NFL award leaders at the clubhouse turn

Among NFL Hall of Fame wide receiver James Lofton's picks for the best players are Denver Broncos'...

Among NFL Hall of Fame wide receiver James Lofton's picks for the best players are Denver Broncos' Peyton Manning, left, Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson, centre, and Indianapolis Colts' Andrew Luck. (Reuters files)

John Kryk, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 3:03 PM ET

With 12 games down and four to go, the NFL’s stretch drive is here.

NFL observers everywhere weighed in with their picks for the best players at the halfway pole. No one ever does a three-quarter-pole analysis.

Except us.

We asked NFL Hall of Fame wide receiver James Lofton for his opinions.

Lofton played from 1978-93 in Green Bay, Los Angeles (Raiders and Rams), Buffalo and Philadelphia.

Now 56, he’s one of the most insightful commentators in the biz on Dial Global’s radio broadcasts of the weekly marquee Sunday night game, picked up in Canada by TSN Radio 1050 in Toronto and Bell Media Radio stations elsewhere.

Here’s what Lofton sees through his binocs at the clubhouse turn:


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