If it is by the same voters as the HOF. Or even if it is not. It takes An act of congress to anyone to recognize someone that is not a state removed from the mississippi.
Just where the vast majority of the writers are for that matter where the teams are.
As for Denver who represents them in any voting?
Might be the reason we get very little love.
Yes manning got a prize but had ap been in Denver and manning been in any city the likelyhood of AP getting any honors would be slim to none.