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Kyle Shanahan, DeMeco Ryans, Brock Purdy, other 49ers among finalists for several NFL awards

Jan 25, 2023 at 6:24 AM--



Several members of the San Francisco 49ers are among the finalists for annual NFL awards. The league announced the finalists for several Associated Press 2022 NFL awards, including NFL Coach of the Year and NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year.

Kyle Shanahan is among the finalist for NFL Coach of the Year. In addition, his defensive coordinator, DeMeco Ryans, is a finalist for NFL Assistant Coach of the Year.

Quarterback Brock Purdy, who has started just seven games, is a finalist for NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. Defensive end Nick Bosa is a finalist for NFL Defensive Player of the Year, while running back Christian McCaffrey is a finalist for NFL Comeback Player of the Year.

Below is a list of the awards for which 49ers players are finalists. Their competition is also listed. The winners will be announced at the 12th annual NFL Honors ceremony on February 9.

AP NFL Coach of the Year
  • Brian Daboll, Giants
  • Sean McDermott, Bills
  • Doug Pederson, Jaguars
  • Kyle Shanahan, 49ers
  • Nick Sirianni, Eagles

AP NFL Assistant Coach of the Year
  • Ben Johnson, Lions OC
  • DeMeco Ryans, 49ers DC
  • Shane Steichen, Eagles OC

AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year
  • Brock Purdy, 49ers QB
  • Kenneth Walker III, Seahawks RB
  • Garrett Wilson, Jets WR

AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year
  • Nick Bosa, 49ers DE
  • Chris Jones, Chiefs DT
  • Micah Parsons, Cowboys LB

AP NFL Comeback Player of the Year
  • Saquon Barkley, Giants RB
  • Christian McCaffrey, 49ers RB
  • Geno Smith, Seahawks QB


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