NFL award finalists: Burrow, Mahomes among 5 contenders for MVP

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Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow and Kansas City Chiefs signal-caller Patrick Mahomes headlined the finalists for NFL MVP, the Associated Press revealed Wednesday on NFL Network's "Good Morning Football."

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen, Philadelphia Eagles passer Jalen Hurts, and Minnesota Vikings receiver Justin Jefferson rounded out the finalists for the accolade.

Name Position Team
Josh Allen QB Bills
Joe Burrow QB Bengals
Jalen Hurts QB Eagles
Justin Jefferson WR Vikings
Patrick Mahomes QB Chiefs

The AP also revealed front-runners for seven other major awards Wednesday. Award winners will be announced at the NFL Honors ceremony on Feb. 9.

Here's the full list of finalists for the remaining AP awards:

Offensive Player of the Year

Name Position Team
Jalen Hurts QB Eagles
Justin Jefferson WR Vikings
Patrick Mahomes QB Chiefs

Defensive Player of the Year

Name Position Team
Nick Bosa DE 49ers
Chris Jones DT Chiefs
Micah Parsons LB Cowboys

Comeback Player of the Year

Name Position Team
Saquon Barkley RB Giants
Christian McCaffrey RB 49ers
Geno Smith QB Seahawks

Coach of the Year

Name Team
Brian Daboll Giants
Doug Pederson Jaguars
Kyle Shanahan 49ers

Assistant Coach of the Year

Name Role Team
Ben Johnson OC Lions
DeMeco Ryans DC 49ers
Shane Steichen OC Eagles

Offensive Rookie of the Year

Name Position Team
Brock Purdy QB 49ers
Garrett Wilson WR Jets
Kenneth Walker RB Seahawks

Defensive Rookie of the Year

Name Position Team
Ahmad "Sauce" Gardner CB Jets
Aidan Hutchinson DE Lions
Tariq Woolen CB Seahawks
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