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Peter King's 2012 Awards

A closer look at the players SI's pro football expert predicts will take home the hardware
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MOST VALUABLE PLAYER AND COMEBACK PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Peyton Manning

Quarterback, Broncos

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Brooks Reed

Linebacker, Texans

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback, Packers

OFFENSIVE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Andrew Luck

Quarterback, Colts

DEFENSIVE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Bruce Irvin

Defensive end, Seahawks

COACH OF THE YEAR

Romeo Crennel

Chiefs

EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR

Rick Smith

General manager, Texans

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JOHN W. MCDONOUGH

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PHELAN M. EBENHACK/AP

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LARRY W. SMITH/EPA (RODGERS)

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AL TIELEMANS (LUCK)

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JEFF MOFFETT/ICON SMI (IRVIN)

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CHARLIE RIEDE/AP (CRENNEL)

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GEORGE BRIDGES/MCT/MCT/ZUMAPRESS.COM (SMITH)