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1981 NFL Awards

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NFL Coach of the YearBill WalshSan Francisco 49ersAP
NFL Player of the YearKen AndersonCincinnati BengalsAP NEA PFWA TSN MAX PFW
NFL Offensive Player of the YearKen AndersonCincinnati BengalsNEA PFW
NFL Defensive Player of the YearJoe KleckoNew York JetsNEA PFW
NFL Defensive Player of the YearLawrence TaylorNew York GiantsAP
AFC Offensive Player of the YearKen AndersonCincinnati BengalsUPI
NFC Offensive Player of the YearTony DorsettDallas CowboysUPI
AFC Defensive Player of the YearJoe KleckoNew York JetsUPI
NFC Defensive Player of the YearFred DeanSan Francisco 49ersUPI
NFL Rookie of the YearGeorge RogersNew Orleans SaintsNEA PFWA TSN
NFL Rookie of the YearLawrence TaylorNew York GiantsNEA
AFC Rookie of the YearJoe DelaneyKansas City ChiefsUPI
NFC Rookie of the YearGeorge RogersNew Orleans SaintsUPI
NFL Offensive Rookie of the YearGeorge RogersNew Orleans SaintsAP PFW
NFL Defensive Rookie of the YearLawrence TaylorNew York GiantsAP PFW
All-NFL
OffensePositionTeamSelectors
Alfred JenkinsWRAtlanta FalconsAP NEA PFWA TSN PFW
James LoftonWRGreen Bay PackersAP NEA PFWA TSN PFW
Steve WatsonWRDenver BroncosPFW
Anthony MunozOTCincinnati BengalsAP NEA PFWA TSN PFW
Marvin PowellOTNew York JetsAP NEA PFWA TSN PFW
Randy CrossOGSan Francisco 49ersNEA PFWA PFW
John HannahOGNew England PatriotsAP NEA PFWA TSN PFW
Herbert ScottOGDallas CowboysAP TSN PFW
Mike WebsterCPittsburgh SteelersAP NEA PFWA TSN PFW
Kellen WinslowTESan Diego ChargersAP NEA PFWA TSN PFW
Ken AndersonQBCincinnati BengalsAP NEA PFWA TSN PFW
George RogersHBNew Orleans SaintsAP TSN
Billy SimsHBDetroit LionsNEA PFWA PFW
Tony DorsettRBDallas CowboysAP NEA PFWA TSN PFW
DefensePositionTeamSelectors
Fred DeanDESan Diego Chargers-San Francisco 49ersAP PFWA TSN PFW
Ed JonesDEDallas CowboysNEA
Joe KleckoDENew York JetsAP NEA PFWA TSN PFW
Doug EnglishDTDetroit LionsNEA PFW
Gary JohnsonDTSan Diego ChargersAP PFWA
Randy WhiteDTDallas CowboysAP NEA PFWA TSN PFW
Bob BaumhowerNTMiami DolphinsTSN
Charlie JohnsonNTPhiladelphia EaglesAP
Fred SmerlasNTBuffalo BillsPFW
Harry CarsonLBNew York GiantsPFW
Randy GradisharLBDenver BroncosTSN PFW
Jack LambertLBPittsburgh SteelersAP NEA PFWA TSN PFW
Jerry RobinsonLBPhiladelphia EaglesPFWA
Bob SwensonLBDenver BroncosAP NEA PFWA TSN PFW
Lawrence TaylorLBNew York GiantsAP NEA PFWA TSN PFW
Mel BlountCBPittsburgh SteelersAP PFWA
Mark HaynesCBNew York GiantsNEA PFW
Ronnie LottCBSan Francisco 49ersAP NEA PFWA TSN PFW
Gary BarbaroSKansas City ChiefsNEA PFWA
Nolan CromwellSLos Angeles RamsAP NEA PFWA TSN PFW
Gary FencikSChicago BearsAP TSN
Dwight HicksSSan Francisco 49ersPFW
Special TeamsPositionTeamSelectors
Pat McInallyPCincinnati BengalsAP PFWA TSN PFW
Tom SkladanyPDetroit LionsNEA PFW
Nick LoweryKKansas City ChiefsNEA
Rafael SeptienKDallas CowboysAP PFWA TSN PFW
LeRoy IrvinKRLos Angeles RamsAP NEA PFWA TSN PFW
Mike NelmsKRWashington RedskinsPFWA TSN PFW
All-AFC
OffensePositionTeamSelectors
