Airs LIVE at 9:00 PM ET
Awards Show Saluting Top NFL Players and Performances from the 2021 Season Will Be Simulcast on ESPN+ & NFL Network
The 11th AnnualNFL HONORS– the primetime awards special that recognizes the NFL’s best players, performances and plays from the 2021 season – will air LIVE Thursday, February 10 at 9:00 PM ET on ABC from YouTube Theater at the SoFi Entertainment District in Los Angeles, it was announced today.
In addition to airing on ABC, the two-hour award show will be simulcast on ESPN+ and NFL Network.
“Every year, NFL Honors celebrates the NFL’s brightest stars and greatest moments, bringing the sports and entertainment worlds together for a special night,” said Mark Quenzel, Senior Vice President, Head of Content for NFL Media. “We are thrilled to work with a new partner in ABC, ESPN and The Walt Disney Company to bring this annual event and the star power associated with it to even greater and higher levels than ever before.”
NFL Honors debuted in 2012 and features the announcement of such awards as THE ASSOCIATED PRESS‘ annual accolades, the prestigious WALTER PAYTON NFL MAN OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY NATIONWIDE and the newest PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME class the week leading up to the Super Bowl.
The latest list of awards announced at NFL Honors is provided below:
|AP Most Valuable Player delivered by Pizza Hut||AP Coach of the Year|
|AP Comeback Player of the Year||AP Offensive Player of the Year presented by Microsoft Surface|
|AP Defensive Player of the Year presented by Castrol||AP Offensive Rookie of the Year|
|AP Defensive Rookie of the Year||Bridgestone Clutch Performance Play of the Year|
|Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year presented by Nationwide||NFL Inspire Change Tribute presented by P&G|
|Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2022||FedEx Air & Ground Players of the Year|
|Salute to Service Award presented by USAA||Bud Light Celly of the Year|
|Courtyard Unstoppable Performance of the Year||NFL Fan of the Year presented by Captain Morgan|
|Deacon Jones Award||Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award|
|AP Assistant Coach of the Year|
On Thursday, February 10, NFL Honors Red Carpet Show presented by Invisalign airs at 8:00 PM ET on NFL Network leading up to NFL Honors.
Further details regarding this year’s NFL Honors, such as host and award presenters, will be announced at a later date.
NFL Honors is an NFL Network production in association with Rock Garden Media. 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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