How to get the best football in 2016: Politco’s top picks for NFL MVP
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The 2016 NFL season was a bit different from any other NFL season before or since.
Here are the top three picks of the season:1.
Peyton Manning: Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos.
I’ve got two words for you: “Super Bowl.”
Manning threw for 3,955 yards, 31 touchdowns and 10 interceptions in the Broncos’ 29-20 Super Bowl victory over the Green Bay Packers.
Manning had a perfect passer rating, a passer rating of 100.0 and a passer efficiency rating of 103.8, all in a season that saw him go from being one of the league’s most highly regarded players to one of its most hated.2.
Andrew Luck: Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts.
Luck is the NFL’s best player at this stage of his career, but he also had the best season of any quarterback in the league in 2016, finishing second in the MVP voting and leading the league with 13,934 passing yards, 30 touchdowns and seven interceptions.3.
Tom Brady: Tom Brady, New England Patriots.
Brady had the league-best passer rating (109.9) and tied for third in the passing efficiency rating (98.8).
He also led the league at this point in the season with 10,924 passing yards and 23 touchdowns.4.
Derek Carr: Derek Carr, Oakland Raiders.
Carr led the NFL with 16,622 passing yards in his final season.
He had the second-most touchdown passes in NFL history with 11,863.
He also had a passer value of 102.7 and a completion percentage of 74.5.5, the highest for any quarterback this season.5
The 2016 NFL season was a bit different from any other NFL season before or since.Here are the top three…