1981 Awards Voting

NFL AP MVP Voting

NFL AP MVP Voting Table
Games Passing Rushing Receiving
Rk Pos Player Tm Votes Share G GS Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD Sk Int
1QBKen AndersonCincinnati Bengals46.054.8%1616300479375429104632010000.00
2QBJoe MontanaSan Francisco 49ers15.017.9%161631148835651912259520000.00
3RBTony DorsettDallas Cowboys14.016.7%161600000342164643232520.00
4QBCraig MortonDenver Broncos2.02.4%15152253763195211481800000.00
5QBDan FoutsSan Diego Chargers1.01.2%161636060948023317225600000.00
6LCBRonnie LottSan Francisco 49ers1.01.2%1616000000000000.07
7RBChuck MuncieSan Diego Chargers1.01.2%1514113102511144194336200.00
8RBGeorge RogersNew Orleans Saints1.01.2%1616000003781674131612600.00
9TEKellen WinslowSan Diego Chargers1.01.2%161602000000881075100.00

NFL AP Offensive Player of the Year Voting

NFL AP Offensive Player of the Year Voting Table
Games Passing Rushing Receiving
Rk Pos Player Tm Votes Share G GS Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD
1QBKen AndersonCincinnati Bengals40.047.6%161630047937542910463201000
2RBTony DorsettDallas Cowboys21.025%16160000034216464323252
3QBJoe MontanaSan Francisco 49ers8.09.5%16163114883565191225952000
4RBGeorge RogersNew Orleans Saints4.04.8%161600000378167413161260
5QBDan FoutsSan Diego Chargers3.03.6%16163606094802331722560000
6RBChuck MuncieSan Diego Chargers2.02.4%151411310251114419433620
7RBBilly SimsDetroit Lions2.02.4%141400000296143713284512
8FBWilliam AndrewsAtlanta Falcons1.01.2%161600000289130110817352
9RBJoe DelaneyKansas City Chiefs1.01.2%15100000023411213222460
10LTAnthony MunozCincinnati Bengals1.01.2%161600000000000
11TEKellen WinslowSan Diego Chargers1.01.2%16160200000088107510

NFL AP Defensive Player of the Year Voting

NFL AP Defensive Player of the Year Voting Table
Games Def Interceptions
Rk Pos Player Tm Votes Share G GS Sk Int Yds TD
1ROLBLawrence TaylorNew York Giants22.026.2%16169.5110
2RDEJoe KleckoNew York Jets20.023.8%161620.5000
3LDEMark GastineauNew York Jets10.011.9%161620.0000
4RDTRandy WhiteDallas Cowboys10.011.9%16168.5000
5LCBRonnie LottSan Francisco 49ers6.07.1%16160.071173
6MLBJack LambertPittsburgh Steelers4.04.8%16162.06760
7LDEToo Tall JonesDallas Cowboys3.03.6%16169.5000

NFL AP Offensive Rookie of the Year Voting

NFL AP Offensive Rookie of the Year Voting Table
Games Passing Rushing Receiving
Rk Pos Player Tm Votes Share G GS Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD
1RBGeorge RogersNew Orleans Saints65.077.4%161600000378167413161260
2WRCris CollinsworthCincinnati Bengals12.014.3%1616000000006710098
3RBJoe DelaneyKansas City Chiefs7.08.3%15100000023411213222460

NFL AP Defensive Rookie of the Year Voting

NFL AP Defensive Rookie of the Year Voting Table
Games Def Interceptions
Rk Pos Player Tm Votes Share G GS Sk Int Yds TD
1ROLBLawrence TaylorNew York Giants51.561.3%16169.5110
2LCBRonnie LottSan Francisco 49ers23.027.4%16160.071173
3ROLBHugh GreenTampa Bay Buccaneers7.58.9%16163.02560
4SSKenny EasleySeattle Seahawks2.02.4%14140.031551

NFL AP Coach of the Year Voting

NFL AP Coach of the Year Voting Table
Playoffs
Rk Coach Tm Votes Share G W L T G plyf W plyf L plyf Playoff Result
1Bill WalshSan Francisco 49ers61.573.2%161330330Won SB
2Forrest GreggCincinnati Bengals15.518.5%161240321Lost SB
3Don ShulaMiami Dolphins3.03.6%161141101Lost Div
4Tom LandryDallas Cowboys2.02.4%161240211Lost Conf
5Walt MichaelsNew York Jets1.01.2%161051101Lost WC
6Dan ReevesDenver Broncos1.01.2%161060000