Andy Reid

2013 NFL Regular-Season Awards

Tis the season to hand out hardware to the best in the NFL
Tis the season to hand out hardware to the best in the NFL

The holidays are a time for gift giving. For most NFL players, the ultimate prize is the Vince Lombardi Trophy given to the winning team in the Super Bowl. Outsdie of the highest honor in team sports, however, individual awards are pretty sweet.

We’ve made a list and checked it twice to determine which players are deserving of recognition — and the corresponding trophy-case hardware — for their performances in 2013.

Most Valuable Player
Peyton Manning, QB, Broncos

2013 Midseason NFL Awards

The best and brightest from the first half of the 2013 NFL season.

The 2013 NFL season has already reached halftime — but not the one Bruno Mars will be performing at during Super Bowl XLVIII in New York. It’s way too early to start engraving the hardware, but after the first four games, these are the playmakers who have distinguished themselves as award-worthy:

Most Valuable Player

Geno Smith Makes Case To Be Kansas City Chiefs’ No. 1 Pick

West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith ran a 4.59 and threw the ball well at the Combine.
<p> West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith ran a 4.59 in the 40-yard dash and threw the ball well at the NFL Scouting Combine, making his case to be the No. 1 overall pick of coach Andy Reid and the Kansas City Chiefs at the NFL Draft on April 25.</p>

West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith entered the NFL Scouting Combine already perceived as the best passer in a clustered Class of 2013 — a group of signal-callers that includes USC’s Matt Barkley, NC State’s Mike Glennon, Florida State’s E.J. Manuel, Arkansas’ Tyler Wilson, Oklahoma’s Landry Jones, Syracuse’s Ryan Nassib and Tennessee’s Tyler Bray.

Atlanta Falcons' First 7-0 Start in Franchise History

The Falcons are now 15-0 when Matt Ryan throws three or more TD passes.
<p> The Atlanta Falcons are off to the first 7-0 start in franchise history after defeating the Philadelphia Eagles, 30-17, in a homecoming game for Matt Ryan.</p>

Matt Ryan’s homecoming could not have gone much better. A product of Philadelphia’s William Penn Charter School, “Matty Ice” led the Atlanta Falcons to a 30–17 statement victory against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field in the “City of Brotherly Love.”

Philadelphia Eagles Blueprint For Missing The Playoffs

We predict each of the Eagles' remaining games and it doesn't look good for Philly.
<p> We predict each of the Eagles' remaining games and it doesn't look good for Philly.</p>

The Philadelphia Eagles have already declared the Dream Team “dead”, but they only meant the nickname, not the team itself. They still remain confident that they’re talented enough and have enough time to turn their sinking ship around.