CLEVELAND — Editor’s observe: the video within the participant above is from Jan. 17, 2021.
In what marked his first season as Cleveland’s head coach, Stefanski led the Browns to an 11-5 regular-season report — the franchise’s finest because the 1994 season. In doing so, Cleveland ended the NFL’s longest energetic postseason drought (17 years) and went on to win its first playoff recreation because the 1994 marketing campaign when it beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 48-37 within the AFC wild card spherical.
Along with the PFWA award, Stefanski was additionally named the Sporting Information‘ Coach of the Yr — an honor that is voted on by the league’s coaches. Stefanski is the primary Browns coach to be named the PFWA Coach of the Yr since Marty Schottenheimer was voted the AFC Coach of the Yr in 1986 and the primary Cleveland coach to earn the Sporting Information‘ honor since Paul Brown in 1953.