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NFL all-division awards: Most valuable players, top rookies, more

Who stood out the most across the league this season? NFL Nation reporters pick the top rookies, best coaches and most valuable players in all eight divisions.

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The offensive MVP in every NFL division

Tom Brady and Matt Ryan are obvious choices, but who stands out in the other six divisions? What about the AFC South? NFL Nation reporters pick the offensive MVP in all eight divisions.

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Farewell to the Georgia Dome

The NFC Championship Game will be the final football game at the Georgia Dome, the site of plenty of memories in its relatively short lifespan.


Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

ViewFromVegas of NFC and AFC Championship Games (as of 7:15 a.m. ET Saturday): Atlanta is up to a 5.5-point home favorite at the majority of Vegas sports books (Westgate, Caesars and CG Technology have gone to -6, which is the most common line offshore). The over/under averages 61 points though several books have been bet up to 61.5. New England is a 6-point home favorite over Pittsburgh at all 13 Vegas books on the Don Best odds screen. The over/under is still mostly 51 in Vegas (though 5 of 13 books have dipped to 50.5).

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Aaron Rodgers: "Can't help but think about what it would feel like to be leading when the clock hits zero and you're going to Houston."

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Aaron Rodgers: "Theres an expectation outside of the building that they're going to win. So I like our role and I like our chances."

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Chargers finalist for DC job that went to Gus Bradley was their DB coach Ron Milus. Had Bradley not opted for Chargers, Milus was their man.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

A sampling of James Harrison from Friday's locker room: "Anybody can be rattled if you hit 'em." "Everything up until now is a waste if we don't put in the amount of work (and advance)." "I'm not a really emotional person." "If I didn't (like my team), I damn sure wouldn't tell you. But I do. I like where it's at." "Stay calm." "There's only one successful team. That's the one holding the Lombardi."

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Bucs wide receiver Keenan McCardell has been named the wide receivers coach for the Jaguars. He spent the 2014 and 2015 seasons coaching receivers at Maryland and prior to that, coached receivers for the Redskins.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lions players voted Matthew Stafford the team's offensive MVP and Glover Quin the team's defensive MVP. Both awards make sense as they were Detroit's two best players in 2016 (other than the specialists, Sam Martin and Matt Prater, who were among the best in the NFL at their positions).