It’s Award Season: Here’s Our Picks, Send Us Yours

It’s that time of year again. Award time. We give our nominees for our Giants awards and have nominated five players for the major NFL awards as well.

Giants 2012 Nominees

MVP: WR Victor Cruz, K Lawrence Tynes, S Antrel Rolle, QB Eli Manning
Defensive Player: S Antrel Rolle, LB Chase Blackburn, S Stevie Brown
Offensive Player: WR Victor Cruz, RB Ahmad Bradshaw, QB Eli Manning
Special Teams: K Lawrence Tynes, KR David Wilson, LB Spencer Paysinger
Breakout Player: RB David Wilson, TE Martellus Bennett, S Stevie Brown
Humanitarian Award: DE Justin Tuck, WR Victor Cruz, LB Michael Boley, DL Chris Canty

Our picks in italics

NFL Nominees

MVP: Peyton Manning QB Denver, Adrian Peterson RB Minnesota, Matt Ryan QB Atlanta, Tom Brady QB New England, Aaron Rodgers QB Green Bay

Offensive Player of the Year: Drew Brees QB New Orleans, Adrian Peterson RB Minnesota, Calvin Johnson WR Detroit, Tom Brady QB New England, Aaron Rodgers QB Green Bay

Defensive Player of the Year: JJ Watt, DE Houston, Geno Atkins DT Cincinnati, Von Miller LB Denver, Aldon Smith LB San Francisco, London Fletcher LB Washington

Offensive Rookie of the Year: Andrew Luck QB Indianapolis, Russell Wilson QB Seattle, Robert Griffin III QB Washington, Alfred Morris RB Washington, Doug Martin RB Tampa Bay

Defensive Rookie of the Year: Luke Kuechly LB Carolina, Janoris Jenkins CB St.Louis, Casey Hayward CB Green Bay, Lavonte David LB Tampa Bay, Bobby Wagner LB Seattle

Comeback Player of the Year: Adrian Peterson RB Minnesota, Peyton Manning QB Denver, Other

NFL Head Coach of the Year: John Fox, Denver; Bruce Arians, Indianapolis; Pete Carroll, Seattle; Mike Smith, Atlanta; Jeff Fisher, St, Louis