The Saturday before the 2014 Super Bowl between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will be an awards show for the NFL (as if the NFL doesn't get enough attention). It's called the NFL Honors Show and will air on NBC the night before the Super Bowl.
I went to the NFL Honors show two years ago in Indianapolis, the night before the New England Patriots and New York Giants Super Bowl. I was backstage interviewing players as they came through (including Jeff Saturday, who looks like me) and even though I wasn't interviewing them there were plenty of other celebrities there (including one of those Baldwins ... still not sure which one).
Anyway, the NFL Honors show is when they hand out the big awards like the MVP, coach of the year and stuff like that. With the Chiefs record turnaround in 2013, you can expect they will be involved in this awards ceremony.
The Mothership did a nice job of rounding up the awards the Chiefs could potentially win on Saturday.
AP coach of the year: I continue to say Andy Reid is going to win this. His chief competition includes the Carolina Panthers' Ron Rivera. I put my money on Big Red though.
AP most valuable player: Jamaal? Nah, this is Peyton Manning's.
AP offensive player of the year: Jamaal Charles? Maybe ... Manning still makes sense for this, too.
AP comeback player of the year: Alex Smith is an option here. CBSSports.com recently gave Smith their comeback player of the year award. At first, I didn't think of him as a candidate but he only played part of last season so I suppose he is.
NFL.com fantasy player of the year: Jamaal was the top-ranked player, so...
FedEx Ground player of the year: Jamaal will be a candidate here.
Which awards do you think the Chiefs will win? Here's the full list.
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