There are only a few weeks remaining in the NFL season, and many prestigious awards are all but decided.
Robert Griffin III, Andrew Luck and Doug Martin are all having prolific rookie seasons on the offensive side of the football. One of those three will walk away with the Offensive Rookie of the Year Award.
On defense, few pass rushers have been better than Von Miller, J.J. Watt and Aldon Smith. Smith is staring down the barrel of several sack records, while Miller and Watt have solidified themselves as elite young talents. All will be in the running for Defensive Player of the Year.
The AP Coach of the Year Award is much more dependent on wins and losses, and because the award is given before the Super Bowl, we won’t have a clear picture of who the winner will be for at least a few more weeks. We can speculate, though.
The following slideshow states the case for the five NFL coaches with the best chances of winning the award. Read on.