Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow and Buffalo Bills QB Josh Allen additionally listed as finalists for league MVP; Nick Bosa and Micah Parsons up for defensive participant of the yr; San Francisco 49ers QB Brock Purdy is a candidate to win offensive rookie of the yr honours
Last Updated: 25/01/23 3:56pm
Jalen Hurts, Patrick Mahomes and Justin Jefferson are among the many 5 finalists for league MVP within the NFL this season
Patrick Mahomes, Jalen Hurts and Justin Jefferson are listed among the many finalists for The Associated Press’ Most Valuable Player and Offensive Player of the Year awards.
The winners will likely be introduced on the NFL Honors occasion on February 9 forward throughout Super Bowl week, three days previous to Super Bowl LVII in Arizona on February 12.
Most Valuable Player: Josh Allen (Bills), Joe Burrow (Bengals) Jalen Hurts (Eagles), Justin Jefferson (Vikings), Patrick Mahomes (Chiefs) Offensive Player of the Year: Tyreek Hill (Dolphins), Jalen Hurts (Eagles), Justin Jefferson (Vikings), Patrick Mahomes (Chiefs) Defensive Player of the Year: Nick Bosa (49ers), Chris Jones (Chiefs), Micah Parsons (Cowboys) Offensive Rookie of the Year: Brock Purdy (49ers), Kenneth Walker III (Seahawks), Garrett Wilson (Jets) Defensive Rookie of the Year: Sauce Gardner (Jets), Aidan Hutchinson (Lions), Tariq Woolen (Seahawks) Comeback Player of the Year: Saquon Barkley (Giants), Christian McCaffrey (49ers), Geno Smith (Seahawks) Coach of the Year: Brian Daboll (Giants), Sean McDermott (Bills), Doug Pederson (Jaguars), Kyle Shanahan (49ers), Nick Sirianni (Eagles) Assistant Coach of the Year: Ben Johnson (Lions OC), DeMeco Ryans (49ers DC), Shane Steichen (Eagles OC)
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow – set to face Mahomes’ Kansas City Chiefs on this Sunday’s AFC Championship recreation, stay on Sky Sports NFL, from 11.30pm – and Buffalo Bills QB Josh Allen are additionally listed as finalists for league MVP. Miami Dolphins star receiver Tyreek Hill is a candidate for Offensive Player of the Year, however not MVP.
A nationwide panel of fifty media members who usually cowl the league accomplished the voting earlier than the beginning of the playoffs in January.
A have a look at a number of the finest performs from Patrick Mahomes this season, in his bid to seize his second MVP award.
Mahomes, the 2018 NFL MVP, helped Kansas City to a 14-3 report within the common season, incomes the Chiefs the No 1 seed within the AFC. Mahomes led the NFL with 5,250 yards passing and 41 TDs. He obtained 49 of fifty votes for AP first-team All-Pro.
Philadelphia Eagles QB Hurts had 3,701 yards passing, 760 yards dashing and 35 touchdowns mixed in main the Eagles to a 14-3 report within the common season and the No 1 seed within the NFC. The Eagles host the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday within the NFC championship recreation – stay on Sky Sports NFL from 8pm.
Check out the very best performs of the 2022 NFL season so removed from MVP hopeful, Jalen Hurts.
Minnesota Vikings star Jefferson is the one vast receiver named among the many MVP finalists, having led the NFL with 128 catches and 1,809 yards receiving in his third season within the league. Jefferson was considered one of two unanimous selections for AP All-Pro together with Chiefs tight finish Travis Kelce.
A have a look at the very best catches from Minnesota Vikings’ Justin Jefferson this season, the one vast receiver in with a shout of profitable the MVP award.
San Francisco edge rusher Nick Bosa, Chiefs defensive sort out Chris Jones and Dallas Cowboys edge rusher Micah Parsons are the finalists for the AP Defensive Player of the Year award.
Bosa led the NFL with 18 and a half sacks in 2022, Jones had 15 and a half, and Parsons 14 and a half in simply his second yr within the league..
Brian Daboll, Sean McDermott, Doug Pederson, Kyle Shanahan and Nick Sirianni are the 5 finalists for AP Coach of the Year.
Daboll led the New York Giants to a 9-7-1 report in his first season as head coach. McDermott delivered a third-straight AFC East division title to Buffalo, and fantastically steered the Bills by means of the traumatic cardiac arrest suffered by considered one of their gamers, Damar Hamlin, on the sphere throughout a recreation in opposition to the Bengals in Week 17.
Damar Hamlin was given a standing ovation from the Buffalo crowd after attending the Bills’ conflict with the Cincinnati Bengals simply 20 days after struggling a cardiac arrest.
Pederson, a former Super Bowl winner with the Eagles, guided the Jacksonville Jaguars to a 9-8 report and the AFC South title in his first yr with the group. Sirianni’s Eagles, in the meantime, are making ready for the NFC Championship recreation on Sunday wherein they host Shanahan’s 49ers.
San Francisco’s quarterback Brock Purdy can be within the working for an award, the seventh-round draft decide among the many finalists named for AP Offensive Rookie of the Year, together with Seattle Seahawks working again Kenneth Walker III and New York Jets vast receiver Garrett Wilson.
Purdy earned the affectionally titled nickname of ‘Mr. Irrelevant’, because the final participant chosen within the draft – an NFL custom since 1976 – however he finds himself on the cusp of changing into the primary rookie QB to ever seem in a Super Bowl and probably the primary to win one.
Watch the very best performs from rookie Brock Purdy, dubbed as this season’s ‘Mr Irrelevant’. After taking up from Jimmy Garoppolo because the 49ers quarterback, he is led them on a seven-game win streak.
Having began the season as third-string QB, Purdy stepped in after accidents to starter Trey Lance and backup Jimmy Garoppolo. He led San Francisco to a 5-0 report down the stretch as a starter and has since secured successive wins within the playoffs to e book a visit to Philadelphia for the NFC Championship recreation.
Seahawks working again Walker led all rookies with 1,050 yards dashing and 9 TDs, whereas Wilson led all rookies with 83 catches and 1,103 yards receiving.
New York Jets cornerback Sauce Gardner talks to Sky Sports about his group’s enormous win over the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field and his ‘cheesehead’ celebrations afterwards.
Jets cornerback Ahmad ‘Sauce’ Gardner, Detroit Lions defensive finish Aidan Hutchinson and Seahawks cornerback Tariq Woolen are the finalists for AP Defensive Rookie of the Year.
New York Giants working again Saquon Barkley, 49ers working again Christian McCaffrey and Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith are the finalists for AP Comeback Player of the Year.
Check out the very best performs from San Francisco 49ers working again Christian McCaffrey from the 2022 season.
Lions offensive coordinator Ben Johnson, 49ers defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryans and Eagles offensive coordinator Shane Steichen are the finalists for AP Assistant Coach of the Year.
This was the primary yr for the AP’s new voting system. Voters selected a high 5 for MVP and high three for all different awards. For MVP, first-place votes had been value 10 factors. Second by means of fifth-place votes had been value 5, three, two and one factors.
For all the opposite awards, first-place votes equalled 5 factors, second had been three and third had been one.
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