NFL Honors Roundup

Former New York Giants DE Michael Strahan is part of the official 2014 Hall of Fame class.

Awards:

  • AP Offensive Rookie of the Year: Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy
  • AP Defensive Rookie of the Year: New York Jets DL Sheldon Richardson
  • Salute to Service Award (Presented by USAA): Baltimore Ravens HC John Harbaugh
  • Fantasy Player of the Year: Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles
  • Greatness on the Road: Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles
  • AP Comeback Player of the Year: San Diego Chargers QB Phillip Rivers
  • AP Coach of the Year: Carolina Panthers HC Ron Rivera
  • Don Shula HS Coach of the Year: Eden Prairie (Minn.) HC Mike Grant
  • AP Defensive Player of the Year: Carolina Panthers LB Luke Keuchly
  • AP Offensive Player of the Year: Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning
  • Pepsi Next Rookie of the Year: San Diego Chargers WR Keenan Allen
  • GMC Never Say Never Moment of the Year: Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers
  • Deacon Jones Player of the Year: Indianapolis Colts DE Robert Mathis
  • Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year: Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman
  • Bridgestone Performance Play of the Year: Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson
  • FedEx Air Player of the Year: Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning
  • FedEx Ground Player of the Year: Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy
  • AP MVP: Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning

2014 Hall of Fame class:

  • New York Giants DE Michael Strahan
  • Buffalo Bills WR Andre Reed
  • Seattle Seahawks OT Walter Jones
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Derrick Brooks
  • Arizona Cardinals DB Aeneas Williams
  • Atlanta Falcons/Philadelphia Eagles DL Claude Humphrey
  • Oakland Raiders P Ray Guy

Notes:

  • Rivera is definitely deserving of the Coach of the Year award. After a 7-9 2012 campaign, Rivera’s Panthers posted a 12-4 regular season record and punched a ticket to the playoffs.
  • Manning won his fifth MVP award, extended his all-time record.
  • Former Indianapolis Colts WR Marvin Harrison was a surprising snub off of the Hall of Fame list.
  • Guy is the first punter to be inducted in the Hall of Fame.

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