Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes Wins Second MVP of His Career
Patrick Mahomes will leave Arizona this weekend with new hardware no matter what happens in LVII Super Cup.
The Chief of Kansas City‘ the worldwide midfielder was voted AP MVP for the 2022 season, receiving the award as part of the NFL Honors ceremony on Thursday.
Mahomes, now a two-time winner, is in the midst of another spectacular campaign that also earned him the All-Pro title. He leads the league in passing yards (5,250) and touches (41), second in passer rating (105.2) and dashes for 358 yards and four touchdowns. Those efforts helped the Captains to a 14-3 record and top seed at the AFC, a feat they showed in their third Super Bowl appearance in five seasons.
Only 27 years old, Mahomes competes packer Legendary Brett Favre as youngest QB to win second MVP. He is said to be the most favorite to win back the following award Philadelphia Eagles midfielder Jalen hurts He suffered a shoulder injury that forced him to play two games at the end of the season. Bengali midfielder Joe Burrow, Bill midfielder Josh Allen And Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson were the other three finalists for the award.
Mahomes originally won the MVP in 2018 – his first year starting – before taking Kansas City to the first of five consecutive AFC title games. He also won the MVP title in Super Bowl LIV after the Captain overthrew 49ers.
However, there was a bit of a bad omen when it came to winning the MVP before the Super Bowl. The previous nine winners who played in the Super Bowl during the season they won the award lost in the big game. Kurt Warner was the last MVP winner to prevail in the Super Bowl in the same season, doing so with 1999 Rams.
Mahomes and the Chiefs will play Hurts and the Eagles in the Super Bowl on Sunday (6:30 p.m. ET on FOX and the FOX Sports App).
Voting for the MVP and All-Pro awards is conducted after the regular season ends and before the start of the knockout stages.
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