2022-23 NFL Coach of the Year Award Odds: Brandon Staley is the Frontrunner

Odds are on the board for the NFL's 2022 Coach of the Year award. This year, it's headlined by a bunch of young HC's — including Brandon Staley, Nathaniel Hackett, and Mike McDaniel.

Last Updated: Aug 10, 2022 1:01 PM ET Read Time: 4 min
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NFL COY odds are in as the regular season is right around the corner.

Chargers head coach Brandon Staley is the favorite heading into the 2022 season, looking to get Los Angeles back to the postseason. Two first-year head coaches round out the Top 3 on the odds board, and last year's winner is currently listed at +2,500.

Find out more in our 2022 NFL Coach of the Year betting odds.

NFL Coach of the Year odds

Coach Odds
Brandon Staley +1,400
Nathaniel Hackett +1,600
Mike McDaniel +1,600
Sean McDermott +1,800
Nick Sirianni +1,800
Doug Pederson  +1,800
Josh McDaniels +1,800
Dan Campbell +1,800
Brian Daboll +1,800
Zac Taylor +2,000
Kevin O'Connell +2,000
Kyle Shanahan +2,000
Frank Reich +2,000
Bill Belichick +2,000
Kevin Stefanski +2,200
Todd Bowles +2,500
Sean McVay +2,500
Mike Vrabel +2,500
Matt Lafleur +2,500
John Harbaugh +2,500

Odds courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook on August 10, 2022.

Favorites to win the NFL Coach of the Year award

Brandon Staley (+1,400)

A defensive-minded head coach, Brandon Staley led the Chargers to a 9-8 record in his first season as HC in 2021, narrowly missing out on the playoffs. 

The Chargers fell apart down the stretch in the 2021 season, losing three out of their last four games (including two OT losses). Staley could've easily been in the talks for COY recognition last season. It makes sense that he's the favorite this time around, considering Los Angeles should be even better this season after acquiring the likes of Khalil Mack and J.C. Jackson in the offseason. 

Nathaniel Hackett (+1,600)

Hackett begins his first season as head coach in the NFL with the Denver Broncos, hoping to end their six-year playoff drought. 

The 42-year-old was the Packers' offensive coordinator for the past three seasons. He helped forge Green Bay into finishing the 2020 campaign as the highest-scoring offense with star quarterback Aaron Rodgers at his disposal. Hackett will look to work the same magic with Russell Wilson now in Denver. 

Mike McDaniel (+1,600)

Tied with Hackett at +1,600 is fellow first-year head coach Mike McDaniel. 

McDaniel was an offensive assistant on the Atlanta Falcons team that nearly won the Super Bowl back in 2016, and eventually followed Kyle Shanahan to San Francisco to work as a run game coordinator and eventually was promoted to OC.

Under McDaniel's leadership, the Dolphins' offense has the potential to be dangerous, with Tua Tagovailoa throwing to speedy receivers Tyreek Hill and Jaylen Waddle.

NFL Coach of the Year history

A quick look at the NFL COY winners since 2000.

Year NFL COY Award Winner Team
2021 Mike Vrabel Tennessee Titans
2020 Kevin Stefanski Cleveland Browns
2019 John Harbaugh Baltimore Ravens
2018 Matt Nagy Chicago Bears
2017 Sean McVay Los Angeles Rams
2016 Jason Garrett Dallas Cowboys
2015 Ron Rivera Carolina Panthers
2014 Bruce Arians Arizona Cardinals
2013 Ron Rivera Carolina Panthers
2012 Bruce Arians Indianapolis Colts
2011 Jim Harbaugh Baltimore Ravens
2010 Bill Belichick New England Patriots
2009 Marvin Lewis Cincinnati Bengals 
2008 Mike Smith Atlanta Falcons
2007 Bill Belichick New England Patriots
2006 Sean Payton New Orleans Saints
2005 Lovie Smith Chicago Bears
2004 Marty Schottenheimer San Diego Chargers
2003 Bill Belichick New England Patriots
2002 Andy Reid Philadelphia Eagles
2001 Dick Jauron Chicago Bears
2000 Jim Haslett New Orleans Saints


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