Associated Press NFL Assistant Coach of the Year Award

The National Football League Assistant Coach of the Year Award is presented annually by the Associated Press (AP) to the top assistant coach in the National Football League (NFL). The award is newer than any of the other AP NFL awards, having been first presented in 2014.[1] Like its other categories, it is chosen by a panel of 50 media members.[1] The AP award is presented at the NFL Honors.[2]

AP NFL Assistant Coach of the Year Award
Given forAssistant coach of the year in the National Football League
Presented byAssociated Press
History
First award2014
Most recentVic Fangio

Winners

Bold Denotes team won the Super Bowl that season
Season Coach Position Team Record Ref
2014 Todd Bowles Defensive coordinator Arizona Cardinals 11–5 [3]
2015 Wade Phillips Defensive coordinator Denver Broncos 12–4 [4]
2016 Kyle Shanahan Offensive coordinator Atlanta Falcons 11–5 [5]
2017 Pat Shurmur Offensive coordinator Minnesota Vikings 13–3 [6]
2018 Vic Fangio Defensive coordinator Chicago Bears 12–4 [7]

References

  1. ^ a b Sessler, Marc (August 27, 2014). "New AP award to recognize top NFL assistant coach". NFL.com. Retrieved February 2, 2015.
  2. ^ "Bowles wins first AP Assistant Coach award". USA Today. January 31, 2015. Retrieved February 2, 2015.
  3. ^ "Bowles Wins First AP Assistant Coach Award". ABC News. January 31, 2015. Retrieved February 2, 2015.
  4. ^ "Wade Phillips wins AP Assistant Coach of the Year". The Denver Post. February 6, 2016. Retrieved August 25, 2017.
  5. ^ Bergman, Jeremy (February 4, 2017). "Kyle Shanahan named NFL Assistant Coach of the Year". NFL.com. Retrieved August 25, 2017.
  6. ^ Sessler, Marc (February 3, 2018). "Pat Shurmur named NFL Assistant Coach of the Year". NFL.com. Retrieved February 3, 2018.
  7. ^ Associated Press (February 2, 2019). "Former Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio named NFL Assistant Coach of the Year". USA Today. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
Matt Eberflus

Matt Eberflus (born May 17, 1970) is an American football coach who is the defensive coordinator for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He has also been the linebacker coach for the Cleveland Browns and Dallas Cowboys, as well as coached at Toledo and Missouri.

Associated Press NFL Assistant Coach of the Year Award winners
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