Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III led the Redskins to a 2012 NFC East Division Championship. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has won the 2012 AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.
Carolina Panthers rookie linebacker Luke Kuechly led the NFL in tackles during the 2012 season. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)
Panthers LB Luke Kuechly named 2012 AP Defensive Rookie of the Year.
Under head coach Chuck Pagano (left) and offensive coordinator and interim head coach Bruce Arians (right) the Colts went 11-5 after going 2-14 in 2011.
Bruce Arians has been named 2012 AP coach of the year. He accepted the job as the head coach of the Cardinals during the offseason after serving as the Colts interim head coach for 12 games this season. Pagano finished second in the AP Coach of the Year voting behind Arians.
- Texans DE J.J. Watt has been named the AP Defensive Player of the Year. He received 49 of the 50 votes. Watt had 20.5 sacks during the 2012 season. (Brett Davis/USA TODAY Sports)
Texans DE J.J. Watt has been named the AP Defensive Player of the Year.
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson became the seventh player to rush for 2,000 yards in a single season. (Patrick Schneider/AP)
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has been named the 2012 AP Offensive Player of the Year.
Quarterback Peyton Manning leads the Broncos to an AFC West Title and a 13-3 overall record. Manning had spent his entire career with the Indianapolis Colts prior to the 2012 season. (Charlie Riedel / AP Photo)
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has been named the 2012 AP NFL comeback player of the year.
Cowboys TE Jason Witten named Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award for his work to end domestic violence. (US Presswire)
Cowboys TE Jason Witten named Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award.
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson was 9-yards shy of breaking Eric Dickerson’s single-season rushing record of 2,105 yards that was set in 1984 (Andy King/Associated Press)
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has been named the 2012 AP NFL’s Most Valuable Player Award.