Thursday, December 27, 2012

2012 Fantasy Football Awards

With the fantasy football season coming to an end, it's the perfect time to hand out some fantasy football awards. Note that all awards are based on stats after Week 16 as most fantasy football leagues do not include Week 17.

If you are still playing in Week 17, please check out the Week 17 Rankings.

Most Valuable Player
QB: Tom Brady
RB: Adrian Peterson
WR: Calvin Johnson
TE: Tony Gonzalez
Honorable Mention:  Brandon Marshall, Rob Gronkowski

Rookie of the Year
QB: Robert Griffin III
RB: Doug Martin
WR: T.Y. Hilton
TE: Dwyane Allen
Honorable Mention: Andrew Luck, Russell Wilson, Alfred Morris, Trent Richardson

Comeback Player of the Year
QB: Peyton Manning
RB: Adrian Peterson
WR: Andre Johnson
TE: Owen Daniels
Honorable Mention: Jamaal Charles, Dallas Clark

Most Improved Player
QB: Sam Bradford (2011: 32nd, 2012: 17th)
RB: Stevan Ridley (2011: 57th, 2012: 11th)
WR: Demaryius Thomas (2011: 57th, 2012: 6th)
TE: Heath Miller (2011: 22nd, 2012: 4th)
Honorable Mention: Andy Dalton, C.J. Spiller, Randall Cobb, Dez Bryant, Vincent Jackson, Dennis Pitta

Biggest Draft Day Busts
QB: Michael Vick (drafted 8th, finished 27th)
RB: Maurice Jones-Drew (drafted 7th, finished 46th)
WR: Larry Fitzgerald (drafted 2nd, finished 38th)
TE: Vernon Davis (drafted 5th, finished 15th)
Honorable Mention: Matt Stafford, Ryan Mathews, Darren McFadden, Hakeem Nicks, Fred Davis,

Playoff Heroes (Week 14-16: Top, Unsung)
QB: Cam Newton (73 points), Russell Wilson (4th, 69 points)
RB: Marshawn Lynch (72 points), Knowshon Moreno (5th, 49 points)
WR: Dez Bryant (56 points), Brandon Lloyd (5th, 45 points)
TE: Dennis Pitta (39 points), Lance Kendricks (3rd, 29 points)

Playoff Killers (Weeks 14-16)
QB: Robert Griffin III (29 points, missed week 15)
RB: Arian Foster (29 points)
WR: Victor Cruz (21 points, 18 in Week 14)
TE: Owen Daniels (8 points)
Honorable Mention: Matt Stafford, Ahmad Bradshaw, A.J. Green, Demaryius Thomas, Wes Welker

Most Valuable Waiver Wire Pickups
QB: Colin Kaepernick
RB: Alfred Morris
WR: Cecil Shorts
TE: Dennis Pitta
Honorable Mention: Russell Wilson (drafted in some leagues but likely dropped), Knowshon Moreno,  T.Y. Hilton, Brandon Myers

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