Anthony Lynn

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
22 168-168-0 50.00% 5-5 50.00%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Romeo Crennel, Jack Del Rio, Bill Parcells, Rex Ryan, Mike Shanahan

Children:

Nick Sirianni


Biography

Career Summary

Anthony Lynn is a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) and has been the offensive coordinator for the Detroit Lions since 2021. Prior to this season, he coached for the Denver Broncos, Jacksonville Jaguars, Dallas Cowboys, Cleveland Browns, New York Jets, Buffalo Bills, and Los Angeles Chargers for twenty-one seasons. His most recent position was with the Chargers as their head coach. He was the head coach of the Los Angeles Chargers from 2017 until the 2020 season, during which time the Chargers went 33-31-0. During his career he was a head coach for four seasons.

Career Awards

As the head coach of the Los Angeles Chargers he coached two players to award-winning seasons: Keenan Allen, Comeback Player of the Year in 2017; Justin Herbert, AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2020.

Anthony Lynn Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Lynn served as an assistant coach for Mike Shanahan, Jack Del Rio, Bill Parcells, Romeo Crennel, Rex Ryan, and Dan Campbell. Eight of these years were spent on Ryan's coaching staff. One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, Nick Sirianni, was eventually hired as a head coach. He is the current head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. After coaching with Anthony Lynn he has posted a 0-0-0 record as head coach.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2021 Detroit Lions Offensive Coordinator 0-0-0 0-0
2020 Los Angeles Chargers Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2019 Los Angeles Chargers Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2018 Los Angeles Chargers Head Coach 12-4-0 1-1
2017 Los Angeles Chargers Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
2016 Buffalo Bills Interim Offensive Coordinator / Running Backs Coach 0-1-0 0-0
2016 Buffalo Bills Interim Head Coach / Interim Offensive Coordinator / Running Backs Coach 0-1-0 0-0
2016 Buffalo Bills Assistant Head Coach / Interim Offensive Coordinator / Running Backs Coach 7-5-0 0-0
2016 Buffalo Bills Running Backs Coach 0-2-0 0-0
2015 Buffalo Bills Assistant Head Coach / Running Backs Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2014 New York Jets Assistant Head Coach / Running Backs Coach 4-12-0 0-0
2013 New York Jets Assistant Head Coach / Running Backs Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2012 New York Jets Running Backs Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2011 New York Jets Running Backs Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2010 New York Jets Running Backs Coach 11-5-0 2-1
2009 New York Jets Running Backs Coach 9-7-0 2-1
2008 Cleveland Browns Running Backs Coach 4-12-0 0-0
2007 Cleveland Browns Running Backs Coach 10-6-0 0-0
2006 Dallas Cowboys Running Backs Coach 9-7-0 0-1
2005 Dallas Cowboys Running Backs Coach 9-7-0 0-0
2004 Jacksonville Jaguars Running Backs Coach / Assistant Special Teams Coach 9-7-0 0-0
2003 Jacksonville Jaguars Running Backs Coach / Assistant Special Teams Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2002 Denver Broncos Offensive Assistant Coach / Special Teams Assistant Coach 9-7-0 0-0
2001 Denver Broncos Offensive Assistant Coach / Special Teams Assistant Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2000 Denver Broncos Offensive Assistant Coach / Special Teams Assistant Coach 11-5-0 0-1

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts