Having previously been tight ends coach and assistant head coach for the Ravens, Greg Roman took over as offensive coordinator in Baltimore in 2019.
In the assertion that went with Roman’s contemporary job title, Ravens head coach John Harbaugh acknowledged, “Increasing Greg’s tasks will succor us fetch the set up we’re occurring offense.”
The set up the offense misery up going turned into once into the ancient past books, as Roman’s offense allowed second-season sensation Lamar Jackson to flourish at quarterback — throwing and speeding — and the Ravens soared to an AFC North title and the No. 1 seed.
For his impact, Roman turned into once identified because the 2019 AP NFL Assistant Coach of the Yr proper by Saturday’s NFL Honors in Miami.
Roman turned into once a runaway winner, garnering 41 votes, some distance sooner than second-express 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh and third-express Ravens defensive coordinator Don Martindale (two votes). Chiefs defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo, Packers defensive coordinator Mike Pettine, Patriots extensive receivers coach Joe Preserve and Titans offense coordinator Arthur Smith every got single votes.
Whereas NFL offenses maintain leaned heavily on the passing recreation in most traditional seasons, Roman’s offense led a speeding resurgence and totaled an NFL-file 3,296 speeding yards. Jackson, who led the league with 43 total touchdowns, plan a up to date single-season QB speeding file with 1,206 yards and matched with running abet Label Ingram (1,018 yards) to turned into excellent the second QB-RB tandem to tally 1,000-plus speeding yards in the identical season.
To boot to to main the league in speeding yards, the Ravens’ offense tallied a league-high 531 points in the frequent season and churned out a league-finest 5.5 yards per lift.
Producers of a sterling 14-2 file in the frequent season, the Ravens’ offense turned into once not steadily slowed down (it scored 25 or extra points in every of its losses) and turned into once held to a frequent-season low of 20 in a clutch against the eventual NFC champion 49ers.
Roman absolutely moved the Ravens in the magnificent direction in 2019 and has the awards hardware to present it.