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2014 POD Awards: The winners (Part 1)

A look at some of the winners from the 2014 POD Awards.

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The votes are in, and the winners have been declared for the 2014 POD Awards. Below is a breakdown of the first four categories in this year's awards and how everybody voted. (A breakdown of the other four categories is coming later.)

Breakout Player of the Year

CB Darius Slay - 72.8%
LB Tahir Whitehead - 12.2%
DE George Johnson - 10.6%
RB Theo Riddick - 4.4%

Rookie of the Year

C Travis Swanson - 72.3%
OT Cornelius Lucas - 18.4%
TE Eric Ebron - 9.3%

Game of the Year

Lions 22, Falcons 21 (Week 8) - 35.9%
Lions 19, Packers 7 (Week 3) - 28.0%
Lions 24, Saints 23 (Week 7) - 20.7%
Lions 20, Dolphins 16 (Week 10) - 13.0%
Lions 16, Vikings 14 (Week 15) - 2.4%

Moment of the Year

"They picked up the flag!" (Wild-card round at Cowboys) - 51.4%
Matt Prater wins it at the buzzer in London (Week 8 vs. Falcons) - 14.5%
Lions rally with two TDs in the final four minutes (Week 7 vs. Saints) - 11.9%
Lions shut down Aaron Rodgers (Week 3 vs. Packers) - 10.0%
Matthew Stafford finds Theo Riddick to beat Miami (Week 10 vs. Dolphins) - 5.6%
Lions open the season with a 67-yard TD pass to Megatron (Week 1 vs. Giants) - 4.4%
Jason Jones turns the tide with a blocked field goal (Week 15 vs. Vikings) - 2.1%

Thanks to everybody who voted, and congratulations to the players who won their respective categories.

(By the way, you can check out last year's winners here and here.)

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