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1972 NFL Awards

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NFL Coach of the YearDon ShulaMiami DolphinsAP
NFL Player of the YearLarry BrownWashington RedskinsAP NEA MAX PFW
AFC Player of the YearEarl MorrallMiami DolphinsTSN
AFC Player of the YearO.J. SimpsonBuffalo BillsUPI
NFC Player of the YearLarry BrownWashington RedskinsUPI TSN
NFL Offensive Player of the YearLarry BrownWashington RedskinsAP NEA PFW
NFL Defensive Player of the YearJoe GreenePittsburgh SteelersAP NEA PFW
AFC Rookie of the YearFranco HarrisPittsburgh SteelersUPI NEA TSN
NFC Rookie of the YearWillie BuchanonGreen Bay PackersNEA
NFC Rookie of the YearChester MarcolGreen Bay PackersUPI TSN
NFL Offensive Rookie of the YearFranco HarrisPittsburgh SteelersAP PFW
NFL Defensive Rookie of the YearWillie BuchanonGreen Bay PackersAP
NFL Defensive Rookie of the YearSherm WhiteCincinnati BengalsPFW
All-NFL
OffensePositionTeamSelectors
Fred BiletnikoffWROakland RaidersAP NEA PFW
Otis TaylorWRKansas City ChiefsPFWA
Paul WarfieldWRMiami DolphinsNEA
Gene WashingtonWRSan Francisco 49ersAP PFWA PFW
Bob BrownOTOakland RaidersPFWA PFW
George KunzOTAtlanta FalconsNEA
Rayfield WrightOTDallas CowboysAP NEA PFWA PFW
Ron YaryOTMinnesota VikingsAP
Larry LittleOGMiami DolphinsAP NEA PFWA PFW
John NilandOGDallas CowboysAP PFWA PFW
Blaine NyeOGDallas CowboysNEA
Gene UpshawOGOakland RaidersPFWA
Forrest BlueCSan Francisco 49ersAP PFWA PFW
Len HaussCWashington RedskinsNEA
Ted KwalickTESan Francisco 49ersAP NEA PFW
Bob TuckerTENew York GiantsPFWA
Earl MorrallQBMiami DolphinsAP
Joe NamathQBNew York JetsNEA PFWA PFW
Larry BrownRBWashington RedskinsAP NEA PFWA PFW
Larry CsonkaRBMiami DolphinsPFW
O.J. SimpsonRBBuffalo BillsAP NEA PFWA
DefensePositionTeamSelectors
Jack GregoryDENew York GiantsNEA PFWA PFW
Claude HumphreyDEAtlanta FalconsAP NEA PFWA PFW
Bill StanfillDEMiami DolphinsAP
Joe GreeneDTPittsburgh SteelersAP NEA PFWA PFW
Bob LillyDTDallas CowboysPFW
Mike ReidDTCincinnati BengalsAP NEA PFWA
Dick ButkusLBChicago BearsAP NEA PFWA
Chris HanburgerLBWashington RedskinsAP NEA PFWA PFW
Willie LanierLBKansas City ChiefsPFW
Dave WilcoxLBSan Francisco 49ersAP NEA PFWA PFW
Willie BrownCBOakland RaidersPFWA PFW
Ken EllisCBGreen Bay PackersAP
Jimmy JohnsonCBSan Francisco 49ersAP NEA PFWA PFW
Dick AndersonSMiami DolphinsAP NEA PFWA
Bill BradleySPhiladelphia EaglesAP NEA PFWA PFW
Jake ScottSMiami DolphinsPFW
Special TeamsPositionTeamSelectors
Jerrel WilsonPKansas City ChiefsPFWA PFW
Don CockroftK-PCleveland BrownsNEA
Chester MarcolKGreen Bay PackersAP NEA PFWA PFW
All-AFC
OffensePositionTeamSelectors
Fred BiletnikoffWROakland RaidersAP UPI TSN PB
Otis TaylorWRKansas City ChiefsUPI
Paul WarfieldWRMiami DolphinsAP TSN PB
Bob BrownOTOakland RaidersAP UPI TSN
Winston HillOTNew York JetsAP UPI TSN PB
Art ShellOTOakland RaidersPB
Larry LittleOGMiami DolphinsAP UPI TSN PB
Gene UpshawOGOakland RaidersAP UPI PB
