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The Inaugural "NFL Honors" Awards Show

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The night before the two top teams kick off Super Bowl XLVI, the National Football League will salute its best players and plays from the 2011 season with a star-studded football and entertainment event - "NFL Honors" - a two-hour primetime awards special to air nationally on February 4, 9-11 p.m. (ET) on NBC. "NFL Honors" will tape from 6 – 8 p.m. that evening. The Red Carpet preceding the taping will feature many of the stars that will be celebrating the best of the NFL later that evening.

A long list of NFL players, coaches and other personalities will attend the event, including the Baltimore Ravens' Ray Lewis, Ray Rice and Terrell Suggs. Head coach John Harbaugh will also be there are a finalist for the 'Salute To Service' Award.

The legendary Walter Payton's children will be there, as well as a long list of Hall of Fame players and coaches, as well as NFL analysts Mike Mayock and former Ravens coach Brian Billick. It will obviously be a star-studded event and the Red Carpet portion will highlight many of the invitees as they enter the building. Check it out this Saturday night.

(For a full list of the people scheduled to attend as well as the list of awards being presented, click on the 'Jump')

PLAYERS, COACHES, OWNERS SCHEDULED TO APPEAR INCLUDE:

ERIC BERRY, Kansas City Chiefs

LeGARRETTE BLOUNT, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

NaVORRO BOWMAN, San Francisco 49ers

DREW BREES, New Orleans Saints

ANTONIO BROWN, Pittsburgh Steelers

RANDALL COBB, Green Bay Packers

JOSH CRIBBS, Cleveland Browns

ANDY DALTON, Cincinnati Bengals

VERNON DAVIS, San Francisco 49ers

D’BRICKASHAW FERGUSON, New York Jets

LARRY FITZGERALD, Arizona Cardinals

RYAN FITZPATRICK, Buffalo Bills

MATT FORTE, Chicago Bears

ARIAN FOSTER, Houston Texans

ANTONIO GATES, San Diego Chargers

TONY GONZALEZ, Atlanta Falcons

A.J. GREEN, Cincinnati Bengals

MATT HASSELBECK, Tennessee Titans

DEVIN HESTER, Chicago Bears

DeSEAN JACKSON, Philadelphia Eagles

D’QWELL JACKSON, Cleveland Browns

STEVEN JACKSON, St. Louis Rams

STEVIE JOHNSON, Buffalo Bills

MAURICE JONES-DREW, Jacksonville Jaguars

RYAN KERRIGAN, Washington Redskins

RAY LEWIS, Baltimore Ravens

CHRIS LONG, St. Louis Rams

MARSHAWN LYNCH, Seattle Seahawks

PEYTON MANNING, Indianapolis Colts

BRANDON MARSHALL, Miami Dolphins

LeSEAN McCOY, Philadelphia Eagles

VON MILLER, Denver Broncos

DeMARCO MURRAY, Dallas Cowboys

CAM NEWTON, Carolina Panthers

PATRICK PETERSON, Arizona Cardinals

CHRISTIAN PONDER, Minnesota Vikings

RAY RICE, Baltimore Ravens

AARON RODGERS, Green Bay Packers

JEFF SATURDAY, Indianapolis Colts

JEROME SIMPSON, Cincinnati Bengals

ALDON SMITH, San Francisco 49ers

ALEX SMITH, San Francisco 49ers

MATTHEW STAFFORD, Detroit Lions

TERRELL SUGGS, Baltimore Ravens

TIM TEBOW, Denver Broncos

DeMARCUS WARE, Dallas Cowboys

REGGIE WAYNE, Indianapolis Colts

PATRICK WILLIS, San Francisco 49ers

JASON WITTEN, Dallas Cowboys

CONNIE, JARRETT & BRITTNEY PAYTON

BUD ADAMS

TROY AIKMAN

BRIAN BILLICK

BOOMER ESIASON

MARSHALL FAULK

MICHAEL IRVIN

JIM KELLY

ARCHIE MANNING

STEVE MARIUCCI

GEORGE MARTIN

MIKE MAYOCK

JOE MONTANA

ANTHONY MUNOZ

SEAN PAYTON

ANDRE REED

JERRY RICE

REX RYAN

BARRY SANDERS

DEION SANDERS

WARREN SAPP

SHANNON SHARPE

DON SHULA

PHIL SIMMS

KURT WARNER

STEVE YOUNG


The NFL and The Associated Press will announce their annual accolades in an awards show format for the first time. The full list of awards that will be presented later that evening will be:

AP Most Valuable Player

Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year

AP Coach of the Year presented by XFINITY, only from Comcast

AP Comeback Player of the Year presented by Van Heusen

AP Offensive Player of the Year presented by Castrol

AP Defensive Player of the Year

AP Offensive Rookie of the Year presented by Pepsi Max

AP Defensive Rookie of the Year presented by Pepsi Max

Pepsi Rookie of the Year

GMC Never Say Never Moment of the Year

NFL .com Fantasy Player of the Year presented by Papa John’s

Play of the Year presented by Bridgestone

Madden Most Valuable Protectors Award presented by Prilosec OTC

Salute To Service Award Presented by USAA

Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year Award