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Jets’ Rex Ryan Honored

(AP Photo/Mel Evans)

(AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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NEW YORK (AP) — Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers and New York Jets coach Rex Ryan have been honored by the Pro Football Writers of America.

Rodgers, who led Green Bay to the NFL title, has been voted the Good Guy Award. Ryan takes the Horrigan Award as the person who most helped the media do their job in 2010.

Tennessee offensive coordinator Mike Heimerdinger receives the Halas Award for overcoming adversity; Heimerdinger continued working last season after being diagnosed with cancer.

Longtime Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reporter Bob McGinn has won the McCann Award, given to a reporter with long and distinguished coverage of the NFL.

The Baltimore Ravens are getting the Rozelle Award for the best public relations department.

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