Bruce Van DykeOGPittsburgh SteelersTSN
Bob JohnsonCCincinnati BengalsUPI
Jim OttoCOakland RaidersAP TSN PB
Raymond ChesterTEOakland RaidersAP UPI TSN PB
Earl MorrallQBMiami DolphinsAP
Joe NamathQBNew York JetsUPI TSN PB
Larry CsonkaRBMiami DolphinsAP UPI TSN-tie PB
Franco HarrisRBPittsburgh SteelersTSN
O.J. SimpsonRBBuffalo BillsUPI AP TSN-tie PB
DefensePositionTeamSelectors
Dick AndersonSMiami DolphinsAP UPI TSN
Bobby BellLBKansas City ChiefsTSN
Elvin BetheaDEHouston OilersTSN
Willie BrownCBOakland RaidersAP UPI TSN PB
Nick BuonicontiLBMiami DolphinsAP PB
Vern Den HerderDEMiami DolphinsAP
Joe GreeneDTPittsburgh SteelersAP UPI TSN PB
Ted HendricksLBBaltimore ColtsAP UPI PB
Ken HoustonSHouston OilersPB
Robert JamesCBBuffalo BillsAP UPI PB
Deacon JonesDESan Diego ChargersPB
Willie LanierLBKansas City ChiefsUPI TSN
Lemar ParrishCBCincinnati BengalsTSN
Mike ReidDTCincinnati BengalsAP UPI TSN PB
Andy RussellLBPittsburgh SteelersAP UPI TSN PB
Jake ScottSMiami DolphinsAP UPI TSN PB
Bill StanfillDEMiami DolphinsAP UPI TSN PB
Dwight WhiteDEPittsburgh SteelersUPI
Special TeamsPositionTeamSelectors
Jerrel WilsonPKansas City ChiefsTSN PB
Roy GerelaKPittsburgh SteelersTSN PB
Mercury MorrisKRMiami DolphinsPB
All-NFC
OffensePositionTeamSelectors
John GilliamWRMinnesota VikingsPB
Harold JacksonWRPhiladelphia EaglesAP UPI TSN
Gene WashingtonWRSan Francisco 49ersAP UPI TSN PB
Rayfield WrightOTDallas CowboysAP UPI TSN PB
Ron YaryOTMinnesota VikingsAP UPI TSN PB
Tom MackOGLos Angeles RamsAP UPI TSN PB
John NilandOGDallas CowboysAP UPI TSN PB
Forrest BlueCSan Francisco 49ersAP UPI TSN PB
Ted KwalickTESan Francisco 49ersAP UPI PB
Bob TuckerTENew York GiantsTSN
Billy KilmerQBWashington RedskinsAP PB
Fran TarkentonQBMinnesota VikingsUPI TSN
John BrockingtonRBGreen Bay PackersAP UPI TSN PB
Larry BrownRBWashington RedskinsPFW UPI TSN PB
DefensePositionTeamSelectors
Coy BaconDELos Angeles RamsPB
Carl EllerDEMinnesota VikingsTSN
Jack GregoryDENew York GiantsAP UPI
Claude HumphreyDEAtlanta FalconsAP UPI TSN PB
Bob LillyDTDallas CowboysAP UPI TSN PB
Merlin OlsenDTLos Angeles RamsPB
Alan PageDTMinnesota VikingsAP UPI TSN
Dick ButkusLBChicago BearsAP UPI TSN
Chris HanburgerLBWashington RedskinsAP UPI TSN PB
Tommy NobisLBAtlanta FalconsPB
Dave WilcoxLBSan Francisco 49ersAP UPI TSN PB
Lem BarneyCBDetroit LionsUPI TSN PB
Ken EllisCBGreen Bay PackersAP UPI
Jimmy JohnsonCBSan Francisco 49ersAP TSN PB
Bill BradleySPhiladelphia EaglesAP UPI TSN PB
Cornell GreenSDallas CowboysPB
Paul KrauseSMinnesota VikingsAP UPI TSN
Special TeamsPositionTeamSelectors
Dave ChapplePLos Angeles RamsTSN PB
Chester MarcolKGreen Bay PackersAP TSN
Ron SmithKRChicago BearsPB
AP=Associated Press MAX=Maxwell Club NEA=Newspaper Enterprise Association PB=Pro Bowl PFW=Pro Football Weekly PFWA=Pro Football Writers of America TSN=The Sporting News UPI=United Press International
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