What positions have won NFL MVP?

Quarterbacks have won the most MVP awards in the NFL, with 45.

POSITION GP PTS
Quarterback 42380 23,065
Running Back 139186 183,872
Linebacker 169477 7,638
Defensive Lineman 178363 6,087

Has a WR won the NFL MVP?

No receiver has ever won the NFL’s MVP award.

Who was the last non QB to win MVP?

Adrian Peterson

The last non-QB to win the award was Adrian Peterson in 2012, and it took a 2,097-yard performance. Signal-callers have won 14 of the past 15 MVPs and 19 of 23 since the turn of the millennium.

Has a defensive player won MVP in NFL?

Two defensive players have won the award: Alan Page in 1971 as a defensive tackle, and Lawrence Taylor as a linebacker in 1986. The sole special teams player to be named AP NFL MVP was Mark Moseley, who won as a placekicker in 1982.

Has an offensive lineman won the MVP?

Only Two Offensive Linemen Have Received MVP Votes Since 1957. Since 1957, only two offensive linemen – Duane Putnam (1957) and Larry Little (1972) – have received MVP votes. They didn’t win the MVP awards, or come even close – instead, they managed to receive a single MVP vote.

Who did Cooper Kupp thank?

‘It’s Been an Amazing 17 Years’: Did Aaron Rodgers Say Goodbye to Green Bay Packers During NFL MVP Acceptance Speech? Kupp added. “I wanna thank my boys, June (Cooper Kupp Jr.) and Cypress.

Has any cornerback won MVP?

Well, history sure isn’t on his side, as just four cornerbacks have won the award since 1971, the first year the award was handed out. Those four corners include Hall of Famers Mel Blount (1975) and Rod Woodson (1993), arguably two of the best to ever play the game. Deion Sanders also won the award in 1994.

How many WRS have won the MVP?

Since the genesis of the MVP award however, NO wide receiver has ever won the award. Even Jerry Rice, the greatest wide receiver of all time, never won the MVP award, despite the fact that he once had 1,848 receiving yards in a single season.

Which WR has most Mvps?

Gino Cappelletti has won the most career MVP awards by a wide receiver, with 1.

NAME SEASON AVG
Gino Cappelletti 1961 17.1
Gino Cappelletti 1962 14.1
Gino Cappelletti 1963 14.5
Gino Cappelletti 1964 17.7

Has a rookie won MVP?

HOUSTON (AP) — Jeremy Pena‘s key to success was keeping his head dry. Capping a freshman season like no other, he became the first rookie position player to win a World Series MVP award after hitting .400 in the Houston Astros’ six-game victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.

Who was the last RB to win MVP?

NFL running backs to win MVP



Jim Brown is the only running back to win the award multiple times, as he took home three in 1957, 1958 and , only four running backs have won the award, the most recent of which was Adrian Peterson in 2012.