NFL

5 Finalists For NFL MVP Have Been Announced

By Bhulekh

January, 25, 2023

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On Wednesday morning, the Associated Press revealed the nominees for numerous annual NFL awards.

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Josh Allen of the Buffalo Bills, Joe Burrow of the Cincinnati Bengals, Jalen Hurt of the Philadelphia Eagles, 

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Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs, 

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and Justin Jefferson of the Minnesota Vikings are the five players formally nominated for the league MVP award.

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You shouldn't be shocked that four of the final five candidates are quarterbacks. 

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The previous nine and 14 of the last 15 MVP awards have gone to signal callers, with Adrian Peterson (2012) being the lone non-QB to do so.

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Mahomes, who won the award in 2018, his first season as the starting quarterback,

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is the only member of the final group to have ever done so.

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This weekend's AFC Championship Game will pit the Kansas City star against Burrow, another MVP front-runner, 

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while the NFC Championship Game will have Hurts trying to lead the Eagles over the 49ers.

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Feb. 9 will see the announcement of the NFL MVP and other major award winners.