2016 NFL HONOR – Eric Berry

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AWARDS ANNOUNCED AT NFL HONORS

ON EVE OF SUPER BOWL 50

​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, QB Carolina Panthers
AP Coach of the Year

presented by Lenovo

Ron Rivera Carolina Panthers
AP Comeback Player of the Year Eric Berry, S Kansas City Chiefs
AP Offensive Player of the Year presented by Microsoft Cam Newton, QB Carolina Panthers
AP Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt, DE Houston Texans
AP Offensive Rookie of the Year Todd Gurley, RB Los Angeles Rams
AP Defensive Rookie of the Year Marcus Peters, CB Kansas City
Rooney Sportsmanship Award presented by McDonald’s Charles Woodson, S Oakland Raiders
Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year presented by Nationwide Anquan Boldin, WR San Francisco 49ers
Deacon Jones Award J.J. Watt, DE Houston Texans
FedEx Air Player of the Year Carson Palmer, QB Arizona Cardinals
FedEx Ground Player of the Year Adrian Peterson, RB Minnesota Vikings
Salute To Service Award Presented by USAA Vincent Jackson, WR Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Bridgestone Performance Play

of the Year

Aaron Rodgers, QB Green Bay Packers
NFL.com Fantasy Player of the Year presented by SAP Antonio Brown, WR Pittsburgh Steelers
Courtyard’s Greatness on the Road Award Antonio Brown, WR Pittsburgh Steelers
Clutch Performer of the Year presented by Castrol Drew Brees, QB New Orleans Saints