NFL Players Kicks Off Super Bowl Weekend with 2011 PULSE Awards

NFL PLAYERS will kick off Super Bowl Weekend with the first annual PULSE Awards presented by EA Sports and Reebok, a star-studded event to honor excellence on and off the field. Hosted by CBS Sports’ James Brown, along with celebrity co-host Jay Mohr, the SOLD OUT show will take place Thursday, Feb. 3 (6 – 10 p.m.) at the Hyatt Regency, Dallas, This event will also be LIVE Streamed at

The 2011 PULSE Awards will recognize the outstanding achievements of current NFL stars and legendary players in three categories: Fan Choice, Union Leadership and the JB Awards for Service to the Community. Among the lineup of guests are Deacon Jones, Roger Craig, Eddie George, Bradie James, Felix Jones and Derrick Brooks, with many more to be announced.

Among the nominees for Fan Choice awards are Matt Ryan, Ray Lewis, Michael Vick, Drew Brees, Clay Matthews, Aaron Rodgers, Jared Allen, DeSean Jackson, LaDainian Tomlinson, Anquan Boldin, Sam Bradford, Josh Freeman, London Fletcher, Wes Welker and Terrell Owens.

Pre-show festivities will include a celebrity “GREEN” carpet and VIP reception, hosted by NFL legend Deion Sanders, with guests including Colt McCoy, Antonio Gates, DeSean Jackson, Eric Dickerson, Jared Allen, Jerome Bettis, Marshall Faulk, Sam Bradford, Warren Moon and Ray Rice.

Press Contact: David Cooper, MVP Public Relations
(917) 716-8566 or