• My Scores
  • NFL
  • MLB
  • Golf
  • NCAA FB

Luke Kuechly wins 2013 Defensive Player of the Year

By Will Brinson | NFL Writer

NEW YORK -- The NFL Honors got quite the stunner on Saturday night, when Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly was named the 2013 NFL Defensive Player of the Year.

Kuechly was a surprise winner of sorts, though some did predict before the season that Kuechly would win.

After winning the 2012 Defensive Rookie of the Year, Kuechly followed up with another big season, recording four interceptions and helping to propel the Panthers into the playoffs.

Kuechly topped Robert Mathis, Richard Sherman and Vontaze Burfict to win the award.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
NEVER MISS A MOCK DRAFT
Sign up to our newsletter and find out who your team could be picking
 

nfl Video

September 3, 2015
Tom Brady suspension vacated (3:38)
September 3, 2015
Tom Brady's 4 game suspension overturned
(6:19)
September 3, 2015
Will Brinson: Deflategate ruling nullified
(1:11)
September 3, 2015
Redskins GM's wife apologizes for Twitter remarks
(3:47)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's Nike Scarlet Ohio State Buckeyes No. 15 Limited Football Jersey

College Sideline Gear
Get your favorite school
Shop Now

2016 Super Bowl
Super Bowl