PITTSBURGH STEELERS RB LE’VEON BELL NAMED NFL.COM FANTASY PLAYER OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY SAP AT “4TH ANNUAL NFL HONORS”

PITTSBURGH STEELERS RB LE’VEON BELL NAMED NFL.COM FANTASY PLAYER OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY SAP AT

“4TH ANNUAL NFL HONORS”

TWO-HOUR PRIMETIME AWARDS SHOW ON NBC SALUTES OUTSTANDING PLAYERS & PERFORMANCES FROM 2014 SEASON & PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2015

Pittsburgh Steelers running back LE’VEON BELL is the 2014 NFL.COM FANTASY PLAYER OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY SAP, it was announced tonight at “4th Annual NFL Honors” – a star-studded football and entertainment event saluting the best players, performances and plays from the 2014 season that will air nationally at 9 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.

The 2014 NFL.COM Fantasy Player of the Year Presented By SAP was chosen by a panel of NFL Media analysts and Fantasy Football experts.

For the fourth consecutive year, the NFL and THE ASSOCIATED PRESS announced their annual accolades in an awards show saluting its best players, performances and plays from the 2014 season. SETH MEYERS, host of Late Night with Seth Meyers and Saturday Night Live alum, hosted the show and many of the winners were on hand to accept their awards.

For the second year, the newest PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME class will be announced and introduced during the show with the Class of 2015 appearing on stage at Symphony Hall in Phoenix.

Among the awards that will be announced will be the prestigious Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award presented by Nationwide, which recognizes a player’s off-the-field community service as well as his playing excellence. The winner of the inaugural NFL Sportsmanship Award presented by Bose, as voted by his peers, also will be recognized.

Seven of the awards will be from the AP. Those awards, which include AP Most Valuable Player and AP Coach of the Year presented by Lenovo, are voted on at the end of the regular NFL season by a nationwide media panel of 50 people who regularly cover the league. The ballots are tabulated solely by the AP. The AP is providing the list of honorees to the NFL for the program, and any advertising or sponsorship on the broadcast is being handled separately and independently by the NFL.

The full list of awards presented are:

 

AP Most Valuable Player Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year presented by Nationwide
AP Coach of the Year presented by Lenovo AP Comeback Player of the Year
AP Offensive Player of the Year presented by Surface AP Defensive Player of the Year
AP Offensive Rookie of the Year AP Defensive Rookie of the Year
Bridgestone Performance Play of the Year

 

FedEx Air & Ground Players of the Year
NFL.com Fantasy Player of the Year presented by SAP “Greatness on the Road” Award presented by Courtyard
Salute To Service Award Presented by USAA NFL Sportsmanship Award presented by Bose
Deacon Jones Award

Top-Tier Sponsors of “4th Annual NFL Honors” include Bose, Bridgestone, Lenovo, Nationwide, Surface, SAP and XFINITY.

Associate Sponsors include FedEx, Courtyard, USAA and Papa John’s.

“4th Annual NFL Honors” is an NFL Network production in association with Dick Clark Productions.  For more information about “NFL Honors” fans may visit http://www.nfl.com/honors and follow the #NFLHonors conversation on Twitter.

 

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