Peyton Manning DOES NOT Deserve to be NFL MVP, but Brett Favre Does…

January 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

All this hype about Peyton Manning winning his NFL record fourth MVP, the fact that the Colts would have gone undefeated had he played the last two games, his seven fourth quarter comebacks—ALL of that is overrated.
There are MANY reasons why Peyton Manning should not win MVP again this season, and they each fall into three categories—Statistical, Opposing Teams, and Other Quarterbacks.
Its All About Statistics
For starters, Peyton Manning did not lead the league in any categories this season, as he finished second in completion percentage and touchdowns behind Drew Brees, another MVP candidate, and finished second in yards behind Matt Schaub.  He also finished eighth in the league YPA. These are not necessarily bad signs.
However, what makes him undeserving is the fact that he is not even in the top five in QB rating and doesn't even have a rating of 100.  Ben Roethlisberger, who didn't even MAKE the Pro Bowl roster, has a higher rating than him.  
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