Ballot and comments from AP Pro 32 panel voter Ira Kaufman of Tampa Tribune:
IRA KAUFMAN (Tampa Tribune)
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers coach Ron Rivera isn't buying into the idea the season is over.
SEATTLE (AP) In the midst of watching his team rally with 14 points in the final 7½ minutes, Seattle coach Pete Carroll forgot about his history as a one-time coach of the New England Patriots.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) Zach Miller is getting re-adjusted to what it's like to be an eligible pass catcher again after a year spent being a de facto offensive lineman.