Who will be the big surprise this season? Can Aaron Rodgers or Tom Brady capture another MVP award? How about the rookies, will RGIII and Andrew Luck live up to the hype while taking over teams with disastrous 2011 campaigns?
Well, here's the answer to a couple of the above questions with my 2012 Regular Season Awards (with a couple additional awards/superlatives thrown in at the end). It's the third of four parts to my season preview.
Offensive Player of the Year: Aaron Rodgers (had to pick someone other than Foster)
Defensive Player of the Year: Patrick Willis
Breakout Player: Stevan Ridley/Dez Bryant
Comeback Player of the Year: Peyton Manning
Offensive Rookie of the Year: Justin Blackmon
Defensive Rookie of the Year: Whitney Mercilus
Coach of the Year: Gary Kubiak
Most disappointing performance: Tim Tebow
Best Player on a new Team: Peyton Manning/Mario Williams
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Another Note: My Week 1 picks for tomorrow have been posted in the "Picks" tab.