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Arena Football League Awards Schedule

Thursday August 11, 2016

 Awards to Kickoff on Saturday, August 13 on CBS Sports Network

LAS VEGAS (August 11, 2016) – The Arena Football League announces that its 2016 Awards Schedule will begin with its primetime special, “2016 All-Arena Show”, featuring season highlights and the unveiling the 2016 All-Arena teams on CBS Sports Network on Saturday, August 13 at 9 p.m. ET. The complete schedule of release dates are listed below.

The new season highlight program will be telecast by CBS Sports Network immediately before the National Conference Championship between the No. 1 seeded Arizona Rattlers (14-3) and the No. 3 seeded Cleveland Gladiators (8-9) on August 13. It will feature a look back at the 2016 season. The League will use the platform to reveal its 2016 All-Arena teams for both offense and defense and name candidates for players and coach of the year.


Saturday, August 13
All-Arena First and Second Teams

Monday, August 15
GEICO Rookie of the Year

Tuesday, August 16
Kicker of the Year

Wednesday, August 17
Offensive Lineman of the Year
Defensive Lineman of the Year

Thursday, August 18
Uber Defensive Back of the Year

Friday, August 19
Cutters Receiver of the Year

Monday, August 22
Front Office/Support Staff of the Year
Sports Medicine Team of the Year
Equipment Manager of the Year

Tuesday, August 23
Al Lucas/The Jason Foundation Award

Wednesday, August 24
Assistant Coach of the Year

Thursday, August 25
Playmaker of the Year
Under Armour Offensive Player of the Year
Riddell Defensive Player of the Year
Marcum-Moss Head Coach of the Year
Executive of the Year
Commissioner's Award

Friday, August 26

About the AFL

The Arena Football League is in its 29th Season in 2016. Since its inception in 1987, the Arena Football League has showcased a fast-paced and exciting game to millions of fans in a myriad of markets across the country. The ESPN family of networks and CBS Sports Network nationally broadcast AFL games each week, culminating with the ArenaBowl on ESPN. For all the latest news and discussion on the Arena Football League, follow the AFL on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@aflarenaball).