101 Award Winners Named
A nationwide panel of 101 sportswriters and broadcasters who regularly cover the NFL vote on the awards, which will be handed out for the 43rd time on March 2 in Kansas City.
San Francisco linebacker Aldon Smith was the NFC's top defensive player, and Seattle's Pete Carroll the conference coach of the year. Houston's J.J. Watt was the AFC's best defensive player and Chuck Pagano and Bruce Arians of Indianapolis shared the AFC coaching honor.
See other NationalSports news:Reds power past Cubs as 4-run 6th leads to 13-6 win
Heyward's 2B keys rally as Cardinals beat Nationals 8-5
Playoff-hopeful Cubs get OF Austin Jackson from Seattle
Cubit hopes to project professionalism in new Illinois role
Robert Griffin III Blames Intern for Instagram Flap