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NFL Honors: Awards announced, Baker Mayfield loses out on rookie of the year

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The annual awards are announced, plus some video clips of Steve Harvey mentioning the Cleveland Browns in his opening monologue.

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The eighth annual NFL Honors show was televised Saturday night, with players and personnel from across the league in attendance. Steve Harvey was the host, and with him being from Cleveland, the Browns were featured prominently in the opening monologue. His stuff about Cleveland began with a brief shoutout to Jim Brown and the last time he saw a Championship in 1964:

That was followed by Harvey calling out the turnaround of the Browns, led by QB Baker Mayfield, RB Nick Chubb, and WR Jarvis Landry:

From the Browns, QB Baker Mayfield was the only player up for an award. Two former assistant coaches also received consideration for assistant coach of the year. Here are the awards for the NFL, as announced by the Associated Press.


Offensive Rookie of the Year:

The winner is Giants RB Saquon Barkley, who had 26.5 votes. The other people who got votes were Browns QB Baker Mayfield (21.5), and Colts OG Quenton Nelson (2).


Defensive Rookie of the Year:

The winner is Colts LB Darius Leonard, who had 29 votes. The other people who got votes were Chargers S Derwin James (20) and Broncos DE Bradley Chubb (1).


Assistant Coach of the Year:

The winner is former Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, who had 25 votes. The other people who got votes were Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus (7), Seahawks offensive line coach Mike Solari (2), former Browns offensive coordinator Freddie Kitchens (2), Seahawks offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer (1), former Browns defensive coordinator Gregg Williams (1), Colts offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo (1), Cowboys defensive coordinator Kris Richard (1), and Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen (1)..


Coach of the Year:

The winner is Bears HC Matt Nagy who had 24 votes. The other people who got votes were Chargers HC Anthony Lynn (10), Colts HC Frank Reich (8), Chiefs HC Andy Reid (5), Seahawks HC Pete Carroll (2), and Saints HC Sean Payton (1).


Defensive Player of the Year:

The winner is Rams DT Aaron Donald, who had 45 votes. The other person who got votes was Bears DE Khalil Mack (5).


Offensive Player of the Year:

The winner is Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes, who had 30 votes. The other people who got votes were Saints QB Drew Brees (16), Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins (2), and Rams RB Todd Gurley (2).


Comeback Player of the Year:

The winner is Colts QB Andrew Luck, who had 44 votes. The other people who got votes were Texans DE J.J. Watt (4) and Redskins RB Adrian Peterson (2).


Most Valuable Player:

The winner is Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes, who had 41 votes. The other person who got votes was Saints QB Drew Brees (9).


Hall of Fame Class of 2019