NFL RELEASE

The night before the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams meet in Super Bowl LIII, the National Football League handed out awards from the 2018 season at NFL HONORS – a two-hour primetime awards special recognizing the best players, performances and plays. The show will air nationally tonight at 9 PM ET/PT on CBS.

In addition, the newest PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME class was announced and introduced during the show with the Class of 2019 appearing on stage at the Fox Theater in Atlanta.

The full list of awards and winners include:

 

AP Most Valuable Player presented by Pizza Hut

 

Patrick Mahomes Kansas City Chiefs
AP Coach of the Year

 

Matt Nagy Chicago Bears
AP Comeback Player

of the Year presented by Castrol

Andrew Luck Indianapolis Colts
AP Offensive Player of the Year presented by Microsoft Surface Patrick Mahomes Kansas City Chiefs
AP Defensive Player

of the Year

Aaron Donald Los Angeles Rams
AP Offensive Rookie of the Year Saquon Barkley New York Giants
AP Defensive Rookie

of the Year presented by Old Spice

Darius Leonard Indianapolis Colts
AP Assistant Coach of the Year Vic Fangio Denver Broncos
Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award Drew Brees New Orleans Saints
Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year presented by Nationwide Chris Long Philadelphia Eagles
Deacon Jones Award Aaron Donald Los Angeles Rams
FedEx Air Player of the Year Patrick Mahomes Kansas City Chiefs
FedEx Ground Player of the Year Saquon Barkley New York Giants
Salute To Service Award Presented by USAA Ben Garland Atlanta Falcons
Bridgestone Clutch Performance Play of the Year Miami Dolphins – Miami Miracle
Courtyard Unstoppable Performance of the Year Jared Goff Los Angeles Rams
Built Ford Tough Offensive Line of the Year Los Angeles Rams Offensive Line
Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year Award Gabe Infante St. Joseph’s Preparatory School
Celebration

of the Year

Seattle Seahawks “Choreography”
Moment of the Year Arron Rodgers Return
Game Changer

presented by Gillette

Shaquem Griffin