The NFL recognized the best players and performances of the 2020 season over the weekend of Super Bowl 55 at the 10th Annual NFL Honors Ceremony at

This year’s event was more of a virtual celebration than a gala at the Super Bowl due to COVID-19 restrictions

Several of the winners also received Sporting News honors voted by fellow players Aaron Donald was SN’s Defensive Player of the Year and Washington QB Alex Smith was Comeback Player of the Year; Both received the same awards from the Associated Press voters

One key difference was Offensive Player of the Year: SN voters (ie, players) voted for Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes, while AP voters walked with titans who ran back from Derrick Henry Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers ousted Mahomes to AP Most Valuable Player / p>

The NFL Honors program also included the Pro Football Hall of Fame class announcement in 2021

Everything you need to know is here, as Sporting News lists all of the NFL Honors Award winners

Rodgers is now a three-time AP MVP after driving past early favorite Patrick Mahomes in an otherworldly second half. Starting week 9, Rodgers completed 751 percent of his passes averaging 2,612 yards, throwing 28 touchdowns on three interceptions (he threw five picks year-round), an average of 85 yards per attempt and a 1292 passerby rating Green Bay went 8-1 in these games to win the NFC North and become No. 1 to win 1 seed in the NFC playoffs

@ AaronRodgers12 accepts his award after being named MVP for the 2020 NFL season 🎥 # GoPackGo
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Henry was at the heart of Tennessee’s offense in 2020 with a total of 397 touches, 2141 scrimmage yards and 17 touchdowns He also became the eighth member of the 2nd000 clubs in the NFL and rushed to a league high of 378 carry for 2027 yards

Donald turned a typical season by his standards, that is, he was elite again: a team leader 135 sacks, 14 tackles for loss, 28 quarterback hits, four forced fumbles and one fumble recovery, all from a lineman who can usually set up indoors. That’s DPOY No 3 for Donald

3 awards as Defensive Player of the Year in the last 4 seasons
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Former LA coach Anthony Lynn had to play Herbert in Week 2 after Tyrod Taylor suffered a lung injury during an injection.Lynn reluctantly stayed with Herbert as the 2020 first-round player (sixth overall) quickly became the starting role in 15 games Herbert scored a rookie record of 31 touchdowns (on 10 interceptions), 73 yards per attempt and a 983 passer rating. He also rushed for 234 yards and five touchdowns

The most passing TDs of all rookies of all time
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Young brought boundless energy to Washington’s defense after the team voted him second overall in the 2020 NFL Draft The Ohio State Product notched 75 sacks, bounced three fists, and made 10 tackles for the loss in 15 games

Dominant from start to finish
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Could it really be someone else? Smith nearly died of an infection that developed after surgery to repair a gruesome leg injury in 2018. He returned to the field in week 5 of the 2020 season and took on the role of starter in Washington in week 10, making a total of six starts, being Washington won the last five on the way to winning NFC East Smith finished the season 667 percent of his passes with a TD-to-interception ratio of 6-8, but the numbers are secondary if Smith can continue his career

@washingtonNFL QB Alex Smith is Comeback Player of 2020! (from @Visa) #NFLHonors picTwittercom / FdGmzQzAHM

Stefanski came down from the Vikings in the final off-season and promptly led Cleveland to the franchise’s first playoff spot in 18 years The Browns finished the regular season 11-5 after taking a two-point win over rivals Steelers in Week 17 While the Browns’ playoff blowout against Pittsburgh next week in the wildcard round wasn’t a factor in the voting (this is a regular season award), it nonetheless showed the progress the team has made under Stefanski p>

@Brown’s head coach Kevin Stefanski is the coach of the year 2020! (from @Bose) #NFLHonors picTwittercom / Gtod4mGRkx

Wilson’s relentless dedication to Seattle Children’s Hospital, which began when he was a freshman to the Seahawks, and his work for social justice through his Why Not You Foundation (WNYF) earned him the NFL’s annual humanitarian award, “It was one of the greatest gifts God gave me, it’s just to make an impact and make a little bit of change too, “said Wilson of his hospital connection for a story from The (Tacoma, Wash) News Tribune. p>

@Seahawks QB Russell Wilson named Walter Payton’s 2020 NFL Man of the Year! (from @nationwide) #NFLHonors picTwittercom / phjBRmIQFD

Daboll drew up Buffalo’s high-performance offense in 2020, pushing Josh Allen to perform it at a high level, Allen and Stefon Diggs became one of the league’s most dangerous QB-wide receiver combinations on the Bills ranked second in the NFL with 501 total points in the Year 2020

The winner is the assistant coach of the year
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Murray’s desperation into the end zone for Hopkins turned a loss into a last-second win for the Cardinals against the Bills in Week 10

Allen helped earn points for his team and fantasy owners in 2020. He finished with 4,361 points in the DraftKings fantasy rankings

FedEx Air and Ground Player of the Year: Aaron Rodgers, QB, Packers; Derrick Henry, RB, Titans

Those were the obvious choices Rodgers, also known as the AP NFL MVP on Saturday, led the NFL with 48 touchdown passes Henry led the league with 2027 rushing yards at

Congratulations to @Packers QB @ AaronRodgers12 and @Titans RB @ KingHenry_2 for the 2020 @ FedEx Air and Ground Player of the Year! #NFLHonors BildTwittercom / 5PdeiAsHXe

Bridgewater was recognized for outstanding athleticism on the field in 2020 The award is named after Rooney, the founder of the Steelers

This week the performance was shown in Endzone 10 in Jacksonville after Claypool’s 31-yard TD reception from Ben Roethlisberger won the award

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