49ers have a ton of finalists for NFL Honors

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The 49ers shall be well-represented on the NFL Honors ceremony which takes place Feb. 9, the Thursday earlier than the Tremendous Bowl.

Finalists for the NFL’s MVP, Offensive Participant of the 12 months, Defensive Participant of the 12 months and different awards have been all introduced Wednesday morning, and included a ton of members of this yr’s San Francisco membership.

Listed here are all of the awards the 49ers have gamers and coaches within the operating for on the NFL Honors ceremony:

Offensive Rookie of the 12 months: QB Brock Purdy

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Purdy’s 5 begins to complete the common season, and his one recreation in aid of Jimmy Garoppolo have been sufficient to earn him a top-three spot within the OROY voting. He’ll be within the operating alongside Jets WR Garrett Wilson, and Seahawks RB Kenneth Walker III.

Defensive Participant of the 12 months: DE Nick Bosa

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It could be a major upset if Bosa, the NFL’s sack chief and its best general go rusher, didn’t win this award. He’s a finalist together with Chiefs DT Chris Jones and Cowboys do-everything DE Micah Parsons.

Coach of the 12 months: Kyle Shanahan

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Shanahan has had some actually profitable years as a head coach, however navigating this season with two QBs getting damage and his offensive not lacking a beat with the ultimate decide of the draft as its QB is his most spectacular feat thus far. The 49ers received the NFC West and haven’t misplaced since Oct. 23. He’s up for the award with Jags head coach Doug Pederson and Giants head coach Brian Daboll.

Assistant Coach of the 12 months: DC DeMeco Ryans

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Ryans’ meteoric rise started final yr, and involves a head with a nomination for the NFL’s high assistant. He’s already one of many hottest names on this head coach hiring cycle, and his placement right here alongside Lions OC Ben Johnson and Eagles OC Shane Steichen is a testomony to how properly Ryans has performed teaching a protection in a league pushed by offense.

Comeback Participant of the 12 months: RB Christian McCaffrey

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Including McCaffrey helped spark the 49ers’ late-season successful streak that’s now stretched to 12 video games. His efficiency this yr each with Carolina and San Francisco has been much more spectacular contemplating a hamstring damage restricted him to solely seven video games a yr in the past with the Panthers. He additionally performed in simply three video games the season earlier than that. Giants RB Saquon Barkley and Seahawks QB Geno Smith are the opposite two finalists.

Story originally appeared on Niners Wire

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