P: Darren Bennett, Chargers. Always had a big leg. This year he developed the ability to put the opposing team in a hole near the goal line.
KR: Tony Home, Rams. His 29.7-yard average was the second best in 15 years. Returned two kickoffs for touchdowns.
PR: Deion Sanders, Cowboys. Punters changed their style to keep the ball away from him.
Coverage: Ratcliff Thomas, Colts. A linebacker who specialized in breaking up the wedge.
MVP: Warner. Saved the Rams' season after Trent Green went down with a knee injury.
Coach of the Year: Vermeil. With a tremendous assist from his offensive coordinator, Mike Martz.
Rookie of the Year: James. Made Indy president Bill Polian, who passed on Ricky Williams, look like a genius.