J.J. Watt, DeMarco Murray, Aaron Rodgers headline NFL award winners

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt was a unanimous choice for NFL Defensive Player of the Year. Watt had 20 1/2 sacks.

Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray was named NFL Offensive Player of the Year. He led the NFL with 1,845 rushing yards.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was named NFL Most Valuable Player.

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was named NFL Comeback Player of the Year.

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was named NFL Offensive Rookie Of The Year award for 2014. Beckham also won NFL Play of the Year.

St. Louis Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald was named NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year, beating out Baltimore Ravens linebacker C.J. Mosley.

Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians won NFL Coach Of The Year award for the second time in three years.

Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald won the inaugural Art Rooney sportsmanship award.

Todd Bowles won the first Associated Press NFL Assistant Coach Of The Year award.

Chicago Bears defensive end Jared Allen won the Salute to Service Award.

Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis was named Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year.

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Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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