The Super Bowl host city, San Francisco, will be hosting the awards presentation. Ron Rivera and Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers are leading candidates for Coach of the Year and Most Valuable Player and making it to the Super Bowl definitely helped their chances.
The NFL released their list of finalists for the Hall of Fame just a few days ago. Expected names such as Brett Favre and Kurt Warner are on it, along with running back Terrell Davis. Once again, Roger Craig did not make the cut.
The million-dollar extravaganza that provides the occasion for the new Kevin Costner movie, Draft Day, used to be a simpler affair. Lord knows I wasn't qualified to run the American Football League draft. But I did.