Greasy Neale Award
Pro Coach of the Year
When the Maxwell Football Club decided that they would give an Award for the Outstanding Pro Coach of the Year, the name that came to everyone’s mind was Earle “Greasy” Neale.
Voters for all Maxwell Professional Awards are NFL coaching staffs and football personnel, members of the Maxwell Football Club and the Pro Writers of America Association, and local media.
This Years Winner…
The winner of the 29th Annual Earle “Greasy” Neale Award for Professional Coach of the Year is Doug Pederson of the Philadelphia Eagles.
Facts About Doug Pederson
It seemed to be Philadelphia’s favorite parlor game last summer: Let’s question Doug Pederson’s head coaching ability. Everyone played. Fans, sportswriters, talk show hosts, even former NFL general managers who were trying to remain relevant cashed in on the doubt surrounding Pederson. Adding to that fodder was a story before the season that Eagles’ defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz was usurping Pederson with designs on becoming the next Eagles’ head coach.
Read more about Doug Pederson…
PREVIOUS GREASY NEALE WINNERS
|2016||Jakc Del Rio||Oakland Raiders|
|2015||Ron Rivera||Carolina Panthers|
|2014||Bruce Arians||Arizona Cardinals|
|2013||Chip Kelly||Philadelphia Eagles|
|2012||Chuck Pagano and Bruce Arians||Indianapolis Colts|
|2011||Mike McCarthy||Green Bay Packers|
|2010||Andy Reid||Philadelphia Eagles|
|2009||Sean Payton||New Orleans Saints|
|2008||Jeff Fisher||Tennessee Titans|
|2007||Bill Belichick||New England Patriots|
|2006||Sean Payton||New Orleans Saints|
|2005||Tony Dungy||Indianapolis Colts|
|2004||Marty Schottenheimer||San Diego Chargers|