NFL Honors on Thursday Night

By DJ Harding 

The 12th Annual NFL Honors will take place Thursday February 9th at 9pm ET. The will be nationally televised by NBC and the NFL Network and will also be streamed on Peacock. The event will be presented by Invisalign and Align technology brand and will be hosted by Kelly Clarkson who is the first woman to host the show. 

The NFL Honors debuted in 2012 and features awards given out the week leading up to the Super Bowl. Some of the awards given out are The Associated Press annual accolades, the prestigious Walter Payton Man Of The Year presented by Nationwide, and the newest class inducted into the Pro Football Hall Of Fame presented by Uber Eats. The full list of the awards given out are as follows 

AP Most Valuable Player

AP Coach of the Year

AP Comeback Player of the Year

AP Offensive Player of the Year

AP Defensive Player of the Year

AP Offensive Rookie of the Year 

AP Defensive Rookie of the Year

Best Moment of the Year 

Walter Payton Man of the Year 

NFL Inspire Change Tribute 

Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2023

FedEx Air & Ground Player of the Year 

Salute to Service Award 

Celebration of the Year 

Play of the Year 

NFL Fan of the Year 

Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award 

AP Assistant Coach of the Year 

Deacon Jones Sack Leader Award 

Award presenters will include NFL players and Legends Derrick Brooks, Ray Lewis, Joe Namath, JJ Watt and Andrew Whitworth; and celebrities Tiffany Haddish, Paul Walter Hauser, H.E.R, Joel McHale, Meek Mill, Tracy Morgan and Sheryl Lee Ralph.

Music for NFL Honors will be performed by Emmy award-winning music director Jason Halbert and The Kelly Clarkson Show House Band. In addition, the NFL Players Choir, which features current and former NFL Players led by Grammy-winning Gospel producer Myron Butler, will perform during the in-memoriam segment. As recent semi-finalists on “America’s Got Talent,” the choir has been a headliner of the Super Bowl Soulful Celebration for fifteen years. On Thursday, Feb. 9, NFL Honors Red Carpet Show presented by Invisalign airs at 8 PM ET / 7 PM CT on NFL Network leading up to NFL Honors.

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