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Kansas City’s Mahomes PFWA NFL MVP and Offensive Player of the Year; Los Angeles Rams’ Donald Defensive Player of the Year

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, who led the NFL with 50 touchdown passes, was selected as the 2018 NFL Most Valuable Player and the league’s Offensive Player of the Year chosen in voting conducted by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA). Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald, who led the NFL in […]

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Browns’ Mayfield PFWA Rookie of the Year, Giants’ Barkley Offensive Rookie of the Year, Colts’ Leonard Defensive Rookie of the Year; 2018 All-Rookie Team named

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield, who set an NFL rookie record with 27 touchdown passes, was selected as the 2018 Rookie of the Year, chosen in voting conducted by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA). New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley, who became the third NFL rookie to have over 2,000 scrimmage yards […]

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PFWA 2018 All-NFL, All-AFC and All-NFC teams announced

The Chicago Bears placed a league-high four players on the 2018 All-NFL team, chosen in voting conducted by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA). The Bears placed cornerback Kyle Fuller, outside linebacker Khalil Mack and safety Eddie Jackson on the defense and punt returner Tarik Cohen on special teams. The Kansas City Chiefs had […]

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PFWA to announce 2018 postseason on-field awards January 14-18

The Pro Football Writers of America (PFWA) will announce their 2018 postseason on-field award winners during the week of January 14-18, 2019. The announcements will be made here at ProFootballWriters.org, through The SportsXchange, the PFWA’s official Twitter feed (@PFWAwriters) and via email to PFWA members and NFL league and club PR staffs each day at […]

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Dr Z Obituary

Paul “Dr. Z” Zimmerman 1932-2018

Paul “Dr. Z” Zimmerman, widely considered one of the best football writers of all time, and who covered the NFL for 29 years as Sports Illustrated’s lead pro football writer as part of a 55-year career in journalism, passed away today in Noblesville, Ind. Zimmerman’s writing career was cut short by a series of strokes in November […]

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PFWA announces 2018 Dick Connor Writing Awards

Greg Bishop of Sports Illustrated and Tim Graham of the Buffalo News each won two first-place awards while D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jenny Vrentas of SI.com/TheMMQB, Ben Shpigel of the New York Times and Seth Wickersham of ESPN.com also won first place in their respective categories in the Professional Football Writers of […]

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