Michael Oher Slapped in the Face by NFL Award Voters

Posted: 6th January 2010 by James Williamson in NFL
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It is simply an injustice. I would think that after years of John Madden on Sunday Night Football praising offensive linemen, the sportswriters and award voters would learn to give consideration to offensive linemen when it comes to prestigious awards. Just recently, Percy Harvin waságiven the Offensive Rookie of the Year award for his contributions to the Minnesota Vikings as a wide receiver and kick returner. Yet if one examines the statistics, they would see that this player's accomplishments throughout the season do not eclipse what Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Michael Oher has done throughout the season. Harvin had 60 catches for 790 yards and six touchdowns, 15 rushing attempts for 135 yards and no scores, and 42 kick returns for 1,156 yards and a pair of scores. So, the Offens ...

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