2016 Footie Awards Nominees

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
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We have finally arrived at the most important moment of the football season.  No, not the playoffs.  It’s the Fantasy Footballers’ Footie Awards!  In this, the 2nd annual awards ballot, the ‘Ballers have assembled a list of nominees for each of the 13 categories.   It is up to you, the Foot Clan, to choose the winners.  Click here to vote, and don’t forget to tweet/share your favorites using #2016Footies.  Without further ado, here are your 2016 Footie Award Nominees as mentioned on the Podcast.

*All position ranks are based on half point per reception scoring, 6 points per passing TD

Performance of the Year

Le’Veon Bell Week 14 @ BUF
28 carries, 236 rushing yards, 3 TDs, 4 receptions, 62 receiving yards

Ezekiel Elliott Week 10 @ PIT
-21 carries, 114 rushing yards, 2 TDs, 2 receptions, 95 receiving yards, TD

Aaron Rodgers Week 16 vs MIN
-347 passing yards, 4 TDs, 13 rushing yards, TD

Julio Jones Week 4 vs CAR
-12 receptions, 300 receiving yards, TD

Matt Ryan Week 4 vs CAR
-513 passing yards, 4 TDs

Ty Montgomery Week 15 @ CHI
-16 carries, 162 rushing yards, 2 TDs, 2 receptions, 1 receiving yard, TD

Marvin Jones Jr. Week 3 @ GB
-6 receptions, 205 receiving yards, 2 TDs

Jay Ajayi Week 6 vs PIT
-25 carries, 204 rushing yards, 2 TDs

Fantasy Reaper’s Man of the Year

Arian Foster – Groin, Hamstring

Doug Martin – Hamstring

Adrian Peterson – Torn Meniscus

Rob Gronkowski – Perforated Lung, Ruptured Disk

Jamaal Charles – Torn ACL

Keenan Allen – Torn ACL

C.J. Anderson – Torn Meniscus

Thomas Rawls – Fibula, Concussion, Bruised Shoulder

Sammy Watkins – Broken Foot

A.J. Green – Torn Hamstring

Poopiest Pants Award

Todd Gurley – RB17
-855 rushing yards, 6 TDs, 43 receptions, 327 receiving yards

DeAndre Hopkins – WR29
-78 receptions, 954 receiving yards, 4 TDs

Allen Robinson – WR25
-73 receptions, 883 receiving yards, 6 TDs

Cam Newton – QB19
3,509 passing yards, 19 TDs, 14 INTs, 359 rushing yards, 5 TDs

Kelvin Benjamin – WR24
-63 receptions, 941 receiving yards, 7 TDs

Randall Cobb – WR56 (13 games)
-60 receptions, 610 receiving yards, 4 TDs, 33 rushing yards

Brandon Marshall – WR50 (15 games)
59 receptions, 788 receiving yards, 3 TDs

Waiver Wire Wonder

Rob Kelley – RB31
-704 rushing yards, 6 TDs, 12 receptions, 82 receiving yards, TD

Dak Prescott – QB6
-3,667 passing yards, 23 TDs, 4 INTs, 282 rushing yards, 6 TDs

Jay Ajayi – RB11 (15 games)
-1,272 rushing yards, 8 TDs, 27 receptions, 151 receiving yards

Tevin Coleman – RB19 (13 games)
-520 rushing yards, 8 TDs, 31 receptions, 421 receiving yards, 3 TDs

Davante Adams – WR8
75 receptions, 997 receiving yards, 12 TDs

Tyrell Williams – WR15
-69 receptions, 1,059 receiving yards, 7 TDs

Terrelle Pryor Sr. – WR20
-77 receptions, 1,007 receiving yards, 4 TDs, 21 rushing yards, TD, 41 passing yards

Tyreek Hill – WR22
-61 receptions, 593 receiving yards, 6 TDs, 267 rushing yards, 3 TDs, 3 return TDs

Cameron Brate – TE7 (15 games)
-57 receptions, 660 receiving yards, 8 TDs

Christine Michael – RB32 (15 games/2 teams)
-583 rushing yards, 7 TDs, 22 receptions, 107 receiving yards, TD

Jordan Howard – RB10
-1,313 rushing yards, 6 TDs, 29 receptions, 298 receiving yards, TD

Wide Receiver of the Year

Antonio Brown – WR3 (15 games)
106 receptions, 1,284 receiving yards, 12 TDs

Jordy Nelson – WR1
-97 receptions, 1,257 receiving yards, 14 TDs

Mike Evans – WR2
-96 receptions, 1,321 receiving yards, 12 TDs

Odell Beckham Jr. – WR4
-101 receptions, 1,367 receiving yards, 10 TDs

T.Y. Hilton – WR5
-91 receptions, 1,448 receiving yards, 6 TDs

Michael Crabtree – WR11
-89 receptions, 1,003 receiving yards, 8 TDs

Running Back of the Year

David Johnson – RB1
-1,239 rushing yards, 16 TDs, 80 receptions, 879 receiving yards, 4 TDs

Le’Veon Bell – RB3 (12 games)
-1,268 rushing yards, 7 TDs, 75 receptions, 616 receiving yards, 2 TDs

