NFL  > General NFL  > Drew Brees or Aaron rodgers......MVP 2011
December 27, 2011, 08:43 AM
After last night, I think you have to give it to Drew, or at the very least a tie.
Congrats to Drew Brees for breaking Dan Marino's 27 year old record for passing yards in a season.
December 27, 2011  09:14 AM ET

Clam-a-Clause,
I'm sure both sides can make VERY compelling arguments for both. They are both playing at insane levels, have great players to help (it takes a village....<tears up>), offensive schemes, the list goes on and on. One thing I do KNOW is that I am glad I am not voting. Easier to stand back and just admire. Great game from Brees last night. The picks were on him as he was throwing into impossibly small windows but hey he was pulling those off at at 70% clip so why not. Awesome performance and reaction from all his teammates when he broke the record. Ryan had some amazing throws as well, nice game for end-of-season.

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December 27, 2011  09:30 AM ET
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It's a tough call. Both deserve it. Co-MVP would be fitting.

Has that ever happened? I think in the Superbowl they gave it to R White and H Martin once from Dallas, could be wrong.

I don't like the "co" idea, waters it down.

December 27, 2011  09:35 AM ET

I would have to say co-MVP as well. Rodgers has more TDs, a higher completion % and fewer INTs, not to mention the Saints had some early season struggles before Breese truly got going while Rodgers has been steady from the start. The packers beat the Saints on opening night, but would they today? Tough call.

Anyways, most of the arguments seem to favor Rodgers, but the way Breese spreads the ball around and some of the performances latey, for God's sake he just broke a 27 year old record with an entire game left, how could you not consider him?

What a year for QBs! Brady is not in the discussion for MVP (rightfully so) but he too is having an incredible year.

And we are witnessing the developement of a type of QB we've never seen in Cam Newton.

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December 27, 2011  09:55 AM ET
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Has that ever happened? I think in the Superbowl they gave it to R White and H Martin once from Dallas, could be wrong.I don't like the "co" idea, waters it down.

I believe Farvra and Barry Sanders split it one year.

December 27, 2011  09:56 AM ET
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Yeah, man, this guy is going to be something. Hell, he already is.

He definitely proved worthy of the #1 pick, that's for sure.

December 27, 2011  11:55 AM ET

Cam is on Pace to break Peyton mannings rookie record for completions I believe.

December 27, 2011  12:03 PM ET
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I believe Farvra and Barry Sanders split it one year.

Well if it has been done before then the precedent has been set. I still feel it is a cop out by the voting body. As fans when it goes to only one it will stimulate discussion on the benefits of one over the other. Healthy debate for years to come.

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December 27, 2011  05:05 PM ET

Hands down, it's Rodgers as MVP. Brees had a great season, but statistically Rodgers is head and shoulders ahead of him. 45 TD's, 6 picks. He didn't have to throw for more yards because he protected the ball better all year. I'd even put Brady about even with Brees. Yards are probably the least important of the major stats.

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December 27, 2011  09:08 PM ET

It may come down to the playoffs...the pick is already made by SB..right?

 
December 27, 2011  09:11 PM ET

I think Rodgers is more acurate, but the Saints are picking up momentum v. losing it. jmo

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