The most suspense-filled day of this weekend might be Saturday, when the National Football League recognizes its best players, performances and plays from the 2013 season, during a two-hour primetime awards special, the “3rd Annual NFL Honors”, February 1, from 7-9 p.m. (CT) on FOX.
For the first time, the Pro Football Hall of Fame's newest enshrinees, which could include Chiefs Hall of Fame guard Will Shields, will be introduced during the show, with the Class of 2014 appearing on the stage of legendary Radio City Music Hall in New York.
While you can view the entire list of award categories here, all of the finalists for each honor have not yet been disclosed. Nonetheless, we got to thinking about who from the Chiefs could be honored on Saturday night.
AP Coach of the Year -
In his first year as Chiefs head coach, Andy Reid led the team to a record-breaking nine-game turnaround, from last year's 2-14 record to an 11-5 result in 2013, the biggest improvement in franchise history.
AP Most Valuable Player and the AP Offensive Player of the Year
Chiefs three-time Pro Bowl RB
AP Comeback Player of the Year -
In 2012, then-49ers QB
The AP awards are voted on at the end of the regular NFL season by a nationwide media panel of 50 people who regularly cover the league. The ballots are counted solely by the AP.
As for other awards to be handed out, Jamaal could end up needing a new trophy room in his home, by the end of the night, if he is voted as the:
NFL.com Fantasy Player of the Year -
Jamaal finished 2013 as the top-ranked fantasy football running back, finishing the season with 325 points (16.7 ppg avg). (Click here to vote for Jamaal).
FedEx Ground Player of the Year -
Jamaal's 2013 rushing attack consisted of 259 carries for 1,287 yards (5.0 avg) and 12 TDs.
Although finalists for this award have not been confirmed, at least three Chiefs individual road performances come to mind as possible nominees.
Chiefs two-time Pro Bowl LB
The second-possible award winning road performance occurred in the Chiefs Week 14 win, 45-10, against the Washington Redskins. Chiefs WR
So, there you have it; hopefully, come Saturday evening, all of Chiefs Kingdom will be celebrating what has the makings to be one of the most unforgettable nights in the franchise's proud history.