Unlike most sites and the fishwraps, we at BucsNation consider ourselves fans of this franchise. As a result, this site is as much about you as it about us.
So for the first time, BucsNation will allow you, the Buccaneers fan, to decide who are our award winners for 2012.
We start with the Team MVP award.
Here are your finalists:
Josh Freeman, QB - Set the single season franchise record for passing yards (4,065) and touchdown passes (27) while capturing the franchise record for career touchdown passes (78). Freeman was quarterback for the most prolific scoring team in franchise history (388 pts).
Doug Martin, RB - Set the rookie record for rushing yardage by a rookie (1454 yds), scored 11 rushing touchdowns and finished with 1,926 total yards - 2nd most in franchise history.
Vincent Jackson, WR - Caught 72 receptions for 1,384 yds (2nd most in franchise history) and 8 touchdowns.
Lavonte David, LB - David as rookie dominated, registering 139 tackles (112 solo), 2 sacks, 1 interception and 20 tackles for loss.
Gerald McCoy, DT - The Bucs' lone Pro Bowl player registered 30 tackles, 5 sacks, 1 forced fumble and 9 tackles for loss.