February 7, 2015 Louisville, KY. (Analyzed Sports)
Award Winners NFL Honors 2016
The night before the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers meet in Super Bowl 50, the National Football League handed out 17 awards at NFL HONORS – a two-hour primetime awards special saluting the best players, performances and plays from the 2015 season.
In addition, the newest PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME class was announced and introduced during the show with the Class of 2016 appearing on stage at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco.
The full list of awards and winners include:
AP Most Valuable Player
Presented by Verizon
Cam Newton, QBCarolina PanthersAP Coach of the Year
presented by Lenovo
Ron RiveraCarolina PanthersAP Comeback Player of the YearEric Berry, SKansas City ChiefsAP Offensive Player of the Year presented by MicrosoftCam Newton, QBCarolina PanthersAP Defensive Player of the YearJ.J. Watt, DEHouston TexansAP Offensive Rookie of the YearTodd Gurley, RBLos Angeles RamsAP Defensive Rookie of the YearMarcus Peters, CBKansas CityRooney Sportsmanship Award presented by McDonald’sCharles Woodson, SOakland RaidersWalter Payton NFL Man of the Year presented by NationwideAnquan Boldin, WRSan Francisco 49ersDeacon Jones AwardJ.J. Watt, DEHouston TexansFedEx Air Player of the YearCarson Palmer, QBArizona CardinalsFedEx Ground Player of the YearAdrian Peterson, RBMinnesota VikingsSalute To Service Award Presented by USAAVincent Jackson, WRTampa Bay BuccaneersBridgestone Performance Play
of the Year
Aaron Rodgers, QBGreen Bay PackersNFL.com Fantasy Player of the Year presented by SAPAntonio Brown, WRPittsburgh SteelersCourtyard’s Greatness on the Road AwardAntonio Brown, WRPittsburgh SteelersClutch Performer of the Year presented by CastrolDrew Brees, QBNew Orleans Saints Be Sociable, Share! Tweet