“2nd ANNUAL NFL HONORS” -- RED CARPET SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2 – 3:30 – 5:30 PM (CT) MAHALIA JACKSON THEATER, NEW ORLEANS 2-HOUR PRIMETIME AWARDS SHOW ON CBS SALUTES TOP PLAYERS & PERFORMANCES FROM 2012 SEASON WHAT:
The night before the two top teams kick off Super Bowl XLVII, the National Football League will salute its best players, performances and plays from the 2012 season with a star-studded football and entertainment event - “2nd Annual NFL Honors” - a two-hour primetime awards special to air nationally on Saturday, February 2, 9-11 p.m. (ET) on CBS. “NFL Honors” will tape from 6 – 8 p.m. (CT) that evening. Award-winning actor ALEC BALDWIN will host the show, which will feature live performances from ONEREPUBLIC and New Orleans’ natives THE SOUL REBELS as the house band. The Red Carpet preceding the taping will feature many of the stars that will be celebrating the best of the NFL later that evening. “Super Bowl Saturday Night presented by XFINITY,” the red carpet show, will then air on NFL Network from 8 – 9 p.m. (ET). For more information about “NFL Honors” fans may visit http://www.nfl.com/honors.
Mahalia Jackson Theater 1419 Basin Street, New Orleans, LA 70116 General media parking will be located in Lot 1.
Saturday, February 2 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. (CT) Please be positioned on the Red Carpet by 3:00 pm
Media interested in covering the Red Carpet must RSVP by January 25 to Noah Gold ([email protected]
). Note: The Red Carpet will be positioned in Armstrong Park starting at Armstrong Arch. **Power will be provided on the red carpet for television crews to connect their own supplemental lighting.
MEDIA INTERVIEW ROOM: There is an interview room located in a tent adjacent to the Mahalia Jackson Theater for media who would like to be on-site during the show taping (6 – 8 p.m. CT) to interview many of the award winners. Media in the interview room will be able to watch a live feed of the show on televisions, but will not be able to watch the show live in the theater. Internet and power will be available.
SOME OF THE PLAYERS & COACHES SCHEDULED TO APPEAR INCLUDE: DREW BREES, New Orleans Saints JAMAAL CHARLES, Kansas City Chiefs KIRK COUSINS, Washington Redskins VICTOR CRUZ, New York Giants LARRY FITZGERALD, Arizona Cardinals ARIAN FOSTER, Houston Texans JIMMY GRAHAM, New Orleans Saints A.J. GREEN, Cincinnati Bengals CASEY HAYWARD, Green Bay Packers TIM JENNINGS, Chicago Bears STEVIE JOHNSON, Buffalo Bills LUKE KUECHLY, Carolina Panthers CHRIS LONG, St. Louis Rams ANDREW LUCK, Indianapolis Colts MARSHAWN LYNCH, Seattle Seahawks ELI MANNING, New York Giants PEYTON MANNING, Denver Broncos DOUG MARTIN, Tampa Bay Buccaneers LeSEAN McCOY, Philadelphia Eagles ALFRED MORRIS, Washington Redskins VON MILLER, Denver Broncos ADRIAN PETERSON, Minnesota Vikings JOE THOMAS, Cleveland Browns BOBBY WAGNER, Seattle Seahawks J.J. WATT, Houston Texans REGGIE WAYNE, Indianapolis Colts RUSSELL WILSON, Seattle Seahawks JASON WITTEN, Dallas Cowboys
CONNIE, JARRETT & BRITTNEY PAYTON TROY AIKMAN BRUCE ARIANS BRIAN BILLICK JIM BROWN DWIGHT CLARK ERIC DICKERSON MARSHALL FAULK LESLIE FRAZIER MICHAEL IRVIN ARCHIE MANNING STEVE MARIUCCI JOE MONTANA JERRY RICE BARRY SANDERS DEION SANDERS GALE SAYERS EMMITT SMITH LaDAINIAN TOMLINSON KURT WARNER STEVE YOUNG
The NFL and The Associated Press will announce their annual accolades in an awards show format for the second consecutive year. The full list of awards that will be presented later that evening will be: AP Most Valuable Player presented by Papa John’s AP Coach of the Year AP Offensive Player of the Year AP Offensive Rookie of the Year presented by Pepsi Max Pepsi Max Rookie of the Year GMC Never Say Never Moment of the Year NFL.com Fantasy Player of the Year presented by SAP Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year Award
Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year AP Comeback Player of the Year presented by Lenovo AP Defensive Player of the Ye