LeSean McCoy – RB4 (15 games)
-1,267 rushing yards, 13 TDs, 50 receptions, 356 receiving yards, TD

Ezekiel Elliott – RB2 (15 games)
-1,631 rushing yards, 15 TDs, 32 receptions, 363 receiving yards, TD

DeMarco Murray – RB5
-1,287 rushing yards, 9 TDs, 53 receptions, 377 receiving yards, 3 TDs

Tight End of the Year

Travis Kelce – TE1
-85 receptions, 1,125 receiving yards, 4 TDs

Greg Olsen – TE3
-80 receptions, 1,073 receiving yards, 3 TDs

Delanie Walker – TE5
-65 receptions, 800 receiving yards, 7 TDs

Jimmy Graham – TE4
-65 receptions, 923 receiving yards, 6 TDs

Cameron Brate – TE7
-57 receptions, 660 receiving yards, 8 TDs

Kyle Rudolph – TE2
-83 receptions, 840 receiving yards, 7 TDs

Quarterback of the Year

Aaron Rodgers – QB1
4,428 passing yards, 40 TDs, 7 INTs, 369 rushing yards, 4 TDs

Matt Ryan – QB2
4,944 passing yards, 38 TDs, 7 INTs, 117 rushing yards

Drew Brees – QB3
5,208 passing yards, 37 TDs, 15 INTs, 20 rushing yards, 2 TDs

Andrew Luck – QB4 (15 games)
-4,240 passing yards, 31 TDs, 13 INTs, 341 rushing yards, 2 TDs

Kirk Cousins – QB5
4,917 passing yards, 25 TDs, 12 INTs, 96 rushing yards, 4 TDs

Nickname of the Year

The Mad Hatter – C.J. Fiedorowicz

Rawls Royce – Thomas Rawls

Tyreek the Freak – Tyreek Hill

The Woke One – Christine Michael

Slippery Fish – LeSean McCoy

Hooked on a Thielen – Adam Thielen

The Beasles – Cole Beasley

BLAOW PLOW – Bilal Powell

Crowdaahhh! – Jamison Crowder

Pronounced with an “-Umphries” – Adam Humphries

Breakout of the Year

Marcus Mariota – QB13 (15 games)
-3,426 passing yards, 26 TDs, 9 INTs, 349 rushing yards, 2 TDs

Derek Carr – QB9 (15 games)
-3,939 passing yards, 28 TDs, 6 INTs, 70 rushing yards

Jay Ajayi – RB11 (15 games)
-1,272 rushing yards, 8 TDs, 27 receptions, 151 receiving yards

Tevin Coleman – RB18 (13 games)
-520 rushing yards, 8 TDs, 31 receptions, 421 receiving yards, 3 TDs

Davante Adams – WR8
75 receptions, 997 receiving yards, 12 TDs

Travis Kelce – TE1
-85 receptions, 1,125 receiving yards, 4 TDs

Melvin Gordon – RB7 (13 games)
997 rushing yards, 10 TDs, 41 receptions, 419 receiving yards, 2 TDs

Cameron Brate – TE7
-57 receptions, 660 receiving yards, 8 TDs

Rookie of the Year

Ezekiel Elliott – RB2
-1,631 rushing yards, 15 TDs, 32 receptions, 363 receiving yards, TD

Jordan Howard – RB10
-1,313 rushing yards, 6 TDs, 29 receptions, 298 receiving yards, TD

Michael Thomas – WR7
-92 receptions, 1,137 receiving yards, 9 TDs

Tyreek Hill – WR22
-61 receptions, 593 receiving yards, 267 rushing yards, 3 TDs, 3 return TDs

Dak Prescott – QB6
-3,667 passing yards, 23 TDs, 4 INTs, 282 rushing yards, 6 TDs

Comeback Player of the Year

Jimmy Graham – TE4
-65 receptions, 923 receiving yards, 6 TDs

DeMarco Murray – RB5
1,287 rushing yards, 9 TDs, 53 receptions, 377 receiving yards, 3 TDs

Melvin Gordon – RB7 (13 games)
-997 rushing yards, 10 TDs, 41 receptions, 419 receiving yards, 2 TDs

Andrew Luck – QB4 (15 games)
-4,240 passing yards, 31 TDs, 13 INTs, 341 rushing yards, 2 TDs

Matt Ryan – QB2
-4,944 passing yards, 38 TDs, 7 INTs, 117 rushing yards

Steal of the Draft

LeGarrette Blount – RB8
-1,161 rushing yards, 18 TDs, 7 receptions, 38 receiving yards

Matt Ryan – QB2
-4,944 passing yards, 38 TDs, 7 INTs, 117 rushing yards

LeSean McCoy – RB4
-1,267 rushing yards, 13 TDs, 50 receptions, 356 receiving yards, TD

Melvin Gordon – RB7
-997 rushing yards, 10 TDs, 41 receptions, 419 receiving yards, 2 TDs

T.Y. Hilton – WR4
-91 receptions, 1,448 receiving yards, 6 TDs

DeMarco Murray – RB5
-1,287 rushing yards, 9 TDs, 53 receptions, 377 receiving yards, 3 TDs

 

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