Brady selected Sporting News NFL offensive player of the year

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FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady has been selected by the Sporting News as its NFL Offensive Player of the Year.

Rookie cornerback Devin McCourty also was honored as a member of the Sporting News All-Pro Team with his seven interceptions and 17 pass deflections.

NFL players, coaches, and executives vote for the awards.

The awards and All-Pro selections are in the upcoming issue of the Sporting News with former Boston College quarterback Matt Ryan on the cover.

The full teams are:

QB Tom Brady, Patriots
RB Arian Foster, Texans
RB Maurice Jones-Drew, Jaguars
WR Roddy White, Falcons
WR Andre Johnson, Texans
TE Jason Witten, Cowboys
OT Joe Thomas, Browns
G Jahri Evans, Saints
C Nick Mangold, Jets
G Chris Snee, Giants
OT Jake Long, Dolphins
K David Akers, Eagles
KR Leon Washington, Seahawks


DE Julius Peppers, Bears
DT Haloti Ngata, Ravens
DT Ndamukong Suh, Lions
DE John Abraham, Falcons
LB Clay Matthews, Packers
LB James Harrison, Steelers
LB Cameron Wake, Dolphins
CB Asante Samuel, Eagles
CB Devin McCourty, Patriots
SS Troy Polamalu, Steelers
FS Ed Reed, Ravens
P Shane Lechler, Raiders
PR Devin Hester, Bears


QB Sam Bradford, Rams
RB LeGarrette Blount, Bucs
RB Chris Ivory, Saints
WR Mike Williams, Bucs
WR Dez Bryant, Cowboys
TE Rob Gronkowski, Patriots
OT Rodger Saffold, Rams
G Zane Beadles, Broncos
C Maurkice Pouncey, Steelers
G Mike Iupati, 49ers
OT Jared Veldheer, Raiders

DE Carlos Dunlap, Bengals
DT Tyson Alualu, Jaguars
DT Ndamukong Suh, Lions
DE Lamarr Houston, Raiders
OLB Pat Angerer, Colts
MLB Rolando McClain, Raiders
OLB Koa Misi, Dolphins
CB Devin McCourty, Patriots
CB Joe Haden, Browns
SS Eric Berry, Chiefs
FS Earl Thomas, Seahawks

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