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SB Nation's 2008 NFL Studs and Duds

Below are the selections for the awards, voted on by our SB Nation football bloggers. The percentage of the vote they received is next to their name. We also added a new category (Was Once a Dud, Now a Stud) which works as our "Comeback Player of the Year" award. So, without further delay, here our SB Nation's 2008 NFL Regular Season Studs and Duds:



The Studs

NFL MVP (tie): Peyton Manning, Colts (35%) and Chad Pennington, Dolphins (35%)

Best Player on Offense: Drew Brees, Saints (33.3%)

Best Player on Defense: James Harrison, Steelers (41.7%)

Best Rookie: Matt Ryan, Falcons (78%)

Best Coach: Tony Sporano, Dolphins (44%)



The Newly Studly

Was Once a Dud, Now a Stud: Chad Pennington, Dolphins (50%)



The Duds

Regular Season Worst Player: Braylon Edwards, Browns (40%)

Regular Season Worst Rookie: Vernon Gholston, Jets (72%)

Regular Season Worst Coach: Romeo Crennel, Browns (35%) and Rod Marinelli, Lions (35%)



Some notables from the voting:

Our voting here at MCM will continue this week with a post with all the winners when we are done.  There will be open game threads for both of the AFC Wildcard games, so please come back here and discuss.