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Five San Francisco 49ers players, coaches finalists for NFL awards

Jan 25, 2023, 9:08 AM
Fred Warner #54 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates with teammates after an interception against ...
SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 22: Fred Warner #54 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates with teammates after an interception against the Dallas Cowboys during the second quarter of the game in the NFC Divisional Playoff game at Levi's Stadium on January 22, 2023 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)
(Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

The San Francisco 49ers received more good news as they prepare for their divisional matchup against the Philedaplia Eagles.

On Wednesday, the NFL announced the finals for eight awards, and a member of the San Francisco 49ers organization is listed in five of the categories.

The list includes:

Most Valuable Player

  • Josh Allen, Bills QB
  • Joe Burrow, Bengals QB
  • Jalen Hurts, Eagles QB
  • Justin Jefferson, Vikings WR
  • Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs QB

Defensive Player of the Year

  • Nick Bosa, 49ers DE
  • Chris Jones, Chiefs DT
  • Micah Parsons, Cowboys LB

Offensive Player of the Year

  • Tyreek Hill, Dolphins WR
  • Jalen Hurts, Eagles QB
  • Justin Jefferson, Vikings WR
  • Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs QB

Offensive Rookie of the Year

  • Brock Purdy, 49ers QB
  • Kenneth Walker III, Seahawks RB
  • Garrett Wilson, Jets WR

Defensive Rookie of the Year

  • Sauce Gardner, Jets CB
  • Aidan Hutchinson, Lions DE
  • Tariq Woolen, Seahawks CB

Comeback Player of the Year

  • Saquon Barkley, Giants RB
  • Christian McCaffrey, 49ers RB
  • Geno Smith, Seahawks QB

Coach of the Year

  • Brian Daboll, Giants
  • Sean McDermott, Bills
  • Doug Pederson, Jaguars
  • Kyle Shanahan, 49ers
  • Nick Sirianni, Eagles

Assistant Coach of the Year

  • Ben Johnson, Lions OC
  • DeMeco Ryans, 49ers DC
  • Shane Steichen, Eagles OC

Winners will be announced at the 12th annual NFL Honors ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 9, live on NBC, Peacock and the NFL Network.

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