Haslett New Orleans Saints 10-6 3-13 7 Lost Divisional (1-1)
1999 Dick Vermeil St. Louis Rams 13-3 4-12 9 Won Super Bowl (3-0)
1998 Dan Reeves Atlanta Falcons 14-2 7-9 7 Lost Super Bowl (2-1)
1997 Jim Fassel New York Giants 10-5-1 6-10 4.5 Lost Wild Card (0-1)
1996 Dom Capers Carolina Panthers 12-4 7-9 5 Lost Conference (1-1)
1995 Ray Rhodes Philadelphia Eagles 10-6 7-9 3 Lost Divisional (1-1)
1994 Bill Parcells New England Patriots 10-6 5-11 5 Lost Wild Card (0-1)
1993 Dan Reeves New York Giants 11-5 6-10 5 Lost Wild Card (0-1)
1992 Bill Cowher Pittsburgh Steelers 11-5 7-9 4 Lost Divisional (0-1)
1991 Wayne Fontes Detroit Lions 12-4 6-10 6 Lost Conference (1-1)
1990 Jimmy Johnson Dallas Cowboys 7-9 1-15 6 Missed Playoffs (0-0)
1989 Lindy Infante Green Bay Packers 10-6 4-12 6 Missed Playoffs (0-0)
1988 Mike Ditka Chicago Bears 12-4 11-4 0.5 Lost Conference (1-1)
1987 Jim Mora New Orleans Saints 12-3 7-9 5.5 Lost Wild Card (0-1)
1986 Bill Parcells New York Giants 14-2 10-6 4 Won Super Bowl (3-0)
1985 Mike Ditka Chicago Bears 15-1 10-6 5 Won Super Bowl (3-0)
1984 Chuck Knox Seattle Seahawks 12-4 9-7 3 Lost Divisional (1-1)
1983 Joe Gibbs Washington Redskins 14-2 8-1 -0.22 Lost Super Bowl (2-1)
1982 Joe Gibbs Washington Redskins 8-1 8-8 8.22 Won Super Bowl (4-0)
1981 Bill Walsh San Francisco 49ers 13-3 6-10 7 Won Super Bowl (3-0)
1980 Chuck Knox Buffalo Bills 11-5 7-9 4 Lost Divisional (0-1)
1979 Jack Pardee Washington Redskins 10-6 8-8 2 Missed Playoffs (0-0)
1978 Jack Patera Seattle Seahawks 9-7 5-9 4 Missed Playoffs (0-0)
1977 Red Miller Denver Broncos 12-2 9-5 3 Lost Super Bowl (2-1)
1976 Forrest Gregg Cleveland Browns 9-5 3-11 6 Missed Playoffs (0-0)
1975 Ted Marchibroda Baltimore Colts 10-4 2-12 8 Lost Divisional (0-1)
1974 Don Coryell St. Louis Cardinals 10-4 4-9-1 5.5 Lost Divisional (0-1)
1973 Chuck Knox Los Angeles Rams 12-2 6-7-1 5.5 Lost Divisional (0-1)
1972 Don Shula Miami Dolphins 14-0 10-3-1 3.5 Lost Super Bowl (2-1)
1971 George Allen Washington Redskins 9-4-1 6-8 3.5 Missed Playoffs (0-0)
1970 Dick Nolan San Francisco 49ers 10-3-1 4-8-2 5.5 Lost Conference (1-1)
1969 Bud Grant Minnesota Vikings 12-2 8-6 4 Lost Super Bowl (2-1)
1968 Don Shula Baltimore Colts 13-1 11-1-2 1 Lost Super Bowl (2-1)
1967 George Allen Los Angeles Rams 11-1-2 8-6 4 Lost Conference (0-1)
1967 Don Shula Baltimore Colts 11-1-2 9-5 3 Missed Playoffs (0-0)
1966 Tom Landry Dallas Cowboys 10-3-1 7-7 3.5 Lost Championship (0-1)
1965 George Halas Chicago Bears 9-5 5-9 4 Missed Playoffs (0-0)
1964 Don Shula Baltimore Colts 12-2 8-6 4 Lost Championship (0-1)
1963 George Halas Chicago Bears 11-1-2 9-5 3 Won Championship (1-0)
1962 Allie Sherman New York Giants 12-2 10-3-1 1.5 Lost Championship (0-1)
1961 Allie Sherman New York Giants 10-3-1 6-4-2 2.5 Lost Championship (0-1)
1960 Buck Shaw Philadelphia Eagles 10-2 7-5 3 Won Championship (1-0)
1959 Vince Lombardi Green Bay Packers 7-5 1-10-1 5.5 Missed Playoffs (0-0)
1958 Weeb Ewbank Baltimore Colts 9-3 7-5 2 Won Championship (1-0)
1957 George Wilson Detroit Lions 8-4 9-3 -1 Won Championship (2-0)