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Fans pick Tomlin as NFL coach of the year

TAMPA, Fla. — Steelers coach Mike Tomlin was named the Motorola NFL Coach of the Year today.

"It's a tremendous honor," Tomlin said. "It's doubly special because it was voted on by fans of the game."

Award balloting was done on NFL.com.

Other nominees were Tom Coughlin of the New York Giants, Jeff Fisher of the Tennessee Titans, John Harbaugh of the Baltimore Ravens, Mike Smith of the Atlanta Falcons and Tony Sparano of the Miami Dolphins.