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AP NFL Coach of the Year

Associated Press

The NFL Coach of the Year named by The Associated Press which is selected by a nationwide panel of the media:

2008 -- Mike Smith, Atlanta

2007 -- Bill Belichick, New England

2006 -- Sean Payton, New Orleans

2005 -- Lovie Smith, Chicago

2004 -- Marty Schottenheimer, San Diego

2003 -- Bill Belichick, New England

2002 -- Andy Reid, Philadelphia

2001 -- Dick Jauron, Chicago

2000 -- Jim Haslett, New Orleans

1999 -- Dick Vermeil, St. Louis

1998 -- Dan Reeves, Atlanta

1997 -- Jim Fassel, New York Giants

1996 -- Dom Capers, Carolina

1995 -- Ray Rhodes, Philadelphia

1994 -- Bill Parcells, New England

1993 -- Dan Reeves, New York Giants

1992 -- Bill Cowher, Pittsburgh

1991 -- Wayne Fontes, Detroit

1990 -- Jimmy Johnson, Dallas

1989 -- Lindy Infante, Green Bay

1988 -- Mike Ditka, Chicago

1987 -- Jim Mora, New Orleans

1986 -- Bill Parcells, New York Giants

1985 -- Mike Ditka, Chicago

1984 -- Chuck Knox, Seattle

1983 -- Joe Gibbs, Washington

1982 -- Joe Gibbs, Washington

1981 -- Bill Walsh, San Francisco

1980 -- Chuck Knox, Buffalo

1979 -- Jack Pardee, Washington

1978 -- Jack Patera, Seattle

1977 -- Red Miller, Denver

1976 -- Forrest Gregg, Cleveland

1975 -- Ted Marchibroda, Baltimore

1974 -- Don Coryell, St. Louis

1973 -- Chuck Knox, Los Angeles

1972 -- Don Shula, Miami

1971 -- George Allen, Washington

1970 -- Dick Nolan, San Francisco

1969 -- Bud Grant, Minnesota

1968 -- Don Shula, Baltimore

1967 -- George Allen, Los Angeles and Don Shula, Baltimore

1966 -- Tom Landry, Dallas

1965 -- George Halas, Chicago

1964 -- Don Shula, Baltimore

1963 -- George Halas, Chicago

1962 -- Allie Sherman, New York Giants

1961 -- Allie Sherman, New York Giants

1960 -- Buck Shaw, Philadelphia

1959 -- Vince Lombardi, Green Bay

1958 -- Weeb Ewbank, Baltimore

1957 -- George Wilson, Detroit