Frank LewisWRBuffalo BillsUPI PFW PB
Steve WatsonWRDenver BroncosUPI PFW PB
Anthony MunozOTCincinnati BengalsUPI PFW PB
Marvin PowellOTNew York JetsUPI PFW PB
John HannahOGNew England PatriotsUPI PFW PB
Doug WilkersonOGSan Diego ChargersUPI PFW PB
Mike WebsterCPittsburgh SteelersUPI PFW PB
Kellen WinslowTESan Diego ChargersUPI PFW PB
Ken AndersonQBCincinnati BengalsUPI PFW PB
Earl CampbellFBHouston OilersPB
Joe DelaneyRBKansas City ChiefsUPI PFW PB
Chuck MuncieRBSan Diego ChargersUPI PFW
DefensePositionTeamSelectors
Gary BarbaroSKansas City ChiefsPFW PB
Bob BaumhowerNTMiami DolphinsUPI PFW PB
Mel BlountCBPittsburgh SteelersUPI PFW PB
Robert BrazileLBHouston OilersPB
A.J. DuheLBMiami DolphinsUPI
Mark GastineauDENew York JetsUPI PFW PB
Randy GradisharLBDenver BroncosUPI PFW
Gary GreenCBKansas City ChiefsUPI PFW
Lester HayesCBOakland RaidersTSN PB
Ted HendricksLBOakland RaidersUPI PFW PB
Gary JohnsonDTSan Diego ChargersPFW PB
Joe KleckoDENew York JetsUPI PFW PB
Jack LambertLBPittsburgh SteelersPFW PB
Darrol RaySNew York JetsUPI PFW
Donnie ShellSPittsburgh SteelersPB
Fred SmerlasNTBuffalo BillsUPI PFW
Bob SwensonLBDenver BroncosUPI PFW
Billy ThompsonSDenver BroncosUPI
Special TeamsPositionTeamSelectors
Pat McInallyPCincinnati BengalsUPI PFW PB
Nick LoweryKKansas City ChiefsUPI PFW PB
Carl RoachesKRHouston OilersPFW PB
All-NFC
OffensePositionTeamSelectors
Alfred JenkinsWRAtlanta FalconsUPI PFW PB
James LoftonWRGreen Bay PackersUPI PFW PB
Pat DonovanOTDallas CowboysPFW PB
Keith DorneyOTDetroit LionsUPI
Mike KennOTAtlanta FalconsUPI PFW PB
Randy CrossOGSan Francisco 49ersUPI PFW PB
Herbert ScottOGDallas CowboysUPI PFW PB
Larry McCarrenCGreen Bay PackersPFW
Guy MorrissCPhiladelphia EaglesUPI
Rich SaulCLos Angeles RamsPB
Jimmie GilesTETampa Bay BuccaneersPB
Joe SenserTEMinnesota VikingsUPI PFW
Joe MontanaQBSan Francisco 49ersUPI PFW PB
George RogersHBNew Orleans SaintsUPI
Billy SimsHBDetroit LionsPFW PB
Tony DorsettRBDallas CowboysUPI PFW PB
DefensePositionTeamSelectors
Ed JonesDEDallas CowboysUPI PFW PB
Lee Roy SelmonDETampa Bay BuccaneersPB
Doug EnglishDTDetroit LionsPFW PB
Randy WhiteDTDallas CowboysUPI PFW PB
Charlie JohnsonNTPhiladelphia EaglesUPI PFW
Matt BlairLBMinnesota VikingsPFW PB
Harry CarsonLBNew York GiantsUPI PFW PB
Jerry RobinsonLBPhiladelphia EaglesUPI PFW
Lawrence TaylorLBNew York GiantsUPI PFW PB
Mark HaynesCBNew York GiantsPFW
Ronnie LottCBSan Francisco 49ersUPI PFW PB
Roynell YoungCBPhiladelphia EaglesUPI PB
Nolan CromwellSLos Angeles RamsPFW PB
Gary FencikSChicago BearsUPI PB
Dwight HicksSSan Francisco 49ersUPI PFW
Special TeamsPositionTeamSelectors
Tom SkladanyPDetroit LionsUPI PFW PB
Rafael SeptienKDallas CowboysUPI PFW PB
LeRoy IrvinKRLos Angeles RamsPFW
Mike NelmsKRWashington RedskinsPFW PB
AP=Associated Press MAX=Maxwell Club NEA=Newspaper Enterprise Association PB=Pro Bowl PFW=Pro Football Weekly PFWA=Pro Football Writers of America TSN=The Sporting News UPI=United Press International
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