Bill Lazor

William V. Lazor (born June 14, 1972) is an American football coach and former player who is the offensive coordinator for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). Lazor has previously served as the quarterbacks coach for the Washington Redskins, Seattle Seahawks, and Philadelphia Eagles. He is also the former offensive coordinator of the Miami Dolphins and Cincinnati Bengals. He played college football as a quarterback for Cornell University from 1991 to 1993.

Bill Lazor
Waist-up photograph shot from a high angle of Lazor on a football sideline wearing a white polo shirt with a Nike logo, tan pants and a headset and holding a play sheet in his left hand and a marker in his right
Lazor coaching for Virginia
Chicago Bears
Position:Offensive coordinator
Personal information
Born: (1972-06-14) June 14, 1972 (age 48)
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Career information
High school:Scranton (PA) Central
College:Cornell
Career history
As coach:
Coaching stats at PFR

Playing careerEdit

Lazor played football at Cornell before graduating in 1994. He was a three-year starting quarterback and graduated with 26 passing and total offensive program records.

Coaching careerEdit

Atlanta FalconsEdit

Lazor entered the NFL coaching ranks in 2003 under head coach Dan Reeves as the Atlanta Falcons offensive quality control coach.

Washington RedskinsEdit

Lazor spent four seasons with the Washington Redskins, two of which were spent as the quarterbacks coach for legendary head coach Joe Gibbs. During the 2004 and 2005 seasons, Lazor served as an offensive assistant.

Seattle SeahawksEdit

Lazor coached quarterbacks for two seasons with the Seattle Seahawks under head coaches Mike Holmgren and Jim Mora, Jr.

University of VirginiaEdit

On January 28, 2010, Lazor was officially announced as the new offensive coordinator of the University of Virginia Cavaliers.[1]

Philadelphia EaglesEdit

On January 29, 2013, Lazor accepted a position with the Philadelphia Eagles as the quarterbacks coach, coaching alongside Chip Kelly.

Miami DolphinsEdit

On January 15, 2014, Lazor was named offensive coordinator of the Miami Dolphins. He was fired on November 30, 2015.

Cincinnati BengalsEdit

On January 18, 2016, Lazor was named quarterback coach for the Cincinnati Bengals, replacing recently promoted Ken Zampese.[2]

On September 15, 2017, Lazor was named the Bengals offensive coordinator, taking the place of the recently fired Zampese. Lazor was promoted to full time offensive coordinator for the Bengals on January 3, 2018.

On January 11, 2019 Lazor was fired by the Bengals.[3]

Chicago BearsEdit

On January 16, 2020, Lazor was hired by the Chicago Bears as their offensive coordinator, replacing Mark Helfrich.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Lazor earned his bachelor's degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Cornell in 1994. He is married to wife Nicole, with whom he has three kids, Nolan, Marin, and Charlotte.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ London Names Bill Lazor Offensive Coordinator Archived March 12, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Bill Lazor (QB), Jacob Burney (DL) join Bengals".
  3. ^ https://www.cincyjungle.com/2019/1/11/18178844/bengals-rumors-fire-oc-bill-lazor-cincinnati-coaching-staff-zac-taylor
  4. ^ Mayer, Larry (January 16, 2020). "Nagy announces additions to coaching staff". Chicago Bears. Retrieved January 16, 2020.

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