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The last player to win the Superbowl after winning the MVP? Kurt Warner in 1999.Now, you might read that first line and think this is about some "MVP curse". Not the case. Instead, let's look at what the MVP actually means and how the voters determine who is qualified for it. In there lies the reason why MVPs never win and why the award is inherently dumb.Let's get one thing out of the way. The MVP is a quarterback award or at least an offensive award. The last non-quarterback to win it was LaDainian Tomlinson in 2006. The last defensive player? Lawrence Taylor in 1986. At this point, players that aren't quarterbacks are barely even brought up in the discussion when talking about NFL MVPs.The reason why the award is stupid is the nature of the award. To be the "most valuable player" in the league, generally means that you ask the question, if X team didn't have X player, how much worse would they be?Now, what's wrong with that? Well, simply th...
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Fed up with seeing what “awful” play after play on Sundays, the former All-Pro quarterback is now offering up his services to prospective teams in need of a little help on the offensive side of the football.
I am thinking some NFL teams need 2 hire me as "creative offensive consultant" (yes I just...
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For nearly a decade, the Patriots have been known as a pass-first team on offense. That strategy isn’t going to change anytime soon. But the emergence of a sound and productive running game has at least shifted the offensive method in New England.
Stevan Ridley, who ranks third in the AFC with 939 rushing yards, has brought new life to a team that hasn’t produced an effective...
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Now that all the Thanksgiving leftovers have been polished off, let's take a look at the updated Positive Impact Factor standings through Week 12 of the 2012 NFL season.
Tom Brady retained the top spot that he took over from RGIII back in Week 10. However, the rookie is not far off Brady's pace.
Here's the standings so far (movement in brackets, rookies in bold):
Jim Harbaugh has found himself in the best, but possibly also the worst, situation for his team.
I mean, what coach doesn’t want the choice between two talented and more than capable quarterbacks? Nothing is worse than lacking a capable quarterback. So, having two who are must be a fantastic scenario. Only, some serious complications could rise from the fallen’s ashes.
Peyton Manning shared the MVP award with Steve McNair in 2003, the first of the former Colts quarterback’s Hall of Fame career.
Counting that season, either Manning or Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been named NFL MVP six times in those nine seasons. It’s beginning to look like it could be one of those two legends once again coming away with the trophy this season.
Looking to play a quick game of “Where’s Waldo?” during an NFL game this Sunday? Hate to spoil your fun, but it’s not going to take very long to find him.
As the winter season is now upon us, the NFL has released its latest line of cold-weather apparel, which features some interesting hats. The knit sideline hats have been distributed to the players and are now for sale on...
Filed to ESPN: Seattle CBs Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner facing 4-game suspensions for violating performance enhancing drug policy.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 25, 2012Remember when Richard Sherman picked Tom Brady off in Seattle and then taunted him on twitter afterwards? I guess what goes around comes around.Apparently both Sherman and Browner strongly deny...