49ers Team Awards Features Anquan Boldin Receiving MVP

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With the San Francisco 49ers (12-4) wrapping up the regular-season the annual team awards have been voted by both the coaches and players. A team that is focused on defending their NFC crown, there are plenty of individual accolades to go around. So without further ado, the team awards are:

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John Burgess/The Press Democrat

Len Eshmont Award (voted on by the players and is given to the 49er who best exemplifies the inspirational and courageous play of Len Eshmont)

  • ILB NaVorro Bowman 
  • Stats: 145 tackles (6 tackles for loss), 5.0 sacks, 2 interceptions (one returned for touchdown), 9 passes defensed, 4 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries
  • 2013 All-Pro first team and Pro Bowl
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Bill Walsh Award (MVP)

  • WR Anquan Boldin
  • 85 catches for 1,179 yards and 7 touchdowns
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Bob McKittrick Award (49ers offensive lineman who best represents the courage, intensity and sacrifice displayed by the longtime offensive line coach)

  • G Alex Boone
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Hazeltine Iron Man Award ( most courageous and inspirational defensive player as voted upon by the defensive coaches)

  • DE Justin Smith
  • Stats: 49 tackles (3 tackles for loss), 6.5 sacks, 1 forced fumble
  • 2013 All-Pro second team and Pro Bowl
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Steven Bisig/USA Today Sports

Thomas Herrion Memorial Award (presented to a rookie or first-year player who best represents the dream of Thomas Herrion. The recipient has taken advantage of every opportunity, turned it into a positive situation and made their dream turn into a reality. The award is voted on by the coaches)

  • FS Eric Reid
  • Stats: 77 tackles, 4 interceptions, 11 passes defensed, 2 fumble recoveries
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Blue Collars Players of the Year (voted by coaches and players)

  • RB Frank Gore (Offense)
  • NT Glenn Dorsey (Defense)
  • ST Bubba Ventrone (Special Teams)
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