Aaron Rodgers Hail Mary Named Play of the Year
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers incredible Hail Mary pass during the Week 13 Green Bay Packers - Detroit Lions game was the Bridgestone Performance Play of the Year.
The Bridgestone Performance Play of the Year was selected from 20 Performance Moments voted on by NFL fans on NFL.com.
On the eve of Super Bowl 50, the NFL and The Associated Press announced their annual accolades in an awards show saluting the best players, performances and plays from the 2015 season. Conan O'Brien, Emmy award-winning comedian and late night talk show host, hosted the show and many of the winners were on hand to accept their awards.
The newest Pro Football Hall of Fame class was announced and introduced during the show with the Class of 2016 appearing on stage at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco.
The prestigious Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award presented by Nationwide, which recognizes a player’s off-the-field community service as well as his playing excellence, and the Rooney Sportsmanship Award presented by McDonald’s, as voted by his peers, were among the awards announced this evening.
Seven of the awards were from the AP. These awards are voted on at the end of the regular NFL season by a nationwide media panel of 50 people who regularly cover the league. The ballots are tabulated solely by the AP.