2015 PFWA On-Field Awards Summary

During the week of January 18-22, 2016, the Pro Football Writers of America (PFWA) handed out its 2015 On-Field Awards.

Here is a summary of the award winners, as voted on by the PFWA membership:

MOST VALUABLE PLAYER: QB Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: QB Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: DE J.J. Watt, Houston Texans

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: RB Todd Gurley, St. Louis Rams
OFFENSIVE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: RB Todd Gurley, St. Louis Rams
DEFENSIVE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: CB Marcus Peters, Kansas City Chiefs

COMEBACK PLAYER OF THE YEAR: S Eric Berry, Kansas City Chiefs
CO-MOST IMPROVED PLAYER OF THE YEAR: QB Kirk Cousins, Washington Redskins and CB Josh Norman, Carolina Panthers

COACH OF THE YEAR: Ron Rivera, Carolina Panthers
EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR: Mike Maccagnan, New York Jets
CO-ASSISTANT COACH OF THE YEAR: Hue Jackson, Cincinnati Bengals and Wade Phillips, Denver Broncos

2015 PFWA ALL-NFL TEAM
Offense
QB – Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers
RB – Doug Martin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings
WR – Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers; Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
TE – Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
C – Ryan Kalil, Carolina Panthers
G – Zack Martin, Dallas Cowboys; Marshal Yanda, Baltimore Ravens
T – Tyron Smith, Dallas Cowboys; Joe Thomas, Cleveland Browns
Defense
DE – Khalil Mack, Oakland Raiders; J.J. Watt, Houston Texans
DT – Geno Atkins, Cincinnati Bengals; Aaron Donald, St. Louis Rams
OLB – Khalil Mack, Oakland Raiders; Von Miller, Denver Broncos
MLB – Luke Kuechly, Carolina Panthers
CB – Josh Norman, Carolina Panthers; Patrick Peterson, Arizona Cardinals
S – Eric Berry, Kansas City Chiefs; Tyrann Mathieu, Arizona Cardinals
Special Teams
PK – Stephen Gostkowski, New England Patriots
P – Johnny Hekker, St. Louis Rams
KR – Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota Vikings
PR – Darren Sproles, Philadelphia Eagles
ST – Justin Bethel, Arizona Cardinals

2015 PFWA ALL-AFC TEAM
Offense
QB – Tom Brady, New England Patriots
RB – Chris Ivory, New York Jets; Latavius Murray, Oakland Raiders
WR – Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers; DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans
TE – Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
C – (tie) Rodney Hudson, Oakland Raiders; Alex Mack, Cleveland Browns
G – David DeCastro, Pittsburgh Steelers; Marshal Yanda, Baltimore Ravens
T –Joe Thomas, Cleveland Browns; Andrew Whitworth, Cincinnati Bengals
Defense
DE – Khalil Mack, Oakland Raiders; J.J. Watt, Houston Texans
DT – Geno Atkins, Cincinnati Bengals; Ndamukong Suh, Miami Dolphins
OLB – Khalil Mack, Oakland Raiders; Von Miller, Denver Broncos
ILB – Derrick Johnson, Kansas City Chiefs
CB – Chris Harris Jr., Denver Broncos; Marcus Peters, Kansas City Chiefs
S – Eric Berry, Kansas City Chiefs; Reggie Nelson, Cincinnati Bengals
Special Teams
PK – Stephen Gostkowski, New England Patriots
P – Sam Koch, Baltimore Ravens
KR – Taiwan Jones, Oakland Raiders
PR – Jarvis Landry, Miami Dolphins
ST – Matthew Slater, New England Patriots

2015 PFWA ALL-NFC TEAM
Offense
QB – Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers
RB – Doug Martin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings
WR – Odell Beckham Jr., New York Giants; Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
TE – Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
C – Ryan Kalil, Carolina Panthers
G – Zach Martin, Dallas Cowboys; Josh Sitton, Green Bay Packers
T – Tyron Smith, Dallas Cowboys; Trent Williams, Washington Redskins
Defense
DE – Ezekiel Ansah, Detroit Lions; Michael Bennett, Seattle Seahawks
DT – Aaron Donald, St. Louis Rams; Kawann Short, Carolina Panthers
OLB – Thomas Davis, Carolina Panthers; Lavonte David, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
MLB – Luke Kuechly, Carolina Panthers
CB – Josh Norman, Carolina Panthers; Patrick Peterson, Arizona Cardinals
S – Tyrann Mathieu, Arizona Cardinals; Earl Thomas, Seattle Seahawks
Special Teams
PK – Dan Bailey, Dallas Cowboys
P – Johnny Hekker, St. Louis Rams
KR – Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota Vikings
PR – Darren Sproles, Philadelphia Eagles
ST – Justin Bethel, Arizona Cardinals

2015 PFWA ALL-ROOKIE TEAM
Offense
QB – Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
RB – Todd Gurley, St. Louis Rams; Thomas Rawls, Seattle Seahawks
WR – Amari Cooper, Oakland Raiders; Stefon Diggs, Minnesota Vikings
TE – Will Tye, New York Giants
C – Mitch Morse, Kansas City Chiefs
G – Ali Marpet, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Brandon Scherff, Washington Redskins
T – Rob Havenstein, St. Louis Rams; Donovan Smith, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Defense
DL – Malcom Brown, New England Patriots; Eddie Goldman, Chicago Bears; Danielle Hunter, Minnesota Vikings; Leonard Williams, New York Jets
LB – Kwon Alexander, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Stephone Anthony, New Orleans Saints; Eric Kendricks, Minnesota Vikings
CB – Ronald Darby, Buffalo Bills; Marcus Peters, Kansas City Chiefs
S – Adrian Amos, Chicago Bears; Landon Collins, New York Giants
Special Teams
PK – Josh Lambo, San Diego Chargers
P – Matt Darr, Miami Dolphins
KR – Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks
PR – Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks
ST – Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks

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