Chargers mentor Anthony Lynn, a single of the very couple coaches across the region that gained votes for the 2018 AP Coach of the 12 months award, finished as the runner-up correct guiding the winner, Bears’ Matt Nagy.
The voting was really self explanatory, as Nagy was very well deserving of it. He served Chicago get more than a large getting rid of drought that they experienced been acquiring for a long time. The only issue that arrived as a shock was not looking at Patriots’ Invoice Bellichick or Rams’ Sean McVay amid the other coaches that gained votes.
In his initial time as head mentor in 2017, Lynn led his group to a 9-7 record, after setting up out -4. They finished the 2018 time 12-4 and major-10 in both equally offensive and defensive classes. It experienced been just about a decade because the Bolts posted double-digit wins. Alongside with that, he guided them to the postseason for the initial time because 2013.
Lynn created a strong résumé with road wins in Seattle, Pittsburgh, Baltimore and Kansas Metropolis. These have been 4 of the most hostile environments, which he served them get more than the getting rid of hump that they struggled to get more than from the preceding seasons.
His motivating presence has impacted the players off the discipline, in the locker place and on the discipline. Just when factors appeared to be going downhill, Lynn wouldn’t let it. The culture change is evident and most supporters and players really feel relaxed with him leading the group down the extend.